Ann Carrington Makes Beautiful Bouquets from Old Silverware
In a series entitled, “Bouquets and Butterflies“, artist Ann Carrington transforms old silverware into beautiful metal bouquet sculptures. The pieces were most recently displayed last summer for a 6 week solo exhibition at the Royal College of Art in London.
Carrington studied at Bourneville College of Art, Birmingham and The Royal College of Art graduating in 1987. In 1988 she received The Herbert Read Award, followed by the Commonwealth Fellowship for Sculpture in 1992.
Ann was also commissioned to make The Royal Jubilee Banner for the Queen in celebration of her diamond Jubilee. The Royal Jubilee banner hung from the stern of the Royal Barge ‘The Spirit of Chartwell’ as it made its journey up the River Thames from Battersea to London Bridge on the historic occasion of the Thames Diamond Jubilee procession 3rd June 2012.