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Artist Residency at The Observatory

30 August 2017

In partnership with the Arts University, Bournemouth, artist Edward Crumpton will be Artist in Residence at The Observatory, sited in the grounds of National Trust property, Burton Bradstock, Dorset. Its ... more

Lundy Island rope sculpture maquette – Island I

17 February 2017

Currently I’m visiting twelve islands off the British Isles as a way of discovering how these islands were formed and influenced the habitation of people and wildlife. Every island is ... more

Learning the Ropes – The manufacturing process of growing rope from Flax

17 November 2016

Over 2016 I have been looking into the whole manufacturing process of Flax rope; from the growing of the seed to twisting into full lengths. Rope was usually made from ... more

2016 RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize Shortlist revealed

01 September 2016

After months of preparation RIBA have announced their shortlisted buildings for the 2016 Stephen Lawrence Award…and The Observatory is one of them! Good luck team. https://www.architecture.com/Awards/Awards2016/StephenLawrencePrize/StephenLawrencePrize2016.aspx ... more

The Observatory – Wall Street International

05 July 2016

Please take a look at this forward looking article about my collaboration with the architects in the observatory and how it could be the seeds for new roots in art. ... more

The Observatory wins at the 2016 RIBA Regional Awards

28 April 2016

After the success of the Civic trust award this year The Observatory wins the 2016 RIBA Regional Award for the South. So please to hear this and wish everyone a ... more

The Observatory wins Civic Trust Award

05 April 2016

Excited to announce that the observatory one The Civic Trust Award! Well done team for all the hard work in this project. https://www.civictrustawards.org.uk/winners/the-observatory   ... more

Exhibition at St.Barbe Museum & Art Gallery, Lymington

23 February 2016

Hello, I would like to invite you my opening of a group exhibition at St.Barbe Museum & Gallery on the 3rd March from 6pm-8pm. The work is showcasing the work ... more

The Wood Awards: Excellence in Architecture and product design 2015

05 December 2015

On the 10th November, the architects and artist behind The Observatory: The Study and The Workshop, received national recognition as they won the small projects category at The Wood Awards ... more

Second island visit – The Isles of Scilly

22 August 2015

  In October 2015 I am planning my next visit to the Isles of Scilly; an archipelago 28 miles off the South-western point of Cornwall’s peninsula. Only five of the ... more