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  • Mussi Mosaic Manufactory

    Mussi Mosaic Manufactory

    Printed to order and distributed World Wide on line from The Great British Bookshop with over 500 images of works created over the last 33 years. An LP size retrospective with 196 pages. From early beginnings in 1990, from simple tiles which evolved into large major installations of over 100 life size figurative elements. £45.00 ISBN 9781784567767 With 1000 copies only. Cleo Mussi is a true original taking an innovative path to expressing her own ideas, by creating gestural, figurative mosaics from repurposed ceramic tableware. Working within the folk tradition, Cleo creates elegant, decorative and political pieces that incorporate the inherent properties gleaned from patterns, marks, forms, colour and text into a world of contemporary narratives. These works reflect modern ideas, with both humour and a lightness of touch. Cleo’s work ranges from small intimate pieces to large scale installations of up to 100, life-size works; her mosaics are in private collections worldwide, as well as in many public spaces throughout the UK. Cleo Mussi is a maverick ceramic artist marshalling historical shards of china into contemporary stories that reflect the world around us. Cleo’s book will take you on a journey of discovery from of her life size gestural figures to small intimate works, all drawn from repurposed ceramic tableware. You will explore narratives mapped from her personal journeys through history, science, art and nature, exploring the surface and the underbelly of key themes in anthropology and humanity. You will meet her characters, that include large anthropomorphic robot rabbits, spacemen, quack doctors and historical figures who all jostle for a position in her tales. As well as seeing her working methods and how her practice has evolved over the last thirty three years, you will see the rigour of her research, her humour and the lightness of touch in her creative practice. Cleo’s works are in private collections world wide as well as in many public spaces throughout the UK.
  • Crafts Alive

    Crafts Alive

    Please join the Gloucestershire Guild at Rodmarton Manor in ‘Crafts Alive’ . A beautiful house and garden as an incredible venue for a Gloucestershire Guild selling exhibition as well as workshops, demonstrations, talks , theatre and performances , also a local artisan cafe . Please book via the guild website www.guild For this exhibition I have created four large summer fire guards for the beautiful fire places which measure 2 meters by 1 meter for the grand dining room,sitting room and the reception room which houses a small collection of Punch and Judy puppets .. for this space I have created Toby , Mr Punch’s dog as a pair of ‘Fire Guard Dogs’ and In the main rooms large bountiful baskets .... @glosguild @ #craftsalive
  • British Ceramics Biennale

    British Ceramics Biennale

    I have been shortlisted along side nine ceramic artists for the British Ceramic Biennale - so excited about this one. AWARD 2021 11th sept until 17th October
  • Ceramic Art London 2020

    Ceramic Art London 2020

    March 20th- 22nd Very Excited to be part of the ceramic world at Central Saint Martins 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA, United Kingdom. Stand 104
  • Frogmarsh Collective

    Frogmarsh Collective

    Please join us at FROGMARSH COLLECTIVE open weekend in Stroud ,23rd & 24th November; we have two new guest exhibitors the talented duo from Bonner Leather and Lucy Birkinshaw with her stunning wall paper and prints . Tea cake and conversation as always.
  • Mussi's Herbal

    Mussi's Herbal

    Scottish Gallery 29th Nov- 23rd Dec 2019 Cleo Mussi’s life size mosaics immerse you in an evolutionary and historical timeline. They explore how the British landscape has changed and evolved since Neolithic times with the conscious and unconscious introduction of seeds and plants from Europe and further a field. Waves of immigrants introduced plants and seeds for culinary and medicinal purposes and also surreptitiously as stow-a-ways on animal pelts, clothing or in animal feed. Plants naturalised and spread through cultivation or as weeds along well-trodden migratory paths and are now established as part of our diverse landscape. Often tied up with traditional folklore, fairylore, superstition and agricultural toil, these plants and weeds are now so familiar they are incorporated into our cultural history.
  • Open studios at Frogmarsh Mill as part of Select Art Trail

    Open studios at Frogmarsh Mill as part of Select Art Trail

    2019 May 11th/12th and 18th/19th Select Trail Open Studios, Weekends only from 11am until 6pm Frogmarsh Mill South Woodchester, GL5 5ET
  • Frogmarsh Collective

    Frogmarsh Collective

    Join us for the usual catch up with tea and cake and conversation ....
  • Made Marylebone 18th -21st October

    Made Marylebone 18th -21st October

    Made Marylebone , London coming up .... PUBLIC OPENING TIMES Thursday 18th October -10.30am - 5pm Thursday 18th October - 18.00pm - 21.00pm Private View Party Friday 19th October 10.30 am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm) Saturday 20th October 10.30am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm) Sunday 21st October 10.30am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
  • Select Trail Open Studios

    Open studio Select Trail at Frogmarsh Mill in Nailsworth - see the on line catalogue for details. 5th 6th and 12th 13th May open from 11am -6pm GL5 5ET
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