Colour & Form: a selling exhibition for Design-Nation at NCCD

This exhibition showcases some of the most innovative and inspiring glass artists from Design-Nation’s current portfolio and alumni, and was shown alongside National Museum Scotland’s Art of Glass touring show. Stuart Akroyd has created a special installation, and there are vessels and sculptural forms from: Amy Cushing, Bruce Marks, Catriona R MacKenzie, Clare L Wilson, … More Colour & Form: a selling exhibition for Design-Nation at NCCD

“Green Light” for Design-Nation, at London Design Festival 2018

Nine designers and makers from the Design-Nation portfolio presented a  high quality showcase of beautiful, adventurous and original design at designjunction (20-23 September 2018) in the raw interiors of The Bargehouse by the Oxo Tower. Images: Top – LIN pendant lights by Laura–Jane Atkisnon. Above  Carbon Chair by Nick Rawcliffe of Raw Studio. Below: Ice Chandelier … More “Green Light” for Design-Nation, at London Design Festival 2018

Ctrl/Shift – new directions in textile art

The creative tension between accomplished skill, experimentation and the development of new ideas, provided the starting point for CTRL/Shift, the latest exhibition from The 62 Group of Textile Artists. I had long thought about initiating a project with this Group, having been involved in some of their earlier projects and knowing many individual members of … More Ctrl/Shift – new directions in textile art

Make it OK: end of tour event at Rugby Art Gallery 4 November

Join the artists and curator of the “Make it OK ” exhibition as they reflect on this two year touring exhibition which explores damage and repair. There will be a panel discussion led by Nikki Grange of Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, followed by a tour of the exhibition and refreshments. Artists Saidhbhin Gibson, Celia … More Make it OK: end of tour event at Rugby Art Gallery 4 November

Press Release: Make It OK Tour Conclusion

Image: Detail of The Leperous Hands, 2016, by Karina Thompson. Photo by Douglas Atfield. My touring exhibition on damage and repair, “What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK?”,  concludes at Rugby Art Gallery,  with five internationally renowned artists, eleven especially commissioned artworks and seven venues on from the London launch in August … More Press Release: Make It OK Tour Conclusion