Mia Mai is a creative company based in Southsea, launched in 2007 by Ami Lowman. Specialising in beautiful and inspired illustrations, fashion & lingerie garments & unique jewellery. Inspiration comes from days gone by, traditional tattoos, pin up culture, vintage undergarments & forgotten trinkets.
Kathryn is currently exploring the traditional Japanese process of Shibori, which is a technique that uses methods of resistance within the dyeing process.
Paul Gonella (Strong Island)
Media company specialising in photography and film production with years of teaching & training experience.
Linda Miller makes one-off, framed and unframed Machine Embroideries using an industrial sewing machine
Deryn designs & creates a collection of textiles for interior & lifestyle as well as working as a freelance designer.
Mary is a fine art printmaker whose work covers most areas of printmaking from relief to etching. Her current practice focusses on expression and energy and includes hybrid prints and lithography.
Tracey McEachran is a multi-media artist working with large format photography, film, sound and installations.
I believe that serendipity can reward the artist if one can accept the necessary yet unnerving lack of control. This notion underpins my philosophy of making and is reflected in practically all my art these days.
I have been working in glass for about ten years – initially traditional stained and leaded glass, but rapidly extending into a wide range of techniques, including fusing, slumping, kiln casting, sandblasting and printing on glass.