Here at The Creative Hub we have a fabulous group of super talented Artist /Maker Tutors all so generous with their knowledge and skills many of which have taken years to develop. They are some of the best craftsmen and woman from across the South West, we are truly blessed to have such a supportive team working with us!
Based in North Devon Heather is inspired by the natural world. She runs workshops for a variety of organisations including the Embroiderers Guild and her work is sold in Liberty of London.
Carla Le Good
Carla is inspired by the world around her. She enjoys using vibrant colours in her wearable crochet work to add sunshine to everyday. She is a self taught crochet artist, who loves to pass on her knowledge and passion for anything crochet.
Sarah is a self taught metalsmith living and working in North Devon under the alias of Ore Struck. Sarah studied Fashion & Textile Design at Birmingham Insitute of Art & Design, graduating in 1991.
Manda began making glass beads since 2005 and has gained International recognition with her Harlequin and Sundial Cabochon designs. She has presented and taught her work in both Europe and the USA since 2012.
David graduated from High Wycombe BCUC with a BA Hons in Ceramics and Glass.
Following this he was assistant to Bob Crooks one of Britain’s leading and most highly recognised glassmakers for five years
Bridget works in resist on cloth, either using shibori or batik techniques. She is inspired by the sea, sky and wildlife of North Devon.
Bridget is a member of The Batik Guild and has a degree in Community Art.
Jennie’s creative journey started professionally in the 1980s as a Make Up Artist and continued through the 90s as a Creative Producer in London. Jennie is a lampwork glass bead artist by profession.
Trading as Benton’s Menagerie from her Bideford studio, Tracey is a full-time maker of needle felt and mixed media sculptures. She exhibits and sells her work at UK galleries and shows, and her work has been featured in the national magazines Period Living and Country Living. Tracey has been teaching needle felting for over 6 years.
I am a self taught alcohol ink artist. I love the vibrancy of the colours and the way the inks react. I love the element of surprise in working with the inks they are great fun to work with. I sell my work at various local events.
Sarah has been a keen knitter since she was a child she has been arm knitting now for two years. She loves the relaxation it brings to her along with the self satisfaction she feels from creating something so quickly, it has to be the warmest cosiest hobby for a winters evening.
Jax is owner of Tarka Pottery in North Devon. She first began working with clay at school where she studied to A level. Following this Jax has studied ceramics at foundation degree level at Petroc College in Barnstaple and attends regular master classes and workshops to develop her skills and knowledge.
Jane moved from Taunton to North Devon with her husband in 2012 where they run a farm. In her spare time she is passionate about photography, mainly specialising in wildlife and creative genres. She loves crafting….especially ‘artistic’ stamping and ‘Indian block’ stamping. Jane finds the process very relaxing; rewarding and the creativity aspect mentally stimulating.