Showcase Ireland 201817-Jan-2018
Are you a Designer /Maker starting out and thinking of going down the wholesale route? Don’t forget that Showcase Ireland is on 21- 24 January 2018 it is a great opportunity to visit and experience a trade show first hand!
Brian McKee and Anne Butler Awarded the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award20-Dec-2017
Two designer makers, Belfast based ceramicist, Anne Butler and County Down furniture designer, Brian McKee, have been awarded the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award, an annual craft bursary worth £15,000 each.
Making a New Pathway for Craft in Northern Ireland02-Oct-2017
Craft Northern Ireland and the Craft & Design Collective announce their merger. The two organisations, considered the cornerstones of the Craft Sector in Northern Ireland, are now working together for the benefit of Artist/Designer/Makers and the sector in a new body called Craft NI.
4th Annual ‘On Paper’ International Printmaking Award 201811-Jan-2018 - Awards & Competitions
ON PAPER Printmaking Contest 2018
ON PAPER is a project to promote the art of printmaking and develop connections between printmakers around the world.
The shortlisted artists for the On PAPER Award 2018 will be exhibited in the Spike Print Studio at Spike Island, Bristol (UK) in summer 2018.
Deadline: 01 April 2018 at 11:55.
Apply for One Year On - New Designers 201812-Jan-2018 - Calls for Makers
One Year On for talented designers launching new creative businesses
Are you a new creative business? Need help kick starting your design practice? Apply for One Year On at New Designers 2018.
One Year On presents the year’s most exciting design talent. The pre-show mentorship programme gets your business market-ready to exhibit at the New Designers exhibition. Expertly curated by industry buyer, business-owner and designer Rheanna Lingham, you’ll receive the guidance and help to make your business a success.
Application Deadline: 31st January 2018
Call for Applications: Pewter Live 20188-Jan-2018 - Calls for Makers
Opportunity for designer / makers working in pewter.
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Pewter Live. In homage to this the Worshipful Company of Pewterers have set the challenge of producing an item, or range of items, that evoke a celebration, be it a wedding, christening, winning a competition or gaining a degree.
Deadline: 30 January 2018
The vanity of Small Differences, 2012, by Grayson Perry- Exhibitions
'The vanity of Small Differences' exhibition by Grayson Perry explores the artist’s fascination with taste and class. These six tapestries were created alongside the Channel 4, Bafta-winning documentary series, 'All in the Best Possible Taste' with Grayson Perry, 2012, in which Perry vis- ited three very different regions of England, exploring the taste of the different social groups he encountered.
Dates: 19 January - 19 March 2018
Printmaking workshops with Lucy May Schofield- Workshops
Join artists, Lucy May Schofield, for an amazing printmaking workshop at R-Space Gallery, Lisburn.
Date: Thursday, 18 January 2018
Craft NI: The Art of Presenting Craft23-Sep-2016The 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.View this programme →
Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Sasha McVey20-Mar-2017As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we've been talking to some of the makers who've been involved. Lastly, Sasha McVey guides us through her process, background, and more.View this programme →
Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Helen Faulkner19-Mar-2017As Craft NI's making it Programme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. Next up, Helen Faulkner guides us through her process, background, and more.View this programme →