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During the coming weeks, internationally acclaimed glass artists will converge on North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster for a conference and series of master classes entitled The Place and The Work.
The second Craft Scotland Summer Show in Edinburgh saw an increase in both visitor and sales figures and proved to be popular with locals and tourists from all around the globe.
Thanks for all your Tweets, Instagram and Facebook posts about this year’s Summer Show in Edinburgh. Here’s our round-up celebrating the show.
Craft Scotland is one of 38 organisations that contributed and signed off on a briefing paper that was circulated around all Members of the Scottish Parliament. In the paper, the Culture Counts Steering Group urges MSPs to promote and protect the value of culture through a constitutionally-agreed statement of principles.
As part of the Peebles Arts Festival, The Chambers Institution (a complex of buildings encompassing the Tweeddale Museum and Gallery) will host a Meet Your Maker event over two Saturdays in August; offering visitors a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the practice of an established willow artist: Toni Coyle.
Four questions with textile maker Morag Macpherson and mosaic artist Line Mortensen.
Meet our Summer Show makers: Edinburgh-based jeweller Tracy Wilson, and Ursula Hunter, a textile artist from Glasgow.
Find out more about our Summer Show makers. Today we have four questions for jeweller Aubin Stewart.
We introduce you to two of our Summer Show makers; metalsmith Bryony Knox and jeweller Nicola Morrison.
Four questions with textile artist Frances Teckkam and ceramicist Julia Smith.
Craft Scotland presents Bloomin' Rubbish - a free drop-in event for children at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. It will take place on Saturday 16 August 2014 from 11.30am to 3.30pm.
We continue our Summer Show blog series with four questions to two of our participating makers: James Donald of PickOne textiles, based in Edinburgh, and Jane Harrison, a jeweller from Glasgow.
Four questions with textile maker Fiona McIntosh and ceramicist Clare Dawdry.
Our opportunities round-up this month features details of our Conference in September, including the full line-up of speakers, the schedule and how to book tickets.
Meet our Summer Show makers: Edinburgh-based Cameron Duguid who works in wood, and Tracy Collins, a textile artist from Dumfries & Galloway.
Find out more about ceramicist Jo Walker and jeweller Merlin Planterose.
To celebrate a successful start to the Edinburgh Summer Show, we bring you a short film featuring scenes from our preview evening and a taster of the craft that is on show.
Four questions with jeweller Christina Hirst and textile artist Fiona Daly.
Learn more about the makers taking part in our Summer Show: today we meet textile artist Dorothy Stewart and jeweller Fiona Luing.
As a poignant commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914, Edinburgh-based based maker of violins, violas and cellos, Steve Burnett, has crafted a violin that resonates – not just with an exceptional warmth and depth of tone but with literary and historical associations that reach back over the century.