Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft 2020

Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft 2020

Saturday 4th July – Saturday 22nd August

The Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft is a highly talented group of designer makers who each combine traditional skills and modern techniques to create works of exceptional quality. The Guild will be holding their biannual exhibition at The Willow Gallery in Oswestry from July 4th until August 22nd where 16 members will be exhibiting a wide range of work including stained glass, ceramics, furniture, jewellery, weaving and textiles. There will also be workshops and demonstrations by Guild members during the exhibition.

For more information on exhibitors visit: www.shropshireguild.co.uk

Makers

Jill Bagnall

I create individual, original, kiln formed glass. Traditional methods, modern techniques, contemporary style & bold colours, Also; glass fusing workshops

Sue Christian

A range of scarves and wraps hand woven in various sizes and weights silk, wool, linen, cashmere

Carol McLachlan

Individually designed, hand crafted and decorated ceramics

Julia Foggin

Under the name MIST Jewellery, I create distinctive hammered silver and freshwater pearl jewellery in my workshop and gallery in the lronbridge Gorge.

Robert Shelton

My furniture is based on traditional designs, often with a contemporary twist. I like to let the wood do the talking and work with the grain where possible

Jenn O’Leary

I work with traditional textile techniques in a contemporary way, particularly batik-on tissue, paper and fabric, machine embroibery and felting. My work is very much inspired by the landscape of Shropshire

Vicky Ware   

Using terracotta earthenware and chunky textural clay, I use hand building and throwing techniques to build pieces which are decorated with slip and glazes.

Stevie Walker

Embroidered textiles in a contemporary style inspired by the Shropshire landscape. Pictures, panels, jewellery and accessories individually designed and made.

 Kaby Bitten Glass

Fused/slumped glass with the inclusion of photographic decals. Will panels and items for the home, inspired by the seashore.

Caroline Bennett

A sculptor and ceramicist, creating a unique range of figurative and free – flowing sculptures for the house and garden.

Nicki Williams

 My pieces are theatrical, texture, reflecting my passion for colour, texture and drawing. They range from stitched mixed media hangings, stitched composite bowls, to smaller intricate works.

Ali Tregaskes

Ali designs and makes etched and oxidised silver jewellery; inspired by coast and nature.

Nicola Rudd

Inspired by architecture and nature amongst other things, Nicola creates handwoven textiles with a strong graphic element. She enjoys making scarves and shawls as well textiles for the home.

Steve & Lisette Attwood-Wright

Woven Textiles – weaving a range of traditional Welsh weft striped blankets and scarves and contemporary textiles with quality yarns and unusual weave effects and structures.

Sue Chadwick

Bold, sophisticated, highly original, silver jewellery is Sue Chadwick’s creative’s creative trademark.

Ralph Jandrell

Makes a unique range of quality hand-made ceramics.

Jane Murphy

I am continually inspired by the possibilities of melting glass.

Sara Piper Heap

Metalwork artist working mainly in copper, silver and enamels.

Martin Howard

Contemporary furniture combining wood, metal and glass.

Kim Davis

Creator of unique turned wooden vessels and objects enhancing the natural beauty of native and exotic hardwoods.

Rasa Eggerton

Sculptor and ceramicist specializing in animal sculptures inspired by natural environment.

Ettore Consorte

Jewellery designed and made in Birmingham in gold and silver using precious and semi-precious stones. Commissions and repairs undertaken.

Lindsey Kennedy

Contemporary mosaics designed and made for the house and garden.

Ed Brown

Ed designs a unique range of frost proof garden ceramics for the discerning gardener. Local landscapes inspire his range of hand painted porcelain and silver jewellery.

Williams & Byrne

Designers, painters and restorers of kiln-fired stained glass.

Jill Leventon

I am intrigued by the alchemy that exists between enamel and metal, exists between.