Ironbridge Fine Arts & Framing is a family-run business situated in the picturesque Shropshire town of Ironbridge. We have a beautiful art gallery, printmaking workshop and framing studio . The Gallery is open to the public with a variety of exhibitions throughout the year featuring work from Shropshire’s most talented artists and invited Artists from around the world.
Jenny Mason Gunning, a graduate of Cheltenham and Gloucester University in 2004 with a degree in Specialist Printmaking, has carved a significant presence in the realm of printmaking. Post-university, she founded her own business, now thriving as Ironbridge Fine Arts. Drawing from her extensive experience in various printmaking forms, Jenny’s passion for printmaking and etching is not just palpable but infectious, leaving a lasting impact on all who cross paths with her.
Operating from the expansive Printmaking Studio in Ironbridge, Jenny not only crafts captivating artwork but also imparts her passion through specialised workshops, Gunning Etching Press Demonstrations, and a curated range of Printmaking Materials, available both online and in the gallery. These resources cater to printmakers, educational bodies, and artists seeking top-quality materials for their printmaking journeys.
Sarah Morris, a highly skilled artisan holding Advanced Certified Guild Framer qualifications, standing out among a select group of framers globally with this advanced certification. Working from our Framing Studio in Ironbridge, Shropshire, Sarah, and her dedicated framing team specialise in providing personalized framing solutions that carefully enhance the visual impact of each piece while preserving its integrity. As an ArtSure Approved Printer, Sarah maintains high standards in print quality specialising in fine art reproductions and colour matching. Additionally, she plays a pivotal role in curating exhibitions throughout the year, contributing significantly to the gallery’s reputation for top-notch framing services and engaging exhibitions.
Dave and Liz Gunning founded Gunning Arts Limited in the 1980’s, the birthplace of the Gunning Etching Press, now exclusively manufactured and sold through Ironbridge Fine Arts. Dave Gunning, a prolific artist with works featured in prestigious collections globally, has transitioned into an advisory role in his retirement, closely collaborating with his daughters at Ironbridge Fine Arts.
Liz Gunning, the ceramicist of the gallery, creates remarkable works of art and functional ware. With a beautiful pottery studio, Liz produces exquisite fine art sculptures and ceramics, with her hares becoming a signature trademark. Beyond her artistic endeavors, Liz is a qualified spiritual healer, offering counseling, healing sessions, and art workshops centered around pottery and therapy.
As a family living and working in the picturesque Shropshire, we continue to create with love and passion and hope to share this with you.