News

  • Craft NI - February 2018 Update

    02-Feb-2018
    Craft NI - February 2018 Update

    February 2018 Update

    The board has been working hard on post-merger matters and the details of the new craft organisation and would like to update you on the progress. 

     

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Opportunities for Makers

  • A Good Age: Change in my Time – 5 craft commissions

    13-Jun-2018 - Commissions
    A Good Age: Change in my Time – 5 craft commissions

    A Good Age: Change in my Time – 5 Craft

    Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Libraries Unlimited are seeking to commission five UK based, professional older artists (born before 1948) to make new contemporary craft work responding to a theme of age and change within the artist’s lifetime. The commissioned works will be shown alongside craftwork made in local community workshops, in a celebratory exhibition ‘A Good Age’ at Devon Guild of Craftsmen in the autumn 2019.

    Deadline: 3 September 2018, 9am

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  • Call for Makers: GROW South Antrim

    11-Jun-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Makers: GROW South Antrim

    Following the successful initial meeting in April and a busy Partners meeting in May in Finland, GROW South Antrim would like to invite makers to a further craft meeting on Thursday 28th June at 7pm in Antrim Civic Centre.

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  • Open Call: Exhibitions at Ards Arts Centre 2018/19

    12-Jun-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Open Call: Exhibitions at Ards Arts Centre 2018/19

    Ards and North Down Borough Council invite professional practicing artists (solo artists as well as group shows), recent graduates, arts organisations and community groups to apply to exhibit their artwork at Ards Arts Centre.

    Deadline: 9 July 2018, 12 noon

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Events

  • Designerie Discovered; Rachel Julca Design Pop Up Shop

    - Talks
    Designerie Discovered; Rachel Julca Design Pop Up Shop

    Rachel Julca's will be showcasing her work at the Designerie Discovered pop up shop. 

    Date and time: 30 June 2018, 11am-4pm

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  • Designerie Discovered; Pop Up shop and demonstration with Andrea Hayes

    - Exhibitions
    Designerie Discovered; Pop Up shop and demonstration with Andrea Hayes

    Pop up shop and makers demonstration with Andrea Hayes, award winning Textile Artist.

    Dates & Times: 16 June 2018, 11am -4pm

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  • Breakfast Event - Talk by Aisling Rusk: Studio Idir

    - Talks
    Breakfast Event - Talk by Aisling Rusk: Studio Idir

    Womenfolk Breakfast: Junior.Senior.

    Junior.Senior. – A series of breakfast events where a senior designer shares the story of their career path to success. Complimented by a young emerging designer starting out in the professional world, telling their story so far and the challenges they face.

    Date & Time: 25 June 2018, 8AM - 9:30am

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Programmes

  • August Craft Month 2018 – Call for Event Registration

    08-Jun-2018
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    Craft NI invites you to register a craft-related event for August Craft Month 2018.

    August Craft Month is ‘An Annual Celebration of Craft in Northern Ireland’.

    For the past 11 years Craft Northern Ireland invited artist/designer/makers, craft organisations, craft retail outlets, galleries, museums, local councils, arts centres, cultural venues, further education colleges, universities, heritage organisations, amongst others, to consider putting on craft-related events and activities, during August Craft Month, which support and promote themselves and/or artist/designer/makers and of course Craft.

    Deadline: 5pm, Friday 30 March 2018

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  • NI Assembly Gift Shop

    08-Jun-2018
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    Call for Applications Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop - Retail Opportunity

    Continuing the successful collaboration between Craft NI and the Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the initiative now invites applications from Northern Ireland based Artist/Designer/Makers for the period 1 June 2018 to 1 December 2018.

    This is an opportunity not only for sales but to raise the profile of selected Artist/Designer/Makers and Craft in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop is located in Parliament Buildings, Stormont. It is open to members of the public from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

    Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm

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  • 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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