ACEarts

Aims, Trustees & Artists

Art Care Education is the charity that runs ACEarts.

 Our principle aim as a charity is to promote art and creative activity, to inspire, empower and enable people to develop and grow.

We do this by

Giving a platform to artists and makers
Providing creative activities and courses for all ages and abilities
Delivering creative projects focusing on community health and wellbeing.


Current Trustees

 

Sir (John) Sebastian Chance Bt (Chair)

BA Hons Fine Art, career has been an Art Teacher in various parts of the UK and is a sculptor and artist, He is also the Somerset Art Works South Somerset Area Representative. Trustee since 1.3.18

Shirley Chapman

Building Society financial management and retired Assistant Director Community Services (Somerset Care), now freelance administrator. Trustee since Jan 2017, Vice Chair

 

Alyson Martin MBE

Career in Social Care, retired as CEO for Somerset Care in 2015, since then

Care Director for the Stepping Stone Group. Trustee since July 2016.

 

Frank Martin

Ceramic artist 40 years, former Trustee of Devon Guild and founding Trustee of ACE, Art Director for the Stepping Stone Group. Trustee since Oct 2015.

Mary-Clare Rodwell

Chair of the Art Fund, Bristol and Bath 2001 – 2013 and former High Sheriff of Somerset.

 

Lucy Knapp

Young Trustee since Nov 2021

 

 


ARTISTS

We are proud to represent the following artists, designers and makers.

 

BOOKS

Patrick Caruth, Kate Lynch, Red Robin books, Kate Mears, Ann Evans, Robin Savill & Sandra Meech

CERAMICS

Dennis Chinaworks Jo Lucksted,  Frank Martin, West End Pottery, Nick Rees, Paul Stubs, Brigitte Colleaux & Ella Philips

 

GLASS

  Shakspeare Glass

 

JEWELLERY

Caroline Parrott, Clare Lloyd, Prue Biddle, Sue Hall, Maggie Laing, Penny Price, Solange, Julia Thompson, Holly Webb, Rachel Reilly, Ann Bruford, Liz Shewan, Carolyn Williamson, Misha Seelhoff, Elly Englefield-Morgans, Janice Petitjean, Pistachio Grey & Ruth Lyne

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Brian Hutchings & John Waters

 

PRINTMAKING & PAINTING

Ann Fagan, Barbara Karn, Lesley Fawcett, Jean Stevens, Jackie Spurrier, Kaye Parmenter, Steve Manning, Rowena Payne, Lis Biesty, Annie Musgrove, Pauline Pearce, Sky Siouki, Donna Lawley-Hopton, Andrea Clark, Stephanie Myler & Lynn Keddie

 

SCULPTURE

Angela Morley, Lisa Purchase, Pippa Hill, Pamela Stewart-Pearson, Sheena Spacey, Sue Masters, Lou Musgrave, Chris Kampf, Anita Peach, Jo Horrobin & The Little Paper Factory

 

TEXTILES

Anna Falke, Buffy Fletcher, Chloe Morter, Jennie Loader, Lydia Needle, Tessa Harris, Sara Finch, Joy Merron, Raggy Roux, Angela Knapp, Eva Kacseti & Kate Norton

 

WOOD

Dave Appleby, Matt Belfrage, Stephen Stokes, Paul O’Donnell, Natty Deco & Jane Leakey

 

British wildlife Open winner