EVENT : April 27, 2016.
Craft Unravelled: Behind Closed Doors with Verity Howard
Behind Closed Doors: Ceramics by Verity Howard
Join us for a very special Craft Unravelled! Verity Howard will be giving an artist talk, a tour of her exhibition, and showing us her sketchbooks and the inspirations behind her work.
Verity’s slab-built ceramic forms are inspired by her fascination with people’s everyday lives and activities. Each piece features a monoprinted or stamped glimpse through a window, and conveys a sense of stillness, absence of presence, and the eerie sensation of being an outsider looking in.
Behind Closed Doors features pieces made for Verity’s final project at university alongside new work made during a 2015 residency at Guldagergaard: The International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark.
Free, no booking required, meet at the exhibition space on the ground floor at 1.30pm.
You may also be interested in
By Alicia. The quilts that were exhibited in Manchester Craft & Design Centre’s last exhibition- ‘Katab: Quilting Stories from India’, are not only beautiful and vibrant. They also creatively demonstrate the personal connection that each artisan has with the traditional craft of Katab. Information and images of each of the women was provided in…
An interview with designer-maker Kate Colin
By Alicia When creating the interpretation area for our current exhibition ‘Kate Colin: The Art of the Fold’, I contacted the lovely Kate Colin herself to ensure our Manchester Craft & Design Centre visitors had as much information as possible. In the form of an interview, Kate provides us with an introduction in to her…