Present Makers selling exhibition has best-ever opening day at Honiton gallery

Gemma Girvan and Emma Molony showcase some of the products on sale at Present Makers. Picture: Callu

Gemma Girvan and Emma Molony showcase some of the products on sale at Present Makers. Picture: Callum Lawton - Credit: Archant

A selling exhibition at a Honiton gallery had its best ever opening.

Present Makers, at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) in Dowell Street, launched on Saturday, November 9 and saw a positive response across the board from shoppers.

THG's Fiona Page-Turner said: "It shows we have a really good collection this year and really interesting and contemporary crafts.

"This is celebrating the huge quality of local craftsmanship - there is a really wide selection of gifts."

The selling exhibition runs until Saturday, December 21.


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The work on sale comprises items created from glass, wood, paper, textiles, prints, ceramics, furniture and jewellery.

Mrs Page-Turner added: "We had the best selling day of any opening day of this exhibition.

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"We think it is a good sign for this particular exhibition - it shows the talent of South West artists and how prized beautiful craftsmanship is."

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