News

  • Craft NI Selects Eight Makers for Showcase 2017

    09-Nov-2016
    Craft NI Selects Eight Makers for Showcase 2017 As part of Craft NI's Export Development Training programme, eight designer-makers have been chosen to attend Showcase 2017 to present their work as part of the Craft NI Group Stand. We'd like to congratulate the makers for their hard work in preparation for the show, and wish them the very best of luck!
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  • Craft NI hosts another successful placement with Queen’s University MA Student Meadhbh McIlgorm

    05-Dec-2016
    Craft NI hosts another successful placement with Queen’s University MA Student Meadhbh McIlgorm Craft NI were delighted once again this year to host a student placement through the Queen’s University MA in Arts Management. Meadhbh McIlgorm undertook her placement with us from March – July 2017, a research study placement looking at Audience Development opportunities for Craft NI and the craft industry in Northern Ireland.
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  • Cara Murphy Wins Rosy James Memorial Trust Award

    26-Oct-2016
    Cara Murphy Wins Rosy James Memorial Trust Award Cara Murphy, local silversmith and designer, has been announced as the latest recipient of the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award. Craft NI would like to congratulate Cara on winning, we couldn't be more thrilled for you!
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call: Maurna Crozier Memorial Bursary

    01-Jan-2017 - Awards & Competitions
    Call: Maurna Crozier Memorial Bursary The Friends of the F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio invite professional visual artists born in, or resident in, the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough, to apply for a one week residency at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan. Apply by 4pm, 10 February.
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  • Call: Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize

    4-Oct-2016 - Awards & Competitions
    Call: Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize The Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize will be judged by a panel comprising the Crafts Council’s Daniella Wells, Janice Blackburn, Curator of Contemporary Arts and Crafts at Sotheby’s, ceramics patron Maylis Grand and collector Preston Fitzgerald. A main Ceramics Prize of £1,500 and a Highly Commended Prize of £500 will be awarded. Apply by 28 February.
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  • The London Artisan Accepting Applications

    11-Mar-2017 - Calls for Makers
    The London Artisan Accepting Applications The London Artisan is a curated marketplace in the heart of East London. A collaborative project between Designers/Makers and The Old Truman Brewery, The London Artisan offers a diverse, quality, shopping experience that celebrates independent producers and makers. Apply now to showcase and sell our work.
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Events

  • Arts Arts Centre Creative Workshop Programme 2017

    - Workshops
    Arts Arts Centre Creative Workshop Programme 2017 Looking for a creative start to 2017? Check out Ards and North Down Borough Council’s brand new programme of art and creative classes starting up this January and taking place through to April. Don’t miss the chance to learn a new skill and create your own artwork in the process!
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  • Belfast Open Studios – International Curator Visits

    - Open Studios
    Belfast Open Studios – International Curator Visits This January sees the culmination of Belfast Open Studios' 16/17 programme with a series of International Curator Visits, in Belfast and Derry, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the British Council, and organised by VAI. Begins Tuesday, 17th January.
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  • An Creagan Craft Programme 2017

    - Workshops
    An Creagan Craft Programme 2017 An Creagán has been offering unique world class art experiences to participants within a unique setting which fails to inspire no matter what your capability. The programme, funded by National Lottery Funding through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, welcomes exclusive workshops in clay sculpting, glassblowing, and more.
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Programmes

  • Craft NI: The Art of Presenting Craft

    23-Sep-2016
    dfdgdfg The Art of Presenting Craft is a bespoke workshop programme aimed at mid-career designer-makers. It consists of four workshops focusing on personal and professional development as well as business development issues pertinent to more established craftspeople. The workshops will take place fortnightly in February and March 2017. Book in now.
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  • Export Profile – Showcase 2017: Abbie Dixon

    09-Jan-2017
    dfdgdfg With Showcase 2017 just around the corner, Craft NI is continuing to shine a spotlight on the makers attending with us for our group stand. Next up in this new series of profiles sees jeweller Abbie Dixon tell us about her work, process, and more.
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  • Export Profile – Showcase 2017: Claire Newell Ceramics

    03-Jan-2017
    dfdgdfg As we get closer to Showcase 2017, Craft NI is continuing to shine a spotlight on the makers attending with us for our group stand. Next up in this new series of profiles sees ceramicist Claire Newell tell us about her work, process, and more.
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