MEET THE ARTISTS
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VERA ABURAD
Ceramicist

In Brazil Vera spent one year in Guignard University of Art before changing degrees and graduating in Anthropology.

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MARY BARNES
Painter

 

Mary was born in Deryshire, grew up in Cardiff and studied painting at the West of England College of Art ...

TAJINDER BHUI
Painter

Painting intuitively, enables one to express the intangible, metaphysical and transcendental realms, which are made more accessible through meditation...

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MARK COMPTON
Ceramic Artist & Potter

Mark Compton is concerned with the production of vessels with rich and decorative surface qualities. While these pieces... 

YVONNE ELLIOTT
Textile Artist

Yvonne has experimented with a wide range of fabric and fibre media and techniques; her recent work starts with painting or dyeing to create...

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LANCE FENNELL
Oil and other VM

 

Lance Fennell’s work usually starts with what he calls “roadscapes”, of places he sees every day, or “innerscapes”, which can include...

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FRANCES FOX
Abstract Artist

A Masters Degree in Creative Arts Therapy led to Frances working in Brooklyn, NY in a shelter for homeless women.  After a few years ...

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LOUIS FRANCIS
Stone Carver

 

Louis Francis is the owner of Francis Stone Design, a stone art business based in Milton Keynes, providing quality stone craftsmanship and services...

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KAREN HISER
Tapestry Weaver

Karen studied woven textile design at Huddersfield Polytechnic and then undertook a wide variety of jobs, always ...

KIRSTEEN HOLUJ
Ceramicist

Kirsteen’s inspiration mainly comes from nature - plants, pods, seeds, rocks and landscapes. She visits the Isle of Coll in the Inner Hebrides...

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NICKY HUNTER
Textile Designer

 

Nicky designs printed textiles for the fashion market and is a painter specialising in inks and watercolour. She loves to share her skills at drawing...

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HANAGH LITTLE
Painter

Hanagh paints pastel dreamscapes inspired by the movement of the clouds and sea.

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JOE LITTLE
Fine Artist

Joe Little has been a Westbury artist for more than 4 years and is a trustee.

His art is a journey over sky, land and sea.

YVONNE RAW
Printmaker, Painter & Mixed Media Artist

Yvonne came to Westbury Arts Centre in August 2019 to continue her artistic career and to join a creative community. 

ROBIN SOUTER
Surgeon and Artist

Robin was a consultant Surgeon in Milton Keynes hospital from when it opened in 1984 until he retired in 2015. A lifelong passion in art and help from...

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JOANNA STONE
Fine Artist

Joanna grew up in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, and now lives in Heath and Reach. She gained a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art from Loughborough ...

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LINDSAY WARING
Wire Sculptor

 Lindsay enjoys working in many different mediums and for over a decade has been exploring the properties of wire.