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.
The Society has selected the Members whose work will be exhibited at its latest exhibition - Excellence - at the Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester from 3 August - 15 August 2021. (Image - "Abyss" by Silke Espinet)
The Society of Designer Craftsmen is seeking to recruit an Administrator who will be responsible for the smooth and efficient administration of the Society, supporting the Chair and Trustees in achieving our vision and goals for our members and the wider public.
The Society of Designer Craftsmen's exhibition "Into The Light" at the Oxmarket Gallery in August 2020, brought together the work of over 30 artists working across a range of craft disciplines including textiles, ceramics, glass, wood, paper, silver and jewellery.
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
LSDC Member Awarded Full MSDC Membership
The Society would like to congratulate Consuelo Simpson, who has been awarded MSDC status based on the quality of her craftsmanship within Stitched and Constructed Textiles.
LSDC Members Awarded Full MSDC Membership
The Society would like to congratulate Sarah Waters, who has been awarded MSDC status based on the quality of their craftsmanship within Textiles/Feltmaking.