Based in a studio close to the shoreline in Ayrshire I feel naturally drawn to the sea and the beach, and my work is a response to the environment and landscape around me. Discoveries made during beach walks provide a source of fascination and intrigue; flotsam, shells, textures in the sand and rocks bear testament to the relentless energy of the sea and the elements. This plays a major part in informing and inspiring the work I make.
Andy’s pots are wood fired stoneware and porcelain.
Creative Student of the Year at the Creative Fife Awards 2008, contemporary jewellery designer Angela Boag studied Jewellery Design and Silversmithing at Carnegie College, she designs and hand-makes all her jewellery from silver or gold and semi precious stones. Her pieces are unique items inspired by smooth aesthetically pleasing lines and shapes that are then created into tactile and elegant jewellery.
Rowan Originals is a small company based in Fife and is a partnership between Angela Rowan and Pamela Henderson. Both partners are experienced business women with a talent for design and an eye for what people want.
Mixed media textile art using contemporary and traditional idea's to create individual pieces incorporating recycled and found objects.
Bold and bright contemporary woven textiles; inspired by a dynamic mix of human and natural influences. Traditional techniques are updated using the latest computerised hand-weaving and industrial technology. Materials range from organic natural fibres to neoprene to recycled ropes.
Angus and Mack is a small furniture making company based on the outskirts of Edinburgh specialising in bespoke fine furniture and carpentry. Our work encompasses everything from public sculpture to children's seating. We also mill and dry all our own locally sourced hardwoods.
Angus Clyne is a woodturner living and working in rural Perthshire, producing wooden vessels and sculptures using native woods from his workshop and showroom in Murthly, his work is also available from galleries throughout the UK.
Angus Open Studios started in 2011 and studios around the area were open from 26th - 30th May. A website and a directory were designed and 6,000 copies of the directory were distributed. 53 artists and craftsmen joined as members and more are joining for 2012.
Angus Ross combines innovative design, exceptional craftsmanship and local wood to create highly acclaimed furniture and functional public art.