A new exhibition opening at Ards Arts Centre on 11 December will showcase the work of ‘The Contemporary Applied Arts Collective’, a group of young emerging local artists.
The show documents their practice six months on from their graduation from the new Contemporary Applied Arts Degree at the University of Ulster and promises a diverse look at crafting with a concept in a contemporary light.
Spectators should expect to view a range of different ceramic pieces from the graduate group.
Emily Crawford, Arts Officer with Ards Borough Council is supportive of the display and said: “The Council is delighted to support local graduates, especially in an economic climate that is increasingly competitive. I have seen the group’s work before and am looking forward to what promises to be a unique, modern display of original artefacts.”
The Contemporary Applied Arts Collective are: Kerrie Hanna, Rhiannon Ewing-James, Rachel Leary, Elaine McCully, Sasha McVey, and Lynsay-Erin Mercer.
The exhibition open in 11 December with a special exhibition preview and wine reception at, and runs until 23 January 2015 in the Sunburst Gallery, Newtownards and admission is free. For more information contact Ards Arts Centre, Tel: 028 91810803, Email: email@example.com
Please note: Ards Arts Centre will be closed: 24-27th December, and 1 January. *Ards Arts Centre may close on Saturday’s throughout December and January – please phone in advance of your visit.*]]>