Step into the world of esteemed bookbinder and artist Faith Shannon MBE in this new exhibition at the Crafts Council Gallery, curated by Designer Bookbinders.

Faith Shannon (1938 -2018) sought to blur the boundaries between bookbinding and sculpture. This exhibition focuses specifically on the artist’s seminal labour of love – Stone: Ten Bindings, a collection of bindings for ‘Stone’, a book comprising poems by George Mackay Brown and photographs by Gunnie Moberg. Created in and inspired by Faith’s home on the West Coast of Scotland, the project took a total of 16 years to complete, with the final collection of works now widely regarded as a masterpiece.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the original ten bindings of ‘Stone’, accompanied by their poems and photographs. The exhibition will also feature a small workshop room offering a glimpse into the artist’s mind and process of making, alongside some earlier bindings by Faith Shannon from the Crafts Council Collection.

This exhibition is free to attend, no booking required.

Easter opening: The Gallery will be open on Thursday 6 April but closed on Good Friday and Easter Saturday

For more information please visit the Crafts Council website here