Elaine Newson


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Come and visit my Artweeks 2019 Exhibition

Saturday 11th May – Sunday 19th May    11:00 am – 6:00 pm

A vibrant and varied exhibition of stained glass, jewellery, textiles, paintings, mixed media and cards.

Much of the work is inspired by the birds and wildlife that visit our woodland gardens, in a tranquil village location. There are nearby nature reserves with bluebell walks and several local pubs serving good food.

Why not book an afternoon workshop and enjoy learning the traditional and fun craft of felt making, in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Refreshments and homemade cakes available. Ample parking.

Visit https://www.artweeks.org/festival/2019/elaine-newson-woa for more details.

Elaine Newson

After a career as a graphic designer, Elaine became interested in stained glass in 1995 and began producing lamps, mirrors and panels using the traditional copper foiling technique developed by Tiffany. She has since gone on to create a range of contemporary fused glass and silver jewellery.

Elaine has a keen interest in textiles, particularly handmade felt and enjoys the adventure of turning raw merino fleece into colourful contemporary designs and using the vibrant fabric to create unique pictures and accessories. She also teaches workshops in this captivating craft.

Working from her home in Dry Sandford, near Oxford, Elaine draws inspiration from the trees and landscapes of local nature reserves and also from sketches and paintings made on visits to Wales and the English Lakes. Her work is displayed at various galleries and exhibitions, including the annual Oxfordshire Artweeks Festival.