News Archives 2020
The society promotes and supports the work of creative thinkers, designers and makers who continue to innovate in the crafts through their exploration of materials and skills.
An annual award celebrating the legacy of one of Britain’s most prominent furniture designer-makers of the late 20th century. It aims to encourage talent in the craft of furniture design and making. Organised by Jeremy Broun, FSDC. Applications are now open and the entry deadline has now been extended to 14th March 2021.
The Sunbury Gallery have selected and hung a small exhibition of pieces from the personal collection of Society Fellow Diana Springall. The work displayed can be viewed until 20 September 2020 and is a small part of the entire Collection to be housed in the new extended Embroidery Gallery. This nationally important collection of the art of contemporary embroidery has been accumulated by Diana Springall over six decades.
As the UK opens up in the wake of lockdown, the Society of Designer Craftsmen is pleased to present ‘Into The Light’, a celebratory exhibition at Chichester’s historic Oxmarket Gallery, bringing together exciting work from over 30 artists working in contemporary crafts including textiles, ceramics, glass, wood, paper, silver and jewellery.
MSDC member awarded full Fellowship of the Society
The Society would like to congratulate Joseph Bray (Furniture & Boxes) on being awarded Fellowship in early 2020 for his commitment to Craft, promotion of the Crafts and for the standard of his work.
The Society is delighted to welcome three new members who have had their work independently assessed and have been awarded membership of the Society. Our latest members are Sean Evelegh LSDC (Wood Carving & Turning) awarded in Jan-20 Mignon Woodfield MSDC (Ceramics) awarded in Jan-20 Molly Williams MSDC (Stitched & Constructed Textiles) awarded in May-20 Hannah Gibson MSDC (Glass Making & Stained Glass) awarded in Jun-20