• Art @ Crafts Alive

    Crafts Alive, Welsh Craft, Welsh Art, Art, Craft, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, West Wales

    Elaine McLennan-Topping is Artist of the Month for August 2019

  • Our Artists

    Diane Mathias


    A well known local artist working in oils and pastels, Diane produces a wide range of local scenes from her studio in Henllan. Crafts Alive stocks Diane’s prints.

    Elaine McLennan-Topping. Artifeatz


    Working out of her studio in Ystalyfera, Elaine uses a variety of media to create her paintings of the wonderful Welsh countryside.

    Jackie Yorke


    Jackie has her studio in Llandybie and describes herself as a wildlife and hyper-realist artist. She is also an accomplished ceramic artist.

    Ric Foot, GreenFeet Crafts

    Digital Artist

    Based in Llansadwrn, Ric uses digital technical pens and watercolours to produce his renderings of local urban scenes.

    Richie Dean

    Digital Artist

    Richie is an accomplished artist who works with several traditional and digital media out of his studio in Llandovery. His work in Crafts Alive are local scenes created with a variety of digital tools.

    Chloe Rodenhurst


    I live in rural West Wales & love to draw inspiration for my watercolour & ink paintings from its rich history of myths & legends as well as its intransigent beauty…. whatever the weather!

    I trained as a textile artist, specialising in embroidery, but I have since returned to my first passion of painting. However, my love of textiles is very evident in the way I construct my work, as is an obsessive eye for fine detail. As well as original watercolours, I produce prints & cards.

    Viv Kersey

    Print Maker

    Based near Porthryd, Viv uses a Littlejohn Press to produce limited edition prints, mainly of birds but also of local scenes. She works with a variety of techniques and accepts commissions.

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