Making Space: 10 Years Of Excellence In Craft

Image Credit: Stella Harding, 'ARCHEFOSSIL' (2017)

Aspex Gallery, The Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, PO1 3BF

+44 (0)23 9277 8080
ollie@aspex.org.uk
www.aspex.org.uk

Wednesday 20 September 2017 – Sunday 03 December 2017

Preview

Making Space Preview
21 September, 6 - 8pm

Making Space is a craft organisation based in Havant, that creates opportunities for people to enjoy and take part in high-quality craft; expanding understanding of what craft is, does and can be. Its audiences discover and develop design and making skills, increasing personal wellbeing by working alongside professional makers.

Over the last ten years, Making Space has championed craft making, learning and participation by working with some of the most prominent and most exciting emerging craft talent in the UK.

It houses seven individual studio spaces that are leased to professional makers producing high-quality work, on top of launching their own Associate Maker scheme in May 2017 and running an inspiring creative programme.

Nine of Making Space’s associate artists have been selected for this celebratory exhibition in our Craft Space: Alex Archbold, Kathryn Green, Stella Harding, Elizabeth Hodgson, Peter Levy, Sarah Macrae, Syann van Niftrik and Sue Paraskeva. A further two associates, Ami Hyde and Kate Reid will also have work for sale in the Aspex shop.

The exhibition will run until 3 December 2017. A preview will be held on 21 September, 6 - 8pm - which will also be a networking opportunity for artists and makers based in studios in the local area.

Join the conversation by using the hashtag #MakingSpaceis10 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Image: Stella Harding (2017).
 

“We’re really pleased to be working in partnership with Aspex; shining a spotlight on the talents of selected designer-makers who have had a long association with Making Space through our studios, community engagement and maker development programmes.  We couldn’t delivery high quality projects without the involvement of artists and makers who are enthusiastic about revealing what lies behind their work that enhances people’s wider enjoyment and experience of craft and design and is part of our everyday lives.”

 

- Director of Making Space, Lynne Dick

 

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