CO3 Studios in Colchester provides support for fifteen artists by means of arranging exhibitions, skills exchange, events and tuition facilities.
Elkie Wild Art is run by Emma L. Kerridge, based in Hadleigh, Suffolk. She specialises in coloured pencil work, producing cards and gifts from her original drawings. She also sells Derwent, Caran d'Ache, Faber-Castell and Prismacolor coloured pencils and accessories to all over the world from her online shop on www.elkiewildart.co.uk.
The well-known artist, was the mother of Dedham Arts Group member Helen Morgans who learned and developed her artistic skills through her mother. Phyllis Morgans was a member of the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art and an Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painters (Painter/Stainers Company). Her paintings can be viewed at www.artuk.org.
Maggie Harling is a Textile and Mixed Media Artist and Sculptor. She studied embroidery and design at the London College of Fashion and has a BA(Hons) degree in 3D Art and Design. Maggie is also a qualified teacher. She runs courses at CO3 Studios as well as creating her own work for commissions and exhibitions. For further details visit Maggie's website at www.maggieharlingdesigns.com
Lesley Lord has been painting animals and birds for many years and has sold work all over the world. She is a professional associate of the Society for All Artists and is in demand as a demonstrator and tutor. Details of her classes and examples of her work can be viewed on line at www.lesleylord.co.uk
Francesca Ucci paints bright, bold and expressive art. Her subjects are people, town and coastal and still life scenes, painted with zest, expression and style. Visit her web site at www.franucci.com.