Dorset

Browse our directory of local Dorset artists, galleries, events and suppliers and support local art in your community.
Find out more about our members, where they are located, view photos of premises, examples of work, find out where they are exhibiting and the clubs they belong to, click through to their websites, follow them on social media and contact them direct.

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Deborah Ware

Deborah is a self-taught artist living on the outskirts of Bournemouth. She specialises in drawing portraits of celebrities, pulling a funny expressions and loves exploring new ideas.

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Gaia

Justine loves painting wildlife and fantasy/steampunk pictures. Commissions include; portraits, pet portraits, fantasy art, wildlife art and book covers.

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Red Poppies

Marja paints local landscapes, seascapes and vibrant bright poppies, that she so adores.

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Avalon

Philip is a London born Artist specialising in abstract and contemporary art.

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Fish Jugs

I have been making pots for over 40 years. Clay is a magical material. It amazes me that you can start with just a ball of soft, plastic clay and end up with a solid, durable item to use in your home everyday.

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Paul Bennell | Verwood

I am driven by a lifelong fascination with the noise, energy and drama of all modes of transportation. There is an artistic vein that runs through my family, and as a child I was always busy with Lego, making models or drawing.

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Ros Heaven | Verwood

I always enjoyed drawing and painting as a child, but art took a back seat for many years as work, home and family took over my time. I always promised myself I would indulge my interest when I retired.

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Blagdon Gape

I've a fascination with rigged craft of any kind, which almost matches my love of the delicate branches of trees, so it's no wonder I work with the tiniest of brushes sometimes.

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Tea Bowls

Claire is based in Christchurch, Dorset and has an MA in Three Dimensional Ceramics from the University of the Creative Arts, Farnham in Surrey.

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Machina by Geoffrey Robinson

My approach to painting has always been to look inside myself, rather than to interpret what goes in through my eyes. I make the paintings I want to see.

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Graham Dore

Graham produces a variety of artwork ranging from wall hanging pieces and small items for use indoors, to larger sculptures for our outdoor display.

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Harrison-James Alcock | Christchurch

Harrison has already crafted a style that has become extremely hard to follow. His attention to detail and comfortability with technical drawing, combined with a philosophical outlook on life, makes Harrison’s artwork exceedingly decorative and hugely insightful to any open minded observer.

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Peace

Jason’s current art practise involves the exploration of colour and light in pared down two and three-dimensional compositions. His painting process begins with colour studies in gouache and watercolour.

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Jukebox Routes

Jukebox Routes are a Dorset and Hampshire based group of 5 singers performing in an old fashioned style record hop, taking you back to times of great music & atmosphere.

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Heartsong

Martyn is one of the UK’s leading abstract painters and printmakers.

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Asleep on the chair

Working from my studio in Thorncombe, I specialise in still life, pet portaits and dog paintings. My passion and inspiration for my dog paintings is drawn from my studio model, Parsnip, a spaniel who is my constant companion.

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