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  • Particle (detail), Anthony Scala. Part of 'Breaking the Mould'. Image courtesy of London Glassblowing

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 28 September 2018

Breaking the mould, Hockney stained glass and auction house ceramics

What happened
 
Breaking the Mould opened at London Glassblowing and looks at cast glass by numerous artists including Heike Brachlow, Sabrina Cant, Joseph Harrington and Peter Layton.
 
Crafts Council maker Bridget Harvey has been selected as the V&A’s Fashioned From Nature Resident, starting next month. Whoop.
 
Artist Yinka Shonibare’s curated exhibition Criminal Ornamentation opened at the Attenborough Arts Centre, exploring the use of pattern in art (and featuring pieces from the Crafts Council Collection).
 
Goldsmiths’ Fair started. Classy, gorgeous jewellery anyone?
 
Our Maker of the Week is James Price Blacksmith who creates high quality, bespoke, metalwork commissions.
 
What was said
 
“The thing about craft is that you get lost in the process of it" mosaic artist Carrie Reichardt in our first What's Your Craft film  
 
What was made
 
A vibrant stained glass window, iPad-designed by David Hockney, for Westminster Abbey.
 
What to look forward to
 
We’re announcing the galleries for Collect 2019 next week. Expect international craft brilliance.
 
And finally
 
Phillips will be holding their first sale devoted to international contemporary artists working with ceramics, during Frieze next month. Oh yes.

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