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Get Fresh 2015Elizabeth Loveday, print textile artwork
Showcasing the work of emerging designer-makers from the South West

Saturday 17 January-Sunday 8 March

Devon Guild of Craftsmen are delighted to support new talent from the region and are excited to be able to show new work in ceramics, furniture, glass, jewellery, lighting, paper, photography, sculpture and textiles. This biennial exhibition showcases the emerging talent of designer-makers based in the South West region. The selected makers have all either graduated/finished training, or are self-taught and started their
career within the last 5 years. Many Get Fresh exhibitors go on to become Associate Members of Devon Guild of Craftsmen and have been supported by us through our exhibitions and education programmes.

Free. Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5.30pm

Selected by John Grayson, Contemporary Craft Lecturer at Hereford College of Arts, Researcher at Birmingham City University and Contemporary Metalsmith.

EXHIBITORS: Jenny Ayrton, Beatrix Baker, Sarah Brown, Chris Dunsby, Hamish Kemp Evans,  Melanie Kew, Elizabeth Loveday, Frank Luckham, Alex McCarthy, Helen Muir, Chloe O'Brien, Angie Parker, Mary Pearson, Teresa Surman, Ambrose Vevers and Tessa Wakeling.

Helen Snell_papercut workshop WORKSHOPS:  Papercutting with Helen Snell 
Saturday 7 February 10am-4pm
Explore and develop a range of paper sculpture techniques, net design, cutting, folding and joining; create your own paper sculpture during the day.
£50 (£45) Advance booking essential. At Phoenix Hall, Bovey Tracey, Devon. 01626 832 223

Shadow puppets with Clockwork Moth
Thursday 19 February 1-4pm
Celebrate Chinese New Year with a shadow-puppet workshop for all ages, featuring the animals of the Chinese Zodiac. Learn to make silhouette puppets and
try them out against our shadow-screen.

Clockwork Moth logo Free - family drop-in event.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Images: Elizabeth Loveday, textile print; Helen Snell papercut necklace


Sue Kinley enamel, remaking the past exhibitionRe-making the past
6 Makers Respond to Pre-history
Sat. 21 March - Sun. 10 May

This exhibition brings together a group of artists who have developed exciting new work that reflects a common root in a fascination with the ancient past. They will focus on themes that forge links across the visual arts and archaeology, inspired by sources including Bronze Age artefacts and Neolithic sites. Established artists Mary Butcher, Susan Kinley,

Helen Marton, Syann van Niftrik and Wright & Teague will bring together sculptural work in natural fibres, metal, resin
and ceramics with wall based installations in enamels, glass and textiles.

Co-curated by Susan Kinley, glass artist and Devon Guild of Craftsmen Member
Free. Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5.30pm

EVENTS:
Meet the Makers
Saturday 21 March
10.30am -12.30pm &1.30 - 4.30pm
Exhibitors will be on hand to talk and answer questions about their work.
Free. Main gallery.

RAMM museum Exeter logoFREE FAMILY DROP-IN HANDLING DAY
Tuesday 31 March
10.15am - 12.30pm & 1.30 - 4pm
Join Thomas Cadbury, Curator of Antiquities at RAMM, and Guild staff for the opportunity to handle prehistoric objects and investigate real Roman and Elizabethan artefacts as well as creating your own antiquities inspired by the exhibition.
Free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Mos style enamelFREE FAMILY DROP-IN DAY
Wednesday 1 April. Free.
Shadow Play with Maps and Lichens with Susan Kinley.
10.15-11.45am &12-1.30pm
Join two of the exhibitors to make your own exciting work to take home.

Wednesday 1 April. Free.
Make your own Wish Guardian with Helen Marton
2-3.30pm & 3.45-5.15pm
Book in person on the day – limited allocated time slots. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
01626 832 223

A DIFFERENT VIEWPOINT
Saturday 18 April 10am - 4pm
Dartmoor National Park
A field trip taking in the Bronze Age landscape of Dartmoor with an archaeologist and the artists from the exhibition. Over16s only. £15 (£12) Advance booking essential.
Susan Kinley. 01626 832 223

Images: Sue Kinley, vitreous enamel scuptures

FREEHAND
Pupils at ellen Tinkham School Freehand craft priojectexploring the value of hands-on making

and connecting with people through creativity
Sat. 23 May-Sun. 5 July

Freehand is a celebration of a series of participatory projects which have taken place in partnership with a range of organisations through 2014 -15.
Using the project theme of Freedom, our artists and makers have worked with children and young people from mainstream schools, young people supported by social services, young people with complex needs, older
people living in supported communities, refugees, adults with learning disabilities and prisoners from HMP Dartmoor to produce truly inspirational work.

Freehand illustrates the immeasurable value of hands-on making and expressive activity. Through this project we have connected with people who have little engagement with the arts and have assisted them to explore their creative abilities and gain new skills, either as a solitary or a social activity, regardless of age, ability or circumstance. We would like to thank all our workshop leaders, the participating organisations and the support of The Wakefield Trust, The Radcliffe Trust and The 29th May Charitable Trust.

The Devon Guild are delighted to be a partner in the Education Manifesto for Craft and Making
www.craftscouncil.org.uk/what-wedo/education-manifesto/

Devon Guild of Craftsmen is an educational charity dedicated to providing craft learning opportunities for all.

Freehand papier mache tiger
EVENT:

PAPIER-MÂCHÉ workshop
Thursday 28 May
10.30am -12.30pm & 1.30 - 4.30pm
Help to make a wild animal sculpture with Elizabeth Jardine.
Free family drop-in event.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Call Saffron Wynne on
01626 832 223

for more information
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Riverside Gallery - future exhibitions

2015


jess davies, Spotlainght, printSpotlight
New work from a selection of Associate Members
23 January-1 March

Devon Guild of Craftsmen has a strong Associate Membership representing all craft practices.
This biennial exhibition, coinciding with Get Fresh, is an opportunity for Associates to showcase work which will show the scale, innovation and vibrancy of the Associate Membership scheme.

Tarcy Satchwill Magna Carta women collage detailExhibitors:
Tracy Satchwill collage / Sue Brown enamel / Laura Carnell furniture Anna Harding jewellery / Grace Coombes prints / Tracey Falvey jewellery / Anna Glasbrook textiles / Jess Davies prints


Free. Open 7 days a week 10am to 5.30pm

Images: Jess Davies:


Zen and the art of roadtankers:
Carol Mackenzie-gale_Zen and the Art of radtankersCarol Mackenzie Gale

17 April-7 June

As a printed silk designer using both hand and digital techniques, Carol Mackenzie Gale’s exhibition will lead us through her love of geometry, the beauty and simplicity of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging,
and her study of the Zen masters. Zen inspired her to ‘work from the soul centre rather than with the eyes’. Travelling to and from her MA course, Carol became captivated
by road tankers and their simple circular shape. She followed them everywhere, finding a unique beauty in their form, inspiring many works.

EVENT:
Artist's Tour with Carol Mackenzie Gale
Saturday 30 May 2 - 4pm
In an introduction to her hand and digitally printed work, Carol will lead us through her inspirations, via her digital awakening, to the intriguing connection between Zen and the road tanker!
Free, but please book. 01626 832 223

Images: Jess Davies (Spotlight)
Tracy satchwill, Details Magna Carta Women tryprich
Carol Mackenzie Gale, Zen


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01626 832 223

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