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.
Society Member Fergus Wessel has just published a new book called Headstones- Advice and Inspiration. The book is being sold to raise money for Maggie's Cancer Care Charity and is one of the few publications in the UK which offers advice and ideas for choosing a headstone.
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.
Adam Hussain collaborates with engineers to design, create and distribute PPE whilst on lockdown.
Call for new members: North Surrey Group of the SDC
The North Surrey group of the SDC was formed in 1993 with the aim of holding regular, local exhibitions. The present members working within their different disciplines- ceramics, jewellery and textiles - showcase work and present exhibitions that appeal to all. We welcome all disciplines of the SDC and are always open to new members wishing to join. To enquire about joining please email email@example.com
Glass artist, Wendy Newhofer (MSDC) is thrilled to be invited by award-winning garden designer Helen Elks-Smith to design and make a window for her RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 garden the Warner's Distillery Garden. The window is made of 12 panes of glass and the images relate to the immediate environment of the Warner's Distillery who are sponsoring the garden. Helen Elks-Smith has been a great supporter of the SDC, having previously commissioned Tori McLean (MSDC) to create textile shrouds for her award winning RHS Chelsea Flower Show ‘The City Of London Corporation Oak Processionary Moth Garden’ in 2014.