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Welcome to The Byre – a contemporary craft and art gallery in Cornwall
The Byre is a contemporary craft and art gallery in south-east Cornwall exhibiting stunning works of design-led craft and contemporary art by leading and emerging makers and artists 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 art and craft in a recognisable – but stylised – domestic context. Using furniture in a gallery space gives the suggestion of how contemporary craft and art 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 Lucy Burley, Paul Cardew, Janet Stahelin Edmondson, Adam Frew, Kathryn Hearn, Jill Holland, Remon Jephcott, Pauline Lee, Loraine Rutt, Moyra Stewart and Chris Taylor; glass artists James Lethbridge, Cat MacKenzie, Charlotte Sale,Laura Smith and Ruth Shelley; jewellers Corrinne Eira Evans, Tracey Falvey, Caroline Finlay, Ellis Mhairi Cameron, Katy Luxton, Anna Pope, Lucy Spink; 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 and Katie Wallis; and fine artist Kerry Harding.