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Welcome to The Byre – a contemporary craft gallery in Cornwall
The Byre is a contemporary craft gallery in south-east Cornwall exhibiting stunning works of design-led craft created by leading and emerging makers from throughout the UK.
With three exhibitions a year – spring, summer and Christmas – The Byre is must-visit destination for all lovers of contemporary crafted work in ceramics, glass, jewellery, metals and textiles. An exhibition at The Byre shows design-led craft in a recognisable – but stylised – domestic context. Using furniture in a gallery space gives the suggestion of how contemporary craft could look in the home. Adding a twist of themed styling creates real impact; it makes the desirable irresistible
Makers whose work has featured in exhibitions at The Byre include ceramicists Paul Cardew, Janet Stahelin Edmondson, Adam Frew, Jill Holland, Remon Jephcott, Pauline Lee, Moyra Stewart and Chris Taylor; glass artists James Lethbridge, Charlotte Sale,Laura Smith and Ruth Shelley; jewellers Tracey Falvey, Caroline Finlay, Ellis Mhairi Cameron and Anna Pope, metalsmith Stephanie Hopkins, paper artist Claire Brewster, silversmith Abigail Brown and textile artists Nikky d’Aguilar, Claire Crompton, Annabel Hill,Helen Round and Penny Seume.