Makers News

Shannon O’Neill makes Grand National Trophy

Shannon O’Neill makes Grand National Trophy

LEADING SILVERSMITH AND MEMBER Shannon O’Neill has been selected by sponsor Random Health to make the prestigious Grand National Trophy. For the first time in the race’s history, Randox Health will create a unique trophy each year by a contemporary silversmith, thanks to the Goldsmiths’ Company’s Curatorial Department. Miniature versions of the trophy will also be presented to the jockey, trainer… Continue Reading

Adi Toch at COLLECT 2017 with CAA

Adi Toch at COLLECT 2017 with CAA

Member Adi Toch has been chosen by Contemporary Applied Arts to create a bespoke installation. Receptive Vessels is a new body of work developed for Collect Spotlight and presented by Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery. The installation of ten vessels on stilts explores the relationship between the spectator and a potentially sentient object through a sensitive… Continue Reading

Alan Craxford at 70

Alan Craxford at 70

Alan Craxford is well-known for his highly individual application of hand engraving on precious metal, both jewellery and larger silver pieces. His work frequently tells a story or spins a tale of magic and wonder: the stars, the moon, the cosmos are favourite inspirations for his genuinely precious and dazzling one-off pieces. This showcase at… Continue Reading

Silver: Light and Shade at the Holburne Museum, Bath

Silver: Light and Shade at the Holburne Museum, Bath

Members of Contemporary British are taking part in Silver: Light and Shade which explores the unique properties of an extraordinary material. Best appreciated when handled and used, silver is lustrous and alive. The colour and patina of silver are affected by the techniques used to work it and the way it has been cared for. Silver can… Continue Reading

Adi Toch at Holburne Museum in Bath

Adi Toch at Holburne Museum in Bath

Adi Toch’s ‘Wide Open’ which was commissioned by P&O Makower for National Museum of Wales two years ago is on loan for the exhibition Silver: Light and Shade at Holburne Museum, Bath. It is displayed amongst pieces by Michael Rowe and Alistair McCallum as well as superb historical works exploring different approaches to silver. The… Continue Reading

Vicki Ambery-Smith Completes Two Major Commissions

Vicki Ambery-Smith has an exhibition opening at Woldstone Gallery, Woodstock near Oxford  on Friday Dec 9th 2016. She has also recently completed two big commissions: 1. The London Business School commissioned a piece based on its building in Regent’s Park.  It is a gift for a very generous donor.  19cms wide.  Mary Ann Simmons did the photo etching. 2. A box based on… Continue Reading

Juliette Bigley to Exhibit in Miami with Crafts’ Council and New Craftsmen

Juliette Bigley to Exhibit in Miami with Crafts’ Council and New Craftsmen

Juliette Bigley Exhibiting as part of Design Miami with Crafts Council’s A Future Made Programme and New Craftsmen, 28th-3rd December  Wallpaper top 20 exhibitions for Design Miami features her ‘Four Bowls’ pictured here. Just finished Cosmima Art for Interiors – Vis a Vis, Knightsbridge – curated by Corinne Julius Cambridge Contemporary Art – current exhibition Roger… Continue Reading

Shona Marsh commissioned by Royal Engineers

Shona Marsh commissioned by Royal Engineers

At the start of the year was Shona Marsh was commissioned by the Royal Engineers to make a piece that celebrated the 300 year anniversary of the Sappers. The piece was created from 3 inter-twisting sections that represented the 3 main principles elements of the Sappers engraved with the key words engraved. Live:fight:move Design:resource:construct Solder: combat… Continue Reading

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