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In the Studio with Samantha Dickie

Ceramics sculptor Samantha Dickie creates organic, abstract shapes with rustic, sometimes industrial textures. The surfaces reflect her love for the raw material; the tactility, roughness and rawness of clay. Working in multiples and focusing on installation pieces, she enjoys the dialogue between art and the space it occupies, and the way groups of objects take […]

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Romancing the Squirrel in the Studio

Pop surrealist painter, Carollyne Yardley, is sometimes referred to as “The Squirrel Lady.” Having decided to make a career switch a few years ago (previously she ran a successful technology company, Star Global), she taught herself to paint by copying masters such as Ingres and Raphael. She added a squirrel to the first of these […]

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