Trent McMinn writes about artist Joshua Kerly in Crafts September/October 2019.
‘I’ve always had a hands-on approach,’ says Kerley, who won the 2018 Bullseye Emerge Academic Gold Award. ‘I wanted to study architecture, but during my foundation course in Bournemouth I discovered there was this category called the applied arts which would allow me to make – so I decided to follow that route instead.’
Recognition is coming swiftly for the early-career maker. After winning last year’s Bullseye award, he scored a place on Bullseye Project’s stand at this year’s Collect art fair, and his work is now in Bullseye’s group show Emerge/Evolve, currently touring the US.
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