Christmas Open Studios - Artist Directory


Zoe Heath

Studio 8

07807 803904

Work inspired by found objects, marks and textured surfaces. I combine paint, print, collage and drawing to create pieces that range from paintings to artists books.


Jo Casling

Studio 9

07855 980575

Abstract paintings and drawings.


Adam White

Studio 11

07931 540467

Everything under the earth; frozen watercolours and head-forged crosses, cold-charmed from shed snakeskin and fishing lures for the unwary.


Liz Lippiatt

The Textile Studio

07929 412246

Textile designer & printer of cloth. Passionate about design and inspired by the natural world, from the Gloucestershire countryside to the Australian outback!


Kathryn Clarke

The Textile Studio

07773 692322

Screen-printed and dyed textiles. Recent work has been influenced by imagery of found plastics. 


Melvyn Warren-Smith

20 Nelson Street
Stroud. GL5 2HN.

01453 750203

Melvyn’s work is figurative. The subjects are eclectic, landscape, portraiture, and are executed in oil on canvas and primed paper. Forty years illustrating novels, magazines and book covers.

Half way up Nelson Street on right-hand side near the Duke of York.


Christina Bingle

Golden Seed Hub
Piccadilly Mill West
Lower Street
Stroud. GL5 2HT

07976 899517

Still-life and landscape painting in oil, drawing and lino prints.

Up alley. Go up black fire escape to white door, then up steep stairs to top floor.
No parking.


Anita Brayford

16 Piccadilly Mill East
Lower Street
Stroud. GL5 2HT.

07791 796831

Kiln-fired vitreous enamel on copper, items mostly set within, or framed using, reclaimed wood.

Approach at gap by 18 Lower Street. Walk up slope to mill on right. Stairs to top floor.


Kim Jarvis

2 Bowbridge Lane
Stroud, GL5 2JS

01453 757474

Atmospheric oil paintings of land and sea.

From Stroud (turning off Field Road), first house on the right after the Hospital car park, through big gates


Pierre Clement

Pickwick House
Brimscombe Hill
Stroud. GL5 2QR.

01453 731908

My work has an expressionistic quality. I try to get to the essence of the things. I draw in my sketchbooks and these observations later re-emerge in my paintings.

Studio is on driveway of Pickwick House, corner of Brimscombe Hill & Victoria Rd.


Sophia Hughes

66 Kingscourt Lane
Stroud. GL5 3PX.
01453 758565

Abstract painting exploring colour and space. Also sculptures in Perspex, metal, slate and wood, and fine individual ceramic pots and painted driftwood pieces.

A46. At B&Q traffic lights go up Walkley Hill, take 1st right, Court Way to Kingscourt Lane, 400m.


Hilmaré Hotz

Make it Studios
Fromehall Mill, Unit 7, Block 2
Lodgemore Lane, Stroud. GL5 2EH.

07905 005824

I work with repetitive patterns, change, colour, stillness, growth, movement.

From Cainscross Road turn into Lodgemore Lane. Turn right after crossing the bridge. Pass pond, studio on left.


Celia Hart

1 Merrivale
Foxmoor Lane, Ebley 
Stroud. GL5 4PP.

01453 822624

Colour and light is as important as subject matter; portrait, still life and landscape in oils.

From Westward Rd turn up Foxmoor Lane, under railway bridge, on right before Glynfield Rise.


Disability Access

It is advisable to ring venues before you visit to check access. For the studios at SVA - All spaces i.e. studios, gallery, event, café and toilets have level access and are wheelchair accessible. The building has an accessible lift.

Parking for SVA

The nearest public parking is at Stroud Rail station (3 mins walk to John St ). For people with access requirements there is a designated disabled parking place outside John St.

Extra Art and Music at SVA on the same weekend

Our open studios will be taking place on the same weekend as the Stroud Goodwill Evening so there will be a fantastic festive buzz in the town.

On the night of the Goodwill Evening - 7th December - we will also have the DIY Christmas Art Shop in the SVA Gallery from 6pm. Also at John Street we will have cool tunes to warm your true good self and awaken your Christmas soul, from 6pm, with the John St Social Goodwill Club.

The DIY Christmas Art Shop will also be open on:

Saturday the 8th December, 10am-4pm
Saturday 15th December 10am- 4pm