15th November - 24th December 2014
R-Space presents contemporary craft with a seasonal flair for their Festive Focus Exhibition. The gallery has invited eight local artists, designers and makers to exhibit their speciality, hand-crafted pieces that will make wonderful Christmas gifts.
The artists exhibiting were Hannah Grainger (who also coordinated the exhibition), Dr Sarah McAleer, Lotus de Wit, Nuala Lynch, Robyn Galway, Andrew Cooke, Anne Boylan, Kerrie Hanna, Jon Adams, John Dilnot and Toshinobu Takamitsu.
Cllr. Andrew Ewing, The Mayor of Lisburn City Council, opened the exhibition on Saturday 15th November and had the opportunity to meet the artists and talk with them about their jewellery, ceramics, prints and textiles. During the opening event, Lisburn residents shared a glass of mulled wine with the talented local makers, discussed their handcrafting skills and gained a special insight into the vibrant craft community that Northern Ireland is home to. Festive Focus continues until 24th December, opening hours Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5pm, everybody welcome.