Over 2018, Salt Media, a creative media agency was commissioned to produce a book for Saunton Sands about artists that were inspired by Saunton Sands beach and Lundy Island on the North Devon coastline. Stella Levy, co-owner of White Moose gallery based in Barnstaple recommended myself to the agency and I was approached by them to be part of the commissioned ...
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.
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 unique, from its geology, uses and how it has been eroded over time.
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 lime bast, the inner bark of the Small Leaf Lime tree.
In October 2016 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 islands are inhabited, St. Mary's, St. Martin's, Tresco, Brysher and St.Agnes. The smaller islands are now abandoned; left for the wildlife to inhabit.
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
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 ceremony at Carpenters’ Hall in London.
You can now visit the newly installed Mariners Way II at the University of Exeter which is located at Lawn next to Southern Piazza of Forum, top of Poole Gate, Streatham Campus. I, and I hope you, look forward to seeing it for many years to come! -Ed
7 August – 26 September 2015 White Moose will be showing new paintings by three local artists,Edward Crumpton, Hester Berry and Peter Kettle. Reunited after ten years, this exhibition is their first together since they left West Buckland School in 2005. Since then, they have all forged their careers as artists – studying, traveling and exhibiting in various ...
Hello, Over the course of 2014 I was busy re-designing the Mariners Way sculpture for the longevity of the outdoors which you can read about here. Whilst this was occurring I was also part of a team that designed and constructed The Observatory buildings which was to house artist for two-month residency’s for the next two years moving to a different ...