Art – Craft Central a Showcase by Vale Based Artists and Makers
Saturday 3 December 2022 – Saturday 7 January 2023
Artist / Makers participating: Sasha Kingston, Kate Dumbleton, Haf Weighton, Nia Bennett (Penarth), Nick Davies (Llantwit Major) Michael Goode and Nina Lazarou (Barry) Samantha Hayes (St. Hilary)
Art – Craft Central returns to Art Central Gallery in Barry showcasing the artwork of eight professional artist makers and designers living and working in their homes, workshops, and studios in the Vale of Glamorgan. The art and craft exhibition opens on Saturday 3 December 2022 and will continue until Saturday 7 January 2023. On Saturday 17 December along with a Christmas Plate making textile workshop, with artist Haf Weighton there will be, between 1pm and 3pm, mulled wine and mince pies.
The selected artists and makers include stone carver Nia Bennett, jeweller Kate Dumbleton, textile artist Haf Weighton, printmakers and designers Michael Goode and Sasha Kingston, wire artists Nina Lazarou and sculptor Nick Davies.
Two participatory art workshops have been arranged, the first with Sasha Kingston on Saturday 3 December with an opportunity to make Christmas folded paper decorations. On Saturday 17 December artist Haf Weighton will be offering participants the chance to create a stitched Christmas plate. The workshops will be available to book on Eventbrite 11am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 3pm and are free for families to attend, bookings are via Art in the Vale’s Eventbrite page.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council’s Arts Development Service is working in partnership with Barry-based creative agency Inc. Creative / Creadigol for this festive exhibition. In 2019, a similar showcase of artists and makers was held at Art Central Gallery and was very popular with visitors.
This is a great opportunity to visit this wonderful gallery, see the lights on King Square, whilst acquiring some unique gifts.