Mairead McCormack awarded ACNI residency in India27-Dec-2018
Young emerging artist Mairead McCormack has been chosen to represent Northern Ireland on an Indian adventure of discovery.
Sheena Devitt from Killyleagh, Co Down has been awarded the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award21-Dec-2018
Stone sculptor, Sheena Devitt, from Killyleagh, County Down, has been awarded the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award, an annual craft bursary worth £15,000.
Anne Butler and Michael Moore selected for Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale19-Dec-2018
Two award winning ceramicists selected for International Ceramic Biennale in Korea.
Sarah Corbett - How to be a craftivist30-Mar-2019 - Seminars
How to be a craftivist – the art of gentle protest.
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
30th March: 2.00pm – 4.00pm (doors 1.30pm)
Wood Pellet sculpture (RHI inspired) Competition01-Feb-2019 - Calls for Makers
The Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics is running a tongue in cheek competition where you can send photos of ‘wood pellet’ sculptures as a satire on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, also referred to as the Cash for Ash scandal.
Craft practitioners are invited to make models and artefacts using wood pellets and to send photos of their creations to the Imagine Belfast Festival which will be available to view on their Instagram platform. A panel of judges including the artist Rita Duffy and Sarah Corbett, founder of the Craftism Collective, will select the most interesting exhibits for display during the festival. A modest prize of £200 will be presented to the winning sculptor.
Deadline: Friday, 15 March 2019
Showcase 2019 Seminars20-Jan-2019 - Seminars
Free lunchtime talks from 1.00 – 1.45 on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Light lunch provided from 12.45 for 1.00pm start
Grab a complimentary light lunch and hear from a panel of retail and industry specialists on a range of business topics. This is an opportunity to hear about emerging trends, the latest in the online/offline debate and how creating great customer experiences makes for destination shopping.
Location: Seminar Room at the rear of the Jewellery hall, RDS, Dublin
Dates: 20 - 22 January 2019
Nigel Cheney Lecture- Talks
Applied Arts Northern Ireland presents a lecture by Nigel Cheney, 'Unravelling the Archive - 50 Years in 50 Minutes.'
Location: North West Regional College, Derry.
Date & Time: Thursday 22 March 2018, 10am
Glass Blowing Workshop - An Creagán- Workshops
During this hands-on glassmaking course you will learn all the basic skills of hot glass working in order to make your own piece with a professional glassblower and learn the magical way glass is sculpted. Our course is great if you are a complete beginner as no previous experience is necessary. We offer tuition on the glassblowing course for a maximum of 4 people at a time, so book early to avoid disappointment. You will be able to take home your own piece of art after it has cooled down overnight.
Date & Time: Saturday 26th or Sunday 27th May 2018, 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm
Crafts in the Courtyard - An Creagán- Fairs
Inspired by the simple principle that people are fascinated when artists and craftsmen openly demonstrate their skills and discuss their work. Learn, buy and enjoy exhibitions, classes and performances by local artists.
This is FREE to attend.
Date & Time: Bank Holiday Monday 7th May Time: 12pm – 4pm
Call for Applications: NI Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop Retail Opportunity18-Oct-2018
Call for Applications: Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop – Retail Opportunity.
Deadline: Thursday, 8 November 2018, 5pm
August Craft Month 2018 – Call for Event Registration08-Jun-2018
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’.
Deadline: 5pm, Friday 30 March 2018
NI Assembly Gift Shop08-Jun-2018
Call for Applications Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop - Retail Opportunity
Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm