Jubilee Gallery - future exhibitions 2015

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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.

Freehand papier mache tigerThe Devon Guild are delighted to be a partner in the Education Manifesto for Craft and Making

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


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.

Celebrate - a Devon Guild of Craftsmen Membership exhibition
Celia Smith - Scream of Swifts flock of wire birdsSaturday 18 July - Sunday 6 September

As a leading contemporary crafts organisation Devon Guild of Craftsmen has reached a landmark birthday. We are celebrating 60 years of supporting established and emerging makers, providing professional development, education and
marketing opportunities. Our mission to educate and further develop understanding of contemporary crafts has not changed since a small group of makers first came together.

The tradition of the annual summer exhibition for Guild Members is also still going strong. This year, to mark 60 years of the organisation, our Members will use the title Celebrate to articulate the notions of festivity and reflection that such milestones bring. Selected by a group of Members this exhibition is as always, an opporunity for our Members to produce their best new work.

Free. Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5.30pm. 01626 832 223

Image: Celia Smith, wire bird sculpture: 'Scream of Swifts', wiinner of the Peoples' Choice prize, 2014

Call Saffron Wynne on
01626 832 223

for more information
about our future exhibitions

Riverside Gallery - future exhibitions


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.

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

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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