Hello!! We are back for 2022

Welcome to Artists and Makers 

We are delighted to tell you that Derbyshire Open Arts 2022 is open for your applications from Tuesday 19th October 2021 until Wednesday 12th January 2022. Sign in or register to fill in your 2022 application form.

Derbyshire Open Arts AGM 2021 - Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 19:00 on Zoom

We are pleased to invite all our members to attend our Annual General Meeting on Zoom marking the end of the 2021 cycle, when all our efforts were taken online. The Committee would like to thank all of you for your support and participation in the 2021 Online Campaign.

Derbyshire Open Arts in Windows 28th - 31st May 2021

Follow #doartsinwindows on instagram for all the latest news on our latest campaign - Derbyshire Open Arts in Windows

Coming Soon - New Video's with Ben Sherwin and Lynne Taylor

Live Interviews on Instagram

Who: Pentimento

When: Saturday  15th May 2021 10.30am

Where:  Instagram (live) and Facebook (later)

Caroline Hewitt and Jaki Darlington's work is underpinned by a mutual love of the animal world. They specialise in distinctive hand-built ceramics, producing character driven animal sculpture, wood mounted British birds and have developed a collection of hand-made tiles.

Pentimento are interviewed live by Andrea Joseph 

Artists Video - Terry Baker - Kate Greatorex - Andrea Joseph

A look around the Studios of

Terry Baker manipulates original photographic images. The end-product is a fine art ink-jet print using archival inks offered in limited edition series.

Kate Greatorex @Wiseheart Textiles is a hand weaver, spinner and textile artist working in New Mills. Kate pays homage to the local craft of hand dyed, and tailored New Mills tweed.

Andrea Joseph is an award-winning illustrator from Port Talbot living and working in the Peak District. Driven by a relentless desire to sketch she has evolved from ball points to paints and stains.

Where: On this website:

Also on our YouTube channel:


Weekly: Live Interviews on Instagram

Who: Diane Daley

When: Saturday 3rd April 2021 10.30am

Where:  Instagram (live) and Facebook (later)

Find out what a pique-assiette artist does on Saturday Morning at 10.30 as Diane Daley discusses how she designs, nips, shapes, sommths, grouts, polishes and finishes. Diane will be interviewed by David Lowther.