Parndon Mill is a unique studio hub which reaches beyond fine art and craft to encompass many more creative disciplines. Artists using traditional media work alongside craftsmen in glass, ceramics, metal, photography and textiles and a guitar maker. They are intermixed with graphic and product designers, architects, and an engineering designer who has frequently furthered their creative projects. The Gallery presents exhibitions of the variety of work made at Parndon Mill and beyond. The Project Space accommodates classes and events.
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Opening Times:Gallery Open Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm Sundays 2pm - 4pm Studios by appointment
Availability of space:Main mill building - top floor Studios for fine art, calligraphy etc 216 - 397 sq. ft. High ceilings most with mezzanine floor or storage area above. Communal sink and toilet. 1st and 2nd floors Design studios, 476 - 760 sq. ft. Sinks within the studios, communal toilets. Ground floor Craft studios, 135 - 526 sq. ft. Sinks within studios, most with 3 phase electricity. Stable block and outbuildings Craft studios and workshops, 72 - 526 sq. ft. Some with sinks , some with 3 phase electricity. No studios currently available - plans afoot to build more!
Ewa Wawrzyniak uses the technique of sand casting which offers the artist an immediate, fast, free method of working with glass. It involves pouring hot glass into a mould made out of special, damp casting sand, requiring significant physical and energetic involvement.
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