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Caitriona Cartwright

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Artwork for Caitriona Cartwright

Welsh slate birdbath 'gentle-quiet'

Welsh slate umbellifer standing stone

Tredomen standing stone

Details

Telephone: 
01497 847142
How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

I work in indigenous stone from mostly local quarries to carve standing stones, birdbaths and benches with snippets of poetry

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

Carving in stone means that I can work with my hands to combine my love of words with my love of letterforms. It means that I can visit small quarries in remote and beautiful landscapes to source the stone and let my imagination roam free.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

Caitriona M Cartwright
Lettercutter and carver in stone

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

I am a member of the craft co operative, The Hay Makers and we run a gallery in Hay on Wye

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

History of Art Degree from Manchester University
City and Guilds in Stonemasonry from Weymouth Technical College
William Morris Craft Fellow while working at Salisbury Cathedral

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

h.Art 2018
h.Art 2019

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

The Hay Makers, Hay on Wye
Abbott & Holder, 30 Museum St, Bloomsbury

Venues Description: 
Brockhampton Church The Grange Leominster
Venues Confirmed: 
Yes

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