Make & Do
Sundays, 2.00 – 4.30pm / free
Every Sunday throughout the exhibitions families can drop in to the Drawing Studio and Galleries to take part in creative and fun activities led by artists Betsy Dadd and Sam Winston.
Suitable for all ages and materials are provided. Free of charge, but donations are invited
Betsy Dadd is an artist who works with animation. She uses drawing and printing techniques to produce moving image and devises ways to present them as projected installations. Since graduating from Royal College of Art in 2013, she has exhibited at Marsden Woo Gallery and screened works at various international film festivals. Betsy has also collaborated with choreographers and set designers to make projections for the stage, such as Sum of Parts at Sadler's Wells Theatre. Read more here
Sam Winston is an artist known for his artist books, typograpohic drawings and concrete poetry. He employs a variety of different approaches including drawing, collage and storytelling. His latest project is a collaboration with the author Oliver Jeffers on a new children’s book. A continuing theme is his exploration of the hidden narratives found in classic bodies of text. Winston has exhibited his work in museums and galleries around the world. The Tate Britain, the British Library, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., MoMA NYC and Stanford University, amongst many others, all hold his artists’ books in their permanent collections. He lives and works in London. Read more here