Penn O’Gara is a theatrical costume designer by profession, who is exhibiting her dolls, puppets and mixed media paintings at Heart of the Tribe Gallery.   Vicki When did you become an artist?   Penelope Oh good grief, am I an
“We the readers, listeners and watchers are crucial to the text, story and performance becoming powerful. We are not the impartial observers, we are a fundamental part of the circuitry; if we are not connected, the
Last Sunday we welcomed some of our youngest ever visitors to the gallery, bringing their cuddly toys to be drawn by core artist Gail Reid. Families walked through our beautiful walled garden to the event space,
We are so happy to finally be able to open our doors again. It's been a very unusual time for everyone with much uncertainty for businesses but our decision to press ahead with our planned group
Wil was brought up in Walsal in the West Midlands and comes from ‘a normal working family’. Dad a mechanic and guitarist in a band, Mum worked in a shop. He was more interested in
UPDATE; OPEN TUESDAY 3rd & WEDNESDAY 4th FOR PRE LOCKDOWN VIEWING This exhibition will be viewable online in our interactive gallery from thursday 5th November. Full gallery brochure with photos and all details and info about each
On Wednesday 14th October Melanie Thompson led a workshop especially created for small group of pupils based in Meare ( The idea for the workshop came from Kirsten, a teacher from Abbots Way School who approached
What was your childhood like? I was born in Wales, my parents are alternative artist types, I suppose you’d call them hippies, it was quite a ‘free’ childhood. We lived in a converted barn in the
What is installation art ? a workshop with Melanie Thompson October 3rd. 10.30 - 4.30 Heart of The Tribe Event space and outside. Despite the torrential rain we had a super creative and productive day. Due to Covid