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Amanda Richardson, detail 'Sunflowers and Grasses, textile print collageMaterials Matter – Summer craft exhibition
Saturday 21 June – Sunday 7 September

A Devon Guild of Craftsmen Membership Exhibition
The annual Members’ summer exhibition is an important one for our Membership as it is an opportunity for them to produce their best new work. It is also unique in the Guild exhibition calendar as the work on display has been chosen by a specially selected group from within the Membership. 

This year’s exhibition will take the opportunity to celebrate the diversity of materials chosen and used by the Members of the Guild. The exhibition will inform visitors that materials do indeed matter to these makers.  Through individual statements, information panels and by having examples of raw materials on display the exhibition will tell stories of why each maker has chosen a certain material.

Woven silk yarn and wood being carvedPerhaps it is because they live where a material grows like willow or is found naturally, like clay, or they use a by-product of an industry they are associated with such as wool from sheep or wood from tree surgery. By visiting this exhibition you will gain a unique insight into a selection of our leading craftspeople from the South West and find out why Materials Matter to them.
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Events: Free craft demos & drop-ins by Members, at weekends (10am - 4pm) More...
Image: Amanda Richardson, detail 'Sunflowers and Grasses', textile collage; Materials-silk woven yarn and wood being carved

Members Showcase:

Michelle Greenwood-Brown - Contemporary mosaics
Michelle Greenwood Brown mosaics showcase23 August - 13 October


By working with different materials and exploring diverse subject matter the medium of mosaic remains fresh and exciting to me. My glass work reflects either my fascination with theories such as the existence of dark matter and dark energy or my passion for medieval stained glass.

Currently I am working with traditional tattoo art and Mexican Day of the Dead imagery using ceramic tile. My favourite historical mosaics were made by the Aztecs, beautiful examples of which are on display in the British Museum.

More about Michelle...
Prices start at £180

Showcase Room, craft shop, 10am-
5.30pm daily
Contact us for more details
: 01626 832223 


All members showcase work is for sale

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Riverside Gallery exhibitions

An extra gallery space at the end of our craft shop. Explore and learn more about contemporary craft.


Full Spectrum glass and potteryFULL SPECTRUM
28 June - 31 August

We're celebrating color in the Riverside Gallery with a rainbow of craft to view and buy.On display is some of the most vibrant work from our Devon Guild Members such as John Pollex ceramics, Penny Carter jewellery, Deborah Treliving prints and many more.

Free entry. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5.30pm

Full Spectrum printed cushion covers_devon Guild

Colourful handpainted lampshades_Carol mackenzie gaylehand dyed scarves
Riverside Gallery
Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Bovey Tracey
Devon, TQ13 9AF

 

 


  

Enquiries:
 
Flora Pearson
Riverside Gallery curator
Devon Guild 
TQ13 9AF
 
01626 832223











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