Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) supports the training and education of talented and aspiring craftspeople through scholarship and apprenticeship funding, sustaining vital skills in traditional and contemporary crafts and supporting Britain’s cultural heritage. The charity will showcase a broad selection of crafts for interiors, brought to life with daily demonstrations.

The 15 scholars showing their work are: Celia Dowson (glass); Epona Smith (silversmithing); Frances Pinnock (leatherwork); Hannah Waldron (tapestry weaving); Jason Mosseri (Windsor chairmaking); Joey Richardson (wood artistry); Jonathan Wright (globemaking); Katalina Caliendo (ceramics) Kate Colin (paper folding); Lora Avedian (embroidered textiles); Natasha Mann (Moroccan decorative painting); Rachel Spelling (decorative painting); Thomas Merrett (figurative sculpture); Tom Vaughan (furniture making); and Zoë Wilson (stone carving).

Ground Floor, North Dome

+44 (0)20 7798 1535

Epona Smith
'Bombard' vessel, oak bark and tanned leather by Frances Pinnock
Jason Mosseri credit Alun Callender
'Rhossili Centerpiece' platter and vessels, indigo, glass, Celia Dowson credit Alick Cotterill
Kate Colin credit V&A Dundee and Garry Maclennan
'Ribbon' chair, timber, Tom Vaughan