New makers in Deptford for Cockpit Summer Festival


Yet again, there are lots of new makers for you to meet at our Summer Festival. At the second weekend in Deptford – 17 – 19 June, we’re delighted to introduce…

Ceramic artist Camilla Hanney is an Irish maker living and working in London. She is a Graduate of Goldsmiths University Masters of Fine Art programme (2017-2019) and also Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (Visual Arts Practice 2010-2015).

“I want to push the boundaries of what clay can do and create work that reveals there is a definite purpose and place for ceramics in contemporary art.”

Deptford Studio 200.

Since graduating from the Textiles Masters at the Royal College of Art in 2019, Ellen Mae Williams has been creating sustainably dyed and hand painted linen interior textiles using natural dyes. Ellen’s practice combines textiles with mark-making, each piece forms a direct dialogue with the environment from which they are inspired.

Deptford Studio 312.

OFFCUTT is an accessories brand founded by Rebecca George who also goes by her native name Oluwafunmilayo. Rebecca is a Nigerian and Guyanese craftswoman born in east London, she studied Bespoke tailoring at London college of fashion where her interest for traditional techniques and the art of craftsmanship grew.

Deptford Studio 305.

Taking inspiration from the architecture and aesthetic of the mid-century, Carl Fox creates marquetry pieces and functional artworks with leather.

“Inspired by the architecture and design of the mid-century, I use a combination of saddlery, marquetry and restoration techniques to create pieces that showcase how versatile leather can be.”

Deptford Studio 106.

Annalisa Middleton is a mixed media artist, specialising in Goldwork, a relief embroidery using gilt threads and wires. After graduating from Dartington College of Arts in 2009 she became a costume maker, which eventually led to her honing her craft as an embroiderer and winning the Hand and Lock prize for fashion in 2016.

Deptford Studio 208.

Izzy Letty is the potter and founder of LETY Ceramics. Her work is made mostly on the traditional potter’s wheel using stoneware clay. Her background as an English Literature graduate was in the world of London ad agencies, after which she pivoted to work as a studio assistant and production potter at the prestigious Guldageraard in Denmark.

Deptford Studio 201.

Anne Nielsen-Kudsk’s ceramic practice springs from her deep interest in human behaviour, spirituality and psychology, human beings and the stories of their lives, the history of humanity and its development and habitation on this planet. She works within the realms of figurative, surrealism and symbolism to create narratives that opens a window to the unseen worlds of the human being.

Deptford Studio 200.


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