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Posts Tagged ‘ceramics’

New Designers 2011 Part One: Contemporary Craft Graduate Show Review

The best Contemporary Craft came from Ashleigh Williams, Sarah Bevan and Hollie Anderson at Hereford College of Arts who deservedly won Best Stand. There was also lovely stuff from Nottingham Trent University - especially Laura Matthews' upcycled acrylic rats.

Written by Amelia Gregory

New Designers review 2011-Hollie Anderson
Creatures, troche by Hollie Anderson, purchase at Hereford College of Arts.

During part one a large part of exhibition space was given out to what is known as Contemporary Craft - which in essence meant anything that was not particularly innovative in comparison with the rest of New Designers. But there were exceptions… Hereford College of Arts turned out some of the strongest contemporary crafters, page with individual and imaginative artwork that looked fresh against much of what I saw, both in the Contemporary Craft space and elsewhere. Hereford very deservingly won Best Stand.

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New Designers 2011 Part One: Ceramics and Glass Graduate Show Review

A variety of beautiful ceramics and glass-making talent from lots of different universities. Loved very much Tim Rawlinson and Nan Kong and many more artist makers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Glassware by Tim Rawlinson. Ceramics and Glass took up most of the upper balcony at New Designers part one, pill curling against the railings in small exhibition spaces that brought […]

The Owl Dancers – Porcelain Plates by Tiff McGinnis aka Grande Dame

Tiff McGinnis first came to my attention as Crazygirl, appearing in the first ever print issue of Amelia's Magazine. Now she's back with a grand new project combining music and art. And to celebrate the launch of Grande Dame she's produced a limited edition range of porcelain plates featuring Dancing Owls. Fab.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Who remembers the very first issue of Amelia’s Magazine? Come on, store I know I only printed 1000 of the buggers but there’s got to be a few people out […]

Royal College of Art MA Degree Show 2011 Review: Ceramics and Glass

Truly stunning work from the Department of Ceramics and Glass, with a bit of jewellery thrown in for good measure. Hard to pick any stand outs, but watch out for Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, Paul Stopler, Sarah Wiberley and Makiko Nakamura.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Surreal ceramic tableaux by Malene Hartmann Rasmussen. Amazeballs, ambulance truly. I loved the clear booklet Old Material* New Work** provided by the Royal College of Art Department of Ceramics and […]

Middlesex University: Ba Hons Jewellery and Accessories Design Graduate Show 2011 Review

London Jewellery Week may be over but there's plenty of talent from Middlesex University that's here to stay. Watch out for names such as Jenny Konnaris, Kirstie Maclaren, Louise McKay and Kali Ratcliffe.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ceramic pendant by Louise McKay. All photography by Amelia Gregory. The Middlesex Ba Hons Jewellery and Accessories display at Free Range Art and Design Show was by far the most […]

Havering College: Ba Hons 3D Design Graduate Show 2011 Review

Wonderful work from Havering College 3D Design graduates Sarah-Jane Warner, Laura Mardell and Tessa Doughty. Very happy to have discovered their work by accident on my first trip to this years Free Range Art and Design Show.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nesting glass bowls by Tessa Doughty. And so, viagra the 2011 graduates shows begin. My first invite was to the Havering College graduate fashion show just down the road at […]

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Art Listings: 21st – 27th September

London

Written by Satu Fox

There’s more than one creative industry in swinging London town. This week sees the start of the London Design Festival, more about more about which is open to everyone. There’s […]