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A small visitor to Dovetailing Responses with Les Goldman improvising on bass clarinet (click to see the dance)    

Mobiles and dance

Mobiles and dance

We've always wondered what it would be like to see contemporary dancers respond to the mobiles. It was fascinating to see this at Dovetailing Responses. Mati Torres and Beth Cassani moved in and around the pieces and seemed to fuse together images, movement, shapes...

Dovetailing Responses

Dovetailing Responses

A new webpage showcasing some of the responsive work which took place during the Dovetailing Responses exhibition 4 - 7 November has been added to the Dovetailing website. It's lovely to revisit it all and get a sense of everything that went on and the collaborations...

Dovetailing in St. Louis

Dovetailing in St. Louis

Brilliant to have been included in this exhibition at Intersect Arts, St. Louis: "The dovetail joint is ancient carpentry technique that predates written history. The technique, while simplistic, is extraordinarily strong,  aesthetically elegant, and can provide the...

Crafting a Difference at Soshiro, London

Crafting a Difference at Soshiro, London

Crafting a Difference: A curated selection of more than 200 works in ceramic, glass, metal, paper, textile, plastic and wood by over seventy artists  exhibited across the four floors of SoShiro, a splendid Georgian townhouse in Marylebone. We are very pleased to have...

Dovetailing

Dovetailing

Description of how the project has developed Dovetailing developed out of an awareness I have had for some time that I could learn much from the craft of luthiery (the term for the making of stringed musical instruments). As a maker of suspended sculptural mobiles in...

‘Untethered’ on Ilkley Moor

‘Untethered’ on Ilkley Moor

  Joan Ransley, photographer and journalist, approached us with the idea of writing about and taking images of our Ilkley Moor series for the Ilkley Art Trail. Like us she has been shocked by the recent fires...

Ilkley Art Trail 2019, June 28th, 29th, 30th

Ilkley Art Trail 2019, June 28th, 29th, 30th

My mobiles for this exhibition explore a specific space on Ilkley Moor and the dry-stone walls which surround it. These walls delineate the landscape and exist as barriers between spaces but also as places of shelter for plants, insects and animals. In making these...

Studio shots

Studio shots

I have been lucky this week to have the opportunity to have some images taken of me in my studio by a good friend and neighbour Joan Ransley, who is a wonderful photographer and writer. Below is a small selection of the images which she took. For further information...

Mobile making workshop with BAfR (Bradford Action for Refugees)

Mobile making workshop with BAfR (Bradford Action for Refugees)

This is another voluntary workshop, this time with a group from Ilkley who support BAfR in arranging day trips for refugee families currently living in Bradford. The day trips provide an opportunity for families to come out of the city and be welcomed by local...

SOFA London, Olympia Art and Antiques Fair

SOFA London, Olympia Art and Antiques Fair

As featured in Financial Times 'How to spend it' and 'Collecting' in 'Chicago's functional art fair arrives in London', new work exhibited at jaggedart,  stand 44. 28 June - 3 July.

London Art Fair

London Art Fair

Business Design Centre, Islington. Jaggedart, stand G46  

‘Breeze’, jaggedart, Oct 29 – Nov 21

‘Breeze’, jaggedart, Oct 29 – Nov 21

  news @ jaggedart BREEZE Juliet and Jamie Gutch – Brenda Hoffman – Patricia Swannell – Kazuhito Takadoi – Jude Tucker Private View: Thursday 29 October – 6.30 – 8.30 pm Exhibition ends 21 November 2015 An autumn breeze wafts cold air, along with the fallen brown...

Ilkley Art Trail 7 – 11 October 2015

Ilkley Art Trail 7 – 11 October 2015

Ilkley Art Trail 7 - 11 October 2015 One room is dedicated to our recent commission A Murmuration of Starlings and includes the screening of three films by Clare Dearnaley, a number of prints and two artists books by Kathryn Fox. [gallery link="file"...

Lead up to the Ilkley Art Trail 2015

Images taken in our studio by Anna Nolan Photography as part of her series for the Art Trail about artists on the Trail and their inspiring spaces.

New work at jaggedart summer show

New work at jaggedart summer show

Two new works in elm and ivory at the summer show and a third – an experiment with colour: Pipistrelles (i), (ii) and (iii).  

Telegraph feature about Murmurations commission

Telegraph feature about Murmurations commission

This feature by Richard Holt in The Telegraph (17 June) includes a link to one of the three films in the triptych by Clare Dearnaley (Studio, Taking Flight and Study). For the other two, please see the separate heading under Portfolio: A Murmuration of Starlings. The...