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The Capital of Craft Podcast | Ben Partridge

The Capital of Craft

Release Date: 12/02/2021

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Season 2 of The Capital of Craft

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Welcome to Season 2 of The Capital of Craft.

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Craft Festival Director, Sarah James talks to printmaker and textile artist, Ben Partridge, AKA The Owlery about his life and varied career.

Specialising in screen print and surface pattern, The Owlery was founded by printmaker and textile artist Benjamin Partridge in late 2013.

Ben proudly works from his studio in Yorkshire ArtSpace in Sheffield, home to over 160 artists and makers. 

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@theowlery

www.craftfestival.co.uk