Artists & Makers
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Anette Bjorholm Anette’s paintings are built up using up to fifteen layers of clear casting resin, the paintings obtain a mirror-like surface. They are pure, intense, saturated colour, showing a melancholic beauty and contemplative stillness.
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Rosie Hancock Born in Folkestone, graduated Brighton BA Fine Art Painting in 2014. Inspired by film stills and landscape, Rosie Hancock’s work has a disconcerting familiarity. Drawn in by the warmth, and luscious use of paint, then
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The Brewery Tap UCA Canterbury gallery and project space. Cognitive Media You may know them through their ground-breaking RSA Animate and BBC History of Ideas series but they also work with a wide range of scientists, thinkers,
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Living Lively Kent-based charity dedicated to providing high quality social singing groups for people over 50. We are a refreshing change to the traditional way that people over 50 are treated. All our activities are based on the premise that
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Harika A print studio that creates exciting new print concepts for fashion and interiors around the world. The team of creatives are used daily as a resource for big high street brands to buy the latest trend driven prints for their collections.
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El Davo Illustrative work provides social commentary on consumerism and its effect on the environment. The juxtaposition of thick, heavy lines with fine details in his work draws the viewer in to engage with the orchestrated chaos and explore
Alan Smith - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Alan Smith moved from Paris to Folkestone in 2013, establishing a studio at the heart of Folkestone's Creative Quarter in The Old High Street. Find out more about his artworks of oil on gesso panel, making oblique narratives and surprising associations
Ali Hodgkinson takes inspiration from people and places to produce vibrant paintings in oil. Her new work features glimpses of Folkestone. Art with Ali offers drawing and painting classes, exploring mark making, tone, colour mixing
Alison is a Welsh multi-disciplinary artist and scenographer working in performance and installation. She creates interventions and adventures in unusual spaces, with a focus on connection and empathy. Her work seeks to use art to activate and
Get in touch: email@example.com | Visit their website: anettebjorholm.com Built up using up to fifteen layers of clear casting resin, the paintings obtain a mirror-like surface. They are pure, intense, saturated colour.
B&B Project Space - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Matt Rowe founded the B&B Project Space and the Club Shepway arts organisation on Tontine Street. Responding to the changing identity of the English seaside resort, Rowe cultivated and staged a series of events and exhibitions in Folkestone
BRB Tattoo Studio and Gallery - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
BRB tattoo studio and gallery is a fun little place where you can get a hand poked tattoo and browse some art in the process. Studio owner Tim specialises in freehand doodle tattoos. Chats, laughs, and singing along to ABBA all welcome.
firstname.lastname@example.org Candida moved to Folkestone in 2006 attracted by the beautiful topography of rotund hills, cliffs, undercliffs and spaces to develop her work in the Creative Quarter. She has been inspired by chalk hills since her childhood
DARC & D:NA - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Ernst Fischer is a German born performance artist, whose practice explores gender identities and notions of ‘the uncanny’, extending beyond the staging of subversive acts to the construction and investigation of temporary and fluid communities.
David Lay was, for rather too long, a designer and scenic artist in theatre running the gamut from seaside rep to the Royal National Theatre and back again. He has always painted but did not start showing his own work until 15 years ago. He
Studio 9, The Stables, 35-37 Tontine Street, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1JT 07977 227 590 email@example.com www.deborahcrofts.com Deborah has this to say about her practice... I moved to the coast in 2007 and have not looked back,
I have drawn and painted prolifically all my life. I spent my early career in the commercial art business. However, I have realised a lifelong and compelling ambition to be a successful Fine Artist. My speciality is painting and, through
Dominic Pillai is an award winning independent filmmaker based in Kent and a co-founder of JustaRide Films. As well as drawing on influences from the world around him, Dominic is a true cinephile who enjoys exploring and experimenting with
Ebun Culwin - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Ebun Culwin is a multi-disciplinary artist and singer-songwriter, with techniques ranging from slow and meticulous pencil drawings to large seascapes in oil and poetry. Based in Folkestone's Creative Quarter, Culwin is inspired by the sea
Fat Hen And Flo - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Multi-media artist Susan McKenna creates an ongoing series of textile art - an exploration of womanhood in midlife that uses themes of domestic and sexual identity, loss, inheritance, and media image to explore how external forces influence
Folkestone Harbour Yarn
Established in 2015, Folkestone Harbour Yarn is an Independent yarn dyer producing a range of hand dyed art yarns and naturally dyed yarns for knitting, crochet and more. We stock a wide range of beautiful colours on wool and other natural fibres
Gillian White moved to Folkestone in 2007 and is passionate about taking part in all aspects of living in a Creative Community. She has contributed to two Triennial projects organised by Strange Cargo – “Other People’s
Harika is a print studio that creates exciting new print concepts for fashion and interiors around the world. The team of creatives are used daily as a resource for big high street brands to buy the latest trend driven prints for their
Mobile: 07716082405 Generally speaking artists are people devoted to their craft, but with Jack Frame you perceive this is a passion. I meet him at his studio in Folkestone’s Creative Quarter, where he has been for â€¨the
John Woolrich - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
John Woolrich is a much commissioned and frequently performed composer, a creative teacher, and an original programmer, he is an important figure in British musical life. Artistic Director of Folkestone New Music, promoting contemporary music
“I work primarily with figurative imagery; aiming to express the aesthetics of desire, sex and death in all its nature.” Knight studied her BA Fine Art Painting at Chelsea College of Art and design 2005 and was selected as the
Kate Knight - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Kate Knight works primarily with figurative imagery. She is currently studying an MA in Fine Art at City and Guilds of London School of Art 2020/21
Leigh Mulley’s work captures the spirit and language of classic seaside resort living. Utilising bold colour and arresting detail, she reveals a beauty in the deteriorating and brash elements of amusement arcades, funfairs and souvenir
Mark Millsted is a kent based artist and illustrator. For twenty years he has visualised for architects and interior designers using traditional based drawing visualisation and integrated with new media. His interest in film and animation has
Mark Sutherland - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Mark Sutherland is a South African-born British artist based in Folkestone, UK. Since the late 1990s he has been creating predominantly nudes and portraiture done traditionally in oil, as well as sensitive, bold and atmospheric drawings done
Martin Keel makes exquisite portraits to commission. Also paintings, illustrations and photography at affordable prices.
