At Craft Renaissance we have a dedicated room reserved exclusively for showcasing our six exciting exhibitions throughout the year. Each of these unique and original exhibitions explore a different theme or focus, they also act as a platform for new and guest artists.
Every exhibition has a launch event, where you can come and join us for a glass of wine and meet our lovely artists face to face. You can leave us your email or check out our Facebook page for more exhibition launch details.
Current Exhibition - Creatures
Running from May 23rd to August 19th 2018
'A unique collection of critters'
Launch Event - Saturday 26th May 3-5pm
Come and join us at our beautiful gallery, Craft Renaissance for the opening of our latest exhibition 'Creatures'.
Think Quirky Hares, Oil Grizzly Bears, Felt Foxes, Acrylic Sand Martins, Cold Cast Bronze Bulls, Dragons, Wire Love Birds, Embroidery Fish, Wild dogs on linen and much much more!
We will be accompanied by some fabulous music by Erika Lyons Trio and wood turner Keith Fenton will be demonstrating his craftsmanship.
Our talented new resident artist Clare Williams will also be holding the grand opening of her on site open studio, Clare's Botanicals.
Felt Et Moi
Erika Lyons Trio Jazz;
Pianist Guy Shotton
Double bass player Erika Lyons
Saxophonist Daniel Newberry
Coming Soon: Beautifully Utilitarian
Craft Renaissance are proud to announce the launch of it's latest exhibition, 'Beautifully Utilitarian'. This exhibition focuses on functional art and crafts.
Exhibition Launch Event Sunday 26th August:
Live acoustic folk singer, Kirsty Thomas
12:00 - 3:00 pm
Magical story telling with Andrea Jones complete with fairy dust
Aimed at 4-8 year olds;
11:10 - 11:30 am
11:40 - 12:00 am
13:00 - 13:00 pm
15:00 - 15:20 pm
15:30 - 15:50 pm
Artist demonstration: 10:30 am onwards
John Coombe of Green wood chairs
John will be demonstrating how to construct green wood chair parts and components live at the gallery. You will also find a selection of John's work exhibited within the exhibition.
Beautifully Utilitarian Exhibitors include;
Rhian Wyman Design
John Combe of Green wood chairs
Stone Splitter Clocks
The Goat Company
Judith Stroud Artist Printmaker
FREE ENTRY ALL DAY
Previous Exhibition: All Ways Green
Running from March 28th until May 20th 2018
Rachel Padley - Ceramics
Jonathan William - Interior Design Reused Materials
Virginia Hole - Textiles
Mary Cousins - Ceramics
Gabby Devitt - Handwoven Designer
Hillary Coole - Ceramics
Beth Giles - Artist
Janet Parker - Textiles
Jantien Powell - Artist
Deborah Wheeler - Textiles
Meg Bateman - Artist
Cayt Giles - Textiles
Previous Exhibition: Out of The Woods
Running from February 1st March to 25th 2018
Current Exhibition 'Out of The Woods'
Keith Fenton – Wood Turner
Janet Parker – Textiles Artwork
David Hobbs – Landscape Artist
Jonathan William – Furniture Designer
Dave Johnson – Wood Carver
John Durose – Wood Turner
Janet Parker – Textiles Artist
Kathleen Littler - Wood engraving
Erica Pinney- Potter
Cayt Giles – Textiles Design
Tom Ward-Jackson – Wood Whittling
John Combe – Furniture
Deborah Wheeler – Textile Artist