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Art and Craft with Local Heart
At Christmas thoughts turn to home so our Winter Exhibition presents a range of unique, local art and craft that you won't find anywhere else. Treat yourself to something new for your home or buy gifts for loved ones. Pop in, browse and shop away from the crowds. You'll be supporting local gallery and small creative arts and crafts businesses if you do, as well as finding something different and special this Christmas.
Painting by Tim Burns, Emma Dunbar, Graham Evernden, Sally Anne Fitter, Debbie George, Susie Lidstone, Fiona Millais, Vicky Nigoumi, Fiona Pearce, Victoria Potts, Ray Sheldon, Alexander Randall, Virginia Ray, Catherine Warren and Suzanne Winn.
Limited edition prints by Neil Bousfield, Ann Burnham, Janet Curley Cannon, Caroline Jackman, Jane Peart, Tessa Pearson, Hugh Ribbans and Jenny Seddon.
Sculpture by Celia Allen, Marina Baumgail, Gin Durham, Faye Mayo, Liane Matthews, David Mayne, Ilona Sulikova, Gwen Vaughan and Ed Willis.
Ceramics by Alice Funge, Adele Goulty, Richard Heeley, Claire Lardner Burke, Hilke MacIntyre, Rhian Malin, Jode Pankhurst, Bryony Rich, Katalin Szallas and Charlotte Voaden.
Jewellery by Ruta Brown, Shimara Carlow, Kaya Cohen, Rebecca Halstead, Rachel Jones, Losa Lou, Angie Mehew, Guy Royle, Thea Smartt Hen, Katie Timson and Melanie Tomlinson.
Festive decoration by Fleur Grenier and Susan Trevor.
Woodwork by Kevin Stamper and Surrey Woodsmiths.
Textiles by Miss Knit Knat.
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Hugh Ribbans trained at Canterbury College of Art and runs a graphic design business. Relief printmaking was his craft subject at college, particularly linocutting, and in 1989 he purchased a restored Columbian press, circa 1830. He now spends as much time as his graphic work allows, producing woodcuts and linocuts, mixing heavily grained wood - often driftwood - and lino in his prints. Subject matter is derived from images of animals and birds often with a stylised treatment much influenced by ethnic art and his graphic background.
He has exhibited at the Barbican Gallery, the National Theatre, the National Print Exhibition, the Printmakers Council Open, The Society of Wood Engravers, the Society of Wildlife Artists and the Affordable Artfair.