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Lichfield artists throw open their doors to showcase work

Lichfield artists are throwing open their doors for two open studio weekends.

The events today (September 18) and tomorrow will be followed by another on September 25 and 26, and form part Staffordshire’s Enjoy Art Season.

Textile artist Henrietta Ellis produces hand-stitched work and will lift the lid on her colourful collection between 10am and 4pm at 13 St Michaels Road, Lichfield.

One of Andrew Matheson's pieces of work

One of Andrew Matheson's pieces of work

She will be joined by potter Andrew Matheson who produces thrown and individual pieces in stoneware and porcelain.  An exhibition of his work will take place at Rosehouse Pottery, 13 Tamworth Street , Lichfield on both weekends, Saturday between 9am and 5pm and Sunday between 10am and 5pm.

Fazeley-based woodcarver Andrew Mather will also be showing a collection of his finest work from his architectural, ecclesiastical and private commission collection.  Visitors can meet Andrew at Creative Carvings, Lilac House, 16 New Street , Fazeley on the Open Studios weekends between 10am and 4pm.

Deb Walker, artist’s representative for Staffordshire Enjoy Art, said:

“We urge visitors to see as many exhibits, workshops and events as possible during the Open Studio Weekends in September. We have a fantastic array of creative artists and craftsmen from silversmiths to weavers, all of whom appreciate the support.”

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