Colour Theory

19 March 21 April 2018

This March, Contemporary Applied Arts presents Colour Theory, a kaleidoscopic selection of exquisite decorative and functional hand-crafted objects to celebrate spring. 

On display will be a spectrum of colour and style across our entire gallery and featuring beautiful pieces from all our represented disciplines to complement and enhance each other.

This is the first in a series of showcases and exhibitions celebrating our 70th anniversary year, in which we focus on the innate harmony between the work of all our maker members and on the non-hierarchical approach of showing remarkable objects of varying materials and styles side by side, which is so characteristic of our multi-disciplinary organisation. 

A wide range of our maker members working in ceramics, glass, furniture, jewellery, metal, paper, textiles and wood will be included in this showcase.

woven textile by Ptolemy Mann and ceramics by Jin Eui Kim

Woven rugs by Angie Parker, scarves by Jennifer Shellard and ceramics by Tanya Gomez

Ceramic vessels by Gabriele Koch, hanging and cushions by Dawn Dupree, ceramic wall pieces by Gilles le Corre

Weaving by Ptolemy Mann, patchwork vase by Zoe Hillyard, blown glass by Michele Oberdieck

Ceramic bowl by Elspeth Owen, scarf by Richard Womersley, porcelain tableware by Ikuko Iwamoto

Framed painted textile by Jane Keith and ceramic vessel by Tony Laverick

Hanging by Ali Holloway, wood by Malcolm Martin and Gaynor Dowling, ceramics by James and Tilla Waters and scarf by Jennifer Shellard

Felt wall piece by Helen Yardley



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