31st January 2018

There is always a buzz of activity in the Cockpit studios and February is a key time in the calendar with both COLLECT and London Fashion Week happening.  Read on for news highlights and to discover where to find Cockpit makers this month.

News from the studios…

Helen Johannessen was recently awarded a scholarship by the Anglo Swedish Society. As part of this award, Helen will start a 3-month residency in February at Konstfack Art School in Stockholm, where she will produce new work inspired by her Scandinavian surroundings. She plans to show the results at Summer Open Studios.

Thornback and Peel are currently recruiting for an E-commerce Co-ordinator to join their team. Apply here, the deadline is 12 February.

Vanessa Hogge’s porcelain flowerheads were selected by Vogue USA as a perfect perennial Valentine’s Day gift.

Textiles artist Onome Otite was the cover feature in Estila Magazine, read more in our latest Makers’ Story.

Cockpit makers out and about

23 January – 21 February
Leah Jensen is exhibiting work in ‘British Craft – The Miami Exhibit’, presented by the Crafts Council and The New Craftsmen.
The New Craftsmen, 34 North Row, London, W1K 6DG
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27 January – 22 April
Camilla Lee Lambert has contributed work to the ‘Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain’ exhibition at Two Temple Place.
2 Temple Place, London, WC2R 3BD
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3 & 17 February
Learn the art of paper marbling with Marmor Paperie founder Lucy McGrath
Cockpit Deptford, 18-22 Creekside, Deptford, London, SE8 3DZ
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8 February – 10 March
Matthew Warner’s first solo exhibition ‘Social Objects’ is showing at Contemporary Applied Arts.
89 Southwark St, London SE1 0HX
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9 February
Tessa Eastman is speaking at the Crafts Council talk ‘Reaching your market: Making the most of your online presentation, marketing & social media’.
Canada Water Library, 21 Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7AR
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8 – 11 February
Eleanor Lakelin is showing at Nomad St. Moritz with Sarah Myerscough Gallery.
Chesa Planta Mulins 2, 7503, SAMEDAN, Switzerland
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15 February – 10 March
Anja Lubach will be showcasing new work in ‘Porcelain³’, a three-person exhibition at Contemporary Ceramics Centre.
63 Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3BF
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16 February
Ejing Zhang’s AW18 collaboration collection with Xu Zhi will be displayed during the presentation at London Fashion Week at 9.30am.
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22 – 25 February
Donna Brennan (COLLECT Open) Eleanor Lakelin (Sarah Myerscough Fine Art), Jo Hayes Ward (The Goldsmiths’ Fair), Katrin Spranger (COLLECT Open) and  Tessa Eastman (Cynthia Corbett Gallery) are all showing at COLLECT.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London, SW3 4RY
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Image – Aquatopia by Katrin Spranger, photo by Jamie Trounce.