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The craft&design Selected Awards 2016 - Specialist Judges

craft&design Selected Awards

Rebecca Skeels
Rebecca Skeels
Jewellery & Precious Metal Category

Rebecca Skeels
Post Graduate Subject Leader for the School of Craft and Design, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
www.skeels.co.uk

I have been running my own business since 1994, with a roller coaster of challenges, fun, learning and changes. I continuously expand my collections with research and experimentation, taking opportunity of new, developing and different materials producing ranges and one-off pieces to complement my existing work as well as working ...more

 

Delyth Done
Delyth Done
Wood & Metal Category

Delyth Done
HE Curriculum Leader Course Leader BA (Hons) Artist Blacksmithing & MA Contemporary Crafts
www.hca.ac.uk

I am passionate about the contribution crafts practice can make to transform our lives. I see it every day in my role as Curriculum Leader at Hereford College of Arts and I continue to be touched, moved and inspired by what is possible though creativity, conversation, curiosity combined with a ...more

 

Peter Moss
Peter Moss
Ceramics Category

Peter Moss
Ceramic Artist, Fellow of The Society of Designer Craftsmen, Arts and Creative Industries Consultant
www.petermoss.me.uk

My ceramic practice falls into three broad and often interchangeable categories: decorative ceramics, sculpture, and architectural works including throwing, hand-building and press-moulding. Firing temperatures for earthenware are 1020-1080C, stoneware 1220-1280C and decorative treatments including glazing, lustre painting and transfer work 820C.

My decorative works have gradually become restrained and ...more

 

Sarah James
Sarah James
Specialist Media Category

Sarah James
Director, Made by Hand Events Ltd
www.craftsatboveytracey.co.uk

I have been organising award winning arts festivals for over 12 years. I am managing director of The Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey, The Nourish Festival, Bovey Tracey and Made by Hand, Cardiff. I also founded www.madebyhandonline.com and am the former director of the Devon Guild.

Born ...more

 

Polly Leonard
Polly Leonard
Textiles & Needlecrafts Category

Polly Leonard
Founder of Selvedge
www.selvedge.org

I launched Selvedge in 2003 as I felt there was a need for a magazine that took a more critical approach to textile art.

When I started the magazine I had enough money to make one issue, which I sent out to as many people as possible as a way of ...more

 

Terry Brett
Terry Brett
Glass Category

Terry Brett
Proprietor of Pyramid Gallery, York
www.pyramidgallery.com

I developed an eye for form and proportion from my father who was a professional model maker. My brother and I were taught how to make vintage aeroplanes from balsa wood, string and perspex sheet from the age of four. When I was twelve I was introduced to the world ...more

 
 
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