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BRINGING OUR SHARED VOCABULARY TO LIFE

BRINGING OUR SHARED VOCABULARY TO LIFE

RUTH HOWES is highly skilled at hand cut paper art. All her works demonstrate a  unique take on the world from the phrases she puts in the mouths of Animals - ideal to teach youngsters the alphabet  – "Ciao Chimpanzees" and "Viva Vicuna!". All Ruth's work begins life as a hand cut original - she then produces a charming limited edition range of prints. See more about her work in the stables at Houghton Hall until September 29 – see website for more details.

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A CUT ABOVE... PAPER CUT ART SHOWCASED AT HOUGHTON HALL

A CUT ABOVE... PAPER CUT ART SHOWCASED AT HOUGHTON HALL

We are showcasing two artists in our popup at Houghton Hall, both highly skilled in paper cutting and each with a unique take when expressing their way of looking at the world. See more about the work of RUTH HOWES and JONI SMITH in the stables at Houghton Hall until September 29 – see website for more details

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THE CUTTING EDGE - JONI SMITH AND RUTH HOWES MAP OUT THEIR SUBJECTS BY HAND

THE CUTTING EDGE - JONI SMITH AND RUTH HOWES MAP OUT THEIR SUBJECTS BY HAND

We are showcasing the work of artists who employ paper cutting at the core of their practice. Both are Norwich based. Joni Smith bases her work on mapping and topography and has produced intricate cut town scapes of Wells, King's Lynn as well as Italy and Spain incorporating knotted ropes. Ruth Howes cuts paper plans of buildings - Holkham and Houghton Halls feature strongly and her cut schematic of the Houses of Parliament features paper figures jumping off the terrace into the Thames.

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TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

The true Christmas season actually starts on Christmas Day itself. That's right: December 25 marks the official start of the 12 days of Christmas, the Christian tradition that shares its name with a relentlessly stick-in-your-head Christmas carol. Ruth Howes has created a series of twelve laser cuts taken from original paper cuts she has designed to mark the start of the Christmas season.

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A FASCINATION WITH MAPPING THE WORLD - THE WORK OF JONI SMITH

A FASCINATION WITH MAPPING THE WORLD - THE WORK OF JONI SMITH

Joni Smith enhances and re-imagines the perceptual mapping out of a landscape on paper, playfully using collage and cutting techniques to create new associations between different map locations. Her paper constructions are perfectly re-formed on the page, knowing just how far to go in breaking down the satellite accuracy of GPS in modern map-making to open up potential for her alternate interpretation. Impeccably handcrafted, Smiths work encompasses drawing, paper cutting, painting installation and sculpture.

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