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The Observatory

Competition Winner Announced! After much deliberation and careful consideration by a highly experienced panel of judges, a design developed by of team of five young graduates in architecture and art was chosen. Four members of the team are all part of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios in London, with the fifth member being Devon based artist Edward Crumpton.    The ...

Edward Crumpton : Negative Space, A Drawing Workshop

Date: Wednesday, 12th March 2014 Start time:  2pm End time:  4pm A FREE workshop run by Swimbridge based artist, Edward Crumpton is being held at White Moose gallery, which will look at the techniques of negative space drawing. This approach is used to prevent the logical mind from assigning a symbol to the object being drawn, focusing on observing what is ...

Solo Exhibition at White Moose & artist talk

Edward is pleased to announce that he is having a solo exhibition of his Mariners Way project. There is also an opportunity to hear the artist talk about his inspiration for this project, the ancient maritime route from Bideford to Dartmouth and his realisation of this extended journey into the current exhibition of sculpture, paintings, drawings and wood ...

Construction of Mariners Way Passage House

It has been quite a journey from the unraveling of the Mariners Way ball, the cleaning, the re-knotting and now the execution of the new form; the passage house. There were a number of factors against me as I now have less rope available and even less time to construct it in. I wanted to stay true to my original idea that included an entrance and exit of the ...

Unraveling the Mariners Way ball

Last month I went back to the University of Exeter and unraveled the 1,300metres of knotted rope which is going to be changed into another sculpture along the Mariners Way walk; a passage house. This was new ground for me and I was intrigued to explore how the tarred rope had weathered. On first impression the rope had executed what I had intended. The colour of ...

Traditional Knot–making Workshop

with artist Edward Crumpton FREE The Forum – University of Exeter 8th June 2013 from 1 pm to 4 pm Have a go at making a bracelet or necklace to take away, using traditional knotting methods. Ed Crumpton, the artist behind the Mariners Way exhibition, will show you how. Free, just drop in. This event will take place on the Northern Piazza, in front of the ...