Find the most wonderful creations and unique gifts all handmade by the North West's finest artists and makers at the next annual Winter Arts Market on 7 & 8 December 2013. Check out all the event info and read sneak previews of just some of the 200 artists, designers and makers!
Carla Pownall makes a broad range of stoneware pottery and fabulous raku with lustrous glazes. The glaze is such, that the pottery becomes ovenproof as well as dishwasher proof and will not easily chip.
Pick up something for the home from the Winter Arts Market this weekend for yourself or a festive gift for a friend. Carla’s pottery is sure to be with you for many years to come.
Taking inspiration from their love of nature and rooting it in their city environment, Young Explorer (aka Liz and Steve) voyage through traditional craft techniques, graph paper, pastel colours and hand finishing to bring you products with wit and fun. Brooches, badges, zines and temporary tattoos showcase their stylised hand drawn illustrations of woodland creatures and giants from the deep blue sea.
Talented Liverpool based artist Anna Ketskemety creates in a highly unique painting style.The paintings are highly varnished acrylics on board or reclaimed furniture parts, featuring miniature people or animals. We’re really taken with her work which you’ll be able to peruse at the Winter Arts Market this weekend!
Anna’s work can be seen on her website at AnnaKetskemety.com. She is a member of Arena Studios and is a Fine Art Graduate from Liverpool John Moores University.
It’s this weekend! We’ll be posting a new artist everyday this week in the lead up to the Winter Arts Market so we are glad to start the week of with the rather excellent Liverpool artist Michael Snowdon.
Michael’s work is a combination of graphic design and illustration, translated into screen printing and other craft based work. He has also produced album artwork for several notable Liverpool bands, including The Coral.
From traditional illustration to pop culture doodles, Michael’s work is of a high quality with fine attention to detail and humour! Truly eye-catching and ideal for Christmas gifts.
Liverpool’s Kate Stewart is the creator of Factory Floor Jewels – a range of distinctive urban jewellery. Working with objects discovered on the floors and in the bins of family & friends, trade suppliers & manufacturers, instrument technicians & luthiers; the jewellery has developed into a brand that is sold in prestigious galleries including the Hepworth Wakefield as well as online and at craft fairs.
An experienced illustrator with over 15 years experience, Liverpool based Chris Rodenhurst’s live drawing has been a part of his practice for many years. Chris has produced live art at venues including the Everyman, Tate Liverpool and The Bluecoat. This year will be his third as Sketchy Santa at the Walker Art Gallery!
He will include live drawing as part of his offer for the Winter Arts Market. Customers will be able to commission their own posters, hand-drawn christmas cards etc. These items will be drawn live for the customer to take away. One not to be missed at St. George’s Hall this weekend…
Sunday 8 December 2013
11am – 4pm
St George’s Hall, Liverpool
at the Winter Arts Market (£2 entry, under 16’s free)
Join Up for Crafts at the Winter Arts Market to explore the traditional textile craft of upcycling rags into beautiful rugs and home furnishings. Try out a variety of rag rugging techniques for free. The first 50 participants will also receive a free Rags Reborn starter kit!