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  • Isamu Naguchi at the Barbican

    I'd not come across Noguchi, a Japanese/American sculptor, previous to my visit to the Barbican in London but I was in town, looking for an exhibi...
  • Material Matters at MAKE Southwest

      Bridget Macklin, Susan Kinley, Maxine Greer, Alison Shelton Brown It's been a busy few weeks for me with organising both Elements show at Lyme an...
  • Elements in Lyme Regis

    Elements - a show curated by myself involving five other artists and makers opened in Lyme Regis for eleven days at the end of November. A beautif...
  • Creative ELEMENTS because of lockdown

    A contemporary art and craft exhibition in Lyme Regis During the pandemic many people turned to art activities to stave off boredom or because th...
  • London Calling pt3

    The Museum of London, Theaster Gates: A Clay Sermon at Whitechapel Gallery and the newly opened Crafts Council Gallery near Angel.
  • London Calling pt2

    My first PV for what seems years being held in one of my favourite venues at OXO Barge House - a huge five floor warehouse with rustic walls and windows, rough floors and wide spaces, and hosted by Cluster Crafts.
  • London Calling pt1

    So with the fuel crisis still in full swing, I caught the train to Waterloo this week to see real craft for real. The only true way to appreciate skill and materials.
  • London Craft Week 2021

    Design-Nation invited members to showcase their work during the pandemic. I'm delighted to be part of this prestigious event along with 23 other makers presenting a wide variety of skills and heritage making. 
  • Whistler Etchings at the Hunterian Art Gallery

    The Hunterian Art Gallery in Glasgow is an absolute gem. When I visited last week there was a massive Whistler show featuring many of his etchin...
  • Joan Eardley at the Hunterian Art Gallery

    Last week was spent moving family members to Edinburgh for the start of the new academic year. What I wasn't expecting was for my sister in Glas...
  • Craft Festival at Bovey Tracey

    This September I will be taking part in Craft Festival at Bovey Tracey, along with five other members of Design-Nation Cornwall & Devon. It's a new departure for me as I don't really make really commercial work, but it's worth trying something new and it is a good venue.
  • Press Pack for Craft Festival

      Press pack