Connie Viney

Connie Viney is known for her outlandish and larger than life sculptures and installations made from cake and icing.

Connie has been commissioned by Jenners Department Store in Edinburgh, the BBC Good Food Show, and Belling Home Appliances. As well as having a number of gallery exhibitions under her belt, Connie creates bespoke wedding and birthday cakes, all of which are an adventure in themselves.

She gains inspiration from folk art, children’s story books and the work of the artists Hieronymus Bosch and Niki de Saint Phalle.

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Connie Viney Cakes in The Independent Newspaper
June 22, 2014
After the success of Makegood, a four day festival in London celebrating Britain's creative entrepreneurs, I was interviewed for a feature in The Independent. It's all about the journey of setting up a creative business and the many struggles we meet along the way.

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The Makegood Festival at The Old Selfridges Hotel in London
June 22, 2014
I'm please to say that the Makegood Festival, a four day event celebrating Britain's creative entrepreneurs, was a huge success. A big thank you to everyone who came and supported Connie Viney Cakes. I received an overwhelmingly positive response to my cake sculpture and, not to mention, lots of inspiration for future cake projects.

Fortunately, I managed to get hold of tons of contact details to keep everyone updated on my upcoming cake adventures, but if I happened to miss out on anyone, please feel free to drop me a line. Always happy to chat!


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Crop Up Gallery's 100 Heroes Exhibition
June 22, 2014
This was definitely one of my favourite cake projects to date! Nottingham's Crop Up Gallery commissioned me to design and build a giant cake sculpture for their '100 Heroes' Exhibition.

I decided that the most fitting cake design was the gallery's logo: a crop symbol. In the top and bottom sections of the cake I built in layers upon layers of red velvet cake. Then, in the right and left sides of the cake I incorporate mini cupboards- filled with red and purple cupcakes. It was really important for there to be an element of surprise and mystery to this cake.

Unfortunately, I couldn't attend the event, but you'll see in these photos that all the guests seemed to love it!

SWEETSCAPE- An Edible Exhibition in The Taproom (Islington).
April 8, 2014
Something very exciting is happening in the world of Connie Viney Cakes- we're collaborating with the outrageously talented Pop Art Designer Rose Hill!

On Thursday evening we created an immersive sugar installation called 'SWEETSCAPE' in Islington's Taproom Gallery. We took inspiration from Pop Art, Alice in Wonderland and David Bowie's Labryinth and created a world where viewers could actually eat the artworks on display. Guests entered a psychedelic cake dreamscape that included 8 foot toadstools carved out of sugar, spectacle wearing lapdogs and a giant Gizzi Erksine!

Having the opportunity to work with Rose was truly amazing! Hopefully it will be the first of many exciting collaborations.