Happy New Year!!!
I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas and New Year. I was so busy up to Christmas with my Christmas craft fairs. I exhibited at South Hill Park, Bracknell which was a lovely first craft to show my work at as everybody was so very friendly, also I had a stall at Craft in the city in Nottingham and Merge Contemporary Craft Fair, Oundle. Everybody was so pleasant at all the craft fairs and really enjoyed them. It was really nice to get feedback from customers and most people couldn’t believe I was actually milk girl.
Over Christmas, I also was busy with commissions and did a lovely one as a wedding gift for the happy couple. It was a real honour to do as it was going to be a present off the mother of the bride, and I loved designing it. The bride was so surprised how alike the dress was to hers. I hope I get a few more of those because I really enjoyed it.
I have also been busy stocking art galleries which are totally amazing to have my work in, and I will be doing a photo-shoot over this weekend so you will finally be able to buy my work online.
My work is now stocked at
Bakewell Arts and Design Gallery in Bakewell, http://www.bakewellartsanddesign.com/
The Seed Gallery, Crich http://www.seedgallery.co.uk/index.html
Debbie Bryan Shop & Studio, Nottingham http://www.debbiebryan.co.uk/ here am mentioned in her blog post http://debbiebryan.blogspot.com/2011/10/new-goodies.html
My work is currently at Smithy Studios, Glossop. http://www.thesmithystudios.co.uk/
For Christmas I had some new screen printing equipment which is enabling me to develop my new range ‘On the High Street’ which will highlight the decline of the local high street and those independent businesses which are disappearing.
I am pleased to announced that I have been selected to be a Design Factory Flow Member which is very exciting. http://www.designfactory.org.uk/profile.php?source=sitesearch§ion=&s=harding&id=3897&pagename=Lucy%20Anne%20Harding
I am now also sponsored by Gutermann Threads which I am very thankful for.
UP AND COMING EXHIBITIONS:
I will be exhibiting at Sock, Arts and Crafts Purchase and Commission Fair, Loughborough (24-25th March) http://www.loughboroughtownhall.co.uk/events/2011/03/26/sock Am really looking forward to this event; it will be my first craft fair of 2012.
Other exhibitions I will be in later in the year-
A group showcase of the Royal Exchange Craft Shop Graduate winners (name to be confirmed) 5th March to 28th April http://www.royalexchange.co.uk/page.aspx?page=683
‘May all your dreams come true’ at Heart Gallery, Hebden Bridge (14th May- 8th July) www.heartgallery.co.uk
‘Found’ Exhibition at Unit 12, Stafford (2nd August- 27th October) http://www.unittwelve.co.uk/
I will also be doing a workshop at Unit 12 ‘Upcycling Ceramics’ on the 5th October.
Thank you for reading!!