The team ...
Since 1999 Alysn has developed and managed the gallery. She also exhibits her fine art textiles at other galleries, authors books, lectures and tutors in mixed-media textiles, business and creativity around the UK and mentors creative businesses.
She is based in New Zealand but collaborates with Paul via the magic of skype. She visits the UK regularly to meet demand for her specialist teaching and textile workshops.
Gallery Director and Exhibitions Coordinator
Paul took over the running of the gallery in January 2013 in a new partnership with Alysn. Paul has a background as a professional photographer, and in management and IT. He is available around the gallery throughout the week.
Art Supplies and Events Coordinator and 'stARTle Participatory arts' representative.
Stevies studied Contemporary Decorative Crafts at Lincoln, she is an active exhibitor of her fused and slumped glass and participates in groups including the Society of Designer Craftsmen and the Contemporary Crafts Network.
She is available in the gallery on Monday and Thursday.
Workshops, Web & Design Coordinator
Hannah has a background in Fine Art, Graphic and Web Design and photography. She is in the gallery on Saturday & Sunday and will answer queries concerning the publicity, web, newsletters and workshops.
Exhibitions, Admin & Kids Workshops
Nicki has a background in Printmaking and Illustration. She is a renowned exhibiting artist and tutor, based at the gallery on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays.
As we are a small team, many roles are overlapping, so any of us may well be able to help, just get in touch with your queries.