Frances Lord explores the practice of Chien-Wei Chang, his route into making and how his cultural background is reflected in his work.
artists profiles - a-n The Artists Information Company
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. From the a-n Collections series. Downloadable pdf. [size 433KB]. Requires pdf reader.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Frances Lord explores Michael Marriott’s career and practice which involves exhibition design, curating, writing, product and furniture design and installation.
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.
Frances Lord profiles Ismini Samanidou who designs woven fabrics for interior spaces, ranging from one-off pieces to limited edition textiles.
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.
Cynthia Cousens explores the practice of weave-designer Eleanor Pritchard, discussing exhibitions, commissions and Crafts Council support.
Polly Harknett on the practice of emerging jeweller Lina Peterson, including creative/work balance and exploration of markets for her work.
Penny Jones profiles Clare Twomey, who makes large-scale ceramic installations for galleries and museums often in collaboration with the UK ceramics industry.
Peter Freeman makes light sculptures and installations that articulate public spaces. Kate Stoddart explores his practice.
Cynthia Cousens profiles Anne Brodie, who uses film, photography and glass, discussing her career development and fellowship to Antarctica in 2006/7.
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.
Edith Marie Pasquier introduces her selection of Artists profiles.
Edith Marie Pasquier selects a range of artist’s profiles from the a-n archive. In her introduction she analyses the varied routes that artists careers can take and offers insight into what drives artists’ development. Includes updates on selected artist’s recent […]
It has been a phenomenal time for us.
Five years ago I had no choice but to shake my inbred cynicism, learn social skills and become a hairy artisan.
My work is mostly about perception: the way we look at the world, building up an image of the whole from different fragments.
Jane Watt talks to Dalziel + Scullion about their collaborative practice, unusual studio set up and processes involved in their commission for Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.
From his favourite café on the busy ‘Cally’ Road, London, Richard Wentworth takes Stéphanie Delcroix safely on his journey to the other side of the street.
Nina Madden meets painter Katie Pratt and uncovers the benefits of winning the Jerwood Painting Prize.
Mark Leahy on Vanda Playford and her PhD research at the Royal College of Art.