Shenac Twiggs RBSA

Shenac creates enigmatic hand built ceramic figure heads that are ambiguous yet familiar. Each figure head displays profound characteristics. At first, they appear unrelated to anyone we know. But gradually, we interpret – or figure out – those features that represent an essential part of the nature of an individual, giving a subtle sense of familiarity and narrative.

Shenac’s hand-built ceramic sculptures & vessels explore and interpret the organic structure of nature and coastline – through form pattern and texture.

Using her own family as inspiration for some of her linocuts, Shenac captures those incidental, intimate everyday moments of life, which so often go unnoticed & unappreciated.

Patterns within both the urban & rural landscape, are simplified into blocks of colour and line, giving form to the rhythms of place, creating clean, spacious compositions with dynamic statements of colour.

The overlooked aspects of the everyday, together with a bold, contemporary style of strong graphic shapes, contrasts & edges, create a clean uncluttered image within Shenac’s still-life linocuts, giving new life to cherished possessions, creating the new, from the old.

Shenac is a fully elected member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) and a member of the Crafts Council Directory.


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Just to say a HUGE thank you for the care you took over my framing, the 36 year old paper was starting to disintegrate and now it is preserved for the future – I am thrilled!

Liz P, Rugby

I’ve had a few pictures framed by Jonny & Shenac who offer a great service and excellent results. as well as providing a fantastic framing service, they are patient & informative & obviously expert in their field. The gallery is full of well curated artwork, ceramics, homeware & textiles. Warwickshire artists are well represented and it is easy to find something beautiful, interesting and original. Love it. The gallery is bright, wonderfully laid out and you are made welcome everytime you visit.

Charlie G

I use Fosse House Gallery all the time for my picture framing. As an artist it’s important to get the frame right for each piece of work and Fosse House Gallery as well as being friendly & welcoming have the knowledge & skills to help with decision making. They have an extensive range of frame sections to choose from. Also, if you’re looking for a gift or artisan handmade piece, the gallery has a wonderful range of arwork. Well worth visiting.

Gabrielle R, Coventry

Picked up my picture and so thrilled with the result due to patience, understanding and pleasant people to deal with. Altogether a very pleasant experience.

Pamela P

I was lucky enough to find myself at Fosse House Gallery a few weeks ago. The knowledgeable and friendly owner Shenac, has a wonderful eye and her creative space was packed full of delightful art and gifts. I couldn’t resist leaving without several packets of her delightful signature ‘bee’ cards. I will definitely be back.

Nikki L, near Rugby

Just to say a very big thank you for the excellent framing of our picture, and for all the helpful suggestions and ideas, and good advice – we really love the result! It looks like a totally new picture, it seems to have brought it to life. We will be back.

Ruth & Rod, near Rugby

You have done a great job of framing our Dior vintage poster – after many years we are now about to enjoy it! Excellent Jonny!! Lovely gallery, we wish you every success.

Michael C, Rugby

Just had 2 pictures framed of my artwork and am SO pleased with how professional they now look! Jonny was so helpful and took time helping me choose the right frame & knew exactly what I wanted. I’m a novice at this, but Jonny made me feel not only great for such a good job he made on framing my work, but gave my confidence a bit of a boost! Definitely bringing my artwork here again. Thanks Jonny! See you soon! Give Sox a cuddle from me.

Amanda H, Rugby

Thanks for doing such a great job with the Hockney print. It’s now hanging in the hall for all to see and looks fabulous.

Mr. Henderson, Daventry