A Good Age - exhibition - Sat 21 Sep 2019 -Sun 03 Nov 2019

Jubillee Gallery. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm. Free entry.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Libraries Unlimited have commissioned five UK-based professional artists, born before 1948, to make new contemporary craft responding to a theme of age and change.

They were asked to consider either personal change within their lifetime or change relating to the bigger global issues that surround us. In this exhibition, sculptor Dave King, enamellist Elizabeth Turrell, printmaker Hugh Ribbans, sculptor Ian Gregory and textile artist Keith Gretton will be presenting their responses alongside the creative outcomes from a series of artist-led workshops which took place in 5 Devon libraries. These workshops were open to members of the public aged 65 + who considered issues of age and wellbeing, as well as the theme of change within their lifetime.
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Exhibition is open daily, 10am-5.30pm. Free entry.
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF
01626 832223


Related events:
Willow Workshop with Stefan Jennings
Tuesday 22 October 10am – 4pm
Come and work with Stefan to make a collaborative willow sculpture or make a small piece of your own. Drop-in workshop for all ages. Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult. Free (but donations welcome for materials if you make something to take away).

A Way In – A day of creativity and sketchbooking
Sunday 3 November 10.30am – 4pm
Using the exhibition as inspiration, this day workshop will explore the featured work, artists and techniques used, while allowing you to play and work mindfully. Extend your creativity through hands-on activities such as drawing, curation tasks, sculpture and collage. £50 including lunch, tea and coffee, and sketchbook.
Advance booking on 01626 832223.

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[images (top to bottom): Elizabeth Turrell enamel, 'Storm over Europe'
Hugh Riband printmaking in his studio
Keith Gretton, handmade textile art rug]



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[images (top): Dave King's studio
(below): Ian Gregory, ceramic paper wall piece]