Saturday 18th March - Wednesday 29th March 2017
An exhibition celebrating the wonderfully colourful and stunning work of Victoria Bellas Carter and Suzanne Tweddle. Suzanne, an extremely talented Lampwork Artist and Jewellery Designer, Victoria, an artist renowned for her work specialising in a tissue paper collage technique.
Victoria returns once again to the Station to launch her latest collection of stunning tissue paper collage original artworks created using a technique that she has developed since graduating from university.
Gaining inspiration from her love of colour and flowers and the many complex inter woven relationships of shape, colour and form; Victoria’s studio, set within the delightful Eggleston Hall Gardens teases and enhances her inspiration and her true love of flowers in the natural world. Her technique continues to evolve and develops along with the many challenges that come from the numerous commissions she has undertaken.
This exhibition will showcase Victoria’s brand new tissue paper collage originals, limited and open edition prints along with her growing range of bespoke products inspired by; and featuring, many of her tissue paper collage designs, these include Coasters, Placemats, Fine China Mugs, Greeting Cards and new for 2017 Notebooks and Journals
Lampwork artist Suzanne Tweddle’s studio is situated in the beautiful market town of Barnard Castle from which she designs and hand makes glass beads, buttons, baubles and jewellery using a technique known as lampworking – ‘the art ofmaking small objects from glass rods melted in the flame of a torch’.
“Lampworking is a technique that enables me to design and individually make beautiful glass beads with intricate detail, making each bead unique. Colour is what inspires my designs, from the brightest oranges to the coolest blues. The combinations evolve through experimentation inspired by nature, fabrics and fashion.”
Suzanne’s most recent collection ‘Byzantine’ inspired by the opulence of a bygone erasees her incorporating 24k gold into her beads.
Suzanne also runs lampworking workshops from her studio in Barnard Castle.
(Please contact Suzanne for further information)