Selected 2015 presented by Dovecot Gallery for the third year running, brings together contemporary craft by makers hand-picked by a panel of industry experts. This selling exhibition of craft and design showing from 21 November to 23 December 2015 includes key pieces and ranges of work in jewellery, silversmithing, ceramics, glass, textiles and furniture, by makers with Scottish connections.

Amongst this year’s Selected 2015, there are returning exhibitors Gilly Langton, James Donald and Julia Smith and notably makers using new technologies in their design or production process including Lindsay Hill, Lynne MacLachlan-Eastwood and Kathryn Hinton.


Lynne MacLachlan Eastwood, Mesh Sphere Bangle, 2015, Hand Dyed 3D Printed Nylon, Photo courtesy Lynne Maclachlan Eastwood

Satoko Takemura
Satoko Takemura, Hori Pendant, 2015, Silver, Photo courtesy Satoko Takemura

Jode Pankhurst, Kinky Bots, 2015, Porcelain & Gold Lustre, Photo courtesy Jode Pankhurst

Kerstin Gren, Dots, Raku & Smoked Fired Ceramics, Photo courtesy Kerstin Gren

Catherine Aitken
Catherine Aitken, Hayworth Handbag, 2015, Harris Tweed, Deerskin Leather &Linen, Photo courtesy Catherine Aitken

In addition to the makers represented by Selected 2015, Dovecot has invited In addition to the makers represented by Selected 2015, Dovecot has invited Timorous Beasties, Dashing Tweeds and Method Studio to be part of + Dovecot Selects for the first time. These three established design studios represent Dovecot’s close association with luxury craft making and collaboration. As members of the Walpole British luxury partnership, Dovecot and the + Dovecot Selects exhibitors are part of a mission to promote, protect and develop the unique qualities of British luxury: rich heritage, superior craftsmanship, contemporary design and style at the heart of the industry. Dovecot Studios was winner of the Walpole British Luxury Craftsmanship Award in 2014; an accolade afforded by its commitment to the Tapestry Studio’s apprenticeship programme and ongoing collaborations with contemporary artists. The three + Dovecot Selects exhibitors will showcase new works which are made available for purchase.

For more information go to the Dovecot Gallery website.


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