Exhibitions

A LANDSCAPE OF OBJECTS | Curated by Flow Gallery

 FORDE ABBEY, CHARD, SOMERSET, TA20 4LU
16 JUNE - 27 OCTOBER 2017

Curated by Flow Gallery 'A Landscape of Objects' is a site specific exhibition in which featured artists respond to the rural landscape and gardens at Forde Abbey. Artists span different media and include Anne Marie O’Sullivan, Tom McWalter and Vezzini & Chen. Eleanor will create a new series of forms in wood - referencing water and the shapes and textures within the Forde Abbey gardens.


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SUMMER OPEN STUDIOS

COCKPIT ARTS 18-22 CREEKSIDE, DEPTFORD, LONDON, SE8 3DZ
16 - 18 JUNE 2017

Visit Eleanor Lakelin in her studio and see her latest works in progress. Eleanor is one of around 70 artists and makers opening her doors at Cockpit Arts in Deptford - including ceramicists, glass artists, textile designers, jewellers and many other specialist disciplines.  


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DESIGN MIAMI/ BASEL | Sarah Myerscough Gallery

HALL 1 SÜD, MESSE BASEL, SWITZERLAND
13 - 18 JUNE 2017 

Eleanor will be represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery alongside: Helen Carnac, Christopher Duffy, David Gates, Liam Flynn, Ruth Gurvich, John Makepeace, Gareth Neal, Michael Peterson, Aneta Regel, Marc Ricourt, Joseph Walsh, Wycliffe Stutchbury and Nic Webb.. Design Miami/ is a global forum for design - bringing together influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce.


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RHYTHM OF TIME | Solo Show

KONSTHANTVERKARNA, SÖDERMALMSTORG 4, 116 45 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
28 MAY - 21 JUNE

All of Eleanor Lakelin's work is in some way concerned with natural movement and time. Her debut solo show 'Rhythm of Time' will feature a broad collection of works from both the Time & Texture and Contours of Nature series - including new vessels inspired by the erosion of Basalt rock. 

'Rhythm of Time' is Eleanor's first exhibition in Scandinavia and will be showcased at Konsthantverkarna one of Sweden's most renowned arts & crafts associations. Founded in 1951 the gallery is based in the lively Söder district of Stockholm - representing the best of Swedish craft as well as exciting developments in contemporary crafts internationally.


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LONDON CRAFT WEEK | Corinne Julias Selects

COCKPIT ARTS, 18-22 CREEKSIDE, DEPTFORD SE8 3DZ
4 MAY 2017, 6-7.30pm

Journalist and Curator, Corinne Julius will guide an hour-long tour of selected makers based at Cockpit Arts studios in Deptford. In addition to Eleanor Lakelin - the tour includes discussions and insights into the practices of glass artist Shelley James and ceramicist David Marques.

London Craft Week showcases the very best international and British creativity and craftsmanship through a curated programme fusing making, design, fashion, art, luxury, food, culture and shopping.


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MAKE AT RUTHIN

RUTHIN CRAFT CENTRE, PARK ROAD, RUTHIN, DENBIGHSHIRE, LL15 1BB
18 FEBRUARY - 23 APRIL 2017 

This celebratory exhibition features 50 makers that represent 25 years of Ruthin Craft Centre. Eleanor will present three works for this show which examines different approaches to making through form, function, materials and decoration.


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COLLECT 2017 | Sarah Myerscough Gallery

SAATCHI GALLERY, DUKE OF YORK’S HQ, KING’S ROAD, LONDON, SW3 4RY
2 - 6 FEBRUARY 2017

Eleanor will once again be represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery at Collect 'The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects' at Saatchi Gallery in London.

In addition to Eleanor's new works in Burr - Sarah Myerscough Gallery will also showcase pieces by David Gates, Ernst Gamperl, Jim Partridge and Liz Walmsley, Liam Flynn, Marc Ricourt, Michael Peterson, Nic Webb and Peter Marigold.


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ARTGENÉVE | Taste

PALEXPO SA, RUE FRANCOIS-PEYROT 30, 1218 LE GRAND-SACONNEX, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
26 - 29 JANUARY 2017

Eleanor Lakelin will exhibit works from the Time & Texture series with Taste, Stand C50, at Artgenève alongside other selected artists working in glass, wood, ceramics, metal and textiles. Artgenève is a Salon D' Art at the forefront of contemporary art, modern art and contemporary design.


