Latest work - October 2010
Indoor bench handmade in English oak, with a quarter sawn oak top and ash buttons.
Take a Pew Exhibition - Dartington Cider Press Centre
“Take a Pew” is an exhibition of fine furniture focused around seating, following the journey of traditional furniture through to the more modern.
I have been invited, along with five other furniture makers; Lawrence Neal, Alun Heslop, James Otter, Nicholas Langan and Natasha Gowdy, to exhibit their work, each following their own journey into the past and future exploration of furniture making through their designs. For the exhibition I have made some new stools in the same design as my popular Rocket Stool and a brand new oak bench in my own signature style.
The exhibition organisers at Dartington have said that each maker strives to create superb and unique designs, often allowing the wood to speak for itself, the simple beauty of the timber leading the way. Functionality and durability of design always as important as the aesthetic.
Not to be missed!
When: 24 September – 07 November 2010 - open daily
Latest Work - September 2010
Rocket Stools/Occasional Tables hand made in Elm, black walnut, ash and oak.
William Morris "Inspired by Nature" Rosemoor
Devon Furniture Makers are proud to have been invited to participate in an "Arts & Crafts" exhibition William Morris "Inspired by Nature", held by the Royal Horticultural Society at its Rosemoor gardens. Showcasing the work and style of William Morris this will feature some of his original drawings and woodcuts together with beautiful fabric and wallpaper samples and furniture.
When: 1 June - 30 August 2010 - open daily
Art Trek, Open Studios
Come and visit me in my workshop during this event.
Over 100 Artists and Makers, across North Devon, will be showing their latest art-works, ranging from paintings, original prints, ceramics, stained glass, sculpture, wood turning, designer furniture, jewellery, lamp-work glass beads, textiles and much more.
When: 11 June to 27 June 2010
House Beautiful, Cotehele Gallery
Cotehele Gallery promotes, exclusively, work by professional artists and craft makers from the West Country.
When: 26 March - 26 May 2010
Devon Open Studios 2009
As part of the Devon Open Studios fortnight, I'm throwing open my workshop doors to the public. Come and see my latest work and where it's made.
When: Saturday 5 September to Sunday 20 September 11 am to 4 pm every day. Late nights 'till 8 pm on Thursday 10th and Thursday 17th September.
Contemporary Art Exhibition - thegallery@360º
Following the tremendous success of their opening exhibition in June, thegallery@360º is proud to present a new and very special collection of contemporary applied and fine arts by their award winning resident members and guest artists. Featuring glass by Emmy-Gai Palmer, paintings by Tracy Whitbread, furniture by David Ames, Jonathan Kiff and Vincent Large, photography by Andrew Wheatley and ceramics by Jacob van der Beugel.
When: 5th September to 2nd October 2009 - Open daily 10.30 am to 4.30 pm
Latest Work August 2009
Penn Dining Table in Elm and Ash
Harrison Dining Table in Yew and Ash
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