Shetland makers Emma Blain and Claire Henry (Aamos Designs) and Robyn Inkster, have been selected to exhibit at Gifted, the Christmas exhibition at The National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, running now until 10th January 2010. The show, ‘brings together new work from over 20 of Scotland’s most talented craft makers with handmade pieces to suit all tastes and budgets’ and highlights the quality and diversity of contemporary Scottish craft. The exhibition provides an exciting opportunity, not only to see new, innovative work, but also to purchase original pieces and is a fantastic opportunity for all three young designers from Shetland. Exhibition information
Meanwhile, Jo Jack, Samantha Jack and Wendy Inkster are exhibiting alongside over 50 textile artists at the Winter Warmth exhibition at Park Gallery in Falkirk, running now until 31st December 2009. The exhibition highlights contemporary textile design and the original and innovative use of textile materials and techniques in all areas of applied arts and crafts and it is testament to the creativity and innovation of these three Shetland-based artists that they have been chosen to exhibit.
For more information on Shetland's textile designers visit Text-Isles