4NADFAS REVIEW / AUTUMN 2011www.nadfas.org.uk6 NATIONAL NEWSEvents such as Art In Action are helping NADFAS spreadthe word and recruit new members; Edinburgh AGM aroaring success.8AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIPNADFAS's membership scheme is an ideal solution for those wanting to get involved. 9 THE 2011 NADFAS SYMPOSIUM FOR YOUNG PEOPLEDetails on NADFAS's latest initiative for young people,working with Tate Britain to jointly host a one-daysymposium at the museum.10 NATIONAL EVENTSGoldsmiths' Fair's special evening for NADFAS members offering the chance to speak with designer-makers; and book now for the NADFAS Christmas Concert. Clockwise fromtop left: CarwynEvans'sUnlliwinstallation, part of Wales's nationalcollection of art(p40); Intricatedetail on 18th-century clothing(p46); Chat with artists atthis year'sBloomsburyFestival (p54)ContentsAutumn 2011THE NADFAS GIFT CATALOGUE CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 6012 ARTS NEWSThe V&A Museum has a new Director and Folkestone hasunveiled 19 new works on public display.16WHAT'S ONA round-up of gallery exhibitions taking place across the UK this autumn. 20AREA COURSESA nationwide programme of NADFAS courses, includinga lecture on Angels in Artat the Art Workers Guild, London. 24FOOD FOR THOUGHTHighlights from the 2011 AGM, held in Edinburgh in May, which was a hugely successful and inspiring few days. 26NADFAS ANNUAL REVIEW AND ACCOUNTSNADFAS Treasurer Chris Robinson offers a summary of accounts for the year ending December 2010.
www.nadfas.org.ukNADFAS REVIEW / AUTUMN 2011 30SEA CHANGEThe Eastbourne Towner, De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill and Turner Contemporary in Margate are helping to rejuvenate England's south coast.38PRECIOUS MOMENTSHow gems have inspired the designer-makers at this year's Goldsmiths' Fair.40NATIONAL SPIRITFor the first time, Wales's national art collection has its own gallery, housed within the National Museum in Cardiff. 46AGE OF ELEGANCE Discover the impact that social and political change in the 18th century had on fashion, at Fairfax House. 49OFFERSTake advantage of exclusive reader offers. 50FINE CHINA Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery has one of the most impressive teapot collections in the UK. 54CULTURE VULTURENADFAS will have a presence at the Bloomsbury Festival in October, with a lecture by Sandra Pollard.56THE POSTER KINGA major exhibition of Edward McKnight Kauffer's work is to be held this autumn.58CALL OF THE WILDFollow in the footsteps of Boswell and Johnson on a tour of the Hebrides. 62PRESERVING THE PASTHow two priceless Lambert Barnard paintings were conserved within Chichester Cathedral in Sussex.64NORTH WEST AREA FOCUSDetails of a bursary project that supports art students in the North West.66SOCIETIES NEWSThe latest news from local and overseas Societies.74CROSSWORDThis issue's brain teaser.Clockwise fromtop left: Anexample ofEdwardMcKnightKauffer's iconicposters (p56);The beautifulwilderness of theHebrides (p58); A conservator at work on a LambertBarnard painting (p62)