Exhibition: Pour Me - Sat 18 Mar 2017 -Sun 07 May 2017

Main Gallery, open 10am-5.30pm. FREE

Pour-Me-DGC-17-Brett-Payne-silver jugsIn celebration of what is visually thought of as one of the simplest forms, Pour Me applauds the humble jug.

The exhibition highlights how deceptively difficult it can be to make a jug; makers must consider balance and weight. Will it pour? Is the handle strong enough to withstand the weight of the liquid? Is the handle pulled, extruded or cast? Jugs can also be vessels to hold other things and feature in many 2D artists’ compositions. Pour Me explores how the jug can be interpreted in many ways, and in many different materials; tableware, vessels, sculpture made from textiles, metals, silver, enamel, glass, wood and ceramics.

Open daily, 10am-5.30pm. Free.

Rhian-Malin,-Dimple-Jugs-Photographer-Yeshen-VenemaEXHIBITORS: Justine Allison (ceramics); David Allnatt (ceramics); Blandine Anderson (ceramics); Heather Belcher (textiles); Jane Bevan (wood/ found objects); Linda Bloomfield (ceramics); Janet Bolton (textiles); Dylan Bowen (ceramics); Ruth Broadway (print); Carina Ciscato (ceramics); Lowri Davies (ceramics); Phil de Burlet (ceramics); Tessa Eastman (ceramics); Jill Fanshawe Kato (ceramics); Tanya Gomez (ceramics); Louise Hall (ceramics); Myer Halliday (ceramics); Hyu-jin Jo (ceramics); Bethan Jones (ceramics); Tavs Jorgenson (ceramics); Silvia K (ceramics); Chris Keenan (ceramics); Sun Kim (ceramics); Stuart Low (glass); Rhian Malin (ceramics); Katrin Moye (ceramics); Cleo Mussi mosaic; Veronica Newman (ceramics); Janine Partington enamel; Brett Payne (silver); Amanda Popham (ceramics); Jane Price (textiles); Adam Ross (ceramics); Helaina Sharpley (wire); Penny Simpson (ceramics); Caroline Taylor (ceramics); Jessica Thorn (ceramics);  James & Tilla Waters (ceramics); Conor Wilson (ceramics); Derek Wilson (ceramics); Dove Street Pottery (ceramics); Taja (ceramics); Ramp (ceramics); Virginia Graham (ceramics); 

Related events: Launch Party, 17 Mar.
Kids making: Spoon People, 12 April
Arwyn Jones: Jug making demo, 29 April

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EDUCATION INFO...

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF
01626 832223

Image: Brett Payne, silverware coffee pots
Rhian Malin, Dimple Jugs, Photographer Yeshen Venema
 

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Image: (above) Hyu Jin Jo-jug tower

Short film about the work of 'Pour Me' exhibitor Cleo Mussi, mosaic artist by SIT SELECT films.


Cleo Mussi from SIT select on Vimeo.

Visit their website here: www.sitselect.org