Studio Tour - With Meron Wolde & Laura Woodhouse

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Meet metal artist and bespoke jewellery maker Meron Wolde along with award winning contemporary weaver Laura Woodhouse at Cockpit Art Studios on 4th April 2019.

Gain a fascinating insight into their studio practice and discuss what inspires them, their techniques and why sustainable and ethical materials are so important to them. You will also discover how grants from The Arts Society have supported their flourishing careers.

This relaxed evening includes a complimentary drink, tour and Q & A session. There will also be an opportunity to see their latest creations and purchase a range of products.

Please note spaces are limited – book soon to avoid disappointment.



Over the last few decades The Arts Society, have awarded millions of pounds to the arts and heritage – an unparalleled legacy that has transformed neighbourhoods, communities, visitor attractions and people’s lives across the length and breadth of the nation and abroad.



Meron Wolde

Meron is an ethical jewellery designer. Recipient of the Arts Society Award 2018.

Sustainability is reflected in her work and process, following an environmentally friendly studio practice and her focus on using recycled silver and gold.

Meron's work is influenced by her experience working with ethnographic artefacts in London as a silversmith and jewellery designer, having handled ancient adornments and ornaments from cultures all over the world. Meron has gained a unique insight and found a boundless source of inspiration.

https://cockpitarts.com/designer-makers/meron-wolde



Laura Woodhouse

Laura is an award winning woven textile designer from Cambridgeshire. She is currently based in a studio at Cockpit Arts in Holborn, having been awarded the Arts Society Greater London Area Award 2018.

Interested in the value of hand craft, Laura challenges the transient nature of changing fashions in consumer culture by creating quality fabrics that can be passed from generation to generation.

Taking inspiration from the natural world and architectural features, Laura creates intricately patterned fabrics in natural fibres using complex weaving techniques.

https://cockpitarts.com/designer-makers/laura-woodhouse/


Image credits: For Meron Wolde: Paula Harrowing, Laura Woodhouse: Cris Barnett

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