Michael Rice selected as finalist in the TCB 202005-Oct-2019
Ceramicist, Michael Rice, has been selected as the only Irish finalist in the Taiwan Ceramic Biennale 2020.
Michael Rice is and Irish designer maker currently based in Dubai. He specialises in ceramics and is particularly interested in firing procedures such as Raku, Smoke and Saggar firing; his work is also is concerned with surface, texture, natural geometry, gestalt principals and archetypal forms.
We are moving!18-Sep-2019
MOVING UPDATEWe are pleased to announce that we are moving to new premises to 115 - 119 Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1 1FF
Please note; we will be CLOSED from 19 to 29 September 2019 and will OPEN again in our new space on Monday, 30 September 2019.We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but look forwards to welcoming you in our new space!
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!
Call for Applications: RDS Irish Craft Bursary 201916-Sep-2019 - Calls for Makers
The RDS Irish Craft Bursary is open to makers who are members of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland's (DCCoI) PORTFOLIO Programme.
Deadline: Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Top Drawer 2020 Call for Entries17-Sep-2019 - Calls for Makers
Top Drawer 2020 is now open for entries for their trade show at Olympia, London.
12-14 January 2020.
Deadline to Apply: Tuesday 1st October 2019
2nd Chaiya Art Awards, Top Prize £10,00013-Sep-2019 - Awards & Competitions
Art award exploring spirituality through the visual arts.
Deadline: 18 Oct 2019
Linen Lab Exhibition- Exhibitions
The FE McWilliam Gallery and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough present ‘Linen Lab’, a dynamic new exhibition which is the result of a year-long creative collaboration between eight artists; Rachel Fitzpatrick, Deborah Malcomson, Lyndsey McDougall, Robert Peters, Jill Phillips, Heather Richardson, Archibald Godts and Theresa Bastek of Studio Plastique and 400 young people from 13 local schools.
Linen Lab, will be on show at the F.E. McWilliam Gallery from 12 October to 9 November 2019.
South Down Craft Collective Craft Market- Fairs
South Down Craft Collective returns to The Market House, Ballynahinch, with their usual line up of quality artists, makers and food producers. Treat yourself to something special and unique or even start your Christmas shopping!
Tasty refreshments available.
Free entry with plenty of nearby parking.
Date and Time: Saturday, 2 November 2019, 10am - 3pm
Lecture: Malene Hartmann Rasmussen- Talks
Applied Arts Ireland & Northern Ireland Winter Lecture Series Presents:
Malene Hartmann Rasmussen
Ceramic artist, Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, will discuss her practice and influences whilst providing a unique insight into her working methods.
Date and Time: Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 2-4pm.
August Craft Month | Audience Experience Survey29-Aug-2019
If you have attended an August Craft Month Event, please complete the Audience Experience Survey by clicking the survey link above.It will take less than 2 minutes of your time, but will be priceless to us in terms of learning lessons for next year, and persuading potential funders of the value that August Craft Month brings to the craft sector and to Northern Ireland.
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