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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  • The Perfect Gift This Winter 2016: The Listings

    27-Oct-2016
    The Perfect Gift This Winter 2016: The Listings As the listings keep rolling in for special, seasonal craft events and offers throughout NI, Craft NI is once again listing them all in one place - your handy guide to where (and when) to pick up that unique, local, and handcrafted gift this winter.
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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

  • 2016 Visual Artists Ireland Suki Tea Art Prize

    15-Nov-2016 - Awards & Competitions
    2016 Visual Artists Ireland Suki Tea Art Prize Applications are now invited for the 2016 Visual Artists Ireland Suki Tea Art Prize. Submit an on-line application form via the CCI website until Wednesday 11 January 2017, 5pm GMT.
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  • Call: 11th Arte Laguna Prize

    04-Nov-2016 - Awards & Competitions
    Call: 11th Arte Laguna Prize Creatives, designers and artists can apply until December 14 for the Arte Laguna prize, which includes Business for Art prizes, calling for the submission of creative ideas and product-specific design projects for 4 Made in Italy companies, as well as an award dedicated to sustainability.
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  • Call: 6x6x2017 (Rochester Contemporary Art Centre)

    19-May-2016 - Calls for Makers
    Call: 6x6x2017 (Rochester Contemporary Art Centre) Rochester Contemporary Art Center's (RoCo) international small art phenomenon returns for its 10th year. Join thousands of artists, designers and makers in creating unique, 6"x6" pieces to anonymously exhibit. All entries will be accepted and exhibited in the gallery and online, but the deadline is April 16th.
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Events

  • Fine & Dandy Christmas Markets

    - Fairs
    Fine & Dandy Christmas Markets Join the festive fun at two upcoming Fine & Dandy Christmas Markets, at the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, to find something unique, local, and handcrafted this winter. 4th & 18th December.
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  • Space CRAFT December Opening Hours & The Big Bauble 2016

    - Exhibitions
    Space CRAFT December Opening Hours & The Big Bauble 2016 Space CRAFT will be open until 8pm on Thursdays, and on Sundays from 1pm to 5pm until Christmas Eve, in addition to their usual opening hours. Be sure to check out the beautiful work for The Big Bauble 2016!
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  • Christmas @ Doherty McAleer Studio, Holywood

    - Open Studios
    Christmas @ Doherty McAleer Studio, Holywood Join jewellers Sarah McAleer and Eddie Doherty at their Holywood studio for some festive shopping and cheer in the run up to Christmas. Be sure to visit their Christmas Jewellery Show this Friday 2nd December from 7-9pm.
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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. Apply by 4pm, Friday 25th November,
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  • Business Development Programme 2015-16

    28-Sep-2015
    dfdgdfg Craft NI's new two-year Business Development Programme (2015 to November 2016) is made up of eight free half-day modules over the course of 18 months, and is facilitated by Francis Verling, Verling Consulting, and includes a range of guest speakers.

     

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  • Making it

    18-Apr-2015
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    Craft NI’s making it programme is a 2-year business start-up programme for makers in craft and applied arts. making it is a model of best practice in craft enterprise development. The making it 2013-15 programme is drawing to a close, and we are delighted to announce the new making it 2015-2017 participants.


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