6th May 2004

 

CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS ON SHOW

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The work of 19 craft students using six different materials will make up the Contemporary Decorative Crafts degree show to be staged in Lincoln later this month.

 

The University of Lincoln students will show off their handiwork at an exhibition entitled ‘nineteen’ at the Sam Scorer Gallery on Drury Lane, Lincoln.

 

The gallery will display a variety of creative works made from the six main materials that have been studied on the course – glass, ceramics, metal, stone, paper and wood – and will also include some interesting textile work.

 

The show will be previewed by invited guests on Thursday 27th May and will be open to the public from Friday 28th May to Saturday 5th June.

 

As part of their degree course the students gained valuable experience working with clients and their work has been displayed their work in various locations around Lincoln such as The Lawn, Revolution and the offices of City of Lincoln Council. Offices.

 

“The show ‘nineteen’ is the culmination of three years’ intensive work and many students hope to use their experience as a stepping-stone to a future career in contemporary crafts,” said a spokesman for the Lincoln School of Art & Design.

 

To speak to the students involved contact Adele Billinghay (07960 184801 or 01522 695084) or Sarah McGrory (07764 476441).

 

 

For more information about this press release contact:

Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

01522 886042                                  jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

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