Craft and Design Month, May 2013

Craft and Design Month, May 2013

Celebrating Crafts Across the UK

Craft and Design Month - May 2017

Events in Your Area

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30-31 May ‘17 »
Tues 30 - Wed 31 May ‘17

Call for Artists: Summer Exhibition 2017

Event Types: Call for Entry · Gallery Exhibition
Summer Show: Myths & Legends
15 July 2017 - 27 August 2017
This year our theme for the Summer Show has been inspired by the national campaign within Wales to celebrate the Year of Legends. We are opening this up to Myths & Legends and hope to attract artists from across the UK to apply to show their work with us.
For more information or to apply please visit www.makersguildinwales.org.uk
About the organiser
The Makers Guild in Wales,
Craft in the Bay,
The Flourish, Lloyd George Avenue,
Cardiff Bay,
CF10 4QH
 
30 May - 24 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sat 24 June ‘17

Branching Out

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
Inspired by the beauty of trees we bring together a selection of talented makers creating contemporary jewellery, ceramics, glass and works in mixed media whose work captures the essence of these remarkably diverse and beautiful marvels of the natural world. Pictured; David Mayne steel and wooden sculpture.
About the organiser
The Craft Centre & Design Gallery Leeds,
City Art Gallery,
The Headrow,
Leeds,
West Yorkshire,
LS1 3AB
 
30 May - 24 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sat 24 June ‘17

Still Life Print Exhibition

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
Two printmakers come together to explore the theme of Still Life. Continually inspired by plants, objects and the animals that surround her, Vicky Oldfield's collagraph prints are an atmospheric response to the beauty and drama of her daily life. Meanwhile Yorkshire printmaker and painter Sarah Du Feu creates richly coloured multi layered unique prints (pictured).
About the organiser
The Craft Centre & Design Gallery Leeds,
City Art Gallery,
The Headrow,
Leeds,
West Yorkshire,
LS1 3AB
 
30 May - 2 July ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sun 2 July ‘17

Wildly British - an exhibition by Lauren van Helmond

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
In this exhibition, Lauren reveals her love of both making and painting entwined with a fondness of old objects and animals. Embellished sculptural creatures, 2D and 3D illustrations, and a series of paintings, will take the viewer for a surreal wander through the British wilderness.
About the organiser
Shire Hall Gallery,
Market Square,
Stafford,
Staffordshire,
ST16 2LD
 
30 May - 4 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sun 4 June ‘17

Stitch

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
Taking the ancient practice of stitch and interpreting it in the modern age, Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen members, from a variety of disciplines, will be showing new collections of work at our gallery / shop in the centre of Cheltenham.
From narrative to function, the work will be cross-referencing, complimenting and questioning traditional materials and approaches used in 'stitch'
About the organiser
The Guild at 51,
51 Clarence Street,
Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire,
GL50 3JT
 
30 May - 4 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sun 4 June ‘17

Sea More: Exhibition

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
New works by artists inspired by the sea… including landscape painter Anthony Giles, who works 'en plein air', absorbing every colour, shadow and reflection of the world around him, to capture the essence of one moment in nature; painter-printmaker Ruth McDonald's response to the sea by failing light and moonlight; Nick Kelly captures the Kent coast whilst bringing hidden gems to the fore; Claire
About the organiser
Lombard Street Gallery,
2 Lombard Street,
Margate,
Kent,
CT9 1EJ
 
30 May - 11 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sun 11 June ‘17

Exhibition- Alison Scott "A Week at Farfield"

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
What is it that makes Farfield Mill such an intriguing and friendly place? Spend a week there and you will discover that the source if its charm is a shared love of materials, hand-made skills and, in particular, the delight in creation that we all first experienced at primary school. Manchester based artist, Alison Scott, illustrates a colourfully knit community of craft makers, a crazy festival
Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre,
Garsdale Road,
Sedbergh,
Cumbria,
LA10 5LW
Tel: 01539621958
Mbl: 01539621958
exhibitions@farfieldmill.org
www.farfieldmill.org
 
30 May - 17 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sat 17 June ‘17

City Life

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
City living can be an eye-opening experience. Any person who has lived in a city has had a crash course in life. The city never sleeps. It is expensive and noisy with busy streets and overcrowded tube rides. Yet, it is vibrant, surprising and energetic.
The exhibition presents work by Mychael Barratt, Clare Caulfield, Helen Chatterton, Janet Curley Cannon and many more.
About the organiser
New Ashgate Gallery,
Waggon Yard,
Farnham,
Surrey,
GU9 7PS
 
30 May - 17 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sat 17 June ‘17

Emma Dunbar: Journeys as Far and Back in the Kitchen

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
We are delighted to welcome Emma Dunbar back for her much anticipated new solo exhibition.
Emma paints in Hampshire and Cornwall. Her attraction to colour and the decorative qualities in everyday objects provide the foundation for her art. Emma works mainly on board in acrylic, occasionally incorporating collage with gold and silver leaf.
About the organiser
New Ashgate Gallery,
Waggon Yard,
Farnham,
Surrey,
GU9 7PS
 
30 May - 17 June ‘17 »
Tues 30 May - Sat 17 June ‘17

Maker in Focas: Alex McCarthy

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
Alex McCarthy's work is inspired by the artist's fascination for touch. His tactile work is inspired by textures that surround us such as; tree bark, natural rocks, cracking paint and marine life. Each artwork is thrown and fired several times: metal oxides add depth whilst the gold, platinum and copper lustre add a sense of opulence.
About the organiser
New Ashgate Gallery,
Waggon Yard,
Farnham,
Surrey,
GU9 7PS
 
 
 
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