13th Burnham Art Trail
Saturday 24th June to Sunday 2nd July 2017

Taking part this year are…

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SANDY SYKES

Artist

Tel: 01621 776598     WWW: sandysykes.co.uk

Working in printmaking and mixed media, Sykes references visual and literary influences from many countries and throughout history. She invests her work with a wry humour. She exhibits prolifically on an international basis in solo and group shows.

Venue: The Museum, Coronation Road, 10am-5pm

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TRISS NORMAN

Artist

Tel: 07741413534     WWW: create-flourish.org

This series of mixed media works utilises found images, objects and text. A process of deconstruction results in reimagined and interwoven artworks and collages that become artworks in their own right.

Venue: The Museum, Coronation Road, 10am-5pm

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AKIKO FUJIKAWA

Artist/Printmaker

Tel: 01621 783730     WWW: akikohanga.co.uk

A-UN, an ancient Sanskrit concept representing the beginning and the end of all life in the universe. As each of us begins and end the same way, why don’t we all just shake hands in peace?

Venue: The Museum, Coronation Road, 10am-5pm

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SHEILA SPENCER

Artist

Tel: 01621 773897 M 07794 446009    

My subjects are all personal experiences – an eclectic mix inspired by location. I enjoy the urgency of pen and watercolour sketching en plein air, but studio work could also be in acrylics, oils, inks or, as in this series, pastels.

Venue: The Museum, Coronation Road, 10am-5pm

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TORS DUCE

Textile Artist

Tel: 07979 520665     WWW: torsduce.co.uk

My ‘threadscape’ pictures are inspired by the countryside especially the East Coast. I love the diversity of colours and textures offered by fabric and thread and I use both machine and hand sewing. I also create textile jewellery.

Venue: The Museum, Coronation Road, 10am-5pm

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PAUL BAILEY

Painter

Tel: 07939 559570     WWW: paulbaileyart.co.uk

I am a landscape painter originally from the Dengie, but I now reside near the Cambrian Mountains in Mid-Wales. My paintings are inspired by the remote, wet and wild mountainous landscape that surrounds my home.

Venue: The Library, 103 Station Road

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FRANCES FRANKLIN

Artist

Tel: 01621 782307 M 07809 459550    

I enjoy creating in a wide range of media including paint, collage, photography, mosaics and sculpture. My subject matter is equally diverse but is particularly influenced by a lifetime of travel and photography.

Venue: The Garden Studio, 4 Fernlea Road, 11am-5pm

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PAUL LESTER

Photographer

Tel: 01245 322057 M 07779 497187    

My photographs are very instinctive and there are no rules. Subject interests are architecture, landscape and coastal images. I’m inspired by the way nature takes its toll around us, causing corrosions, decay and amazing textures.

Venue: The Garden Studio, 4 Fernlea Road, 11am-5pm

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PETER CHORLEY

Artist

Tel: 07808 770140    

Semi-retired interior designer/decorator. Inspired by local and foreign landscape/gardens, architecture (internal and external), history (mythology), opera, music…what appeals, appears.

Venue: The United Reformed Church, 53 Station Road

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COLIN AIKEN

Photographer

Tel: 01621 784717     WWW: colinaiken.co.uk

These images aim to explore the relationship between realism and representation within the medium of photography. They are not realistic; whatever you see in these pictures represents something in your own imagination. Please view responsibly.

Venue: The United Reform Church

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JENNY NEWMAN

Artist

Tel: 07743 412271     WWW: jennynewman.org

I work in most mediums from oil to pastel and love trying new subjects and styles, creating something new and varied for my visitors to see.

Venue: Garden Studio, 9 Winstree Road, 11am-5pm

Demonstrations: Working in her own studio every afternoon — for further details see Events.

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ELIZABETH POTTER

Artist

Tel: 01621 786687    

Watercolour is my preferred medium for views around the Essex coast with its ever changing sea, sky and reflections. As a contrast, I enjoy lino cutting, which produces a more precise and graphic image.

Venue: The Station House, Open 10am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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LUCY FOWLER

Ceramic Artist

Tel: 01621 776588 M 07525 925781     WWW: cowpatpots@gmx.co.uk

Following a degree in ceramic design, I now create predominantly small, handbuilt individual pieces, the colours and textures of which reflect the countryside around my farm-based workshop.

Venue: The Station House, Open 10am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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GLYNNIS DYE

Artist

Tel: 01621 785767 M 07770 785903     WWW: glynnisdye.com

Inspired by my surroundings, I shine a light on the detail and draw out the beauty of the moment. Light and shade fascinate me and the colour and pattern that lie within. I work in print, paint and sculpture.

Venue: The Station House, Open 10am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

Demonstrations: Mono printing — for further details see Events.

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PAUL COOPER

Painter

Tel: 07908 222006    

I have been painting for many years and take my inspiration from impressionism and post-impressionism painters. I mainly study still life, portraiture and landscape in my studio at home.

Venue: The Station House, Open 10am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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PAUL DAVIS

Photographer

Tel: 01621 778258 M 07565 688678     WWW: pauldavisphotography.co.uk

Having spent many years specialising I now enjoy photographing a wide range of subjects. This is a varied collection which is pulled together by one common ubiquitous theme – WATER.

Venue: The Station House, Open 10am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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SHARON CHAN

Textile Artist

Tel: 07486 978582     WWW: create-flourish.org

Soft textiles, wool and fleece, found objects and the discarded are the inspiration for my work. Textures, muted colours, mismatched and repurposed echo the unexpected twists and turns in our world.

Venue: The Station House, Open 10am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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SHONA F GRANT

Artist

Tel: 07717 794809    

I love to walk, enjoying the wide vistas of the Dengie as well as the rugged coastline of the West. I look up and down, spying these treasures to take home to paint.

Venue: The Station House, Open 10am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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MIKE BARTER

Sculptor

Tel: 01621 742103     WWW: bartworks.co.uk

I am inspired by the materials I collect which are mostly salvaged metal-stone and timber. Repurposed materials have a had a life and picked up character and warmth. Other influences include pop art and surrealist painting.

Venue: : The Limes Farm Shop & Barn, Southminster Rd Open Tues-Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun 9am-1pm. Closed Mon

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IAN WARREN

Artist

Tel: 07778 498028     WWW: ianwarrenpargeting.co.uk

I enjoy painting wildlife in the landscape where I live. I like to bring light into my paintings. I have been a pargeter for 28 years and always paint when I can.

Venue: : The Limes Farm Shop & Barn, Southminster Rd Open Tues-Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun 9am-1pm. Closed Mon

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GEORGE WINDER

Painter

Tel: 01621 784692    

I paint primarily in oils, my subjects being the rivers and landscapes around Burnham, with the occasional trip further afield.

Venue: : The Limes Farm Shop & Barn, Southminster Rd Open Tues-Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun 9am-1pm. Closed Mon

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PETER JAMES

Artist/Photographer

Tel: 01621 783324    

Interests? Black and white ink drawings and some photographs, serendipity, whatever turns up...

Venue: : The School Room, Creeksea Lane Open 11am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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VICTOR CAPLIN

Jewellery

Tel: 07947 511592    

I like to find vintage, antique and collectable beads and combine them with other harmonious beads to create affordable and unique pieces.

Venue: : The School Room, Creeksea Lane Open 11am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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LILI BARCROFT

Artist

Tel: 07469 721281    

I feel more confident with mark-making when using pens. I enjoy the simplicity of black and white images focusing more on the shapes and lines of each place I visit, leaving space for the imagination to colour in the rest.

Venue: The School Room, Creeksea Lane Open 11am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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PAULA MACGREGOR

Caravan of Curiosity

Tel: artistpaulamacgregor@gmail.com    

A self-imposed year-long quest, during which time 365 found objects were placed in glass jars. Each specimen acquiring a preciousness resulting in a thought-provoking museum-like exhibition.

Venue: The Parlour Café

Demonstrations: workshop 2 July 12noon onwards — for further details see Events.

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MARION SIDEBOTTOM

Photographer

WWW: marionsidebottom.co.uk

Captivated by the sheer power of nature on a road trip around Iceland, I have created a collection of photographic images of this incredible landscape on the theme of ‘Rock & Ice’.

Venue: Paul J King

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JAMES TERRY

Artist

Tel: 07873 511902    

I’m a young local artist from Burnham and have been painting since the age of six. My collection is painted using watercolours and ink and depicts the magic of the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

Venue: Chandlers Hair & Beauty

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JOHN GREEN

Watercolour Painter

Tel: 01621 782503    

I enjoy the skill of creating a good composition that eliminates unnecessary details, giving my pictures a feeling of simplicity and integrity.

Venue: The Computer Centre

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JULIA MELLS

Textile Artist

Tel: 01621 784395 M 07913 200642    

I am a textile artist living in Burnham. I’m inspired by the estuary landscape and big skies. My work combines art and textiles to create pieces that reflect the beauty and atmosphere of this area.

Venue: Brown & Company

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YVONNE MCDERMOTT

Painter

Tel: 01621 782395    

Life drawing is a particular interest of mine. Over the years I have taken classes in London, Dublin and Maldon. Each pose represents a challenge and an opportunity to try out new artistic techniques and media.

Venue: Burnham Osteopathic Clinic

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DIANE ROBERTS

Painter

Tel: 01621 784413    

Inspired by the landscape of East Anglia, I use acrylic and watercolour to record favourite places. I enjoy using loose brush strokes and bold colours.

