Craft NI, is the sector-lead body for the promotion and development of the design-led contemporary craft industry in Northern Ireland.
Craft NI supports and promotes the craft industry as an integral, entrepreneurial and vibrant part of the region's economic and cultural infrastructure. Its key partners include; regional government and agencies, local government, cultural organisations, universities and colleges of further and higher education, private business and industry.
Craft NI and its programmes are funded and supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
The School of Art and Design offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses including Fashion and Textile Design and Applied Arts, which encompasses
Ceramics, Textile Art, Silversmithing and Jewellery. It also has a range of postgraduate courses including MA Multidisciplinary Design, MA Art in Public
and MDes Textile Material Product.