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Meet the artists from Craft & Contemporary Design

Be inspired on Friday 20th October by meeting some of the most exciting contemporary artists and craftspeople working today 

As part of our Craft & Contemporary Design exhibition at 201 Bishopsgate, we'll be offering you the chance to come along from 12pm-2pm and chat with featured artists David GatesEleanor Lakelin and Gareth Neal plus representatives from the Sarah Myerscough Gallery, who are co-hosting the installation.   

Formed through environmentally aware practices, each artwork and furniture item displayed in Craft & Contemporary Design has been created through traditional hand-crafting skills. The pieces investigate the relationship between function and form via traditional woodturning and furniture techniques alongside the application of new technologies to create unique and limited-edition elegant sculptural pieces.   

This is a free event but to ensure each of access on arrival please confirm your visit in advance with Broadgate’s Art Curator, Rosie Glenn by emailing rg@rosieglennfineart.co.uk. 

About the artists 

David Gates  
London-based Gates combines studio furniture-making with formal research. His work is exhibited and collected internationally.  

Eleanor Lakelin 
A British artist, creating vessels and sculptural objects in wood. Her distinctive forms are created in response to the passage of time etched into the fibres of the material. 

Gareth Neal  
Specialises in the production of unique pieces, which are exclusively designed for individual clients and companies. In 2014, Neal worked as part of The Wish List project which brings together architects and designers for a unique collaboration. 

Craft & Contemporary Design curated by Sarah Myerscough  
4th September-2nd November, Ground Floor, 201 Bishopsgate, free 

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Images from left: Eleanor Lakelin, Voided Vessel XI C17, 2017. Horse Chestnut Burr, 45 x 45 x 25 cm. Photo credit Jeremy Johns; Gareth Neal, Block 1 Colonnade, 2017. Ebonised and Scorched Oak, 132 x 36 x 42 cm. Photo credit James Champion; Helen Carnac and David Gates. Floor Standing Cabinets, 2017.