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London Craft Week at City&Guilds

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10 May - 19 May 2019

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City & Guilds of London Art School is delighted to announce that we’ll be taking part in London Craft Week 2019, with two days’ of events and activities planned on Friday 10 May and Saturday 11 May 2019. We hope you can join us!

Open Studios Historic Carving – Friday 10 May & Saturday 11 May 2019

Once again, we are opening our Historic Carving Studios and running our ever popular Carving Competition. Visitors can have-a-go at stone carving and make a special carver’s paper hat. Our Decorative Surfaces Fellow, Polly Bennett, will be demonstrating pigment making and we’ll also be demonstrating calligraphy and etching in our historic Print Room.

These events are free and open to all, with no need to book.

Art + Cake (Sugar Pot) will be serving refreshments and delicious freshly-prepared food.

Friday 10 May, 10am-7pm
10-5.30     Carving Competition
10-5.30     Print Room demonstrations with Printmaking Tutor Laura Clarke
10-5          Pigment Demonstration with Painter-Stainers Decorative Surfaces Fellow Polly Bennett
1-2            Stone Carving ‘Have-a-Go’ with Tim Crawley, Head of Historic Carving
5-7            Bar open

Saturday 11 May, 10am-6pm
10-3          Carving Competition
10-4          Print Room demonstrations with Printmaking Tutor Laura Clarke
10-1          Pigment Demonstration with Painter-Stainers Decorative Surfaces Fellow
Polly Bennett
1-5            Demonstations from Calligaphy and lettering Artist Rosella Garavaglia
1-2            Stone Carving ‘Have-a-Go’ with Tim Crawley, Head of Historic Carving
2.30           Carving Alumni reunion
3-5.30       Bar open
3.30           Voting closes
4               Prizes announced

With thanks to the Worshipful Company of Masons and its Craft Fund for supporting the Carving Competition prize.

 

Material Matters Pigment Symposium – 11 May

Part of both London Craft Week and the Art School’s Material Matters research programme, this one-day symposium will bring together leading artists, conservators, curators and researchers to explore and interrogate pigments today within the broader context of their production and rich and varied pasts. Booking is essential.

  • Keynote speaker: Onya McCausland
  • Chaired by: Tom Groves
  • Confirmed speakers: Donatella Banti, Juan Bolivar, Mark Cann, Dr Tracey Chaplin, Cerys Fry, Andrew Grassie, Bea Haines, Alison Seed, Amikam Toren, Kirsty Walsh
  • 09:30 am – 5 pm, Saturday 11 May 2019
  • Drawing Studio, City & Guilds of London Art School