Visual Artists Ireland (NI) Arts Council of Northern Ireland SIAP Information Session20-Jun-2019
Visual Artists Ireland (NI) are holding an Information Session, open to all artists (and Craft makers). The session aims to provide information about the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's Support for the Individual Artist Programme or SIAP which is due to open for applications in July 2019.
Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 11.30am to 1pm
Making Conversations Podcast18-Jun-2019
Making Conversations is a podcast from silversmith Robyn Galway and ceramicist Jemma Millen - both practicing makers and graduates from the applied art department of Ulster University, who share a love of making and craft. Join us on our journey of making conversations with local makers.
We are now LIVE! Listen to the very first episode of Making Conversations Podcast where we went on tour to the annual Ulster University Degree Show and spoke to some fresh, new makers due to graduate in 2019.
Launch of Another Économusée18-Jun-2019
Hot Milk Forge is now the eighth Économusée in the UK. It is an initiative of Eamonn Higgins. Eamonn was a participant on the Craft Northern Ireland Making It Programme 2011 to 2013.
There are currently eight Économusée workshops in Northern Ireland. Five are food based. The other three are Craft based and in County Antrim. Steensons Jewellers in Glenarm, Scullion Hurls in Loughguile and Hot Milk Forge in Martinstown.
The Great Pottery Throw Down1-Jun-2019 - Calls for Makers
The Great Pottery Throw Down is back!
We are looking for enthusiastic people with the skill and passion for all things ceramic! If you can throw with confidence and hand build with flair - then why not put your skills to the ultimate test. The search has begun for Britain's Best Home Potter to showcase their talents on the third series of The Great Pottery Throw Down.
Deadline: Sunday 23 June 2019.
Call for Applications: Chaiya Art Award1-Jun-2019 - Awards & Competitions
The UK's biggest art awards exploring spirituality through the visual arts The winners will exhibit at London's South Bank Galler @oxo. The Chaiya Art Award is open to any artists and covers all mediums including painting, drawing, sculptre, ceramics, glass, textiles, mixed media, photography and video.
Top prize: The Chaiya Art Award £10,000
Public Choice Award: £1,000
Deadline: Thursday, 18 July 2019
Call for Applications: NCAD Ireland Glass Biennale 201901-Jun-2019 - Calls for Makers
Call for Applications: NCAD Ireland Glass Biennale 2019
The Ireland Glass Biennale (IGB) is a juried exhibition showcasing excellence in contemporary glass by international artists, designers and craft practitioners.
The exhibition will open on 24 October 2019 at the Coach House Gallery, Dublin Castle Gardens, and will be shown until 5 January 2020.
Deadline for applications: Thursday, 1 August 2019, 12pm.
Christmas Craft Market at Flowerfield Arts Centre- Fairs
Shop local & support local artists. From beautiful pottery to glass, from silk scarves to knitted woollies to beat the winter chill, from gorgeous jewellery to handcrafted knickknacks, decorations and food treats, we have it all this year from over 25 local makers and designers.
Join us on Saturday 8 - 22 December from 12pm - 3pm
Silk Painting Workshops 2019- Workshops
KoKo Designs are now taking bookings for silk painting weekend workshops for 2019.
A lovely gift for someone who is into painting, home interiors or craft! All levels of art/craft experience catered for.
Silver Jewellery Making Workshop- Workshops
Let your creative side run free and learn a new skill whilst working with silver to create a piece of jewellery which you can then bring home to keep and show everyone your work!
Date and Time: Saturday, 6 February 2019, 10am - 1pm.
Call for Applications: August Craft Month 201920-May-2019
CRAFT NI invites you to register a Craft-related event for August Craft Month 2019.
August Craft Month is Northern Ireland's Annual Celebration of all things Craft.
August Craft Month is a series of events (Craft exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, fairs, festivals and more...) delivered by a partnership of individuals and organisations across Northern Ireland. It is co-ordinated by CRAFT NI on behalf of the Craft sector and is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the National Lottery.
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