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CRAFT – Somerset Portraits and Voices by Kate Lynch

Somerset Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury

An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Somerset artist Kate lynch. In this latest project Kate is documenting the people practising old crafts and trades in Somerset, some of which are very rare. Amongst them is the only remaining sieve and riddlemaker in the country.

Exmoor is home to the only hand-made paper mill powered by a waterwheel and in Castle Cary is one of the last companies in the world weaving horsehair.

There are 30 traditional craftspeople featured in the exhibition and book.

IMAGE: Mary Cross weaving a willow basket by Kate Lynch

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