All Members

Andrew Pearson
Woodcarving and Turning

Andrew has been a woodcarver and turner since his Design degree in the 1980s and he now works from a small studio at his home in Ludlow on the Shropshire/Herefordshire border. Ludlow is well known for its medieval timbered houses and fabulous St Lawrence’s church, and it has been an inspiration and source of countless local commissions for Andrew for many years. Andrew can teach one or two people at a time in the studio, in a relaxed and hands-on…

Clair Murphy
Rush Basketry

Clair has been making baskets for nearly 20 years.  She completed a four year City & Guilds course in creative basketry in 2011, since when she has gone on exhibit and teach throughout the UK.  In 2022 she taught rush basketmaking at the Basketmakers’ Association Spring School. Clair enjoys the cyclical nature of basketmaking – she cuts rush each summer in Somerset, brings it home to dry and then makes throughout the rest of the…

Nicola Hopwood
Stained Glass Artist

Nicky is an experienced stained glass artist and tutor. She has designed and made windows for public buildings and private houses across the country in a contemporary, organic style. In addition to several years regular teaching at the School of Art & Design, Bristol and Herefordshire College of Art & Design, she has run many lively and intensive short courses. Recent commissions include windows for St Mary’s Church, Newent, Gloucestershire,…