Ken Eastman, British ceramic artist, shows abstract vessels that have been influenced by architecture, poetry and music until 11 June. Venue: Barrett Marsden Gallery, 17-18 Great Sutton Street, London EC1. Derek Balmer, Bristol artist and president of the Royal West of England Academy, presents new paintings from 21 May until 25 June. Venue: Six Chapel Row, off Queen Square, Bath BA1 1NH.
Nottingham Trent University final year BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are showing their work from 26 to 28 May. Venue: Bonington Gallery, Bonington Building, Hampton Street, Nottingham NG1 4GG.
Jean Nouvel talks about his Agbar Tower, which he describes as a geyser rather than a skyscraper, at 7pm on Wednesday 25 May. Tickets are £8. Info: www.architecturefoundation.org.uk. Contact: call 08700 602 567 or book on-line by visiting www.rfh.org.uk. Venue: Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, London N1. SHOW Pulse, from 21-24 May, is London’s international summer gift and interior accessories show that presents buyers with an opportunity to source design-led products. Info: www.pulse-london.com. Venue: Earl’s Court One and Two, London SW5.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Bombay Sapphire Prize 2005, the international glass design award, is calling for submissions from artists, designers and architects. The deadline is 30 June. Contact: The Bombay Sapphire Foundation, 58 Queen Anne Street, London W1G. Tel: 020 7224 0994.