As part of The International Guild of Knot Tyers (IGKT) I will be displaying some of my artwork at Northe Fort, Weymouth. This event will be held on the 11th May 2019 from 10:30 – 4:30pm. The event is open to the public and you are most welcome to come and invite friends and family. Some of the members will bring there rope making machines so you can learn ...
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 ...
Venue 46 - Opening days in September are Friday 14th - Sunday 16th, Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd, Friday 28th - Sunday 30th The studio is open from 10:30 - 16:30.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 success for the time and effort for this project.