Venue: Springfield Trophies

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JAMES BRADSHAW

Mixed Media Artist

Tel: 01621 782851    

I continue to paint and draw in a variety of media, producing work from my imagination and the observation of different sources.

Venue: : The Studio, 4 Witney Road Open 11am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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MOIRA GOODALL

Ceramicist

Tel: 07714 333755     WWW: www.moiragoodall.com

Handmade ‘smoke-fired’ contemporary vessels inspired by the light, colours and textures of the Dengie coastline. My latest work explores in more detail the shoreline at low tide. Moira is a Selected Member of Anglian Potters.

Venue: : The Studio, 4 Witney Road Open 11am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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KAY MULLENGER

Textile Jewellery

Tel: 07910 074911     WWW: facebook.com/warpandwefthandmade

I make textile jewellery, often sculpted forms, inspired by nature. More recently I have been making mixed media pictures based on East Anglia land and seascapes. I mainly work in textile, paint and paper.

Venue: The Studio, 4 Witney Road Open 11am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

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CHARMAINE HURFORD

Artist

Tel: 01621 332779 M 07432 144755     WWW: wyldart.co.uk

I am a South African born artist, inspired by immense open spaces, large skies and nature. Working in mixed media and particularly fond of ink and bleach, a challenging yet rewarding medium.

Venue: The Tall Green House

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SUE SPIERS

Painter

Tel: 01621 776570     WWW: suespiers.co.uk

Colour, light and water inspire me in watercolour and acrylic. I immerse myself in the landscape, painting ‘en plein air’ the rivers and coastal towns of the Dengie peninsula and East Anglia.

Venue: Curtis O’Boyle

Demonstrations: Saturday 24 June Saturday 1 July painting en plein air — for further details see Events.

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MALCOLM BROWN

Photographer

Tel: 01621 856989 M 07855 020134     WWW: mjb-images.co.uk

I see my images as pieces of unique photographic art. Each image portraying changing moods and ideas, representing moments in time which reflect the structure and diversity of environments both natural and man made.

Venue: Travelsmith

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KITTY OAKLEY

Illustrator

Tel: 07508 853744     WWW: kittyguthrieoakley.com

With an interest in people and their stories – real and imaginary – I make screenprints and paintings of what I hope are intriguing characters.

Venue: Templeman Galleries

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ASTRA TAYLOR-TODD

Artist

Tel: 07743 504562    

A self-taught artist specialising in nature from landscapes to animals in paint, pastels, ink and pencil. I combine my love of travel with my art depicting favourite places and animals from around the world.

Venue: Templeman Galleries

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JEAN WEBBER

Painter

Tel: 01621 785152    

The richness and versatility of oils and the fluid unpredictability of watercolour enable me to explore light and colour, form, texture and atmosphere

Venue: The Studio, 12 Ramblers Way Open 11am-5pm. Closed Monday 26 and Tuesday 27

Demonstrations: Oil painting demonstrations — for further details see Events.

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FIANNE STANFORD

Artist/Printmaker

Tel: 07787 577474     WWW: fiannestanford.co.uk

Fianne has exhibited in many juried shows: Bite, The RSBA, ING Discerning Eye, Originals at the Mall Gallery, The London Fair Original Prints, Summer Exhibitions at Royal Academy, RE annual show and Lost for Words Printmakers Council.

Venue: The Studio, 85 High Street. Open only at weekends 24 - 25 June, 1 - 2 July, 11am-5pm

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JEREMY HOGBEN

Painter

Tel: 01621 785229    

Local architect/painter–mainly watercolour. I prefer to work ‘on the spot’ to capture atmosphere and light. I am drawn to architectural subjects and boats and undertake commissions. I also work in pen and wash and oils.

Venue: Sweetings

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ANDREW STRINGER

Photographer

Tel: 07854 746270    

I am a local photographer and by including elements of a person’s life in these portraits I have tried to give a better insight into their character than the standard studio poses can provide.

Venue: David Wood Opticians

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NICOLA HUGHES

Textile Artist

Tel: 01621 858371 M 07712 420100     WWW: nicolahughestextiles.co.uk

I am a mixed media and felt textile artist, and I also teach adult and children’s classes in Burnham, Maldon and by request in the surrounding counties. Please contact me for more information.

Venue: Creative Lady

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CHARLES BRAN

Artist

Tel: 01621 783088 M 07842 244084     WWW: papermakingfromplants.co.uk

All aspects of my work start with nature. The seasons dictate my activity in my handmade papers; natural inks complement my folk art.

Venue: King & Hines

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JENNY HILL

Artist

Tel: 01621 779618 M 07930 849300     WWW: jennyhillartworksandwords.wordpress.com

These ink paintings and linocut prints focus on plants, seasonal changes and the human form in a natural environment.

Venue: The Lovely Shop