New Ashgate Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft providing an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond
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Our specially selected collection of ceramics, jewellery and textiles: all items are beautifully hand-crafted by some of the UK's most talented designer-makers: they are perfect pieces for any home or to give as beautiful gifts if you can bear to part with them!
The makers include: Justine Allison, Sandy Buchanan, Theo Brooks, Holly Burton, Samantha English, Fran Fell, Beth Gates, Jaroslav Hrustalenko, Justine Jenner, Silvia K, Katherine Kingdon, Bérangère Noyau, Sarah Packington, Rebecca Perry, Mitch Pilkington, Alison Proctor, Laura Plant, Miranda Peckitt, Jacqui Ramrayka, Tamar Rose, Tiffany Scull, Carolyn Tripp, Clare Underwood, Vezzini & Chen, Claire Walton and Danniella Wilde.
Theo Brooks' body of work explores the unique relationship between the handmade object and the body. Throughout the process of glassblowing, the hand does not come into direct contact with the molten glass. However, it is the human manipulation of tools and the echoes of breath that produces the glass object.
Theo believes by lathe cutting to the different pieces, the evident trace of the ghosting hand becomes more apparent. It also allows Brooks to hand manipulate the object directly, which is of high significance within his work. By cutting the glass via the lathe, Brooks addresses elements such as pattern, texture and a play on light through the movement of his own hands.
New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard, Farnham GU9 7PS