Graffiti art meets contemporary craft in a ground breaking new exhibition opening this spring at Devon Guild of Craftsmen. This exhibition will challenge perceptions of graffiti writing culture, whilst expanding traditional definitions of art, craft and design.
Masters of Invention brings together a new collection of artworks and installations by influential figures from the culture of graffiti writing over the past 40 years, all emerging from the youth-led cultures of punk and hip-hop, all sharing a dedication to honing their craft through multi-disciplinary practice. These leading UK and European artists now make up a pioneering group – their roots firmly set in the origins of the now global creative phenomenon, and contemporary art scene, with art works exploring creative possibilities away from the city walls and subways.
Artists Errol Donald and Khashayar Naimanan, who are also exhibitors, curate the show. They aim to position the works within the context of contemporary craft, sculpture and image making.
Open daily, 10am-5.30pm
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF