‘Passing It On’ is a stunning exhibition at The Scottish Gallery showcasing the the outstanding work of five silversmiths who are presently trailblazing the world of engraving.
‘Passing It On’ is inspired by the legendary engraver Malcolm Appleby and for the first time this group of talented engravers, who have all worked alongside Malcolm in his workshop in Aultbeag, Perthshire, are being shown together.
‘Plash’ Britannia silver and lemon gilt interior by Karen Marion Wallace
Malcolm Appleby is known primarily as an engraver and considered to be one of the most original and highly skilled craftsman working in the UK today. His outstanding career spans 50 years, promoting engraving through his own work and providing opportunities for young engravers and silversmiths.
Sterling Silver ‘Yes, No’ by Max Warren
In July 2012, The Scottish Gallery hosted Malcolm’s first solo exhibition titled ‘Maker’ which was a celebration of this remarkable talent and the long association the Gallery has enjoyed with Malcolm over the last 3 decades.
Malcolm Appleby at work in his studio in Perthshire, Scotland
Passing It On includes the engraving by the talents of artists: Malcolm Appleby, Kate Earlam, Miriam Hanid, Theresa Nguyen, Karen Marion Wallace and Max Warren. The Scottish Gallery has been championing contemporary art since 1942.
Hand engraved sterling silver spoons by Miriam Hanid
Please contact The Scottish Gallery directly for more information on these beautiful pieces.
Passing it on will be showing at The Scottish Gallery from the 5th – 29th March 2014
The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm Saturday 10am – 4pm, Closed Sunday
Tel: 0131 558 1200,