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Samantha--Y-HUANG-Spring_book sculpture
Beyond the Book

Artists who use books as their medium
Saturday 5 April - Sunday 8 June

The artists in this exhibition examine the book as physical form as well as a container of ideas and concepts. A household object - the conventional book has only recently been rivalled by the computer screen and electronic text. This exhibition sets out to explore this transition, through a variety of formats, from photographs to sculptures, installations and jewellery. The special qualities of the book object are deconstructed and described by these artists who all share an interest in history and memory, language and narrative.
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Exhibitors: Ellen Bell, Su Blackwell, Jonathan Boyd, Yvette Hawkins, Samantha Y Huang, Jeremy May, Davy & Kristin McGuire, Richard Nash and Alexander Korzer-Robinson

Co-curator Su Blackwell is a leading UK based artist working predominantly with paper and books. www.sublackwell.co.uk 

Alexander-Korzer-Robinson---the-Boy-s-own-annual-1Free entry. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5.30pm  01626 832223

Launch & Evening Dining  6 April 6-8pm  More...

Symposium on Book Art: Thursday 15 May 2014, 10am-5.30pm, Queen's Building, Exeter University
A day-long event questioning what happens when artists consider the matter of books?
£21 (£16 Guild Members and Friends)
9.30am coffee & registration. Lunch is included. More...
Advance book: 01626 832223

Workshop: Remaking Books with Maddy Pethick - FULLY BOOKED!
Saturday 31 May 10am - 4pm, Phoenix Hall, Bovey Tracey

Deconstruct and reconstruct old books into something new. Folding, sticking, stitching, ripping – construct concertinas, peepholes and tunnels to investigate how books can be re-imagined and altered.
£50(£45) including basic materials. Advance booking essential. 01626 832223

Image: Samantha Y Hueng, Spring, book sculpture
Alexander Korzer-Robinson, The Boy's Own Annual 1907, book sculpture

Members Showcase 2013

 Genia Lorberg 4 images of textile hand woven scarves 15 March - 5 May
  Genia Lorberg  Textiles

Genia creates tactile hand machine knitted accessories in the finest Italian pure cashmere, using a variety of hand manipulated techniques on a knitting machine.

After knitting, additional hand work such as needle felting, crochet and appliqué may be added to embellish and enhance.

Driven by the juxtaposition of colour, Genia combines strong colours with beautiful quality fibres in a collection of elegant, timeless yet contemporary textiles. Genia uses Cashmere imported straight from one of the worlds finest spinning houses at the foot hills of the Piedmont Mountains in Italy.  All Genia’s work is hand made in Devon

ITEMS CAN BE TAKEN ON DAY OF PURCHASE. Contact us for more prices/details: 01626 832223 

 

All members showcase work is for sale
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Riverside Gallery exhibitions

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

 

Fox_Painting-by-Mary-Sumner-HatswapHatswop 
Friday 21 March - Sunday 11 May

Mary Sumner (printmaker) and Jenny Southam (ceramicist) have been working on a creative collaboration ‘swopping’ craft disciplines under the guidance of the other.

This exhibition will aim to inform the viewer how they have gone through the process of creation and hope to inspire others to step outside the particular constraints and traditions of their chosen mediums.

Jenny-Southam-(Hatswop)
Free entry. Open 7 days a week 10am - 5.30pm
Riverside Gallery at Devon Guild
01626 832223

 

Workshop:Forms of Nature
with Jenny Southam and Mary Sumner

Saturday 12 April 10am-4pm


Create your own work using paper cut-outs, collage, rubbings, wax resist and other techniques. Make a composition using natural forms and landscape as the starting point.

 jenny and mary sketching together

Drop-in, free event - children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

EVENTS: Meet the Maker
Saturday 1 February, 2 - 4pm
Jacqui Parkinson will be in the gallery to talk about her work and the exhibition.
Free, drop-in event.

Images: Jacqui parkinson, textile installation
Archived photographs, Devon House, Bovey tracey, exterior & interior, courtesy of Bovey local heritage centre
  

Enquiries:
 
Riverside Gallery
Devon Guild 
TQ13 9AF
 

01626 832223



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