Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
For June 2011 our featured Craft Place is Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries, which celebrates its Diamond anniversary later this month. We spoke to Fiona Wilson, one of two Arts Officers responsible for programming the exhibitions, events, workshops and activities at Gracefield as well as managing the facilities and staff.
Craft Scotland, in partnership with LifeScan Scotland, a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, wish to commission a new piece of sculpture for the LifeScan Inverness based campus.
Rachel on a recent visit to see craft meet words at the 'Poetry Beyond Text' exhibition at the Scottish Poetry Library.
A new Scottish cultural project has been unveiled by the curatorial group Panel.
The varied and unspoilt landscape of Dumfries and Galloway is the setting for the annual Spring Fling. This open studio event provides an opportunity for the public to visit the workplaces of over eighty artists and makers, enabling them to learn about the artist’s inspirations and working practices and to buy examples of their work.
We bring you a guest blog post from jewellery maker Megan Adair.
If you have been inspired by the blog posts, articles and events we have listed on the site during Craft&Design month and Craft Festival Scotland, take your interest in craft one step further by trying a craft course or workshop
Emma visited Dumfries and Galloway as they prepared for Spring Fling 2011
Scottish ceramics maker Lorraine Robson has been selected to exhibit in the 3rd International Triennial of Silicate Arts.
Ceramicist Jenny Pope is participating in this year’s 3 Harbours Arts Festival.
Inspired by the beauty and sentiment of old photographs, Zoe Duthie has launched a new interactive design project called 'Jewellery with a Story.'
A few months ago I heard about a new initiative at Coburg House Studios, where soon-to-be-married couples have the opportunity to make their own wedding rings.
Makers in Dumfries and Galloway this weekend open their doors for the annual Spring Fling.
Brazen Studios is the only Scottish jewellery boutique to be recognised at this year’s UK Jewellery Awards.
Scottish maker Deirdre Nelson has created a special collection based on the question “Do you have a favourite word?”
A ceramicist has represented Scottish craft in the television programme ‘Show Me the Monet.’
As the summer draws closer we look at the shows that will feature the next wave of talented designer makers.
After months of planning and preparation, Craft Scotland presented eleven Scottish based makers at COLLECT 2011 at the beginning of the month.
Mhari McMullan, owner of Welcome Home, blogs for Craft Scotland about the opening of the new exhibition 234D at the CCA, Glasgow.