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Helen Carnac, David Gates and Marlène Huissoud at Future Heritage, 17-20 September 2017 by Sarah Myerscough Gallery

Venue: Decorex International, Syon Park, London
Dates: 17-20 September 2017

Journalist Corinne Julius curates an exhibition celebrating British craft featuring recent works by UK most prestigious contemporary designers/makers. This year's selection includes the works of gallery artists Helen Carnac, David Gates and Marlène Huissoud alongside the works of Zachary Eastwood-Bloom, Matt Davis, Lauren Nauman, Shadevolume, Naomi McIntosh, Pia Wustenberg, Simon Hasan, Richard Lowry, Adam Blencowe, David Marques, Ilona Broeseliske and Thor Ter Kulve. 

Marlène Huissoud. Cocoon Cabinet #1, Silkworm's cocoons, honeybee bio resin, 2017, unique piece,   130x80x33cm

Marlène Huissoud. Cocoon Cabinet #1, Silkworm's cocoons, honeybee bio resin, 2017, unique piece, 130x80x33cm

David Gates ‘Silo’ cabinet acquired by the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway by ben mcleavy

David Gates, Silo, 2007. Photo Credit David Gates. Quarter-sawn European Oak, Cedar of Lebanon, Eastern Red Cedar, Steel, vitreous enamel handles on the fall-flap and tambour were made by Helen Carnac, 115 cm high.

David Gates, Silo, 2007. Photo Credit David Gates. Quarter-sawn European Oak, Cedar of Lebanon, Eastern Red Cedar, Steel, vitreous enamel handles on the fall-flap and tambour were made by Helen Carnac, 115 cm high.

David Gates’ cabinet ‘Silo’, has recently been acquired by the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo. ‘Silo’ was the first in an ongoing series that explore asymmetric form and non-determined function.

National Museum of Art

Architecture and Design

Pb. 7014, St. Olav space

0130 Oslo

Norway

http://www.nasjonalmuseet.no/

Sarah Myerscough Gallery at ART GENEVE 2015, Switzerland. 29 January to 1 February 2015 by ben mcleavy

Art Geneva 2015, curated booth

Art Geneva 2015, curated booth

We participated in this year’s ART GENEVE 2015,  as part of the curated stand run by Taste Contemporary 2015 hosted at the PalExpo in Switzerland. Taste brings together established and emerging international contemporary craftwork, which allowed us to showcase new works by our represented craft artists as well as our new designers such as David Gates, it was a great success!

TASTE Contemporary Craft Fair, Stand B51

29 January – 1 February 2015

Palexpo Halle 2, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex

Switzerland

http://www.tastecontemporarycraft.com/

Gallery director Sarah Myerscough on Jury for the Penland Fellowship 2015 by ben mcleavy

Beatrix Baker, Buoy Keel Piece, 2014. Steam bent oak, copper rivets, painted Jesmonite, plywood, elastic band.

Beatrix Baker, Buoy Keel Piece, 2014. Steam bent oak, copper rivets, painted Jesmonite, plywood, elastic band.

Sarah Myerscough and David Gates took part in the jury panel for the Penland Fellowship 2015, hosted at the Crafts Council in December 2014. The Penland Fellowship 2015 is open to UK based artists/makers working in wood; it offers a two-week course of study at Penland School of Craft in North Carolina, USA. The award, the first of its kind in a series of material-specific fellowships, was given to Beatrix Baker, a recent graduate from Falmouth University where she was awarded best achievement in Contemporary Crafts at BA level and has since held numerous exhibitions in the UK.

Penland School of Craft, North Carolina, USA
http://www.penland.org/
Crafts Council UK
http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/
Penland Fellowship 2015 Winner: Beatrix Baker
http://www.beatrixbaker.co.uk/