EXHIBITION : February 16, 2017 — April 1, 2017.
Future Makers: New Graduate Artists
The future stars of craft and design
Here at Manchester Craft & Design Centre, we’re always looking out for the future stars of craft and design.
Our resident makers lead this celebration of talent by showcasing and selling the work of new graduate artists from a variety of disciplines in their studios each year. Look out for the Future Makers signs in studio windows to discover the newest craft and design talent.
Future Makers will launch alongside Modern Twist with a free launch event on Thursday 16th February. Find out more here…
Introducing the Class of 2017…
Hosted by Studio 1 – Amy Wilkinson & Laura Richardson
Francesca explores traditional techniques within jewellery and metal work to produce individual handmade items which evoke personal comfort for the wearer.
Hosted by Studio 4 – Colette Hazelwood & Lee Page Hanson
Michaela’s Chunk and Loop jewellery collection series is inspired by the bold characteristics of neck adornment within African culture.
Hosted by Studio 6 – Tracey Birchwood
Enchanted Nymph was established in 2015 and is home to contemporary jewellery made using traditional silversmith techniques.
Hosted by Studio 20a – Clare Hillerby
Felicity makes sculptural pieces that draw inspiration from places that have fallen into a state of disrepair.
Hosted by Studio 21 – &made
Molly uses screen printing, embroidery and hand-dyeing with a strong Japanese aesthetic and links to Japanese textile culture.
Go with the Glow stems from capturing the moving moments in the natural world.
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