An exhibition of historic and contemporary woven materials from around the world collected by Peter Collingwood, alongside his own work. The exhibition features several baskets and basketwork items Peter Collingwood’s ethnographic collection. At the Crafts Study Centre. Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DS Tel: 01252 891450 Free admission. Open Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-4pm. www.csc.uca.ac.uk
At Somerset Willow Company, The Wireworks Estate, Bristol Road, Bridgewater, Somerset TA6 4AP and Somerset Willow Growers at Westonzoyland. More details elsewhere in the Newsletter.
At Chester Cathedral. Caroline Gregson will have a piece of Willow Sculpture in this exhibition. www.carolinegregson.com
http://americanbasketry.missouri.edu This exhibition is in 5 sections, Cultural Origins, New Basketry, Living Traditions, Basket as a Vessel, Beyond the Basket.
The exhibition will visit 7 other galleries during 2018, 2019.
Feb 2- May 6 2018 Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA 98225. http://whatcommuseum.org/
June 1- August 5 2018 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston. http://crafthouston.org/
Feb 2-April 14 2019 Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York. http://mag.rochester.edu/
May 18-Aug 18 2019. Fuller Craft Museum. Brockton MA02301 http://fullercraft.org/
Sept 21-Dec 14 2019 The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne,FL32901. http://textiles.fit.edu/