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Heather Dickens

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Artwork for Heather Dickens

Madeira style fruit bowl

Vegetable trug

Log Basket

"Shopper"kidney shaped for ease of carrying, leather handles

Milk bottle basket

"Cyntell" Welsh vegetable basket

Foraging basket with waist strap

"Perigord" vegetable basket

Details

Telephone: 
07729 311638
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I make a large range of different style baskets. Some are traditional baskets that are passed down through generations.
I make alot of baskets for many uses mostly to do with fruit and vegetable storage or collecting.
I also experiment with more artistic baskets.
Making baskets gives me a huge sense of well being and mental clarity.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

For me, being an artist allows me to express my inner creativity. It is a very personal journey.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I am an artisan basket maker

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

I make baskets to sell in in a few outlets and Galleries
I teach 2 regular weekly basketry classes and occasional day courses.
I have just joined a new project called The Fathom Trust which is all about mental and physical healing through arts and crafts, I will be teaching day workshops.

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

I exhibited with H Arts at The Makers Mezzanine gallery, Whitney on Wye in 2019.

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

The Makers Gallery , (above Latte da coffe shop) Crickhowell, NP8 1AD
The Kitchen Garden shop, Ty Mawr Farm , Llangasty LD3 7PJ
Drovers Rest Farm shop, Nr Hay on Wye, HR3 6AG
Farmers Welsh Lavender shop, Hay on Wye and Builth Wells LD2 3HU
Talgarth Mill Craft shop , Talgarth LD3 0AF

Venues Description: 
Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, Knighton LD7 1PA
Venues Confirmed: 
Yes

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