Exhibition: Off the Surface - Sat 20 May 2017 -Sun 09 Jul 2017

Main Gallery. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm. Free

DGC_Off-the-Surface_exhibition_RSN-student work textile archivesThis exhibition is a collaboration with the Royal School of Needlework (RSN) and inspired by the RSN’s world-renowned Archive Collection which is housed at Hampton Court Palace.

The school’s second year degree students will take influences from this unique source to produce contemporary hand-embroidered work. The exhibition will showcase the art of hand-embroidery, old and new, featuring modern and current pieces from the students, alongside the traditional, inspirational treasures from the collection.

The RSN Degree in Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors and Textile Art  is a full-time, unique course where students Off-the-Surface_exhibition_RSN-degree-studentimmerse themselves in contemporary and traditional hand embroidery practice and explore creative approaches to research.

Free entry, open daily, 10am-5.30pm

Exhibitors: Nina Brabbins, Amelia Byrne, Bethany Cole, Nicola Craggs, Jasmine Dawson, Abigail Ellis, Abigail Frusher, Kirsty Gaffney, Ariane Hall, Elizabeth Lowe, Livia Papiernik-Berkhauer , Elliott Reynolds, Alex Standring, Rhea Takahashi

Related events: Launch event, 19 May 6-8pm
Free Curators' Tour, 20 May 10.30am-12pm
Free 'Emoji Badges, Emoticon Patches!' kids workshop 31 May
Stumpwork & Aoplique workshop, 24 June 10am-4pm BOOK
Imperial Purple to Denim Blue-Story in Textiles, 29 June 6.30pm BOOK.

PRESS ....    LEARNING ...

Main Gallery, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF
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