JVA at Jerwood Space
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Sunday, August 25, 2013
171 Union Street, London SE1 0LN

On 10 July five emerging artists will unveil the result of a unique commissioning opportunity from Jerwood Visual Arts, showcasing brand new work in an exhibition at Jerwood Space, London. The show will run until 25 August before touring the UK. As part of Jerwood Makers Open 2013, commissions of £7,500 were awarded to conceptual maker Maisie Broadhead, jeweller Linda Brothwell, ceramicist Adam Buick,paper artist Nahoko Kojima and textile artist Roanna Wells,affording thema unique opportunity to freely develop new ideas central to their individual practice. With processes spanning embroidery and paper cutting to photography and film installation, the selected artists each employ high quality craftsmanship to explore and challenge traditional thinking in applied arts. These five artists were selected for Jerwood Makers Open from over 200 UK-wide applications, by an independent panel comprising internationally acclaimed designer Edward Barber, Director of Stanley Picker Gallery David Falkner, and artist and editor Bonnie Kemske.