24 Feb 2017
Sheffield Assay Office were delighted to attend and sponsor the opening of Enamoured last week.
This touring show features over 80 pieces of beautiful enamel work from the British Society of Enamellers. The work displays how enamellers continue to explore the alchemy of glass and metal and have continued to broaden their knowledge with new technology and experimentation, while keeping age –old techniques vigorous and alive.
The exhibition was opened by Carole Baugh Curator of the Butcher Works Gallery, Penny Gildea, Chaiman of the British Society of Enamellers and Professor Vanessa Toulmin, Director of City & Cultural Engagement Office of the Vice Chancellor University of Sheffield and joint lead on Year of Making.
The show has been kindly funded by The Goldsmiths’ Company, Sponsored by W.G Ball and Sheffield Assay Office. It has to date been hosted by The Goldsmiths’ Centre, London, Birmingham Assay Office.
The show is currently in Sheffield on until the 10th March at Butcher Works, Academy of Makers, Sheffield and then will move to The Mid Wales Arts Centre from the 19th March – 30th April.
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