Welcome to Marie Prett's Singing Soul Gallery Cranbrook
Singing Soul is the new gallery and workplace of Marie Prett, ceramic artist, specialising in figurative sculptures: cats, dogs, zebras, showgirls as well as paintings. I have been interested in art and ceramics since I was a child and the theme of animals and figures and the importance of colour originated very early on. My influences include Chagall for his bold colours and original story telling and Klimt for his beautiful use of colour and pattern. Sketching and painting alongside my sculpting, it is my constant aim to create an infusion of colour, energy and movement, humour and curiosity in each piece. Behind each smiling face or humorous pose is a person with a story.
On this website, you can find out more about me, my work, gallery and forthcoming events where my work is being displayed.
The gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday 9:30am to 4:00pm
Learn about the Singing Soul Gallery Cranbrook Kent and Marie Prett. The history and facts about Cranbrook's finest gallery and how its success has seen it through the recessions
Next available course:
Handbuilding Animals & People in clay
Date: Mon 5th Sep - Fri 9th Sep 2016
Price:£395 | Places available :0/6
Visit our online shop to purchase items available to send through the post or by courier. Other delivery options may be available. This is a new section owing to popular demand.
New in the Gallery
Clare Wakefield works on the Kent coast and her environment and love of the sea is clearly reflected in her ceramics. To inspire her for the day ahead, whatever season, she often has an early morning sea swim. Clare delves into a combination of themes from nature and our world. She is drawn to water and exploring coastlines, and has to be in or on the water wherever she visits. One of her most memorable travels was to the dramatic coastlines of New Zealand. Flowing lines evoke thoughts of ever moving oceans. Further elements remind us of the creatures that call the seas their home. Birth, regeneration and the bond between mother and child are recurring themes.
Marie's interest in the human and animal form has been there from her earliest memories of drawing and painting. It has lasted through six years of art education where every design project was given a figurative twist however 'functional' the intention.
Think of Happy Things and your Heart will Fly on Wings
An exhibition of art work inspiried by flight
More dates for next year
Dates for next year are yet to be confirmed.
This part of the website will be updated when the confirmations have been made.