Artists talking

During last years Derbyshire Open Arts event participating artists were filmed by student Jack Hoard who spent a day visiting a selection of artists in the town.


A glimpse at our DOA line up…

We are celebrating our first year opening anniversary with a sizzling exhibition of work from our artists and makers. Artist Erika Robertson will be showing her new work; we can expect layering of colour, texture and chickens; Felt artist Hannah Dodd has a stunning new collection of wall pieces inspired by nature and the cutest felt bird boxes; Sue Hardy is a textile artist and ceramist; her tactile ceramics evoke ancient techniques , Ceramicist Philippa Maye works in porcelain clay exploring text and meaning; Simon Denvers designs and makes jewellery, utilising the precision of the laser cut; Textile artist Ella Jensen will be unveiling the Dark Peak Corset, a contemporary interpretation of traditional skills.