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GAY GOWER

Artist, Sculptress, Creator of Metalmorfission

Master in 3D Design, Consultant Curator

Consultant in Design, Architecture and Access.

M.A 3D design

B.A (Hon) Interior Architectural Design

City & Guilds Auto Cad 2

PTLLS

Honouree Member TWI*

Turner Prize nominee.

*TWI - World Centre for Materials Joining Technology

EVENT NEWS

Solo Retrospective Exhibition

Metalmorfission Sculptures and Fabulous wide range of Gay's different Artistic Media

 

The Bottle Shop

7-8 Marine Dr, Margate CT9 1DH

 

6th March to 14th May 2017

Contact If you would like to meet Gay visit her Exhibition and enjoy the view over Margate Bay

(a few days available )

ACCESS AND CURATORIAL

Gay has found in her experience that Sculpture, Engineering and Architecture often crossover such as in The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao by Frank O. Gehry. This lead her to take the creative ideas from her sculptures and Art to pursue study in Architecture, completing a BA (Hons) Architectural interior Design and onto a Masters MA 3D Design.

 

Gay has been part of many mixed Exhibitions and successfully displayed her own Solo Shows/Exhibitions giving her experience and first hand knowledge in overcoming the complexaties of displaying 2D and 3D items, sometimes with difficult materials, reflection and lighting aspects. Knowing also what it is to be the Artist entering the exhibition and display arena, this led on to involement and extensive research into the Curatorial role; add to this Gay's Design, Access and Architectural expertise and knowledge places her in a unique position to advise both by involement and also a consultancy role. To engage Gay in an Architectural, Design, Curatorial consultancy roll please contact her directly.  

 

Gay worked with an Architect at Blampied & Partners Ltd on altering a Historically listed building in Mayfair, London and on the Royal London Free Hospital's re-modelled entrance.

 

Completed Designs for a church and an Art Gallery. The church also involved Fundamental Christian religious architectural positioning and arrangements.The Art Gallery also involved extensive specialized research and understanding of Curatorial and Access aspects. Also the Artist to Curator to Architect crossover of views and requirements.  

 

Gay has been part of focus group and consultancy into the six forms of Access, for over 3 years for the Tate Britain, London. Gay personally reviewed and recommended alterations, which were then included into to their  Access Standards and Guidance document 2004.

 

Engaged in a Consultancy roll for Sir John Soames Museum London and also English Heritage.

 

These included Architectural, Curatorial, Disabled access, Plans, Signage and Way finding. Evaluation and Design considerations.

 

 

DISABLED ACCESS

 

'Gay said ' All aspects of Disabled Access are very important to me. Starting from before I was disabled by being involved in Design and Architecture, also the Tate Britian's exceptional research.  Then becoming one of the unseen disabled myself, to eventually using wheelchairs as well as all types of disability equipment. This has given me added exceptional knowledge and the experience by way of trying out and using the Architectural, curatorial display and Design Disability aspects of buildings, wayfinding and exhibitions. I know what will work and what will not!  

To engage Gay in an  Disabled Access consultancy roll please contact her directly.