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November 8, 2016

South Northamptonshire Art Trail 2016 Success

hayrack gallery ceramics

Last month I took part in the 2016 South Northamptonshire Art Trail which was held in a variety of venues, homes and studios across Northamptonshire for 9 days.

For the duration of the 9 days, my work was exhibited at The Hayrack Gallery at The Old Dairy Farm & Craft Centre in Upper Stowe. The Hayrack Gallery has been a stockist of my work for the past 9 years, and was actually the first gallery I approached after graduating in 2008. I love this gallery – the artists work on show is always very varied and of only the best quality. The gallery is nestled among other little boutique shops in a courtyard, and there are always some sort of animals to see, not to mention the two extremely friendly cats!

The Old Dairy Farm is also home to the Barn Restaurant where I had the best afternoon tea this weekend just gone…

afternoon-tea

 

ceramic tea light houses

Ceramic Tea Light Houses

 

handmade ceramic vases

Elegant Ceramic Vases

On the last day of the Art Trail, I was in the gallery demonstrating how my tea light houses are made. It was a lovely sunny autumn day and was great to see so many customers flowing in and out.

south northants art trail

It was a productive day but I didn’t manage to get as much made as I had planned, due to lots of chatting, tea drinking and cake eating! But I am not complaining 🙂

tea-light-houses-in-progress

Thanks to everyone who came to visit me and my work during the Art Trail. The Hayrack Gallery still have a collection of my work on display, available to purchase. You might find some other gift ideas for Christmas too!

You can view a short video of the stages that my tea light houses were made in by clicking here.

Charlotte Hupfield Ceramics

To order your own tea light house, perhaps with the same characteristics as your own home, or with a personalised name/message, please feel free to get in touch for prices and delivery times.

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