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Bridget Arnold

Bridget is a multi-talented artist and has been delivering education and community projects since 1994. Bridget has a proven track record of delivering craft workshops to all age groups and backgrounds in all sorts of circumstances. Her past projects have included silk painting; banner/flag/bunting making; tile making; smoke firing and 3D workshops using recycled materials.


A member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen since 2000, Bridget specialises in making smoke fired ceramics as well as teaching ceramics and textiles – or anything really that involves designing and making. Bridget’s work is shown in galleries and exhibitions throughout the country.

Recent Projects                                                                                                                                                  

Community Bunting Project (present): for Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Firing Up Project (through Crafts Council): Ceramics Residency at Tavistock College 

Saturday Art Club and Outside the Lines: at Plymouth College of Art

‘Big Draw’: a drop-in family Sarong painting workshop as part of the Plymouth Mela with Plymouth College of Art in Drake Circus shopping centre

A Big Hand Little Hand School residency: making clocks from recycled paper and cardboard at Kingsbridge Community College

Summer Holiday Workshops: with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in the Easter and Summer holidays and at the Contemporary Craft Fair in Bovey Tracey.

Devon Open Studios event (September2010): family bunting making workshop at Haldon Forest for Devon Artists Network

SEAL ‘Good to be Me’ Tile Project: workshops making tile panels at Hayes Primary School in Paignton through DAISI

‘Good to be me’ Tiles: workshops making tile panels at St Margaret’s Primary School in Torbay for the Mirror Project  

Big Hand Little Hand: ‘The Sea’ silk painting banners with Devonport High School for Boys Plymouth                                

Big Hand Little Hand: ‘Weather’ silk painting banners with St Patrick and Our Lady Primary School in Teignmouth