Custom Lane’s debut festival exhibition features 7 designer/makers selected as Scotland’s emerging talent
Excursion features work by emerging contemporary practitioners across the mediums of jewellery, sculptural objects, ceramics, glass and textiles.
The seven designers are based in Scotland, of which three are based within Custom Lane Studios, and form part of the Crafts Council Hothouse 2017 talent programme. Each designer was put forward by Craft Scotland and creates innovative work varying in scale and concept, combining craft knowledge with experimental processes.
The exhibitors include; Harry Morgan, Elizabeth Jane Campbell, Mariam Syed, Mella Shaw, Karolina Baines, Ruth Leslie and Juli Bolaños-Durman.
Excursion is supported by GRAS and Groves- Raines Architects and will be Custom Lane’s first festival exhibition, listed as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Featured works include:
Mella Shaw’s Bonfire, previously exhibited at the British Ceramics Biennial in 2015
Large scale concrete and glass sculpture Enigma by Harry Morgan, winning designer of Emerging Talent Award at the 2015 British Glass Biennale
Ode to Intuición Series featuring 7 conceptual glass objects created from found, blown and cut glass by Jerwood Makers Open 2017 winner Juli Bolaños-Durman.
The exhibition also features a film piece by Rachel McBrinn which documents each designer/maker’s individual process and studio environment.