2012 Open: Designs for a future

30 Oct 2012 – 16 Dec 2012

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Launch 30 Oct 6.30 - 8.30pm. Exhibition open Tues-Sun 10am - 3pm

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sustainable design exhibition


Exhibitors: Rebecca Aldridge, Laura Broad, Wayne Burn, Adam Collins, Mirka Golden-Hann and Anthony Aston, Suzie Gutteridge, Alison Harper, Judy Liebert, Ciaran McKay, Max McMurdo, James Morton Evans, April Owens, Thadian Pillai, Clare Proctor, Ella Robinson, Paul Rowbottom, Rose Sharp Jones, James Wood. Bringing sustainability to vivid life through the creative use of old materials, unusual applications of new techniques and exploring the borders where design meets fine art and craft. The exhibition includes furniture constructed of reclaimed materials, a tactile installation, parquet flooring made from old books and a ‘Living Brick' wall. From the eminently functional to the conceptually challenging to the alternatively aesthetic, there's sure to be something here to interest everyone. Many works are for sale. The works have been selected from open submissions by a panel of industry experts: Kate Goldsworthy, Central St Martins College of Art & Design Helen Sloan, Director of SCAN Alastair Swanwick, Executive Director of Innovate Product Design Hannah Woodhams, Chair of Wiltshire Design Network Join them and exhibiting designers on the opening night for an informal tour bristling with insights. RSVP to boxoffice@salisburyarts.co.uk Vote for your favourite: The public's favourite three works get a cash prize. Cast your vote in person or online at www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk before 10 December Saturday 1 October 10am — 3pm: Contemporary Craft Fair and ‘make your own art materials' demonstration. Free entry. Work of the highest quality and a range of prices to suit your festive shopping budget. Whilst you're there, watch exhibitor James Wood processing plants to make pigments, inks and paints.

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