Exhibition

Emma-Jane Rule: Winner of Rising Stars 2016: One Year On

4 Mar 2017 – 15 Apr 2017

Cost of entry

Free

New Ashgate Gallery

Farnham
Surrey, United Kingdom

Address

Save Event: Emma-Jane Rule: Winner of Rising Stars 2016: One Year On

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:

close

New Ashgate is delighted to invite the Rising Stars 2016 winner, Emma-Jane Rule, for a solo showcase.

About

Using the technique of foldforming alongside more traditional metalworking practices such as hammer forming and hand raising, Emma-Jane explores the malleable and intriguing natures of silver and copper. Encouraging pleated metal to curve and stretch in a designed direction, using hammers or a rolling mill, is a serendipitous way of working. Creating many opportunities for the metal to evolve and dictate the final form. Overcoming these challenges and learning how metals move suits Emma-Jane's playful and intuitive approach to metalworking.

Her work is organic and tactile, reflecting the undulating lines and rhythms found in the natural world, which is where she finds her inspiration. Additional surface textures, patinas and burnishing compliment and enhance the forms and the metal's natural lustre. Emma's designs include sculptural jewellery as well as decorative and functional contemporary metalwork for, unique items of luxury for everyday use and treasured heirlooms for the future.

Related events

Conversation

Have you been to this event? What do you think? Join the discussion here!
Remember, you can include links to your instagram pictures and to videos.