The Devon Guild of Craftsmen have been directors of the Contemporary Craft Festival in Bovey Tracey since it began ten years ago, and to help celebrate the birthday decade, the Guild will hold a Ten out of Ten exhibition. The ten exhibitors have all earned their place through winning awards at the Craft Festival: from best emerging maker to best ...
Two exhibitions at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen have a similar hue.
It’s exciting times for furniture design and craftsmanship business Shawstephens, which is based in Kingsbridge, Devon. Not only have they had a year of a varied mix of projects, ranging from a taller teak Stalheim stool (see above), to an impressive fitted library in walnut and leather, but they are also set to welcome an ...
A graduate of Plymouth College of Art has added another award to her mantel for achievements in glass making. This comes at a time when the college is celebrating the launch of a new degree specialising exclusively in working with glass.
Sculptor Isabel Coulton, from South Brent, Devon is working on a chainsaw sculpture of meerktas at Paignton zoo. The group of meerkats is being carved from the stump of a Western red cedar tree near the Zoo’s meerkat enclosure. The stump has 8 cut-off trunks which will be turned into meerkats.
Despite the closure of crafts courses across the country, Plymouth College of Art is bucking the trend with a host of new courses in contemporary crafts, which are already recruiting high student numbers, and have been welcomed by the industry.
The New Territories exhibition features the work of recently voted-in members of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen and helps to further blur the lines between art and craft.
Kenyan and Tanzanian beadwork from an Exeter collection will enhance the World Cultures displays when Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) reopens next year.
Spoon carver Jon Mac is part of the Ideford Arts on the Road group, who go on the road to exhibit their work in not-art venues to inspire other artists and encourage art lovers. Here’s his take on the process of going out on the road The beauty of being a spoon carver is that ...
Newlyn is Lincoln Kirby-Bell’s most recent adopted home after studying and working around the world, including Germany as well as Central and South America.
Ceramic artist Jenny Beavan’s is fascinated with water, and the geological changes it can create, and that fascination is borne out in the Water at World exhibition at the 45 Southside Gallery, Plymouth.
Wrapped Up, the Devon Guild of Craftsmen’s annual Christmas exhibition is back for its sixth year on Saturday, November 21, with a selection of contemporary crafts from £3 to £2,000.
Dark smoky lines and silhouettes feature strongly in the printmaking of Emma Molony. Inspired by the papercuts of Hans Christian Anderson, there’s something of the fairy tale to a lot of her work. Lee Morgan spoke to her.
Pop along to the Spacex, Exeter, on Thursday, June 11 at 7pm for a chance to discuss and review the Simon Pope exhibition, which is at the gallery at the moment.
The ‘largest exhibition yet’ is how Audrey Hinks owner Appledore’s Gallerie Marin has described its 37th annual exhibition, which will be held at The Cedars Inn, Barnstaple in May.
As part of the Museums At Night Weekend, which takes place on the weekend of May 15 to May 17, Burton museum, Bideford, will be letting parents and children create their own spotlights with torches to uncover some of the museum’s mysteries.
A review day is on offer for craft practitioners who have practiced their craft in the South West for more than seven years. It takes place at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen on Wednesday, April 22 from 10am to 5.30pm and cost £15.