Signa Vitae Specimens, by Carolyn Basing

Browse award-winning designs, from screen-printed accessories to handmade jewellery, and purchase these original, limited-edition artworks in-store or online.

In partnership with Handmade in Britain, and Handmade Oxford: The International Contemporary Arts Festival held in June, works on the theme of personal identity and self-expression were invited. All shortlisted artworks were shown at the Ashmolean 14–16 June, online in the Ashmolean online shop, and at Handmade Oxford 27–30 June 2019.

A panel of judges chose the overall winner from: Emma Bridgewater, designer and manufacturer; Matthew Winterbottom, Ashmolean Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts; and Shirley Jackson, Ashmolean Commercial Director.

Read more about the competition, and the shortlisted artists, on the Handmade in Britain website

Image: Signa Vitae Specimens, by finalist Carolyn Basing