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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Platform Gallery 2013 Exhibitions

Craft Open Exhibition 27 April - 6 July 2013

Open Exhibition 2013
Featuring works by over 40 artists from the north of England, the selected exhibition features a stunning selection of textiles, ceramics, jewellery and glass in a wealth of materials. All items are for sale, with prices from £18 upwards. The Open Exhibition has proved hugely popular and this year features an exceptionally high standard and diversity of work. 
On the 27th April prizes will be awarded for the Selectors Prize winning £100 for innovation and the Ribble Valley Prize for a craftmaker living / working from the Ribble Valley winning £50.
When you visit take the opportunity to vote for your favorite piece in the exhibition so that you and the most popular artist can win a prize!
Don't forget we operate the OwnArt scheme which helps you spread the cost of the artwork over 10 months, interest free! See www.ownart.org.uk for details.

Featured Artists


Alison Carthy, Julie James Turner, Diana Shone, Georgina Smith, Juliet Tomkins, Julia Allison, Claire Kettleman, Elizabeth Rayton, Fiona Catanach, Pamela Eccles, Katherine Owen, Louise Taylor, Tracey Davies, India Walton.

Mixed Media

Angela Fox, Alan Rhodes, Alice Fox, Yasuyo Cooper, Michaela Schoop, Bini Atkinson, Norman Kelly, Cherie Drakin, Bonkers Clutterbucks, Judith Herbert, Georgia Moore, Megan Livesey, Corrine Eira Evans, Janette Farrell, Ann Marie O Brien.


John Cook, Lizi Botham, Gary Thomas, Graham Hough, Anna Mercedes Wear, Jana Kahl, Vivien Richmond, Debbie Copley, Jan Lord, Crispin Owen, Anne Pilkington, Daniel Bridge, Susan Byrne.

In the Education Gallery

Jenny Eaton 4-25 May 2013. Figurative ceramics by Ribble Valley artist Jenny Eaton, winner of the 2012 Craft Open Ribble Valley Prize.