CRAFT NI: Buy, See and Engage with Craft.03-Aug-2019
Buy, See, Engage...
Take a look at our digital campaign promoting all the excellent craft makers, retailers and galleries across Northern Ireland!
Golden Fleece Award launches newly-designed logo and website26-Jul-2019
The goal of the new website is to create a more user-friendly platform that would highlight the quality of work and diversity of creative practices supported by the Golden Fleece Award.
The new logo is based on the hand-lettered text of the original emblem created by the Award’s founder, Lillias Mitchell, for the Golden Fleece Weaving Workshop that she established at 84 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2 in 1946.
Processions Banner to be exhibited at the British Textile Biennial23-Jul-2019
A processions banner created in Northern Ireland has been selected to be exhibited at the British Textile Biennial.
The Banner was produced in a collaboration between The Institute for Conflict Research, the artist Rita Duffy, and over 30 women participants from various locations across Northern Ireland.
Launchpad 2019/202022-Jul-2019 - Calls for Makers
CRAFT NI’s Professional Development Programme for Emerging Craft Makers
Launchpad is a ten-month programme aimed at the emerging and enterprising Craft maker. It aims to equip 4 makers with the necessary skills to develop a sustainable, creative Craft business/practice in Northern Ireland.Deadline: Thursday, 15 August 2019
Call for Applications: Building Arts Programme 202019-Aug-2019 - Calls for Makers
In partnership with The Prince’s Foundation, QEST are pleased to announce the launch of The Building Arts Programme. Intended for students of architecture, building crafts and decorative and applied arts, this interdisciplinary programme will provide a space for rediscovering shared learning and practice, enabling students to explore the multifaceted nature of the built environment.
Deadline: Monday, 4 November 2019, 12pm.
Call for Applications: International Glass & Ceramic Biennial 202001-Jul-2019 - Calls for Makers
The International Glass & Ceramic Biennal 2020 is open for applications. The biennial shows artists at every point in their career, from emerging to established artists, representing nearly every craft technique.
Deadline: Tuesday, 1 October 2019
Handmade Craft Fair at The Old Inn Crawfordsburn- Fairs
Handmade Craft Fair showcasing the work of local creators from the North Down area.
11.30 - 4.30
Saturday 14th September
Open Studio and Pottery Sale- Open Studios
Jack McGonigle Ceramics and Fiona Shannon are hosting an Open Studio Sale in their shared work space at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart from 29th-31st August.
10am - 6pm each day.
Illustrated talk with Fiona McKelvie- Talks
Textile specialist Fiona McKelvie will share her interest and passion for Irish Linen, as well as recalling the history of the fabric so important to the city of Belfast.Date: Tuesday, 20 August 2019 at 6pm
Location: Linen Hall Library
Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Wendy Ward28-Feb-2017As Craft NI's making it Programmme comes to a close, and ahead of the Miaden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. First up, Wendy Ward guides us through her process, background, and more.View this programme →