Artists Meet their Makers: a project for West Dean Tapestry Studio at Crafts Study Centre

Artists Meet Their Makers: contemporary art reinterpreted by West Dean Tapestry Studio Crafts Study Centre 4 April – 2 July 2017 This exhibition is a celebration of the skill and imagination of West Dean Tapestry Studio’s Master Weavers, past and present. The studio was set up by West Dean’s founder Edward James, and has worked … More Artists Meet their Makers: a project for West Dean Tapestry Studio at Crafts Study Centre

Installing ‘Beauty is the First Test’ at Bilston Craft Gallery

This touring exhibition was at Bilston Craft Gallery in Wolverhampton from 7 September to 2nd November 2013. The space is a similar size to the main gallery at NCCD but architecturally it works in a very different way, as internal partitions divide into three zones. The space can be very bright with its integral fillets … More Installing ‘Beauty is the First Test’ at Bilston Craft Gallery

Beauty is the First Test – Touring Exhibition 2012-2014

This exhibition explores how knowledge of either contemporary craft practice or mathematics may increase appreciation of both. The title is from a 1940 essay by accomplished mathematician G H Hardy who declared: ‘The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s, must be beautiful, the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together … More Beauty is the First Test – Touring Exhibition 2012-2014