Transformations – Society of Designer Craftsmen holds an exhibition of unique contemporary craft
The Society of Designer Craftsmen will be revealing their collective skill at the Bankside Gallery in London this summer. Masters in the magic of transforming simple materials into superb contemporary craft works.
Over 100 members of the Society will be showcasing original work combining innovative approach with supreme craftsmanship. The exhibition will include work in textiles, ceramics, glass, wood, paper, stone, base and precious metals.
As a fellow of the Society Charlotte Grierson will be exhibiting a piece of new work transforming materials through the medium hand weaving.
In her recent work Charlotte explores using weaving structures together with carefully selected materials including wire. She is interested in using the forces within the yarns to mould and control each other into sculptural forms and shapes.
Transformations will exemplify the abundance of talent the Society represents today. It will also feature a selection of supreme designer craft works created by Honorary Fellows of the Society along with the stories behind them.
The exhibition will offer a rare opportunity to view and purchase a wide range of exceptional and unique craft pieces.
It runs from Wed 15th June to Sun 26thJune, 11am to 6pm every day. Admission is free and all works are for sale. Commissions can also be taken.
Society of Designer Craftsmen was established in 1887 by Walter Crane, with William Morris an early President. The Society of Designer Craftsmen is proud to have as members some of the finest and respected designer-makers of the day. It continues to promote and support the work of creative thinkers, designers and makers who innovate through the exploration of materials and skills in their own fields.