Felt woodland animals, Lagos comes to Dulwich and why Lucie Rie made buttons
Congrats to Yinka Ilori, featured in Crafts magazine last year, whose Lagos-inspired Colour Palace won the commission for the Dulwich Gallery 2019 pavilion.
Applications for our programme for new makers – Hothouse – are open and we’re hosting a on Facebook Live Tuesday 24th July at 1pm answering any of your questions. So tune in.
Apollo magazine look ahead to the Centre of Ceramic Art in York’s forthcoming exhibition Lucie Rie: Ceramics & Buttons
Weaving New Worlds at William Morris Gallery and Made for the Table at The Goldsmiths’ Centre in London and Looking Through by Ann Sutton at Winchester Gallery are now all on.
Our Crafts Council maker of the week is Cally Booker who is taking part in the Designer Crafts Summer Exhibition at Chelsea College of Art until 21 July.
What was said
“I was 40 when I started the BA – nearly 20 years since my first degree. It was scary, but I’ve never looked back.” Majeda Clarke, former Hothouse participant, talks to Crafts magazine.
What was made
Felt animals perched atop found brushes by Northumbria based Simon Brown.
What to look forward to
FixCamp: the summer camp for kids who want to fix the world.
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