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Artists' profiles 2

Focused on current applied arts practice, this a-n Collection includes sixteen interviews with artists, commissioned by consultant and curator Frances Lord, alongside an introductory essay, pulling together themes and strands that emerge and reflect the sheer diversity of working practice in this area.

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Frances Lord pulls together themes and strands that emerge from sixteen newly-commissioned interviews, which reflect the sheer diversity of working practice within the applied arts.

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Artists' profiles 2

Frances Lord pulls together themes and strands that emerge from sixteen newly-commissioned interviews, which reflect the sheer diversity of working practice within the applied arts. Read on…

Publication in html, a-n Collections June 2008

Profiles: artists

Adam Paxon

Kate Stoddart profiles Adam Paxon, who makes one-off sculptural jewellery in plastic, covering his career development and impact of winning prizes like Jerwood Applied Arts Prize in 2007. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Andrea Walsh

Kate Stoddart profiles Andrea Walsh, discussing the development of her practice in ceramics and glass, work/life balance and the outcomes of a residency at Cove Park. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Andrew Tanner

Penny Jones explores the career of Andrew Tanner who has spent ten years as a designer maker developing many successful ranges of batch-produced ceramics. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Anne Brodie

Cynthia Cousens profiles Anne Brodie, who uses film, photography and glass, discussing her career development and fellowship to Antarctica in 2006/7.  Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Chien-Wei Chang

Frances Lord explores the practice of Chien-Wei Chang, his route into making and how his cultural background is reflected in his work. Read on…

Profile: artist, April 2012

Clare Twomey

Penny Jones profiles Clare Twomey, who makes large-scale ceramic installations for galleries and museums often in collaboration with the UK ceramics industry. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Cynthia Cousens

Kate Stoddart profiles jeweller Cynthia Cousens, looking specifically at awards, exhibitions and research projects. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Deirdre Nelson

Penny Jones talks to Deirdre Nelson about her textile-based work, often made in response to museum collections or site histories and informed by local communities, and residencies in the Scottish Highlands and Australia. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Eleanor Pritchard

Cynthia Cousens explores the practice of weave-designer Eleanor Pritchard, discussing exhibitions, commissions and Crafts Council support. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Fred Baier

Penny Jones profiles Fred Baier exploring the development of his career since the 1970s and commissions for an impressive range of private and public clients. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Ismini Samanidou

Frances Lord profiles Ismini Samanidou who designs woven fabrics for interior spaces, ranging from one-off pieces to limited edition textiles. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Jane Adam

Jane Adam is a successful jewellery designer with an international reputation. Polly Harknett discusses her career and studio at Cockpit Arts and her wider role in the craft community. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Lina Peterson

Polly Harknett on the practice of emerging jeweller Lina Peterson, including creative/work balance and exploration of markets for her work. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Linda Florence

Frances Lord profiles Linda Florence, who creates wallpapers, flooring surfaces and interior textiles for domestic and commercial interiors, as well as temporary installations in transient materials. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

Michael Marriott

Frances Lord explores Michael Marriott's career and practice which involves exhibition design, curating, writing, product and furniture design and installation. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008


David Redhead profiles Muf, a collaborative practice of art and architecture committed to public realm projects, exploring its manifesto, projects and modes of collaborative working. Read on…

Profile: artist, April 2003

Peter Freeman

Peter Freeman makes light sculptures and installations that articulate public spaces. Kate Stoddart explores his practice. Read on…

Profile: artist, June 2008

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