Mastery: Women in Silver Exhbition
Published: 8th September 2021
Mastery: Women in Silver is a new exhibition on display at the Ruthin Craft Centre from 24 July-18 September 2021. Curated by Dr Elizabeth Goring, this is the first exhibition to focus on the UK’s exceptionally talented contemporary women designer silversmiths.
The Mastery exhibitors represent a large cohort of women working at the highest level of silversmithing and include long-established and mid-career artists alongside some emerging makers of exceptional promise. Look closely and you will discover a sense of fun and a vein of playfulness, as well as an intention to surprise, delight, question and subvert. Such feats are only achievable by those working at the very top of their game: masters of their craft.
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