Welcome to Zantium Studios

Founded in 1998 by Peter and Alison Massey, Zantium is a creative partnership specialising in mosaic, painted murals and craft courses. We are based in Derbyshire but happy to travel.
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Craft Courses

Craft Courses

Creative Craft Workshops

An exciting programme of art & craft courses held throughout the year at our beautiful home studio in the Derbyshire Peak District.

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Commissions

Commissions

Bespoke Mosaics & Murals

We welcome enquiries from private individuals or corporate clients. Our portfolio features a variety of work from mosaic to painted murals.

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Schools & Community

Schools & Community

Participatory Art Projects

  • Primary & Secondary Schools
  • Creative community projects
  • Art as therapy – Hospitals & day centres

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Godfrey Hole Holiday Cottage

Stylish cosy cottage, just next door to Zantium Studios.
4 star quality self-catering accommodation.
Sleeps 3 + sofa bed + cot. Special offers available.

N. Rushbrooke
We are  simply bowled over by the mosaic plaque you have made for us. It is absolutely stunning. The more we look at it the more amazing it appears!

N. Rushbrooke/North Wales
 L.M.
The course was so inspiring, as was the company and the location.

L.M. /Leeds
R. Reed
Participants were always thrilled with the art work produced under the guidance of Alison and Peter, who ensured the process was a positive experience for them.

R. Reed /Arts coordinator Rethink Mental Illness, Derbyshire
A & A
Enjoyed a glorious week mosaicing with superb lunches thrown in! The cottage is a delight in all its features.
A & A/Glasgow > more testimonials
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MEET ALISON AND PETER MASSEY

Alison Massey

Alison Massey

BA (hons) Textile Design

Alison studied at Leeds University and went on to work as a designer in the textile industry and lecturer in surface pattern. She now designs and makes mosaic for Zantium and manages the craft courses programme at Zantium Studios.

Peter Massey

Peter Massey

MA (RCA) Illustration

Graduating from London’s Royal College of Art in 1994, Peter worked originally as an illustrator specialising in children’s books and wildlife subjects. Clients included Ladybird Books Dorling Kindersley and the Natural History Museum in London. He now works as a mosaic and mural artist for Zantium and teaches the mosaic courses at Zantium Studios.

WHY ZANTIUM?

Our aim is to combine unique design ideas with high quality craftsmanship.

  • Experience:  Over 16 years working in partnership with schools and communities
  • Professional artists: Degrees in Illustration and Design
  • Fully insured and enhanced DBS checked
  • Design: Bespoke artworks created to your individual specification
  • Group participation: Tailor made projects to suit the ages/abilities of participants
  • Materials: Excellent range of quality, high performance materials
  • Hours: Flexible to suit your needs. Days, evenings, weekends

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