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DAISY (Disability Arts In Surrey) are inviting artists from its networks, to spend time at the Watts Gallery, to visit an exhibition of work by the renowned James Henry Pullen (1835–1916), known as the genius of Earlswood Asylum on show until 28 October 2018. Russell Jakubowski and other project members will blog about working with DAISY to create a flotilla of model fantasy craft in response to Pullen’s amazing artworks. ‘Flotilla’ - an exhibition of the sculptures/models, inspired by Pullen’s work, will be shown against a backdrop created by the PrintAble group from Ochre Print studios, at the Lightbox Gallery, Woking in October 2018.

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‘Emergency Water Supply Craft’ for Flotilla

Flotilla: Made a great start last week. Russell Jakubowski worked with two of the DAISY (Disability Arts In Surrey) groups (Surrey Choices and the Orpheus Centre) creating Dream-craft for the Flotilla exhibition. Pictured here is the first stage of a model craft designed to take water to wherever it's needed. Some ...

James Henry Pullen: Inmate – Inventor – Genius

By Colin Hambrook Stepping into the Watts Gallery and Artists' Village in the village of Compton, near Guildford in Surrey is a step back in time where the democratic values of Victorian artists and crafts-people G F and Mary Watts hold sway today. At the core of the organisation's vision is the ...