Below is a list of artists currently exhibiting at Larks Gallery.
Images shown are a sample of the artists work and are not necessarily
the current works that are on display in the gallery.
Driven by a love of colour, Pip makes glass lamp beads at
her studio at Craigievar, Aberdeenshire, enabled by a Craftmakers
Award from Aberdeenshire council in 2009. Glass has a depth,
clarity and durability making it a beautiful and an extremely
versatile medium to work with and this combined with sterling
silver wire work makes each piece completely unique.
A graduate from Grays College of Art in Jewellery Manufacture
and Design, Lorna draws inspiration from the natural world
and its organic shapes and forms. Through the process of
fusing silver and semi-precious stones, Lorna successfully
conveys her love of the natural environment and the elements.
Audrey Reid is a Scottish jewellery designer/maker
based in Fife who uses silver, semi-precious stones and
to produce elegant, hand-crafted work with an easy-to-wear
aesthetic. The ‘Leaf’ Collection
extends the foliage theme further. Fabricated in Sterling
silver and featuring
stones such as topaz, garnet, iolite and peridot, materials
are sourced from reputable British companies and the finished
work is hallmarked in Edinburgh.
Carol Paris is from Torphins and creates fun designs in hand
Becky's work has always had a strong illustrative leaning.
It grows out of drawings and sketches, some observational,
some imagined. Recently a new forest of jewellery has sprung
up inhabited by woodland creatures. Trees in copper and
silver are identified by shape, leaf and bark. In their
shade foxes stalk pheasants and the occasional person wanders
is a glass artist living in Kemnay, Aberdeenshire and creates
vibrant fused glass jewellery incorporating dichroic glass.
Maralyn is from the Arbroath area and has
other ceramics in the gallery but she also produces a beautiful
of porcelain jewellery including 22ct gold.
Melanie has an Honours Degree in Design from Glasgow and
was introduced to polymer clay a few years ago. Although
it is essentially a simple material to work with, the range
of techniques possible are extraordinary.
Constantly inspired by the colours and patterns of the Scottish
Highlands where she lives and a love of Japanese and Chinese
decorative art, each piece is unique and designed to give
Glover and Smith have been designing and making award-winning
winning pewterware since 1994. The family run company was
started by designers Ed and Judy Glover who brought their
previous expertise in the art world to produce beautiful
yet contemporary tableware and gifts. Every piece is handmade
in their studio from lead free pewter. Great care is taken
to use the highest standards of craftsmanship combined with
the highest quality pewter. Lead free pewter is an eco-friendly,
non-tarnishing, recyclable metal, safe to use with food
and easy to care for. Simple, low-energy making techniques
mean each piece has a very low carbon footprint.
Carla is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and produces
colourful, contemporary resin and silver jewellery from
her studio in Leith, Edinburgh. The colours are vibrant
and the themes are nature based. The medium of resin allows
for a wide variety of form and treatment including even
carving to make truly unique pieces.
Lois Carson is a graduate from Grays school of Art and currently
works from her home studio near Aberdeen where she designs
and makes contemporary jewellery. This line of work stems
from her fine art / sculptural background where resin has
been used in the creation of larger scale sculptures. She
finds this material fascinating and versatile to work with
and over a period of time has developed and refined the working
process to suit the smaller scale creations which Lois views
as small scale sculptures or wearable art.
Kyley produces contemporary sterling silver and anodised
aluminium jewellery from her studio in Perth.
‘ Shells and other natural forms inspire my work. Using piercing
and photo-etching techniques on flat sheet metal, I translate
these forms into abstract and intriguing designs. I see
my work as miniature sculptures when both on and away
from the body. I use precious and non-precious materials to
create sophisticated, organic forms, in a wide range
Caroline is an Edinburgh based jeweller combining
hall marked silver with enamel and gem stones to create quirky