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Shane Waltener

Artist

Shane Waltener
Shane Waltener

Trained as a sculptor, Shane Waltener’s (b. 1966) work draws inspiration from craft traditions and processes. The objects and installations he creates often reference craft work, from needle and sugarcraft to weaving and basketry. Often opening the creative process to the public, Waltener is keen to facilitate a collaborative process, shifting the focus from the symbolic meaning of objects and materials to the activity to which they relate. He is currently based in London, where he is also a lecturer at the University of Arts.

In 2010, Waltener, with the assistance of Nick Duxbury, created a site-specific installation titled Stairwell Weave-In for Dovecot, which is situated on the main staircase of the building.

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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot Gallery and Shop are closed from 18 March 2020. Please see our website and social media for updates.

Usual Opening Times:
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri 12-3pm Sat 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021

Café

Dovecot Cafe by The Pantry is closed from 18 March 2020. Please see our website and social media for updates.

Usual Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021