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  • Space to Let

    Classifieds30-Apr-2019 - 31-May-2019
    Space to Let

    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

     email: info@ancreagan.com

     

     

  • Hand Made Crafts Wanted

    Calls for Makers30-Apr-2019 - 26-May-2019
    Hand Made Crafts Wanted

    Craft Fair on 27th May: Do you sell your own hand made crafts? Or know someone who does? Send them our way!

    Email arts@ancreagan.com

  • Assemble Stockholm Shoot 2019

    Calls for Makers04-Apr-2019 - 17-May-2019
    Assemble Stockholm Shoot 2019

    Open call for the Assemble Stockholm Shoot 2019.
    An opportunity for textiles designers, printmakers, weavers and illustrators.

  • Explore enterprise with the Prince's Trust

    Seminars07-May-2019 - 09-May-2019
    Explore enterprise with the Prince's Trust

     

    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 2019

    Calls for Makers15-Apr-2019 - 17-May-2019
    Call for Applications: Guildhall Craft Fair 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 2019

    Residencies31-May-2019 - 20-Sep-2019
    Call for Applications: DCCoI Tyrone Guthrie Centre Craft and Design Residency Bursary 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, Berkshire

    Calls for Makers12-Apr-2019 - 12-Apr-2019
    Call for Applications: Bishopsland 2019, Reading, Berkshire

     

     

     

    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, Cork

    Residencies16-Sep-2019 - 27-Oct-2019
    Glass Artist in Residence Call - CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork

    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 Hospital

    Calls for Makers9-Apr-2019 - 10-Apr-2019
    Open Call - Unframed Works for Ulster Hospital

    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.

  • The Hidden Garden Experience Summer Art Fair - Call For Exhibitors

    Calls for Makers02-Jun-2019 - 02-Jun-2019
    The Hidden Garden Experience Summer Art Fair - Call For Exhibitors

     

    The first big event will be the Summer Art Fair in the ballroom of the Marine Court Hotel, Bangor on Sunday 2nd June 2019.

    Application deadline: Monday, 13 May 2019

     

  • Call for Entries: Arts Thread Emerging Talents at Handmade Oxford

    Calls for Makers27-Jun-2019 - 30-Jun-2019
    Call for Entries: Arts Thread Emerging Talents at Handmade Oxford

    The four-day festival will bring together some of the most exciting makers from all over the world, featuring contemporary craft and design, sculpture, interiors and lifestyle, print and photography, artisan food, workshops and demonstrations.

    Deadline: Tuesday, 30 April 2019

     

  • The Leopards and Prince's Trust design competition - in partnership with British Vogue’s Contributing Jewellery Director Carol Woolton

    Awards & Competitions9-Apr-2019 - 31-May-2019
    The Leopards and Prince's Trust design competition - in partnership with British Vogue’s Contributing Jewellery Director Carol Woolton

    Entrants are invited to design a piece of jewellery inspired by UK Architecture. Using the definition of architecture as 'the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings',the design should be supported by preparatory work which links to the specific piece(s) of architecture that provided inspiration.

    Please note: Entrants need to be aged between 16 and 30-years-old and have received support from The Prince’s Trust.

    Deadline: Friday, 31 May 2019

  • Artist in Residence Leitrim Sculpture Centre 2019 Open Call for Applications

    Residencies05-Apr-2019 - 01-May-2019
    Artist in Residence Leitrim Sculpture Centre 2019 Open Call for Applications

    The residency provides artists, and other creative practitioners working in the field of contemporary visual arts, with the space and time for research towards the development of new work.

    Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 1 May 2019


     

  • Ceramic Residency Opportunity

    Residencies1-Sep-2019 - 30-Apr-2020
    Ceramic Residency Opportunity

    Applications are currently open for the LSAD Ceramic Residency Programme. The residency runs for 6 months from September to April.

    Deadline for applications is Monday 20 May 2019

  • Call for Applications: Galway Potters Market

    Calls for Makers18-Mar-2019 - 08-Apr-2019
    Call for Applications: Galway Potters Market

    Applications are now open for the Galway Potters Market in the Spanish Arch, Galway

    Date of the market: 19 - 21 July 2019

  • Call for Applications: Legnica International Jewellery Competition 2019

    Awards & Competitions11-Mar-2019 - 01-Apr-2019
    Call for Applications: Legnica International Jewellery Competition 2019

    Legnica SILVER Festival, celebrates its 40th anniversary, this year’s theme “Silver” refers to the origin and history of the Festival.

    Deadline: Monday, 1 April 2019

  • Brexit: Planning Vouchers

    Funding & Grants13-Mar-2019 - 31-Mar-2019
    Brexit: Planning Vouchers

    Support to help your business get advice on specific issues such as movement of labour, goods, services and currency management.

  • Call for Applications - Identity

    Awards & Competitions05-Mar-2019 - 31-Mar-2019
    Call for Applications - Identity

    You are invited to submit a piece of work which explores and addresses the concept of identity and self expression, while reflecting your cultural or personal identity. This opportunity is presented by Handmade in Britain and Ashmolean Museum.

    Deadline for entries: Sunday, 31 March 2019

  • The Open Contemporary Young Artist Award

    Awards & Competitions01-Mar-2019 - 31-Mar-2019
    The Open Contemporary Young Artist Award

    The Open Contemporary Young Artist Award is an opportunity for artists 35 years old or younger working in the UK today to submit work for the chance to win £1000 and exhibit work at The Biscuit Factory.

     

  • Call For Entries, Made by Hand Craft Fair Cardiff 2019

    Calls for Makers28-Feb-2019 - 29-Mar-2019
    Call For Entries, Made by Hand Craft Fair Cardiff 2019

    Applications are invited from makers from across the UK and Ireland to the largest contemporary craft fair in Wales.


     

     

  • Jerwood Bursaries

    Funding & Grants18-Feb-2019 - 4-Mar-2019
    Jerwood Bursaries

    For artists within 6-10 years of establishing their practice.

    Jerwood Bursaries provide funding to help you explore and develop your next steps, whether through supporting your skills and knowledge development and/or supporting the first stage development of a new idea.

    Deadline: Monday 4 March 2019, 5pm