Banks Mill Studios

Derby / Wide variety of media

Opening days

Saturday 26th May
Sunday 27th May
Monday 28th May

Banks Mill is home to a diverse range of artists, designers and makers in the creative heart of Derby.  Visit our artists and makers in their working studios to find out the techniques and inspiration behind their original, handmade products, commission bespoke pieces and see an exhibition of their artwork around the walls of the building.

Located on the West side of Derby city centre, on the corner of Brook and Bridge Street it is 10 minutes’ walk from the Intu Centre and just a few miles from Derby’s bus and train stations.

Please note disabled access is limited to the ground floor only.

Artists taking part in 2018 are:

Kirstie Adamson

Kirstie is a magazine collage artist, who doesn't use any imagery from the magazines but instead uses the colours and textures that she finds as an alternative to paint.

E: hello@kirstieadamson.co.uk

W: www.kirstieadamson.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/kirstie.adamson.artist

Twitter: www.twitter.com/KAdamsonArtist

Instagram: www.instagram.com/KAdamsonArtist

 

Susan Bedford

Susan is a mixed media textile artist creating original wall art, limited edition prints, art cards and unique textile jewellery

T: 07863 398192

E: art.susanbedford@yahoo.com

W: www.susanbedford.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/susan.bedford.12

 

Barbara Colbert

Barbara produces charcoal, pen and ink drawings, often with the addition of precious metal leaf. The subject matter is of wildlife and natural forms in the local landscape. She is especially interested in the symbolism and mythology connected with animals and birds.

T: 07906 160790

E: barbaracolbertpaintings@gmail.com   

W: www.barbaracolbert-fineartist.moonfruit.com

Twitter: www.twitter.com/BarbsColbert

 

Stevie Davies Contemporary Fused Glass

Stevie has been running a varied creative practice for over 10 years but with fused glass being her main specialism. Continually developing through constant experimentation she finds being a freelance tutor in numerous materials and techniques a source of ideas for continual reinvention.

T: 07884 402036

E: info@stevie-davies.co.uk

W: www.stevie-davies.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/steviedaviesglassart  

Twitter: www.twitter.com/StevieDGlass

Instagram: www.instagram.com/steviedaviesglass

 

Kim Fowler

Kim is a multi-disciplined artist and illustrator working in pen, paint, and mixed media, who also sells her designs of jewellery and a selection of merchandise.

E: kimfowlerillustration@live.com

W: www.kimfowlerillustration.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/kimfowler.illustration

Instagram: www.instagram.com/kimfowlerillustration

 

Mig Holder

Mig combine’s her love of textiles with a life-long habit of recycling. Her work spans a very wide spectrum - from basic clothing alterations to exhibited textile art. Her innovative garments, accessories and textile art made using recycled and remnant materials will be on show during the event.

T: 07771 547596

E: migholder@hotmail.com

W: www.migholder.co.uk

 

Sue McNair

Sue takes inspiration from everyday life objects and has experimented with various mediums. Sue now works in clay creating innovative wall art, bowls and ceramic flowers.

E: sumac_53@msn.com

W: www.sumacdesigns.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/sumacdesigns53

 

Emily Smalley

Emily specialises in wildlife illustration and animal portraiture, using paper and textiles as a platform for her creations. All her designs begin as a drawing either from a photograph or from imagination, making each piece unique and special.

T: 07986 159760

E: emily_smalley@hotmail.com

W: www.emilysmalley.co.uk

Twitter: www.twitter.com/emilysmalleyart

Instagram: www.instagram.com/emilysmalleyart

 

Christine Thomas

Christine teaches workshops alongside making her own art. She has an interest in walking, mindfulness and creating environmentally friendly art through mixed media, eco printing and stitch.

W: www.purpleshedstudio.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChristineThomasArtist

Twitter: www.twitter.com/CTThomasArtist

Will undertake commissions
Is prepared to give tuition and/or workshops

Contact Information

Phone number: 
01332 597866

Venue Information

71 Bridge Street
Derby
DE1 3LB
Directions: 
West of Derby city centre, located on the corner of Brook and Bridge Street - 10 minutes walk from the Intu and a few miles from Derby train and bus station with easy access from the A38, A50 and A52.
Disabled access is partial