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Photograph: Jessica Kendall
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Concrete Objects for the Home

Sat 14 & Sun 15 March 2020, 10.30am - 4pm

£130 / £97.50 Members

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Join Wakefield-based artist Jessica Kendall for a weekend introduction to creating household design objects with concrete.

After visiting the galleries to look at the finishes used in Hepworth’s sculptures and the building itself, you will experiment with a selection of moulds and dyes to create a number of planters, vases, fruit bowls, door stops, coasters, candle holders or ornamental pieces for the home.

The artist will introduce the popularity and properties of concrete and how to work with it safely, from mixing to casting and finishing.

About the tutor

Jessica Kendall studied at Chelsea College of Art and Design and Leeds College of Art, and now works from her studio at The Art House, Wakefield. Her work crosses contemporary sculpture, jewellery design and homeware. She recently presented a solo exhibition Cataclysm at Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Leeds, and a selection of her concrete candle holders are stocked in The Hepworth Wakefield shop.

Book your place

Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate of 25% off, sold on a first come, first served basis. Become a Member.

If you have any questions or special requirements then don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing  events@hepworthwakefield.org  or calling 01924 247360.

A two week cancellation policy applies to all workshops. As commercial workshops support our charitable activities, and materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than two weeks before the workshop date should you wish to cancel your place.

Should The Hepworth Wakefield need to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full.