The quaint fishing village of Staithes on the North East coast will host the 6th annual Art and Heritage Festival over September 9th and 10th. The village was once home to a group of 20 to 30 artists known as the Staithes Group of Artists and the CBeebies series Old Jack’s Boat, starring Bernard Cribbins, was filmed there. Staithes will play host to 98 galleries in cottages and other buildings displaying work by 157 artists, and Lisa will be exhibiting her mosaics for the fifth consecutive year.
All artwork by Lisa Tindale
How did you first get into mosaics and what is it about this medium in particular that interests you?
A few years ago I went along to a mosaic making taster course run by a friend and by the end of the afternoon I knew this was for me. I like the freedom it gives, the possibility…
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2 thoughts on “An Interview with Lisa Tindale, Mosaic Artist”
Mira Tudor, Thank you for the lovely mosaic post. Do you do mosaics? The interview is elucidating and inspiring: perhaps I have another aesthetic, constructive alternative to putting broken cup, platter and saucer pieces into containers and soils for drainage! In particular, and in a different direction, I like the non-sinister aspects of crows, that so often awaken me — along with mourning doves — in the early morning.
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Hi Derdriu, sorry for the belated response! I love mosaics but I only did some as part of an intro workshop. I plan to do more in the future!