Woolwich People: Caroline & StephenNews 7 Oct 2020
Hear what more of the artists, creatives and creators at Thames-Side Studios had to say about the area when the team from Royal Borough of Greenwich caught up with them in November 2019.
Caroline Hands is a full-time visual artist who creates semi-abstract, vibrant paintings. She studied at art college in London in the 1960s and since then has been based in London and the West Midlands. She works in painting, drawing, textile, batiks, feltmaking, copper and enamel, mosaic, 3D, photography, book illustration and many other mediums. She said:
'The first time I landed in Woolwich, to come here, I loved it. I love the diversity of Woolwich and I think the potential of people from all over the place is so exciting'
You can find out more about Caroline's art, and learn about her past exhibitions by visiting her website.
Stephen's an artist, sculptor maker and collaborater, based at Thames-Side Studios. He's also the director of Creative Nature artist collective. He said:
'Anything that elevates the footprint of creativity and has a centre, or hub for it, is a good thing.'