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John Grayson

Satirical automata in vitreous enamel

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
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Focus

enamel, narrative, automata

About

With a passion for 18th Century and Victorian industrially formed and decorated metal objects, created by defunct manufacturing processes rooted in the West Midlands: maker, researcher and academic John Grayson has been engaged in a 20 year career creating narrative based automata and objects, initially from printed tin sheet and now vitreous enamel. Through craft making, he subverts the factory made aesthetic, creating objects that satirise, document, and critique contemporary society.

Available for commissions

Yes

Portfolio

The Brexiteer and La Brexiteuse - Digital Satirical Automata

Disciplines Automata, Metal work
Materials Metal

Bantock House Museum - Georgian Enamels: Piecing Together a New Narrative

Disciplines Metal work, Automata
Materials Metal

Unravelled Arts - Unravelling the Vyne: Gate Gate

Disciplines Automata, Metal work
Materials Metal

Bilston Craft Gallery - Craftsense: Making Connections

Disciplines Metal work
Materials Metal
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