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One After Another
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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.

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Artists profiles 2
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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. From the a-n Collections series. Downloadable pdf. [size 433KB]. Requires pdf reader.

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Crate
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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.

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Ring (drop down)
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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.

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Prism Chair
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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.

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Chandalier
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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.

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Courier Shelving
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Michael Marriott

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

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Paisley brooches
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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.

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Missed for Mr Wilmot
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Ismini Samanidou

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

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Pin jar
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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.

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vestment fabric
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Eleanor Pritchard

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

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Flattened Brooch
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Lina Peterson

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

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Dust - in progress
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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.

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Exchange Gallery
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Peter Freeman

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

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Basement Algae
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Anne Brodie

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

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6 tiny bone china vessels with glass
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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.

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a-n Collections: Artist's profiles
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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 […]

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Prairie Oysters performing at Al Scots
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Kevin Reid

Five years ago I had no choice but to shake my inbred cynicism, learn social skills and become a hairy artisan.

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Painting installation
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Vineta Kaulaca

My work is mostly about perception: the way we look at the world, building up an image of the whole from different fragments.

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Voyager
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Dalziel + Scullion

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.

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San Francisco
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Richard Wentworth

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.

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Marienstadt
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Katie Pratt

Nina Madden meets painter Katie Pratt and uncovers the benefits of winning the Jerwood Painting Prize.

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Expedient evacuation
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Vanda Playford

Mark Leahy on Vanda Playford and her PhD research at the Royal College of Art.

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