Grant McCaig is at present considered
in the vanguard of the young British scene of silver smiths. He is
prospecting to find the essential balance of nature and the world.
He catches the 'match point' at which chaos and order collide. This
is a moment which is difficult to fathom, either physically or
spiritually or even mentally, but which is indisputably omnipresent.
The traces of workmanship are
documented in the silver object just as much as in the evolutionary
traces in the wood itself. In this way Grang McCaig achieves a very
particular aestheticism which is based on our understanding of form
and function of everyday objects of use.
The person who looks at his work finds
himself to be aware of the spectacularly managed collision of
experiences. The result is that it will be a great pleasure to eat
something with the spoon of Neptune and to discover the deeper
meaning at the way it looks at the same time.
Grant McCaig graduated in 2011 with an
MA as a gold- and silversmith from the Royal College of Art in
London. Already in 2008 he was awarded the 'Young Designer of the
Year' at the British Silver Week. His work can be found in many
public and private collections and ever-more sophisticated
international exhibitions celebrate his work.