One of the largest contemporary craft centres in the South West.
About my artwork
Our Jubilee Gallery exhibits work by over 240 makers of applied arts. Housed in the Grade II listed Riverside Mill on the edge of Dartmoor, we run an exciting programme of frequently changing exhibitions, talks and workshops. Crafts on show range from contemporary glass, surface design, metalwork, jewellery, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, prints, glass, textiles and digital photography. The newly extended Craft Shop and popular Terrace cafe with rooftop terrace also sell and display a range of unique design and applied art work by Guild Members.
Artists I like
Our members include: Guy Martin (furrniture design) Sandy Brown (sculpture), Tim Andrews (ceramics), James Horrobin (metalwork), Janet Stoyel (textiles).
New work by emerging makers, contemporary and innovative craft design as well as display and education about traditional craft practice. We are an educational charity and a regional members Guild offering support, exhibitions, events, opportunities and advice on crafts and applied arts and design.
What exhibitions are good at the moment?
... at the Guild: VOICES, expressive approaches to quilting ( Sat 14 Jan - Sun 26 Feb 2012). Exciting new work by the Quilt Art group extending the boundaries of quilting as a medium to achieve wider recognition of the quilt as art form. FREE.
PLUS: 'Engaging the Senses' (Sat 5 May - Sun 17 June) Contemporary makers explore tactile and sensory experience through mixed-media work including interactive installations, soundscapes, tactile & synesthesia art.
Open daily. 10am-5.30pm.
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF
PLUS: V&A Power of Making, Grayson Perry at the BM, Lost in Lace (touring), British Art Show 7.
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