Little Goyle Studios

Ian Middleton and Jane Hedges set up the studios at Little Goyle in 2008-2009. They open the studios to exhibit work in the bienial Dorset Visual Arts Open Studios and Ian occasionally works with other sculptors mould making and casting bronze with his portable foundry.

Jane comes from Bristol, she studied at Brighton College of Art, Maidstone College of Art and Goldsmiths College University of London. She was head of the Art department in a large London comprehensive school before moving to Dorset where she has taught for many years specialising in painting and drawing.

Ian grew up in East Anglia, he studied at Sheffield College of Art and the Royal College of Art and worked with Eduardo Paolozzi before moving to the West Country. He has taught in a number of British Art Schools, teaching sculpture at Farnham from 1988 - 2005. In 2013 Ian did a Fellowship at Chelsea College Of Art and in 2014 was elected an Academician at the Royal West of England Academy.