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Masterclass with Adi Toch for further and higher education staffSeminars11-Jun-2019 - 14-Jun-2019
International Metalsmith/Silversmith/artist ADI TOCH MASTERCLASS Opportunity
BLUSHING METALS MASTERCLASS WITH ADI TOCH
Workshop Dates: 11 – 13 June 2019, 10am – 5pm
Lecture Date: Friday, 14 June 2019 at 10am with public engagement from 12.00 – 3pm.
Expression of Interest: Craft Fair August 2019Calls for Makers17-May-2019 - 31-May-2019
Expression of interest sought from Makers for potential food & craft fair at the Folk Museum at Cultra on the 18th August with National Museums NI.
Deadline: Friday, 31 May 2019
Call for Applications: The Ireland Glass BiennaleCalls for Makers13-May-2019 - 01-Aug-2019
Call for Applications: National College of Art and Design: Ireland Glass Biennale 2019
Deadline: Thursday, 1 August 2019.
62 Group of Textile Artists - Membership Applications 2019Calls for Makers08-May-2019 - 01-Jun-2019
Membership of the 62 Group of Textile Artists is open to those of any age, gender or nationality working in any textile media worldwide.Deadline: Saturday, 1 June 2019
Sunny Art Prize 2019Calls for Makers01-May-2019 - 30-Jun-2019
Open Call for Artists - About the Art Prize
The Sunny Art Prize is an international art prize hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This competition in the UK is a global platform offering art opportunities to emerging and established artists to showcase their artworks internationally.
Deadline: Sunday, 30 June 2019.
Royal Ulster Academy of Arts | Call to ArtistsCalls for Makers2-May-2019 - 5-Jul-2019
The Call for Entries to the 138th Annual Exhibition is now open.
Deadline: Friday, 5 July 2019 at 4pm
Bluecoat Display Centre: Exhibit In the WindowCalls for Makers01-May-2019 - 31-May-2019
For the past 4 years the Bluecoat Display Centre has partnered the Liverpool Irish Festival by selecting a contemporary Irish craft maker and inviting them to exhibit here In the Window for the month of October.
Bluecoat Display Centre are delighted to be working with the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) who are supporting our call out as well as contributing towards transport costs and who, along with the Liverpool Irish Festival Director will be involved in the final selection.
Deadline: Friday, 31 May 2019
How To Boost Sales Through Pinterest with the LEAN Network1-May-2019 - 22-May-2019
Learn how to get the most out of this free platform with speaker Michelle ConnollyDate: Wednesday 22 May 2019, 6-9pm
Call for Applications | Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop | Retail OpportunityCalls for Makers01-May-2019 - 13-May-2019
Continuing the successful collaboration between CRAFT NI and the Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the initiative now invites applications from Northern Ireland based Craft makers for the period 1 June to 30 November 2019.Deadline: Monday, 13 May 2019 at 5pm
Preziosa Young 2020Awards & Competitions30-Apr-2019 - 15-Nov-2019
Since 2008, “PREZIOSA YOUNG”, is an international competition dedicated to worldwide emerging artists, goldsmiths, designers.
The aim is to contribute to the circulation of what is new in research jewellery, as well as showcase what the new generations of goldsmiths/designers/artists are “brewing”.
Young Masters Art PrizeAwards & Competitions30-Apr-2019 - 31-May-2019
Applications for the fifth edition of the Young Masters Art Prize are now Open!
Jerwood New Work FundFunding & Grants30-Apr-2019 - 3-Jun-2019
Funding for artists, artistic groups and artist-led organisations to undertake the research, development and creation of new work to enable a step-change in their practice and profile.
The Jerwood New Work Fund provides funding for the research, development, creation, production and dissemination of new work, with a focus on developing artistic practice.
Space to LetClassifieds30-Apr-2019 - 31-May-2019
We are delighted to offer to the market this excellent opportunity to let our unit/units suited to a number of uses. The space is capable of being let as one suite or it can be subdivided into separate units.
1 Unit Size 50m2
2nd Unit Size 25m2
Hand Made Crafts WantedCalls for Makers30-Apr-2019 - 26-May-2019
Craft Fair on 27th May: Do you sell your own hand made crafts? Or know someone who does? Send them our way!
Assemble Stockholm Shoot 2019Calls for Makers04-Apr-2019 - 17-May-2019
Open call for the Assemble Stockholm Shoot 2019.
An opportunity for textiles designers, printmakers, weavers and illustrators.
Explore enterprise with the Prince's TrustSeminars07-May-2019 - 09-May-2019
Got a business idea, but not sure where to start?
The Prince's Trust are offering a FREE three day Enterprise course in Belfast for people aged 16-30 to help you get started in business, with access to a mentor, funding, and support - helping you become your own boss.
Dates: Tuesday 7 - Thursday 9 May 2019.
Call for Applications: Guildhall Craft Fair 2019Calls for Makers15-Apr-2019 - 17-May-2019
The application process for this year’s Guildhall Craft Fair is now open! This year the Guildhall Craft Fair will run from the evening of Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th November.
Deadline: Friday, 17 May at 4pm.
Call for Applications: DCCoI Tyrone Guthrie Centre Craft and Design Residency Bursary 2019Residencies31-May-2019 - 20-Sep-2019
Opportunity for a practitioner in any design and craft form currently based in Ireland to spend one week at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre artists' workplace, Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan.
Closing date: 12noon, Tuesday 23rd April 2019
Call for Applications: Bishopsland 2019, Reading, BerkshireCalls for Makers12-Apr-2019 - 12-Apr-2019
A Few Places Still Available at Bishopsland. Are you looking for a bridge between university and a professional life as a Silversmith or Jeweller? - Apply now
Glass Artist in Residence Call - CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, CorkResidencies16-Sep-2019 - 27-Oct-2019
Artists who work primarily with glass are invited to apply for a 4 – 8 week duration beginning mid - September 2019. Whether you are an established artist or an emerging artist this is a great opportunity to explore a new direction in your practice or simply a chance to work in a new environment
Application deadline: Monday, 6 May 2019
Open Call - Unframed Works for Ulster HospitalCalls for Makers9-Apr-2019 - 10-Apr-2019
The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust is seeking to purchase up to 60 unframed 2dimensional artworks in any medium (valued between £100 and £1,000) to enhance the patient environment at the Acute Services Block, Ulster Hospital currently under construction.
Successful artist’s work will reflect the themes of Nature and Movement and will contribute to a soothing and inspiring atmosphere for patients, staff and visitors. Submissions from artists based in County Down and Antrim would be particularly welcome
Application deadline: Wednesday, 10 April at 4pm.