Core & Associate Artists

ARTiculate artists are connected with a host of national and international festivals, companies & organisations, just some of which include Teatro di Pace, Alano di Piave, Italy; Welfare State international; Truro City of Lights; Wadebridge BikeLights; Illuminate Plymouth; Golowan & Mazey Day; Sea Salts & Sail; Montol; Bath International Festival; Glastonbury Festival; KEAP; Port Eliot Festival; Murdoch Day; The Eden Project; Kneehigh; WOMAD; & our own Isles of Scilly Island Light Festivals. 

Our Core artists lead on and initiate ARTiculate projects, and participate in our governance. Our Associate artists work creatively with us on a wide range of projects and festivals.

    Laura Frances Martin

Core ARTiculate artist and Founder Laura is a visual artist, performer, writer & arts producer who grew up on the North Devon coast. She trained at Dartington and has lived & worked in Cornwall since 1996. She loves to create large scale sculptures and illuminated character builds, often with performative and moving elements; and she has produced a range of arts & creative community projects.

 Reg Payn

Core ARTiculate artist and Founder Reg is a maker and designer of strange and interesting things, events and workshops since 1989. Using puppetry, poetry, storytelling, shadows, smiles, fire and willow sculpture, his work has taken him to schools, pageants, community events & festivals across the UK and Internationally to Turkey, Italy and even the fabled ‘fortunate’ Isles of Scilly, where he has performed annually since 1995.

 Caroline Cleave

Core ARTiculate artist and Founder Caroline works from her studio in the heart of Port Isaac and through her work shares her passion for conservation of the coast and countryside. Her designs are licensed by a major UK company and reproduced in books, on textiles and ceramics. An artist whose work reflects her love of scale and colour, Caroline also enjoys collaborating and exhibiting with like minded artists and creatives!

 Imogen Bone

Recently joined Core ARTiculate artist Imogen is a painter & visual artist living & working in West Cornwall, and a regular tutor at Newlyn School of Art. Her work with both ARTiculate and Truro’s City of Lights allows her to develop a narrative between community, environment and locality. Instagram @imogenboneart

Jill Hudson

ARTiculate Associate artist Jill is a graduate of Falmouth College of Arts living and working in Cornwall, exploring and painting the landscape of life in all its forms and the beauty of the sea.

Clare Summerson

Associate and former ARTiculate Core/Founder artist Clare specialises in site-specific installations often incorporating text & photography. She engages with the transformation of spaces and creating environments, often referring to stories and community histories.

Carol Whibley

ARTiculate Founder and former Core artist Carol worked on many of our early projects. She is a sculptor and community artist working in clay, plaster, cement and natural materials.

Emma Mansfield

ARTiculate Associate artist Emma has been involved in many projects including Bodmin Lights Up and our Island Light Festivals. She is also a published author, singing leader and yoga coach, among her other very creative strands!