Exhibitions, Workshops & Courses 2018

Current Exhibition

5 - 18 November 2018

Open Daily 11am - 6pm

“Vessels of Tin Construction, Ghost Planes & The Boys”

By Local Artist Louise Baker

Louise Baker has studied and worked in the arts for fifty years. After completing her degree at Falmouth School of Art and postgraduate DipEd at Newcastle University she taught in Nigeria for ten years, for six of these in the sculpture dept. of Ahmadu Bello University where she was also awarded her M.A. Since returning to the UK she has curated exhibitions and undertaken public art projects in addition to developing her own work .

As an artist she considers herself a watcher, an observer of the minutiae that make up a landscape, a cataloguer of the seen and found, a collector of objects, a recorder of the pathway trod. Relentlessly curious.

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Vessels of Tin Construction, Ghost Planes & The Boys

A series of mixed media installations, collage and bookworks reflecting indirectly on family connections over a hundred and four years of war.

This group of work has developed over the last fifteen years but is still not fully resolved. The work is not overtly political, not trying to define the rights or wrongs of it, just that it happened and that the effects of these conflicts will reverberate for a long time.


With Artist Stefan Jennings

Thursday 22nd November

9am - 5pm

Cost £75 (including materials)

Spend a day making a willow deer, fox, dog, goose, creature or sculpture of your choice. Stefan will teach you how to weave the willow into your chosen design.

Take away your own hand crafted sculpture for your home or garden and the skills to make more.

For more information or to book your space please contact: or Tel. 07989 465427

Booking essential


January-February-March 2019

With Artist Claire Western



Slide show of work produced by students on some of the courses this term.

From January 2019, an exciting new range of courses in all of the above will be available here at The Old Brick Workshop, tutored by Claire Western.

Claire is a professional artist who, alongside creating, showing and selling her own work, has been a very successful teacher of a wide range of creative art over many years.


Saturday 17th, 24th November 2018

10am - 2pm

Cost £20 per session

With Artist Claire Western

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These courses are designed for students of 14 – 18 who are interested in Art, possibly studying it for GCSE or A level and who would like to expand their knowledge and experience.

We will be making monoprints, collagraphs, etchings and printing over a range of prepared surfaces. Students will also be introduced to working with mixed media and exploring all the expressive possibilities of unusual combinations of surface and colour.

Subjects will be provided, but individual choices may be prompted by GCSE or A level themes and focus. This is a great opportunity to add to the range of work in a portfolio for exams and Foundation portfolios. All materials, papers, painting supports and the use of a press will be provided.

Each session will produce completed work so you can do one or all of the courses.

For more information or to book a space please contact: or Tel 07518 753790