Fife Contemporary has been working with several groups of carers in Fife on an exciting project this autumn. The fruit of everyone’s labour can be seen (and purchased) at Bowhouse on 15 December!
The Fife Carers’ Collection is a collection of high quality, original gifts designed for you with care and imagination by Carers in Fife.
Carers contribute so much to our communities and the Collection has provided them with a rare opportunity to take time out to focus on themselves and their creativity.
Members of the Fife Carers’ Centre working with poet and perfumer Rebecca Sharp have blended essential oils to produce their unique calming and inspiring scents, Woodland Walk and Fire Dance, for candles and solid perfume.
Junior Young Carers from Glenrothes have worked with ceramicist Gavin Burnett and artist Alan Grieve to create quirky drawings and characterful porcelain pots.
Our branding was developed by designer Maeve Redmond from a concept devised by the Young Carers’ Focus group in Lochgelly.
Profits from sales will be used to provide Fife Carers with some well-deserved treats.
We are hugely grateful to The Robertson Trust who is supporting this project.
Fife Contemporary will be running a stall at Bowhouse (near St Monans, Fife) on Sun 15 December 2019 (10am – 4pm) with other art- and craft-based companies, all selected by Tea Green Events. On sale will be a selection of the products created as a result of these artistic collaborations: ceramic items, scented candles and solid perfumes, and printed goods featuring some of the Young Carers’ drawings.
From the beginning of 2020 we’ll be cracking on with phases 2 & 3 of the Fife Carers’ Collection; so stand by for updates on what happens next! We’ll also be adding stock to the online shop in January!