Sunday 14th October – Sunday 18th November, Where I Fell in Love Gallery
Bruno Dauvin has gathered together exhibits by the following four leading British artists for his Autumn Show.
Ceramicists Emma Rodgers and David Jones, Painter Anuk Naumann and Woodturner Mike Scott “Chai”, all leaders in their respective artistic fields.
Emma Rodgers is a Wirral based artist who has been modelling ceramics since an early age.She studied at Wolverhampton University (as a student of David Jones) and since graduating has exhibited worldwide including the Victoria & Albert Museum , Royal Academy of Art, S.O.F.A. Chicago and The William Zimmer Gallery California. Her work has received local and international acclaim, The National Museums Liverpool have purchased her work for their collection and she has been short listed for the Liverpool Art Prize 2007.
Her figures are amazing. She has modelled monkeys, cats, hares, birds, cats, dogs, lizards and bulls. Emma has recently started to experiment with different materials such as bronze and she has also started to make human figurines that other pieces are added to including feathers and pieces of jewellery.
David Jones has been a Senior Lecturer in the University of Wolverhampton for the past fifteen years and is currently Leamington based. His Raku fired ceramics have been exhibited and are in public and private collections in Europe, Japan, Korea and the USA.
Raku is a form of Japanese pottery characterised by low firing temperatures, lead glazes and the removal of pieces from the kiln while still glowing hot. Raku is considered the traditional method for creating bowls for the Japanese tea ceremony.
Anuk Naumann was born in Bristol but is now based at Great Rollright in Oxfordshire. Her grandfather was an artist and he and the rest of her family have given her much inspiration for her artistic career. After experimenting with various media she chose to work with water-colour paints, acrylic and other mixed-media techniques. She has exhibited at many leading galleries throughout the UK and her work has been included in several Harper Collins art books. She will be exhibiting paintings of one of her favourite areas – Provence.
Mike Scott “Chai”is a highly respected Oxfordshire based woodturner who has been producing one of a kind wood vessels since 1985 and is known as one of the pioneers of freestyle woodturning. His approach is intuitive, exploiting the characteristics of the wood by turning, sandblasting, texturing, carving and the addition of other found objects or materials. He has exhibited widely in the UK, USA and Germany and his work is in many public and private collections.
Mike aquired the name “Chai”, which he uses to sign his work, which is a shortened version of a Sanskrit word meaning “awareness” or “consciousness” given to him by his then Indian guru.
Where I Fell In Love Gallery
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