a major exhibition of contemporary techniques in glass on metal from the British Society of Enamellers.
Opens 10th October at the Goldsmiths’ Centre, London.
Education programme events: Wednesdays 19th & 26th October, 2nd November.
From fine enamel on precious metals in traditional techniques such as basse-taille, champlevé and cloisonné, to experimental wet-process on copper and steel, via high-firing, sgraffito, stencilling and decals, this exhibition will show the wide range of styles in current practice from over 50 artists. Industrial large panels, car badges, regalia and medals from commercial companies contrast with sculptures, exquisite miniature paintings, jewellery and wall panels.
The Goldsmiths’ Centre, London 12th October –18th November, Monday – Friday 9am to 6pm, free admission.
September 16th–17th, professional development course for college tutors & technicians, taught by Sheila McDonald & Elizabeth Turrell
Weds 19 October 6.00 – 8.00pm Jane Short & Elizabeth Campbell in conversation
Weds 26th October 2.00 – 4.30 Guerrilla Enamelling – easy techniques to get started, with films, talks & test pieces, with Jill Leventon
Weds 2 November 1.30 – 3.00pm Curator’s talk & handling session with Ruth Rushby & Penny Gildea
Tickets via the Goldsmiths’ Centre: www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/
Enamoured will tour to Assay Office, Birmingham, 28th November to 3rd February 2017
Entry free, by appointment only 1 Moreton Street, Birmingham B1 3AX assayofficebirmingham.co.uk
Education programme to be announced
Academy of Makers, Sheffield 16th February to 10th March 2017
Butcher Works Gallery, 72 Arundel Street, Sheffield S1 2NS
academyofmakers.co.uk Monday – Saturday, 10.00am to 3.00pm, free entry Mid-Wales Arts Centre April to June