CV


EXHIBITIONS

CURRENT/UPCOMING

Jerwood Drawing Prize . London
13 September - 22 October . Jerwood Space

Spoonful London
15 September - 4 November . Flow Gallery

New Truth to Materials: Wood . Ditchling
8 September - 1 January . Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

2017

Unearthed: Installation (film), Pitt Rivers Museum . Oxford

British Craft Pavilion, London Design Fair . London

Piecework Collective, 402 West 13th Street . New York

Chromatic Geography, Craft Ontario Gallery . Toronto

Unearthed: London Craft Week, Craft Central Gallery . London

New Quilting, Rheged Centre . Cumbria 

MAKE, Ruthin Craft Centre . Ruthin

Talents: Ambiente, Messe Frankfurt . Frankfurt

2016

Showcase Gallery, Craft Central . London

Objects of Utility, INKU . London

British Craft Pavilion, London Design Fair . London

Festival of Quilts, NEC . Birmingham

New Designers: One Year On . London

Corner Shop, Clerkenwell Design Week . London

Showcase, William Morris Gallery . London

2015

TENT, London Design Fair . London

 

TALKS

2017

Exhibition Tour: Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space . London

How We Make Things, Q&A Hole & Corner . London Design Fair

The Future of Objects, Q&A Forest + Found . Pitt Rivers Museum

2016

London’s Underground Artisans, Q&A Selvedge Magazine . V&A

London’s Underground Artisans, Q&A Selvedge Magazine . New Designers

 

WORKSHOPS

UPCOMING

Experimental Object Making, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft . Sussex

Texture & Form in Wood, West Dean College . Sussex

Autumn Foraging: Natural Dyes, West Dean College . Sussex

Traditional Hand Quilting, Selvedge/Ray Stitch . London

Autumn Foraging: Natural Dyes, Botany Shop . London

Quilt Making, Selvedge Magazine x Chateau Dumas . France

2017

MA Artists’ Teachers Scheme, Oxford Brookes . Pitt Rivers Museum

An Ideal Syllabus, Milton Keynes Arts Centre . MK

Power Plant, Milton Keynes Arts Centre . MK

Experimental Object Making, Pitt Rivers Museum . Oxford

Inside Out Kitchen: Heritage Craft Project, Milton Keynes Art Centre . MK

Experimental Maquette Making, Burberry Maker’s House . London

Improvisational Patchwork, Ray Stitch . London

2016

Spoon Carving, SMUG . London

 

AWARDS

2017

Hothouse, Crafts Council

2016

British Design Award: Craft, Elle Decoration

Best New Collection, Craft Central

 

RESIDENCIES

2017

Pitt Rivers Museum . Oxford

Cold Press Gallery . Holt

 

PUBLISHED WRITING

UPCOMING (OCT 2017)

The Wild Dyer, Abigail Booth . Kyle Books

2016

The Urban Woodsman, Max Bainbridge . Kyle Books

 

PRESS

PRINT

09.2017 Elle Decoration The Collectibles

02.2017 Berkeley Made not Manufactured

10.2016 Embroidery Letting Nature Take Its Course

10.2016 Elle Decoration British Design Awards

10.2016 N by Norwegian Modern Woodsman

09.2016 EKKB Designer Profile

09.2016 Selvedge Binding Knots

05.2016 Crafts Talent Spot

05.2016 Vogue UK Meet The Makers

05.2016 House & Garden Where The Wild Things Are

10.2015 Country Living Urban Artisans

ONLINE

08.2017 Hole & Corner British Craft Pavilion

10.2016 Frances Corner Forest + Found at in-ku

08.2016 COADG Interview

03.2016 Elle Decoration Name to Know

11.2015 Side Story Putting the Art in Craft

LISTEN

11.2016 BBC Radio London Jo Good

01.2016 Woolful Podcast Episode 46

ABIGAIL BOOTH + MAX BAINBRIDGE

Born in 1991, they studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts before setting up their studio, Forest + Found, in late 2014. Working in both visual arts and contemporary craft, they exhibit their work throughout the UK and internationally. Based out of their East London studio, they work on private and public commissions.

Portrait courtesy of Tif Hunter

Portrait courtesy of Tif Hunter


VISUAL ARTS . CRAFTSMANSHIP . STUDIO PRACTICE