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DAW SOULMATES 2018 15 November 2017


If you are looking for an exhibiting partner for DAW, or have a space to share, or a space to offer, please email  admin @ dorsetvisualarts.org We will then post this information below so you can check if any offers coming in suit you. Please make sure you include what part of the county you are living or working in, your contact details, and a brief description of your requirement or offer.


I’m looking to join other artists for the Dorset Art Weeks. I work with textiles and create a mix of hanging and table top pieces, my inspiration and expertise comes from the 16th century heritage craft of Dorset Buttony. I work in the round on large and small rings to create wall art, thread jewellery and accessories from fabric, ribbons, lace and yarns. I’m based near Shaftesbury, Dorset and can be contacted through my website http://www.henrysbuttons.co.uk  or by Email: [email protected] Tel: 01747 829010.
Many thanks
Anna McDowell


“ I am looking for either another artist, photographer or ceramicist / group to share exhibition space during Dorset Arts Week 2018 and would be pleased to hear from anyone who may have a space to share, I am based near Lyme Regis, so in and around this area would be perfect although happy to travel a little further’
Many thanks
Dawn Brimicombe
http://www.dawnbrimicombe.com email - [email protected]
Mobile 07714196584
Please leave a message and I will get back to you, thank you.


We have a group of 5 who will be registering shortly. We are looking for on other person to join.

We need someone who is typically a cabinet maker, rug maker  - something that will fill the centre of a U shaped gallery.  Not a wall space person please - we have painters and photographers already.

Mappowder area.

Meyrick Griffith-Jones 01258 817601  or 07470 141484 (don't look at it much, but if desperate...)


Borough Garedens

We are three artists looking for a fourth to join us for DAW next year. We are a painter, photographer and textile artist so a 3D artist such as potter, ceramic artist or sculptor (on a small scale) would be ideal. We have booked Borough House in Borough Gardens in Dorchester for most of arts weeks and will be sharing stewarding between us. Please contact: [email protected]