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CRAFT TREND FAIR KOREA | NatureLab

CRAFT TREND FAIR, COEX HALL A, SEOUL, KOREA 
8 - 11 DECEMBER 2016

Crafts Council will present 'NatureLab' as part of the Craft Trend Fair 2016 in Seoul. This A Future Made showcase is an immersive experience, telling the story of nature transformed by six craft talents. 

Now celebrating its 11th year, Craft Trend Fair is the only fair in Korea dedicated completely to craft. The show seeks to break creative boundaries between the past and the present, culture and industry, art, craft and design. 


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COCKPIT ARTS OPEN STUDIOS

18-22 CREEKSIDE, DEPTFORD, LONDON, SE8 3DZ
2 - 4 DECEMBER 2016

“Find work by some of the capital’s classiest designer-makers.” - The Guardian

Eleanor is one of 70 artists and makers based at Cockpit Arts in Deptford, who will open the doors to their studios for this festive weekend. The public are invited to see behind-the-scenes, where the work is created and to buy beautifully handcrafted designs direct from the makers.


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BRITISH CRAFT: THE MIAMI EDIT

1 HOTEL, 102 24TH STREET, MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
28 NOVEMBER - 2 DECEMBER 2016

A satellite show of Design Miami/ - British Craft: The Miami Edit showcases the work of the 15 makers selected for A Future Made including pieces by Eleanor Lakelin. Leading architect and interior designer Natalia Miyar has co-curated the presentation to illustrate how beautiful hand-made and tactile objects can transform a residential space and infuse it with personality and warmth.


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MAKING A WINTER'S TALE

CAA, CONTEMPORARY APPLIED ARTS, 89 SOUTHWARK STREET, LONDON SE1 0HX
17 NOVEMBER - 24 DECEMBER 2016

Presenting handmade gifts for the festive season - this Winter show features a range of contemporary craft pieces from accessible items to collector's pieces. Eleanor will exhibit new works in Flamed Beech.


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THE SALON ART + DESIGN NY | Sarah Myerscough Gallery

BOOTH B7, PARK AVENUE ARMOURY, 643 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY
10-14 NOVEMBER 2016

The Salon Art + Design in New York welcomes 55 of the world's finest galleries exhibiting historical, modern and contemporary furniture, groundbreaking decorative arts, and late 19th and 20th century fine art. At Booth B7 Sarah Myerscough Gallery will present a new work in Burr by Eleanor Lakelin alongside pieces by Christopher Duffy, Ernst Gamperl, Gareth Neal, Joseph Walsh, Liam Flynn, Maisie Broadhead, Marc Ricourt, Michael Peterson and Peter Marigold.


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FLOW GALLERY

1-5 NEEDHAM ROAD, NOTTING HILL, LONDON W11 2RP
FROM 31 OCTOBER 2016

Eleanor Lakelin will have works from her Time & Texture series featured as part of the permanent collection at Flow gallery. Flow offers a carefully curated presentation of contemporary craft makers featuring ceramics, glass, paper, wood, textiles, metal and jewellery. 


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PAD LONDON | Sarah Myerscough Gallery

BOOTH A6, PAD LONDON, BERKELEY SQUARE, LONDON W1
5 - 9 OCTOBER 2016

Sarah Myerscough Gallery will present works by Eleanor Lakelin at PAD London alongside new pieces by Maisie Broadhead, Christopher Duffy, Liam Flynn, Ernst Gamperl, Peter Marigold, Gareth Neal, Michael Peterson, Marc Ricourt and Joseph Walsh. Set in the vibrant heart of Mayfair, PAD is a leading fair for 20th Century art, design and decorative arts. 


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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF TURNERS

CARPENTERS' HALL, THROGMORTON AVENUE, LONDON, EC2N 2JJ
12 - 15 OCTOBER 2016

Original works by over 70 leading contemporary woodturners will be exhibited at 'Wizadry in Wood' presented at the spectacular Carpenters' Hall by the Worshipful Company of Turners.


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LONDON DESIGN FAIR | NatureLab

OLD TRUMAN BREWERY 26 HANBURY ST, LONDON, E1 6QR
22 - 25 SEPTEMBER 2016

Crafts Council and The New Craftsmen present NatureLab as part of this year's British Craft Pavilion at London Design Fair. An immersive experience, it tells the story of nature transformed by six craft talents. As one of the exhibiting makers, Eleanor Lakelin will also be part of the 'Super Talks' panel discussion about NatureLab on Thursday 22 September from 11am-12.30pm.


