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Frances Warren

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Artwork for Frances Warren

Slate Abstract

Alabaster Coral

Red Light catchers

Tea Light Holder

Blue Light Catchers

Abstract I

Ice Flow

Garden Rill


How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

Whilst working full time my main creative interest was gardening. I started my artistic practice by making sculptures for the garden in wood, steel, stone and glass. I now also make smaller items suitable to be displayed in the home. I like to use recycled materials where possible and introduce bold colours where I can.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

I love the challenge of taking a hard material like stone or glass and transforming it into a tactile, fluid sculpture. I often seem to have more mistakes than successes, but some of my mistakes are actually the pieces that give me the most enjoyment.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I established Arts in the Marches in 2008, organising exhibitions and workshops and promoting artists. I have studied with many local artists and craft makers and gradually gained confidence to explore my own sculpting interests. I now exhibit my own work.

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

Together with Glenn Morris I established the Llangarron Stonecarvers . We usually meet on a monthly basis, new members always welcome.
I run glass fusing workshops on request for individuals or small groups

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

Portfolio Course HCA PT 2004 - 2008
Sculpture workshops with Caro Burberry
Stone Carving with Glenn Morris
Glass fusing workshops with Catherine Dunstan

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Showborough Affordable Garden Art Exhibition 2021 2022
Made in Ross h.Art and FarOpen 2021 2022
The CourtCupboard Gallery, Abergavenny 2022
7Q Gallery, Chepstow, 2022

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

I am a founding member of Made in Ross, a collective of 14 local artists and craft makers based in the ancient market house in the centre of Ross on Wye
I will be exhibiting at The Grange, Leominster and Made in Ross during h.Art 2022

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