Ryde Arts Friday showcases work for sale by Isle of Wight artists

It might be Black Friday, but instead of giving your money to large multinational companies why not keep it on the Isle of Wight and support local artists

Holly Jolliffe Sue Paraskeva Lisa Traxler and Laura Hathaway

Ryde Arts has been doing a sterling job this year of supporting artists and creatives in the town.

Like many other sectors the Coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact, but the team at Ryde Arts has been there to help artists through all sorts of projects. But it doesn’t end there.

Keep your money on the Isle of Wight
It might be Black Friday across the Globe, but instead of giving your money to large multinational companies, why not and support Isle of Wight artists?

Ryde Arts highlight four Isle of Wight artists who have work for sale that might make the perfect Christmas present for a loved one.

It’s a great way to keep your hard earned cash on the Isle of Wight, circulating in our economy.

Wheeler: Support Ryde Arts Friday
Abi Wheeler, Creative Director, Ryde Arts says,

“This year we featured a social media campaign #WeAreRydeArts showcasing some of the amazing projects and talented artists that Ryde Arts have worked with over the years. 

“So, on this Black Friday, we thought we would encourage you to support Ryde Arts Friday – featuring a small selection of totally unique artworks from inspirational artists who have given so much to our community over the years.”

Sue Paraskeva
Contemporary ceramic artist Sue Paraskeva is known worldwide for her exquisite, minimalist hand-thrown porcelain.

Cream Porcelain Jug by Sue Paraskeva
© Maria Bell

This tactile jug would embellish your daily tea ritual. For a full range of products visit Sue’s Website.

Sue’s live performance was one of the highlights of the BELIEF AND GROW exhibition.

Holly Jolliffe
Brighton is an image from Holly’s new photographic collection which is available to buy online.

Brighton by Holly Jolliffe
© Holly Jolliffe

You can order from Holly’s Website.

Lisa Traxler
Lisa Traxler has produced a limited edition range of beautifully boxed hand-painted abstract sculpture.

UNLOCKED 2020 by Lisa Traxler
© Lisa Traxler

To purchase contact Lisa via [email protected] or through her Instagram account.

Laura Hathaway
I Grow was a series of 500 Indian ink paintings created for an installation at Aspire in Ryde.

I Grow by Laura Hathaway
© Laura Hathaway

Individually mounted each leaf of paper is unique from the next having been painted with the artists fingers.

Please contact Laura for enquiries [email protected]

Find out more
To find out more about Ryde Arts and what they have coming up, visit the constantly updated Ryde Arts Website.

Friday, 27th November, 2020 12:58pm


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I wish as Mayor if Ryde, a Ryde resident and local Councillor to praise the wonderful work of Ryde Arts who over the last year, despite Covid19 and Lockdowns , has been amazing. The many art projects such as Flower market in August, the Ryde Place stories and the sponsored artists shows Ryde has so much creativity. Thank you, all at Ryde Arts, well done.

Giving something that is truly unique as a gift is a gift in itself. I have Sue Paraskeva’s beakers and honestly it adds to the simple pleasure of drinking tea or coffee. I was also pleased to see Laura Hathaway’s ink paintings for sale. I saw these as part of an installation at Aspire on Ryde High Street and they were enigmatic and stunning, I stopped in… Read more »