Bro. Jane Dorner is holding The Workshop of Past Master Stephen Gottlieb, an exhibition of work inspired by PM Stephen Gottlieb’s workshop, at the Guild from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 April. Over 50 splendid pieces have been made specially for the exhibition, many of which are contributed by Brothers, illustrating the diversity of a craftsman’s practice.
There will be a private view on Saturday 14 April, 6 – 9 pm and Brothers will of course be able to view the exhibition at the Sketchbook evening.
Opening hours are as follows:
9 April 4.30 pm - 7 pm
12 April 4 pm - 7 pm ( Guild OGM - sketchbook evening)
13 April 6 pm - 8 pm
14 April 6 pm - 9 pm (drinks party)
15 April 10 am - 12.30 pm
Cross section Of PM Stephen Gottlieb’s workshop by Bro. Simon Hurst
Bro. Alan Powers has a new book on Enid Marx, now available at £40 from Lund Humphries publishers. The book covers block printed textiles, tube train seating, Utility fabrics, wood engraving, linocuts and collecting Popular Art. Alan will be lecturing about the book at various places through the year, including Compton Verney on Thursday 19 April, Braintree Textile Fair on Sunday 13 May, House of Illustration (where he is also co-curating an Enid Marx exhibition) on Wednesday 6 June, and of course at the AWG on Thursday 22 November.
On Wednesday 7 March, the Guild had the honour of hosting Hon. Brother HRH The Prince of Wales. His visit marked the official opening of the new Courtyard. As well as unveiling a plaque in honour of his visit, he took the opportunity to meet and view the work of Brothers. More photos can be found on the Guild’s Instagram feed.
Bro. Silvia MacRae Brown is holding life drawing days at Charleston on the first Tuesday of every month, 10 am - 4 pm. The fee is £45 for the day - bring a packed lunch to enjoy in the studio or the folly garden. For more information and how to book please see the website.
PM Brian Webb has curated an exhibition Edward Bawden at Home at the Fry Art Gallery from 1 April to 28 October 2018, with a private view on Saturday 31 March, 11 am - 1 pm.