Annabel Roberts and Amanda Ewbank
Annabel: I make work which is usually functional – mugs, bowls, serving dishes, vases – as well as some larger vessel forms. Some of my work is thrown on the wheel using a flecked body which gives a pleasing speckle to the finished ware, but increasingly I find myself coiling larger forms. This is a deeply satisfying process involving patience and focus and allows me to develop forms with an organic character; edges undulate, pared back dishes are gently asymmetric. My inspiration comes from the landscape surrounding my studio; misty woods, layers of lichen on rock, textures that are partially revealed in undergrowth. I work with a limited palette of neutral colours, layering slips and glaze to give a subtle variation of surface texture.
Amanda: As an artist, I truly believe you never stop learning and I am forever curious and excited to tackle new techniques and disciplines. As a result, I work across a range of media and practices. A common thread throughout all of my work is my fascination with texture and the atmosphere it can lend to a piece. Whether that’s the thick layers of generous impasto in my oil paintings; the quality of mark making in various printing techniques or the balance of stones, metals and leather within my jewellery, it is present in all I do.
Having often visited Annabel in her studio, I have always found it an inspirational space and I am thrilled to be presenting my work beside hers in such a wonderful location.
£15 - £750 Payment by cash or card
Directions: If entering Chiddingfold on the A283 from the Godalming direction, take a left on to Skinners Lane just after the Winterton Arms pub (also on left). You will shortly get to a steep hill where you will see a left hand fork, signed Stonehurst. Take this drive and follow all the way down (keeping right) until you see stables. Keep following the drive around to the back of the farm where you will find ample space to park and the studio in front of you. If coming through Chiddingfold from the Haslemere/Petworth direction, go through the village, Skinners Lane is on the right just before the Winterton Arms as you exit Chiddingfold.
The Winterton Arms, Chiddingfold; The Crown Inn, Chiddingfold; The Swan Inn, Chiddingfold; Elliotts Coffee Shop, Chiddingfold.
The A283 Trail
Stonehurst Farm, Skinners Lane, Chiddingfold, Surrey GU8 4XT
Telephone: Annabel 07984936915 Amanda 01483 200423
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