Committee

Beth GilesIllustration of a fox

Chairperson

Giles Gallery

www.gilesgallery.net

Wesley Hall, Palalwyf Avenue, Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF72 9EG (front door on Cowbridge Road by pedestrian crossing)

Setting up her first gallery in 2007, Beth now runs Giles Gallery in a converted chapel on Pontyclun’s high street. From this venue she runs art classes and works as an artist and illustrator, as well as selling arts and crafts by other makers and holding a changing programme of exhibitions.

Melissa Warren 

Secretary

Lemon Blues

www.lemonblues.co.uk

73 Llewellyn Street, Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF41 7BS

Melissa works with domestic and industrial knitting machines and hand piece dyes knitting, making garments, accessories and textile art. She runs workshops and Craft Clubs at her workshop/small gallery Lemon Blues and is a Role Model for The Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme in Wales.

Kira Withers-JonesGinger scarf

Treasurer

I Wear Me

www.i-wear-me.co.uk

kira@i-wear-me.co.uk

Kira works with fabric and dye to create unique and personal accessories and pieces of clothing, often incorporating pre-loved materials.

Karen O’Shea

Membership Officer

 

Lesley OwenFifi Stitch

Engagement Officer

Fifi Stitch

http://www.fifistitch.com

Lesley creates high-quality teddy bears which she makes by hand. Each bear is customisable from the range of fabrics used to the colour of the hand-stitched nose and any decorative items added.