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BRITISH HOUSE RIO

PARQUE LAGE, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
5 AUGUST - 18 SEPTEMBER 2016

British House is the UK’s home away from home at the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, the place to celebrate Team GB’s sporting performance and a cultural showcase for the best of the UK. It is located in the centre of Rio de Janeiro at historic Parque Lage, within the Copacabana cluster of the Games. Eleanor Lakelin is showing a series of new works in Wellingtonia (Giant Redwood) and a sculptural work in Burr, created from a Horse Chestnut planted in 1710. 


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DESIGN MIAMI/ BASEL | NatureLab

HALL 1 SÜD, MESSE BASEL, SWITZERLAND
14 - 19 JUNE 2016

“In Nature Lab, wild and encroaching nature is transmuted by skilled hands and ingenious minds into elemental objects that emerge from the darkness to conjure wonder and intrigue.”

Eleanor Lakelin is one of six British makers exhibiting at Nature Lab, A Future Made showcase at Design Miami/ Basel. Telling the story of nature transformed, each maker has developed new techniques to create objects of wonder using substances like wood, sand, salt, clay, flowers and ice. 


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LONDON CRAFT WEEK | Crafted at Fortnum & Mason

181 PICCADILLY LONDON W1A 1ER
3 - 7 MAY 2016

London Craft Week is planning an ambitious programme for 2016 which will run from 3 to 7 May. One of the highlights will be a showcase of work by the Walpole Crafted ‘class of 2015’ at the iconic Fortnum & Mason store, curated by Peter Ting. As well as showcasing sculptural works, Eleanor will be demonstrating some of her making processes live in the store on Thursday 5 May, 4 - 7pm.


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ARTMONTE-CARLO | Taste

GRIMALDI FORUM MONACO, 10, AVENUE PRINCESSE GRACE, 98000 MONACO
29 APRIL - 1 MAY 2016

Eleanor Lakelin will exhibit at Artmonte-carlo represented for the first time by Taste Contemporary Craft, a Swiss gallery championing the work of craft artists who push boundaries on an International scale. Artmonte-carlo is a new Salon D' Art under the High Patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco. It will showcase a select collection of work from leading international galleries at the very forefront of contemporary art, modern art and contemporary design - against the immaculate backdrop of the Côte d’Azur. 


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PRESENT & COLLECT

CAA, CONTEMPORARY APPLIED ARTS, 89 SOUTHWARK STREET, LONDON SE1 0HX
19 NOVEMBER - 24 DECEMBER 2015

Present & Collect is CAA's seasonal selling exhibition offering a range of accessible presents as well as high-value collectors’ craft pieces, all of them handmade objects from across the applied arts made with vision and integrity.


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NATURE BY DESIGN

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS, UK FRIENDS
ROYAL THAMES YACHT CLUB, 60 KNIGHTSBRIDGE, SW1X 7LF
16-17 NOVEMBER 2015

With Nature by Design, the UK Friends of Washington’s National Museum of Women in The Arts is celebrating contemporary female jewellers, ceramicists, silversmiths, makers and designers influenced by nature. Eleanor’s work will be showcased alongside Ndidi Ekubia, Jane Adam, Beth Gilmour, Fenella Elms and many more.


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SENSING THE LANDSCAPE

ALLER FARMHOUSE WILLITON, NR TAUNTON, SOMERSET, TA4 4LY
9 - 11 October 2015

Part of Somerset Art Weeks Festival ‘Sensing the Landscape’ is a series of site-specific artworks across Somerset gardens curated by Karina Joseph of Field gallery. Works explore the sensory encounter with the garden environment. Eleanor will present ‘Eroding Form’ at the Aller Farmhouse garden, her largest scale piece to date, consisting of three carved, textured spheres in green oak.


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FUTURE HERITAGE 2015

DECOREX INTERNATIONAL, SYON PARK, SYON ROAD, BRENTFORD, TW8 8JF
20-23 SEPTEMBER 2015

Design and applied arts critic Corinne Julius has curated a definitive guide of today’s most important designer-makers and the names to collect in British craft in 2015. A selection of distinctive new carved Hollow Forms by Eleanor Lakelin, will feature alongside works by twelve other exceptional makers.


