‘Leach Pottery: The Sound Of It’

This weekend, I took some time to visit the Crafts Study Centre, and look at my friend’s exhibition ‘Leach Pottery: The Sound Of It’. Loucia Manopoulou is a current MRes student of the university and I have worked… Read More

Graduation Show Prep

This week, we’ve been busy getting things ready for the graduation show. As a class, we have to come together to curate our exhibition space as a team, to create the best looking show we can. The tutors… Read More

Ashurst In Silver – Rosie Wesley

I just wanted to share with you some images of the finished silver works that I have made for my final degree collection. I have titled these pieces ‘Ashurst In Silver I’ and ‘Ashurst in Silver II’. The… Read More

The Final Foundry Casting

This month was the University’s final organised bronze foundry pour until the end of term – which meant I had to get all my final pieces of bark sprued up and prepped for the pour if I wanted… Read More

Assembling Beaulieu

Progress! This week I jumped in at the deep end and started to assemble some final pieces! I wanted to share with you a few of my working progress images from the workshop, so I hope you enjoy…. Read More

Rosie Wesley Metalwork – Film Shoot

I did something EXTREMELY exciting this week! My brother, Ged who is an aspiring film maker (find his youtube account here) came into the university to help me film a promotional video about me and my work, which… Read More

Translating Drawings

This week, I have been focused on experimenting with new ways to translate my drawings onto a metal surface. This is something that I have struggled with recently and I wanted to dedicate some more time to it…. Read More

Photography Session

Just recently, our course tutor organised a cross-course induction at University for us to learn how to use the photography studios. The induction was led by the photography technician Beytan Erkmen and we were shown how to use… Read More

Rosie Wesley at Rising Stars Exhibition

Apologies for having dropped off the radar recently, but I have some exciting news! My work has been shortlisted for the Rising Stars exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery. I applied for this competition at the end of… Read More

COLLECT ’17

This weekend was the year’s biggest craft show in London. Saatchi Gallery’s COLLECT; organised by the Crafts Council, showcases a range of national and international galleries, with work by hundreds of current crafts practitioners. I went up with two… Read More

New Year Refresh

I had a little break from blogging over the Christmas break, and took out some much needed time for myself. I caught up with family, and tied up some loose ends of my university work. Now that I’m… Read More

Successful Bronzes

The wait is over! This week, I successfully finished my bronze castings and I can now share the results with you! The spruing was quite a challenge, and I’m still not looking forward to cutting them off next… Read More