Bert Bruins

Bert Bruins

Loving art and painting in my teens I nevertheless decided to give art college in the Netherlands a miss to study Political Sciences instead, and I have had a varied career since then that includes teaching in alternative education, busking, working in organic horticulture, mental health and supported housing (moving country in the process). I […]

Alison Rickman

Alison Rickman

On returning to Devon in 1998, Alison studied ceramics with Clive Pearson, specialising in Greenman plaques and in parallel took a City & Guilds teaching qualification and then taught Bellydance and Feng Shui at local Colleges. She also is a British Horse Society Assistant Instructor, trained at Col .W. (Bill) Froud’s and Capt. Hewitt’s, Devon. […]

Duncan Hopkins

ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY / Oil on canvas / 100 x 120cm / 01.2011

Many of my paintings are grounded in perceptions of a rural landscape. Nature is complexity, and is perhaps a multidimensional unified field. It is a diverse continuous sequence of phenomena, events and consciousnesses – some apparent, others hidden. We, as human beings, are within and are an integral part of this. Consciousness allows us to […]