The Yard is a significant hub in the South West cultural landscape, there’s artist led studios, contemporary exhibition space, commercial galleries and regular pop-up theatre, live music and cinema.
I am a glass artist and I make cast glass sculptures. My main source of inspiration is Brutalist architecture and its relationship with utopian ideology.
Corinna Butler was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent in 1974 and is qualified in the environmental and humanitarian arts.
David Hilton is an artist, researcher and teacher working with still and moving image making.
Galerie Yolande has been exploring the process of giving new life to pieces of furniture, which would otherwise be discarded.
Jodie Hansen is an Artist Designer Maker currently specialising in jewellery and metalsmithing.
Julie Ellis was born in 1970 in Plymouth. A theme of ‘place’ and ‘a sense of belonging’ dominate Julie’s practice which is now predominantly oil paintings.
Since graduating, Francesca has been exploring emerging technologies and how culture is changing as a result
Her works explore feelings of loss; of physical and emotional experiences when something is destroyed, forgotten or hidden.
Mark is an established artist who has spent most of his adult life in the west country. A student of Robert Lenkiewicz, Mark paints portraits and much more.
Artist in Residence to the yard, visit Martin in his informal relaxing art gallery studio space.
Matt Tomas is a sculptor creating abstract works exclusively in cast glass and concrete.
Nikki specialises in life-size sculptures of the human form in woven wire mesh, combining traditional life and portraiture skills with her own techniques.
Susan combines the immediacy of the web with the tactile experience of print, aiming to stimulate new ways to engage across online and physical worlds.
My work is rooted in landscape: its forms, moods and weather. The work has its origin in real places, underpinned by observational drawings in sketchbooks.
My artistic methodology allows for a reflection on the ruptures that exist between photographic lens and lens less optical devices.