Dorset Arts Week – 29 May to 13 JuneFriday, May 28th, 2010
During May and June each year, Dorset plays host to artists and crafts people from the local area.
From Gillingham to Wimborne, artists will come together to exhibit their work sought from inspiration not only the County but from around the world.
Photography; pottery; glass and ceramic tiles; furniture; metalwork; painting; textiles; sculpture and textiles. Most disciplines will be on show.
Dorset has long been a county where artist have been drawn. It stunning Jurassic coast lines and beautiful rolling countryside has been a constant draw of inspiration for artists.
Jem Main, Director of DAW commented that
“Almost all of the artists, designers or makers will be on hand to help you engage with their work, keen to talk to vistors about the extraordinary range of materials, traditions and skills that inform their work”.
So if you are keen to expand you collection or pick up a unique piece for your home, with some 800 artists to choose from there should be something to suit the most discerning art lover.
For more information on each artist, special exhibitions in your area, visit the Dorset Arts Week website.