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NATIONAL TRUST COMMISSION

KINGSTON LACY WIMBORNE MINSTER, DORSET, BH21 4EA
3 AUGUST 2015 - ONGOING

A collection of vessels by Eleanor Lakelin, commissioned by the National Trust, are now exhibited in the Spanish Room at Kingston Lacy. The works were made from a great cedar tree planted by the Duke of Wellington in 1872 which had to be felled last year. The commission marks the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo in June.
 


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SLOW TURNING

BLUECOAT DISPLAY CENTRE, THE BLUECOAT, LIVERPOOL, L1 3BZ
11 JULY - 22 AUGUST 2015

Eleanor's work is featured alongside other leading artists working with wood and natural fibres. Many of the artists featured employ traditional wood turning techniques which are pushed to the limits to produce sculptural, contemporary vessels and forms.


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COLLECT 2015 | Sarah Myerscough Gallery

SAATCHI GALLERY, DUKE OF YORK’S HQ, KING’S ROAD, LONDON, SW3 4RY
8 -11 MAY 2015

Eleanor will once again be represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery at Collect 'The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects' at Saatchi Gallery in London.


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LONDON CRAFT WEEK | Cockpit Arts Spring Open Studios

COCKPIT ARTS HOLBORN, COCKPIT YARD, NORTHINGTON STREET, LONDON, WC1N 2NP
COCKPIT ARTS DEPTFORD, 18-22 CREEKSIDE, LONDON SE8 3DZ
8-10 MAY 2015 & 15-17 MAY 2015

Putting craftsmanship centre stage, this new annual event will showcase exceptional craftsmanship through a 'journey-of-discovery' programme. Eleanor will be exhibiting at Cockpit Arts Spring Open Studios.


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SCULPTURAL 2015

COOMBE TRENCHARD, LEWTRENCHARD, WEST DEVON, EX20 4PW
2 MAY - 20 JUNE 2015

In the Arts & Crafts setting of Coombe Trenchard in Devon, Eleanor's work will be shown alongside internationally-known sculptors such as Nigel Hall and Peter Randall-Page. Co-curated by William Benington Gallery with Julian Wild.
 


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HOME GROUND | Celebrating a Sense of Place

DEVON GUILD OF CRAFTSMEN, RIVERSIDE MILL, BOVEY TRACEY, DEVON TQ13 9AF
20 SEPTEMBER - 9 NOVEMBER 2014 (TOURING 2015-2016)

This exhibition showcases the work of contemporary craft-makers who use materials which are locally distinct, natural or recycled. It explores local heritage and environment through different crafts - from traditional skills and resources, to contemporary installations.


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IS IT WOOD?

RUTHIN CRAFT CENTRE, PARK ROAD, RUTHIN, DENBIGHSHIRE, LL15 1BB
27 SEPTEMBER - 30 NOVEMBER 2014

Bringing together 14 unique makers, who through their innovative and original ideas, challenge traditional perceptions of wood. Curated by Mary La Trobe-Bateman O.B.E..


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THE CARVING OF THE WOOD

CRAFTS STUDY CENTRE, UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS, FALKNER RD, FARNHAM
3 JUNE - 19 JULY 2014

A collection of work by David Pye is central to this exhibition which looks at the way present day makers have carved wood as part of their practice, creating functional as well as sculptural objects. 


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COLLECT 2014 | Sarah Myerscough Gallery

SAATCHI GALLERY, DUKE OF YORK’S HQ, KING’S ROAD, LONDON, SW3 4RY
8-12 MAY 2014

Eleanor is represented by Sarah Myerscough Gallery at Collect 'The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects' at Saatchi Gallery in London.

Click here to read more on the Crafts Council website


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CELEBRATION OF CRAFTSMANSHIP & DESIGN

THIRLESTAINE LONG GALLERY, CHELTENHAM COLLEGE, BATH ROAD, CHELTENHAM, GL53 7LD
17 - 26 AUGUST 2013

Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design has become the largest selling exhibition of high quality bespoke furniture in the country and draws visitors and exhibitors from around the world. 


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ARTIST FOCUS SHOWCASE

CAA: CONTEMPORARY APPLIED ARTS
17 JANUARY - 2 MARCH 2013

Click here to read more on the CAA website >


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