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Lockdown has made us all think about, and appreciate the things we have in our homes. This exhibition considers how objects, and specifically craft, makes us smile and brings joy into our lives daily… This exhibition includes work by madebyhandonline makers Dominika Kupcova, Alice Funge (pictured) and Kate Toms.
What does craft mean to you? Does craft need to be functional, can it be funny, does it have to be beautiful and should it tackle the big topics of the day? The Crafts Council asked 13 brilliant craft makers this question. Each one picked works from Crafts Council Collections to create a ‘visual answer’. The result is Maker’s Eye, an exhibition which features over 150 objects – making it the largest ever showcase of objects from the extensive Crafts Council Collections and archives.
Region: South West
Every year The Devon Guild present a selected exhibition of the very best work from their membership. This past year has given Makers plenty of challenges in their creative practice and so the Spring Show will celebrate the determination and innovation of craftspeople in persevering, overcoming those challenges and creating truly inspirational work.
The French have a term when describing making wine, ‘terroir’ which means the special character that a wine is thought to get from the particular place where the grapes were grown. Similar to this notion then is the idea that many artists make emotional connections to specific places or places, whether real or imagined.
Wizardry in Wood 2021 will be the fifth exhibition held by the Worshipful Company of Turners to showcase the work of outstanding UK and international craftsmen. Wizardry in Wood was launched by the Turners’ Company in 2004 on the 400th anniversary of the granting of the Company’s Royal Charter in 1604. Wizardry in Wood 2021 […]