Exhibitions

Kitchen Stories
5th Sept - 20th Dec 2019

The kitchen is often the heart of the home providing sustenance, warmth and nourishment, as well as hosting celebrations and welcoming visitors. This exhibition includes work made for use in the kitchen, as well as artwork exploring the narrative of it; inspired by kitchen utensils, folk art and the idea of sitting round the table sharing 'Kitchen Stories'. With work from: Anne Kelly, Linda Bloomfield, Bramble and Goose, Kathryn Ashcroft, Murgatroyd & Bean, Jo Harratt, Ann Povey, Georgie Scully, Hannah Staniforth, Sue Bibby and Takahashi McGil.

We will close for Christmas from 12pm on Friday 20th December, and will reopen at 10am on Thursday 16th January 2020

Reclaim/Reimagine/Repurpose
16th Jan- 2nd May 2020

Unit Twelve has always championed the recycling ethos, and artists who work with and bring new life to unusual and recycled materials, discovering and crafting exquisite new creations. These artists share a similar mindset and process, that starts at the discovery stage, inspired by the materials to reclaim; reimagining and repurposing the unwanted. with work from: Bronwen Gwillim, Sal Broadhurst, Claire Batt, Michaela McMillan, Lynn Muir, Hannah Lobley, Jessica Grady, Francesca Lobb, Kasasagi, Eleanor Symms, Rachel Butlin and Katie Lowe collaboration, Priormade, Nina Brabbins, Mandy Cleveland, Katherine Richmond

Ten
7th May- 5th September 2020

To celebrate our tenth anniversary we will showcase ten of the finest contemporary craft makers in the county as picked by ten leading professionals, who curate, organise, plan and shape the world of contemporary craft. As selected by: Sarah James, Director of The Craft Festival Bovey Tracey/Cardiff/Cheltenham and Nourish Fesival, Katie Honnor, Director of madebyhandonline, Patricia van den Akker of the Design Trust, Jo Hall, Editor of Embroidery Mag, Ann-Marie Franey organiser of Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Joe Pitcher of Textilesartist.org. Rachel Chambers of Ferrers Gallery, Deirdre Figueiredo, MBE, Director of Craftspace, Barry Morris from MOSTYN and by us at Unit Twelve.

The Joy of Repetition
10th September -19th December 2020

“Over and over and over and over and over, Like a monkey with a miniature cymbal, The joy of repetition really is in you” - Over and Over by Hot Chip.
An exhibition of contemporary craft makers working with the idea of multiples, whether it be a techniques, shape, colour, motif or process that repeats within the work. With work from: vinegar and brown paper, Stuart Kelly, Fran Buxton, Eleanor Crane, Abbie Gardiner, Polished Grey, Amanda Banham, Kathy Hutton, Katie lowe, Suzanne Devine, Beth Pegler, Julie Massie, Olive Rose and Colour Designs.

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