Make it Ok – brand, touring and events timetable

There’s been a lot of work going on with this project in July. As well as the logo, designed for me by The Unloved, I added a page to this site that profiles all five artists.  I’m also pleased to announce the tour details below.

We also launched a call out via the Crafts Study Centre for papers for a symposium on the exhibition’s themes at UCA Farnham, on Wednesday 2 March 2016. The symposium is jointly hosted by the Crafts Study Centre and the University for the Creative Arts. Confirmed keynote speakers are ceramicist Bouke de Vries and exhibiting artist Freddie Robins. The deadline for submissions is 20 November. More details here: CSC Symposium call out.

The Make it Ok project had its own logo, designed by The Unloved, and I created profiles for the five exhibiting and commissioned artists. There was a symposium at the Crafts Study Centre, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham, in March 2016, with keynote speakers Bouke de Vries and Freddie Robins.

Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 3BZ
16 September 2017 – 4 November 2017 (Final Venue)
The Big Draw, Saturday 14 October
End of project event Saturday 4 November 2017.
RAGM website

The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7TW
8 March – 14 May 2017
Curator tour: 11am, Saturday 18 March
Mending workshop with Celia Pym: Saturday 29 April
“The Remembered Hug” event with Karina Thompson for National Alzheimers Week, 13 May
NCCD website

The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show, Olympia, London W14 8UX
2 – 5 March 2017
Curator tours daily at 11am and 3pm
In conversation with Celia Pym & Freddie Robins, 2pm Saturday 4 March
Knitting & Stitching Show website

Forty Hall, Enfield, North London EN2 9HA
25 August – 20 November 2016
Forty Hall website

R-Space Gallery, Lisburn, Northern Ireland Bt27 4XE
28 May – 8 July 2016
Opening event on Saturday 28 May.
R-Space Gallery website

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF
19 March – 8 May 2016
Artist talk: Dorothy Caldwell, 19 March 10.30 – 12 noon
Meet the makers: Freddie Robins & Karina Thompson, 23 April 10.30 – 12 noon
Devon Guild website

Crafts Study Centre, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DS
5 January – 5 March 2016
Symposium Wednesday 2 March 2016
Crafts Study Centre website

Pump House Gallery, Battersea, South London SW11 4NJ
27 August – 1 November 2015 (Launch Venue)
Pumphouse Gallery website

Updated 2017.

Basketcase by Freddie Robins, 2015. Photo by Douglas Atfield.

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