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The Creative Scotland draft strategic plan for the next ten years was published this week and feedback is sought by Friday 07 February.
The Edinburgh Design School now offers a validated pottery course at beginner's level, consisting of four SQA certificated units.
Close-Knit is a fifty page digital book which has been published for the iPad, for those with an interest in contemporary craft, Scottish social history and the home life of a Scottish crofter in the 1800s.
We are delighted to announce our participation at SOFA Chicago 2014 and welcome applications from makers who are interested in exhibiting their work at the show.
Tickets are now available for two training events designed specifically for craft makers. Craft Scotland and Applied Arts Scotland are working in partnership to deliver the two sessions in Edinburgh and Inverness.
Chris Donnelly and Fiona Thompson are pleased to announce the appointment of James Donald as a new director of Cyan Clayworks.
This month our opportunities include two Craft Tourism events taking place in Glasgow, an invitation for makers to attend our Craft Scotland Roadshows during which you will have the chance to learn more about us and our recent trip to the SOFA expo, a reminder that makers can create a profile on our website, or update their existing profile, presenting your work to our five thousand weekly visitors, and a slightly extended deadline to our call for makers for the Scottish Collection on CultureLabel.
Established in 1974, the Scottish Potters Association (SPA) reaches its fortieth year in 2014, and will be celebrating with a series of events to raise awareness of their craft.