Adventurers at Collect '17

Brave makers who venture in the unknown: I always hope to see adventurers on show at Collect and this year was as fruitful as ever. 

Helen Kelly
BB8 and Great Ormond street

“BB-GR8” model for charity fundraisers Force for Change to donate to their auction raising money for Great Ormond Street Children’s hospital in London. 

Fenella Elms

The thoughtful Adriana Paice, curator at Circus, spotted the installation at the Saatchi COLLECT exhibition and worked with the CAA gallery to put together my first solo show “FLOW”

FlowsFenella Elms
Peter Simpson Fungal Form

I have also become well-acquainted with his works in the V&A collection. So when I was invited to respond to work from the Swindon collection, I knew which it would be immediately.

SculpturesFenella Elms
Purchase of Flow Pot

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery applied for funding from the Contemporary Art Society to purchase works to extend their ceramics collection, which is mainly 20th Century. 

Flow PotsFenella Elms

COLLECT, run by the Crafts Council to showcase the best of craft from all over the world, is a show that has been going since 2003

FlowsFenella Elms