• BRAIN’S FAIRIES
    See what the Airbourne Dust Sprinkler and friends are up to

  • DESIGNER / MAKER
    Severe Exposure to bedtime stories as a child led to an overactive imagination. The result, sheer lunacy!

  • EXHIBITIONS
    Where are Brain’s Fairies are currently inhabiting

  • TEACHING & WORKSHOPS
    I have always loved to tell stories, invent worlds and most importantly create the inhabitants

  • WHAT IS GOING ON
    Catch up on Samantha’s latest goings on

Inspired by Victorian Gadgetry and Invention Samantha Bryan creates suspended, wall mounted and free standing sculptures out of a combination of wire, leather, found objects & collected materials. These unusual sculptures depict everyday life in ‘fairyland’.

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What is going on

Winner Announced…

Back in July I decided to run a Sealed Bid Auction. I wanted to raise funds towards the design and build of this…my snazzy new website.  To spread the word I decided to give away one fairy to incentivise people to spread news of my auction. A fairy wearing a snazzy flight suit…

I was blown away by your support.  Shares and likes arrived in the hundreds. The auction itself covered the cost of the website and more besides. It all got a bit tricky to manage, which is why I am much later than intended announcing the winner.  I wanted to ensure that I was as fair as possible and that I included everyone that I could find.

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Workshops at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A little history…

I was asked to run my first ever workshop for adults in 2009 (I think). It was to run in the lecture theatre at Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visitor Centre. The idea of it terrified me, but Amanda Peach managed to twist my arm, even convinced me to present a slide show and talk. The workshop was a success ( a huge relief)!!

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Alcester Grammar School Annual Residency 2012

I returned again to Alcester Grammar, a lovely school in Warwick. I received a warm welcome from staff and enthusiasm from all the pupils. The brief: To create a 2 large scale wall pieces for the school library. They were designed to represent learning opportunities within school. Each panel was over 2 metres in length.

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