Phoebe Cummings

PC_final

Phoebe Cummings Fountain, 2017

I was delighted and unsurprised to hear that Phoebe had won the Woman’s Hour Craft Prize, despite competition from some of the best around. I was listening live and whispered her name to myself in the pause before the announcement.

For me, Phoebe embodies the mix of qualities that leads to the most interesting, engaged art/craft: modesty and uncertainty combined with resilience, commitment, skill and imagination. I wrote a short essay on [and around] her work in 2013:

Karst: Phoebe Cummings and Anne Vibeke Mou

More on the craft prize here:

http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/articles/phoebe-cummings-is-named-the-winner-of-the-womans-hour-craft-prize/

 

 

Advertisements

Author: bsadceramics

Course leader, MA Ceramics Bath School of Art & Design

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s