Collect Cumbria

12 September - 31 December 2013

A selling exhibition, £15 - £2500, Own Art available

The Lakeland Arts in collaboration with Rachael Matthews artist, author and curator present, Collect Cumbria a vibrant selling exhibition exploring the skill and innovation of craft in the Cumbrian region. Held in the unique setting of Blackwell, this exhibition gives makers the opportunity to showcase the best of their skills and artistic vision in synergy with this magnificent House and its history.

The 25 artists selected for the show are (click to view example of work) Stella Adams-Schofield, Gordon Baddeley, Rebecca Callis, Christine Crofts, Joanne Edwards, Heather Gillespie, Hilary Harrison, Cecilia Hewett, Katy Holford, Peter Hodgson, Owen Jones, Andrew Kay, Marion Kuit, Jim Malone, Peter Merrett, Tom Philipson, William Plumptre, Victoria Relph, Bill Robinson, Laura Rosenzweig, Lucy Sandys Clarke, Elizabeth Shorrock, Edward Teasdale, Jo Vincent, Charlie Whinney.

Click to view the Collect Cumbria Artists’ Biographies

'Collect Cumbria has given me sleepless nights and made me proud to be Cumbrian. With limited space and so many talented art workers the selection process was very difficult, but the insomnia was really due to the excitement at the richness of talent across our inspiring county. Christmas shopping is easy this year!' Rachael Matthews, artist, author and curator

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  • Hilary Harrison, Cardamom Pod
  • Furniture by Edward Teasdale