UK Cassidie Alder Carving

Cassidie Alder

Cassidie Alder Carving

Lewes, United Kingdom

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Though happily working in all forms of wood carving, Cassidie has a developed a particular interest in carved bellows. Inspired by a pair she saw in a museum in New York, Cassidie designed and made her first bellows for her graduate show at City & Guilds of London Art School in 2015...

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... Being particularly fond of objects which combine form and function, juxtaposing prettiness with practicality, she found bellows to hold infinite creative scope – able to take on almost any style and design whilst remaining functional and being beautifully tactile. Carving, for Cassidie is a craft which is deeply inspired by, but not limited to, subscribing to historic or modern aesthetics, but a medium which calls out to be handled, to be used, a multisensory experience, not exclusive to the realm of sight.

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