MATILDAZ - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org | Visit their website: soundcloud.com/matildazmusic MATILDAZ are a powerful musical duo of Blues-Rock with Matilda on vocals and the evocative guitar of Jackson. Now based on the Creative Quarter, the
Matt James Healey - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Matt James Healey is a painter and poet working in the Romantic tradition. From traditional oil on canvas and ink on paper to employing found materials and land art. He has shown his work across the UK and Europe.
His object-based practice focuses on vernacular symbols and the language of folklore. He often combines various disciplines, ceramics, model making and textiles to produce sculptural costumes, props and artefacts that play with notions of identity.
Mike Dalton is an inventor and multi talented artist and craftsman.
Nichola Rodgers - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Nichola Rodgers is an installation artist and ceramics tutor whose practice explores the body, landscape, and the industrial environment. Nichola currently tutors ceramics at The Cube in Folkestone, tutors art privately, and advises small groups
Artist based in London and Folkestone working in a variety of media, the most common being lens-based accompanied by text, through which he tells stories. Click here for more info.
Ondrej Benes - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Originally from Prague, Ondrej Benes moved his studio from London to Tontine Street in spring 2016. Work from the heart of Folkestone's Creative Quarter, he creates large-scale acrylic paintings building spaces occupied by figures.
07896 492965 email@example.com With well over 350 published articles under his belt Paul is one of the most prolific writers here in the Quarter. Mainly focused on non-fiction writing, Paul is an expert on history, geography, wildlife
Working as a photographer Peter Oetzmann works on his own personal projects and freelance for a range of clients. His personal work has had great success winning the Jerwood Prize and having shown across the UK. Peter has also proved himself
Richard Taylor Photography
“A very intelligent balance between traditional and digital processes.” David Hendly, St Martins College of Art & Design, London Very flattering, and whilst the majority of my photography is based on the craft of traditional
firstname.lastname@example.org http://robynneild.com/ Robyn Neild is a Fashion Illustrator of sophisticated, feminine, aspiration images: long-limbed beauties indulging their Machiavellian fantasies. Images are created in classic style using pen &
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1JT email@example.com www.samuelcapell.tumblr.com Having recently graduated from UCA in Maidstone after studying Illustration, Sam joins the Stables group of artists. Printmaking, Zine making and making work about
UK based artist & designer. Click here for more info.
Samenua Sesher is a writer, coach and culture management consultant. Blade of Grass has the simple desire to support people on their journeys in a variety of ways. Whether your want to, upscale, downsize, branch out, change track, or develop
Sarah Carpenter - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Sarah Carpenter is an artist-researcher, graphic designer, and creative facilitator advocating for and working within the area of mental wellbeing having lived experience of mental illness. Her artistic process can be likened to cognitive behavioural
Art gallery and design multi-space, Sentient has relocated and is now found at Basement, 49 The Old High Street. The entrance is located at the bottom of the steps between Miss Ginger's and Rennie's. The new location takes more of a studio format
Stellen Jewellery - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Hate waste? Love design? Stellen Jewellery makes beautiful objects using waste materials. Explore their range of recycled accessories, designed to make you smile.
Sue Bridge - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Sue Bridge is an multi disciplinary visual artist with a long career spanning animation, design, illustration and painting. In 2016 she moved to Folkestone attracted to the lively cutting edge art and culture of the town. She now works in
Terry Smith - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Terry has only ever had one idea, but can’t remember what it was. Terry Smith is an artist from London, now based in Folkestone’s Creative Quarter. Developing an impressive practice over forty years, Smith’s interests go beyond the making
The Stables Studios
Studio 1 Robyn NeildRobyn Neild has worked as an international fashion illustrator for the last twenty years, for clients including Givenchy, Vivienne Westwood, Elizabeth Arden. Her illustrations gracing Vogue, Elle, Glamour and Harper
The Wedge artists
Screen SouthScreen South is a Creative Development agency delivering and supporting innovative projects across screen-based media and the wider cultural and creative industries. We are a resource and broker that helps people get their ideas
Thurle Wright cuts, folds, stitches with old dictionaries, catalogues, atlases and storybooks to make delicate paper artworks. Thurle's intricate paper reconstructions have been exhibited widely both in the UK and internationally, including
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1JT 07429 128808 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tgskinner.blogspot.com My practice is focused on paint and the exploration of the material. Fusing cultural imagery and motif with the material qualities of paint I
Tom Shedden was born and raised in Crystal Palace in London to Canadian and Australian parents. He graduated from Central Saint Martins in 1997 and began painting in 2005. His work has its roots in a childhood of foreign travel and adventure,
] performance s p a c e [ - Folkestone's Creative Quarter
Folkestone based ]performance s p a c e [ cultivate performance art that critically & physically pushes the boundaries of body, time & space.