Discover the Brilliant Artists Coming to Living North LIVE
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ANNA COOK PAPER ART
Anna Cook’s stunning papercut artwork is inspired by botanical drawings of animals, the natural world, and the expressive personalities of woodland creatures captured in their natural habitats. Find out more about her work as we chat to her at livingnorth.com.
Handcut white winged dove papercut, £325
RHIANNE SIÂN DESIGNS
Having always known she wanted a career in art and design, Rhianne Johnson set up her illustration and surface pattern design business, taking inspiration from the architecture, wildlife and landscapes around her. Read our interview with her at livingnorth.com.
Highland deer cushion, £15
HAF & CO
A gift and lifestyle retailer on mission to spread awareness of ocean pollution, creating environment-positive products depicting the beauty of sealife (10 percent of profits are donated to marine conservation charities).
Whale trio tote bag, £10.50
Illustrating urban landscapes as otherworldly 3D globes, Ben Staves’ print drawings depict his favourite cities, drinking scenes, and sporting stadiums across the world.
The Durham Globe print, from £50
Handcrafted in Northumberland, each Ord Originals piece is, as the name suggests, completely original. They use brass and copper to create prints using acid patination, and transform everything from clocks to coasters.
The path from the bridge to Ingram Church on copper card, £3
EMILY WARD ART
Emily has painted murals, commissions and artwork for charities in the North East for years, as well as personal portraits for people across the world. Whether it’s a framed print or a cushion, each piece is made from an original painting by Emily.
Tommy Seaham jigsaw, £25
JENNY ULYATT ART
Inspired by the British landscape, Jenny paints beautiful watercolours from her studio in Durham. Galleries across the North East stock her artwork from Saltbox, Helmsley to Kemble Gallery, Durham.
Embleton Bay huts print, from £45
SAM WOOD ART
The themes of Sam’s work (created mainly in oil paint) are inspired by everyday surroundings – most notably the people and architecture of Newcastle. Sam layers, scrapes and wipes areas of paintings to create their realism.
Rider on the Tyne limited edition and signed print, £55–£69