Staff Maker Profile – Libby Curtis

Libby Curtis is a Jeweller who is also the Associate Head of Gray’s School of Art.

She also keeps a active craft research practice, mostly centering on the title Craft in an Age of Change, her research work has looked at the use of digital technology within craft to either create new ways of making or to improve profitability through efficiency savings.

Her research interest also extend to the evolution of craft practice by those working within the industry, from artisans to those returning or moving into craft and how digital practices can benefit them.

Make Shift Do

Libby along with three other craft based researchers from Gray’s will be part of the Make Shift Do Dundee event to being held at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design.

“Make Shift Do Dundee is a public event held on Friday, November 21st which explores how advances in materials, processes and technologies are driving innovation in craft practice.”

“Hosted by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD), it includes practical workshops, a salon discussion event, and an exciting new exhibition of work from designers, makers and up-and-coming undergraduate students.”

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