The Festive Collection at Eleven Spitalfields Gallery brings together a diverse range of fine art & design based practitioners in the wonderful, historic context of Georgian Spitalfields. Thus providing visitors with a unique, festive experience.
In addition to the Private View, on Thursday 8th December, the gallery will be holding two shopping events where visitors will have the chance to meet the people behind the work. They will take place from 3-7pm on;
Wednesday 14th & 21st December 2011
Sarah Eyton is a London based designer, creating jewellery for men and women that make a statement. Sarah’s work is attention seeking and bold yet subtle at the same time. Her ideas are brought to fruition using a range of materials, focusing mainly on Perspex, and precious metals.
Although Sarah initially trained as a furniture designer, she has experienced a natural progression into jewellery design, successfully combining similar materials into what could be described as her “body furniture”.
Rachel Scott trained as a painter at the Royal College of Art and later began spinning and weaving in 1976. Her handmade rugs are made using yarn spun directly from the fleece and are 100% natural in both colour and texture.
Exhibited extensively in the past 30 years in numerous International exhibitions, Rachel’s work has also been shown at Libertys and Somerset House.
Michelle Mason designs contemporary interior and giftware products and was short listed for the Homes & Gardens Classic Design Award, 2009.
Michelle’s strong illustrative style has been commissioned for use on several ranges for a variety of clients including the Southbank Centre shops and the London Transport Museum. Michelle’s work frequently appears in both national and international press from the Sunday Times, Grand Designs, Elle Decoration to Homes & Gardens and Living Etc.
Olha Pryymak is a London-based, Ukranian born painter. Part of the international movement of daily painters, Olha produces a painting a day. On display here is a series of interiors produced at nearby Dennis Severs’ House. She describes her work as having a ‘visual language of varied painterly brushstrokes and contrasts of color carry out the narrative’.
Olha’s paintings have been exhibited in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition for the past 3 years and the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery.