Artistic Team

Arts Alive Wales works in partnership with experienced practitioners in the visual, literary, applied and performing arts. Our skilled artistic team is crucial to the succesful delivery of our studio programme and projects. If you’re a creative practitoner and would like to be kept informed of freelance opportunities and training please visit the Creative Network page for more information.

Martin Craddock

Martin CraddockCeramist Specialist skills Ceramics Pottery Martin Craddock is a professional ceramist and tutor based in Talgarth. Pattern making is the consistent theme he explores in his work,... More

Philip Watkins

Artist Specialist skills Drawing Painting Philip Watkins studied Fine Art at Newport Art College and has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally. Philip works from observation, making drawings of places that hold some particular ‘atmospheric’ interest for him. He then works... More

Becky Adams

Becky AdamsArtist Specialist skills Artist books Textiles Assemblage Becky Adams is an applied artist based in Penarth, South Wales. She combines stitched paper, vintage fabric, old sketchbooks... More

Morag Colquhoun

morag_colour-430x300Artist Specialist skills Sculpture Installation Photography Textiles Multi media Morag Colquhoun is an artist with a wide experience of art education and training. Her art practice... More

Penny Turnbull

Penny TurnbullArtist Specialist skills Textiles Printmaking Penny Turnbull taught part-time for several years at an Abergavenny primary school. Having finally decided to pursue her art career full-time... More

Bettina Reeves

Bettina ReevesDesigner Specialist skills Theatre design Costume construction Textiles – appliqué, patchwork, dyeing, fabric painting Giant paper sculptures and soft sculpture Prop-making Drawing Bettina... More

Mary Zammit

Mary ZammitBasket Maker Specialist skills Basketry Willow Weaving Mary Zammit is a professional basketmaker and qualified teacher living and working in Builth Wells, Powys. She weaves individually... More

Gillian Herbert

Gillian HerbertGraphic Designer Specialist skills Graphic Design Printmaking Gillian Herbert has been a freelance graphic designer since 2007 after graduating at Nottingham Trent University. Gillian... More

Toril Brancher

Toril Brancher photographed by Richard WardArt photographer Specialist skills Photography Originally from Oslo Norway, Toril Brancher lives and works in South Wales. Her MA and BA(Hons) in documentary photography were both... More

Pip Woolf

Artist Specialist skills Drawing with traditional media Film Photography Socially engaged practice Pip Woolf’s work  is dominated by an interest in what lies beneath the surface of life that leads to a practice typified by experimentation with materials and process. This curiosity... More