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Issue 94 – Editorial

DESPITE the vagaries of the global economy there are some positive signs that the potential market for professional studio craft and designer-made functional art is now larger than ever before. If this sounds incredulous it must be because the distribution and sale of craft ...

94 pg 48 Curt Theobald

Wood by Curt Theobold-Issue 94

Segments of Daily Life THE ARTFORMS OF CURT THEOBALD Inspiration for Curt Theobald stems from diverse interests centring on the personal yet universal experience of daily life. His creative challenge is to portray through his work the emotions he experiences during its creat ...

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‘The Way Home’, 2004, kiln-formed glass, 8 x 10 x 6 cm Photo: PAUL FOSTER

Glass by Mel George-Issue 93

Memoirs of Fleeting Moments THE GLASS ART OF MEL GEORGE Mel George is an artist who uses glass to echo the fragility of a moment. Her works are often described as abstract narrative as there is always a story behind her choice of colours. Profile by Dr Al Munro. TIME, place ...

'Coral Bowl’, 2011, yew wood, 20 x 40 cm

Wood & Ceramics by Nic Webb-Issue 93

Existence and Absence THE OBJECTS OF NIC WEBB The work of Nic Webb in both wood and ceramic occupies the interstice between being and not, whereby the object that remains is a form captured moments before it disappears completely from our world. Profile by Corinne Julius. Ni ...

‘Artery Series Necklace’, 2005, silver and red felt, total length 146 cm

Jewellery by Dorothy Hogg-Issue 93

The Art of Lyric Jewellery Brave and inspiring, driven by the maker’s own subconscious, Dorothy Hogg’s evocative jewellery engages the senses as well as psyche, and is always responsive to, and respectful of, its wearer. Profile by Dr Elizabeth Goring. USED by a master, the ...

‘Coriolis’, 2008, kiln-cast glass and optical glass, diam. 25 cm PHOTO:  ESTER SEGARRA

Glass by Anthony Scala-Issue 93

THE ART OF ILLUSION THE WORK OF ANTHONY SCALA Anthony Scala is a glass artist specialising in precision construction and lamination techniques, combined to create breathtaking refractive sculptures. Text by Cathryn Shilling. Photography by Ester Segarra WHEN Anthony Scala wa ...

‘Pierced’, 2011, ebonised burl oak, textured with acrylic ink, 12.5 x 12.5 cm PHOTO: FRANCIS MORRIN

Wood by Emmet Kane-Issue 93

Spirit of the Tree/Soul of the Artist THE WORK OF EMMET KANE Triumph over adversity and a persistent effort to expand the horizons of his medium have characterised Emmet Kane’s rise to prominence in the field of studio woodturning. Profile by Kevin V. Wallace. EMMET Kane has ...

‘Garth’s Garden’, (detail) 2002, handwoven tapestry, 120 x 300 cm. Private commission

Tapestries by Jennie Moncur-Issue 93

TAPESTRIES OF JENNIE MONCUR According to English designer/weaver Jennie Moncur, tapestry is both mathematical and painterly, but its efficacy is reliant upon drawing, a love of colour intensity and the framing of imagery. Profile by Corinne Julius. TAPESTRY makers may occasi ...

Issue 93 – Editorial

THIS issue marks an important transition in the magazine’s 30-year history. It is the first edition to be available online, accessible at anytime on any device worldwide. We realise that not all of our readers will applaud this development, but it is part of the digital revo ...