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News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.

  • The Craft Edit: March

    17/03/2017

    Welcome to our new feature, the Craft Edit, where we bring you snippets of news from the sector. This week, we’ve collated highlights from the Scottish designer/makers who have been making the most of the dreary winter months. Our five news snippets give you a highlight what some of our makers have been up to in the last few months.

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  • Make Your Own Story: Cutting-Edge Jewellery Artist Katharina Vones

    14/03/2017

    Next up in our Make Your Own Story series we chat to Katharina Vones, who creates innovative, stimulus-responsive jewellery inspired by the idea of future ecology. 

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  • Meet our 2017 Summer Show Makers!

    13/03/2017

    Discover contemporary, design-led craft at the Craft Scotland Summer Show 2017. Read on to find the 33 talented makers who have been selected for Craft’s Scotland’s Summer Show this year.

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  • Craft Scotland at The Caledonian Club during London Craft Week

    08/03/2017

    Sneak an insider’s look at Angus Ross and Jennifer Gray's practices with our event at The Caledonian Club during London Craft Week, in May 2017.

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  • Website Update Announcement

    07/03/2017

    The Craft Scotland website is evolving. Over the next few months, we will be making changes to our website to provide you with a more streamlined and user-friendly service. Read how these improvements will affect the Directory (Find Craft), What's on and Opportunities sections. 

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  • Success at the Scottish Showcase in Baltimore 2017

    06/03/2017

    Our Scottish showcase at the American Craft Council’s Baltimore show has been hailed as a success, with sales of over £100,000 made during the three days we exhibited at the show. 

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  • Meet the Birch Tree Gallery

    03/03/2017

    Jurgita Galbraith has been nurturing the thought of opening an art gallery for some time. It wasn’t until she found a suitable venue – physical premises on Dundas Street – that she made the firm decision for the primary focus of her new gallery to be craft. She tells us what inspired her to set up Birch Tree Gallery, which will open on Friday 10 March in Edinburgh. 

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  • Make Your Own Story: Woven Textile Designer Mariam Syed

    23/02/2017

    Next up in Make Your Own Story. We chat to Mariam Syed, a woven textile designer based in Glasgow, whose practice is influenced by the visual culture of Pakistan and mathematics. 

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  • Ethical Practice Tips for Jewellery Designers, from the Incorporation of Goldsmiths

    17/02/2017

    The Incorporation of Goldsmiths has been up to great adventures in the field of ethical jewellery and sustainability. We hear about their recent ethical jewellery symposium and get some key takeaways from the day. Plus, find out about their soon-to-be-launched online resource for informing jewellery designers who want to work towards an ethical practice. Take it away, guys! 

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  • Collect 2017: The Scottish Contingent

    06/02/2017

    Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects from the Crafts Council is back for its thirteenth edition. Returning to the Saatchi Gallery in London’s King’s Road, the fair is open from Thursday 2 to Monday 6 February 2017. We have rustled up a selection of the show’s Scottish contingent. 

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  • A Tribute to Roanne Dods

    03/02/2017

    Craft Scotland is incredibly sad to hear the news about Roanne Dods who has passed away after a long illness. Roanne was a dynamic, knowledgeable creative force, and her passing is a great loss to the wider cultural world.   

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  • Hothouse 2017 Announced

    12/01/2017

    35 maker businesses have been selected for the pre-eminent Hothouse 2017 programme run by the Crafts Council and partners. Discover the full line-up of the Scottish cohort... 

     

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  • Making Memories / Meet Your Maker

    13/12/2016

    Over the past few months, The Living Memory Association (TheLMA) has been exploring craft and making through a craft reminiscence programme called Making Memories. To tie into this, we partnered with TheLMA to deliver a series of Meet Your Maker events in the form of drop-in craft workshops at The Little Shop of Memory in Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal. We caught up with the team from TheLMA to hear about their Meet Your Maker experience, and get the low-down from their makers. 

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  • Craft Scotland Prize Awarded to Andrea Walsh

    09/12/2016

    Craft Scotland is thrilled to announce that The Craft Scotland Prize 2016 was awarded to Andrea Walsh for her piece Contained Boxes, currently on show in the Visual Arts Scotland Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy Building in Edinburgh. 

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  • The Tending of Something - Jasleen Kaur

    02/12/2016

    Blurring the lines between art and craft, Scottish-Indian artist Jasleen Kaur will have her first solo exhibition The Tending of Something as part of Fife Contemporary Art & Craft (FCA&C) tenth anniversary season.  

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  • Meet Your Maker: A National Celebration of Scottish Craft Making

    22/11/2016

    Architecturally-inspired ceramics, colourful concrete and contemporary Sanquhar - check out our Meet Your Maker film series with James Rigler at Hospitalfield and Jennifer Gray/Andy Campbell at Cove Park. Part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016.

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  • Scotland: Craft & Design Pavilion Film

    22/11/2016

    Enjoy the Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion all over again with our short film...

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  • Make Your Own Story: Glass Artist Maker Choi Keeryong

    21/11/2016

    First up in Make Your Own Story, we chat with Choi Keeryong, a glass artist and maker whose artistic practice is influenced by his cross-cultural experience of being a South Korean living in Scotland. 

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  • Handcrafted Christmas: 11 Scottish Boutiques

    16/11/2016

    Shop local this Christmas and discover unique handcrafted gifts for all the family. Here's our round-up of 11 Scottish boutiques perfect for Small Business Saturday...

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  • Behind the Scenes: Meet Your Maker at Welcome Home

    14/11/2016

    Mhari McMullan, the mastermind behind the Welcome Home store in Glasgow’s CCA, gives us an overview of their first Meet Your Maker event with Soizig Carey.

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