At short notice I have been invited to replace Maker Hugh Dunford Wood to take part in a DORSET MAKERS exhibition during Dorset Art Weeks 2018

26th May - 10th June 2018


Joining me will be

Jane Burden - ceramics and textiles

Ruth Dresman - glass

Liz Tyler - jewellery



The Tasting Room, Furleigh Estate, Salway Ash, DT6 5JF

4 miles North of Bridport off the B3162

t: 01308 488991


Open 11am until 5pm daily except Sundays


Meet the artists: Thursday June 7th at 11am - 3pm - I'll be there


Furleigh Estate is 85 acres of vineyard, lakes and grazing land surrounded by woodland. 

They have won several major national and international awards for their wines over the last four years. 

Tours Friday + Saturday 11 – 2.30pm

For more information please visit: 





I hope you can make it!

I have donated the above embroidery Deer Park Doodle III which will be on display (again) at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery before going to auction on the 8th June - so plenty of time to make an online bid!


A specially selected range of donated artworks are on display prior to an art auction to raise funds towards Honiton’s Admiral Nurse Campaign* and THG’s Learning Programme supporting those with dementia.

56 artworks have been generously donated by top artists including Jessica CooperAlan CottonFrances Hatch and Peter Randall-Page. There are no reserves on any artworks.


Please come to view them and encourage as many other people to visit as possible. Silent bids can be placed before the auction either in the gallery or online. This auction was postponed from 2 March. For everyone who has already shown an interest and placed bids, these are all still valid.

Below is the link to the auction site – please feel free to share as widely as possible. Thank you!


Exhibition dates:

26 May 2018 to 8 June 2018
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm
01404 45006


Art Auction:  Friday 8 June at 7pm (reception from 6pm)


Done and dusted ........................................




Thursday 7 – Wednesday 20 December 2017

The Allsop Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday 10 - 4


Following the success of the publication Fifty Dorset Makers and this summer’s two-day event at Wolfeton Riding House; Dorset Visual Arts in association with Bridport Arts Centre bring you a collection of work from the best of Dorset’s Designer Makers.

Making Dorset aims to develop a network of Dorset’s best makers – many of whom have important national reputations.

On display; jewellery, textiles, glassware, ceramics and much more. Unique items for sale for friends and family at Bridport Arts Centre this Christmas.

South Street

01308 424 204

Solo exhibitions
2010 - Jenni Cadman : Member's Showcase, Devon Guild of Craftsmen
2005 - Stitched Textiles, The Terrace Cafe, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
2001 - Coastworks, Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset 
1998 - Bell Street Gallery, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Group exhibitions

2017 -  FIFTY DORSET MAKERS, Wolfeton Riding House, Charminster, Dorset

2016 - THE YARD, Pop-up Gallery, above Vida Comida, Swan Yard, Sherborne, Dorset
2013 - Strand: Textiles with a Contemporary Twist, Allsop Gallery, Bridport Art Centre, Dorset
2012 - The Art of Textiles, L'Artishe Gallery, Swanage
2011 - Interwoven, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk
2010 - A Few of Our Favourite Things, Dorchester County Hospital, Dorchester
2010 - Dorset Art Weeks, The Haven, Harcombe, Nr. Lyme Regis
2010 - Present Makers, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton
2010 - Thelma Hulbert Open 2010, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton
2009 - Between the Lines, MKGallery, Somerton, Somerset
2008 - Boundaries, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
2008 - Journeyland, The Brewhouse Gallery, Taunton
2008 - Trig Point, The Study Gallery of Modern Art, Poole, Poole
2007 - Sherborne House Open, Sherborne House, Sherborne
2006 - Craft Focus, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon
2006 - Full Spectrum, Sherborne House, Sherborne
2006 - Full Spectrum, Sherborne House, Sherborne, Dorset
2006 - Journeys: The Art of Making, Sussex Barn Gallery, West Dean College, Chichester, West Sussex
2006 - Journeys: the art of making, West Dean College, Chichester
2006 - Summer Exhibition, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
2005 - Art for Giving, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon
2005 - Brighton Art Fair, Corn Exchange, Brighton
2005 - 'Landmarks', Walford Mill Craft Centre, Wimborne, Dorset
2005 - 'Summer School Tutors Exhibition', Sussex Barn, West Dean College, Chichester
2005 - Tutors Exhibition, Sussex Barn, West Dean College, Chichester
2003 - Colour Shift, Subscription Rooms, Stroud, Gloucestershire
2003 - 'Land, Sea, or Sky', Peacock Gallery, Poole, Dorset
2003 - Loose Threads, Rufford Craft Centre, Newark, Nottinghamshire
2003 - 'Loose Threads', Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire
2003 - Lure of the Sea, The Jointure Studios, Ditchling, Sussex
2003 - Millfield Open Summer Show, Atkinson Gallery, Street, Somerset
2003 - 'Millfield Summer Show', Atkinson Gallery, Street, Somerset
2003 - Raising the Roof, Walford Mill Craft Centre, Wimborne, Dorset
2002 - Christmas Show, Maltby Contemporary Art, Winchester
2002 - Christmas Show, nobleArt Gallery, Cambridge
2002 - Cornucopia, Fibreart Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall
2002 - Dorset Art Weeks, Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth University, Dorset
2002 - Hemmed In, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon
2002 - Unravelled, Dorchester Town Hall, Dorset, during Dorchester Festival
2001 - Christmas Spice, Walford Mill Craft Centre, Wimborne, Dorset
2001 - High Fibre, Sherborne House, Dorset
2001 - The Sea, Arts in Hospital Project, Dorchester Hospital, Dorset
2001 - Year of the Artist touring exhibition, Bus Stop Gallery, South West of England
2000 - South West Open Studios, Penzance, Cornwall
2000 - Spirit of the House, Sherborne House, work created in response to the building during a residency

1997 to 1999 - Off The Shelf, Arts Supermarket, Sherborne House, Dorset

To view Jenni's complete CV please visit www.axisartists.org

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