Banks Mill Studios

Derby / Fine Art, Magazine Collage Art, Ceramics, Mixed Media Art, Fashion Design, Printmaking, Charcoal Drawing, Contemporary Glass Art, Contemporary Portrait Art, Pet Portraiture, Textile Upcycling, Letterpress, Stained Glass

Banks Mill Studios is home to a diverse range of artists, designers and makers in the creative heart of Derby. Visit the studios over the bank holiday weekend to meet fifteen exhibitors all under one roof. Artists taking part this year are: Kirstie Adamson Magazine & Junk Mail Collage Artist Each piece of work is created entirely from magazines, catalogues and junk mail on recycled board using non-toxic adhesives. No paint is used. E: /kirstie.adamson.artist Farah Batool Art Ceramic wall art, tiles and jewellery E: Susan Bedford Artist Mixed media artist and textile maker producing accessories such as purses, bags, jewellery and cards. E: /susan.bedford.12 Barbara Colbert Charcoal Drawings Powerful, sculptural, dramatic large scale drawings inspired by nature, the elements and life cycles that capture strength, movement and vitality in muscular forms. E: www.twitter.combarbscolbert Leren Connor Fashion Design Fashion and jewellery design using fabrics and materials sourced locally, online and at fairs. Many garments are created using recycled items and fabrics. E: /LerenFashion Stevie Davies Contemporary Fused Glass Dichroic jewellery, home accessories, sculptures and wall art will be on show and demonstrations of techniques and workshops will take place during the weekend. E: Kim Fowler Art & Illustration Artist and illustrator inspired by a love of nature and wildlife creating both large scale and limited edition prints. E: /kimfowler.illustration Green Door Printmaking Studio Derby’s only open access artist studio dedicated to the art of innovative and environmentally sound printmaking. Talks and demonstrations will be offered during the weekend. E: Mig Holder Textiles Innovative garments, accessories and textile art made using recycled and remnant materials. E: W: Mandy Kay Artist Artist producing paintings of the landscape which are inspired by the effect that the natural elements have upon the sea and landscape. E: Tarnia Magee Artist Artist specialising in contemporary portraiture using abstraction through the use of colour and texture to express vitality. E: Lyanne McCredie Stained Glass Artist Stained glass artist specialising in bespoke designs for private houses and corporate properties including windows, glass panels and wall art. E: W: The Smallprint Company Artisan letterpress studio using vintage equipment and techniques, specialising in bespoke packages for private and corporate clients as well as letterpress workshops. E: Symbiosis Collaborative Arts Group Symbiosis is a group of artists including Val Bradbury pewter sculptures and wall art; Jean Chapman photographer; Joyce Searles artist and bookmaker and Fiona Whitfield mixed media artist. E: Anne Wassell Art Artist and illustrator specialising in pet and family portraiture and floral designs, many of which can also be found on greeting cards, mugs, coasters and key rings. E:
Will undertake commissions
Is prepared to give tuition and/or workshops

Contact Information

Phone number: 
01332 597866

Venue Information

Banks Mill Studios
71 Bridge Street
Located on the corner of Brook and Bridge Street on the outskirts of the city centre, it’s 10 minutes’ walk from Intu Centre and two miles from Derby train station. There is easy access to the A38, A50 and A52.
Disabled access is partial