News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
The Haining will introduce their annual programme of events for 2015 with a four-day Meet Your Maker event from 08 to 11 August 2014; offering visitors the chance for a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the practice of two textile makers: Julia Complin and Vicky Swales.
Visitors are made very welcome to Louise's studio in Kilmartin Glen in the heart of Argyll, where they will find a light, airy space filled with colours and the warm aroma of wool.
The Board of Craft Scotland are delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Logue as CEO/Director of Craft Scotland.
Visitors to Dunoon Burgh Hall in Argyll are offered behind the scenes look at the practices of emerging jeweller Stefanie Cheong and the more established Susan Turmeau when the Burgh Hall host their second Meet Your Maker event for 2014.
Weft Blown, run by Ange Sewell, is a weaving and textile design studio based in West Kilbride, Craft Town Scotland.
Lagom Felt Studio is a textile art and craft gallery and supplies shop based in the Perthshire town of Crieff. It is also home to the working studio of feltmaker and artist, Tracy Markey.
We are back from a successful Summer Show in London. And with sunshine throughout the entire show, the words craft and summer turned out to be a perfect match.
Visitors to Dunoon Burgh Hall in Argyll can get a rare behind the scenes look at the practices of textile artist Sarah Sumsion and feltmakers Orains when the Burgh Hall host the first of their two Meet Your Maker events for 2014.
The Scottish Potters Association (SPA) has compiled a new map of potters in Scotland who have studios open to the public.
The Craft Scotland Summer Show at Craft Central in Clerkenwell opened on Tuesday night with visitors admiring the work of 18 Scottish-based makers.
Visitors to Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill can get a rare behind the scenes look at the practice of ceramicist Bill Brown when Bonhoga host the first of their two Meet Your Maker events for 2014.
To coincide with our Summer Show in Edinburgh this August, we have partnered up with the Edinburgh International Book Festival on a series of Meet Your Maker events and workshops. With Charlotte Square Gardens just a stone's throw away from our Summer Show at White Stuff on George Street, what better way to spend a day in Edinburgh this August.
The Board of Craft Scotland are seeking to appoint a permanent Director / CEO.
Dalmally Railway Station is a rather unique setting for a studio. The beautiful Victorian sandstone building is steeped in history and felt maker Liz Gaffney and her husband Graham have been restoring this beautiful building over the last two years.
Teena Gould offers full day, half day or weekend bespoke workshops in mosaics from her studio in Kilbarchan, twelve miles south-west of Glasgow.
Cyan Clayworks is a specialist working ceramic studio in Edinburgh offering scheduled and bespoke courses for individuals and small groups.
I know Dumfries and Galloway well, having in-laws who live there; but have never yet managed to visit during Spring Fling, Scotland's premier art and craft open studios event. With so many makers taking part this year, I decided I really could not miss it.
Following a call for applications, Craft Scotland is delighted to sponsor two places on the Crafts Council's Injection programme. Ceramicist Andrea Walsh and textile maker Morag Macpherson are the two Scottish makers accepted onto the prestigious business development scheme.
Edinburgh-based mosaic artist Joanna Kessel offers a range of specialist mosaic courses, talks, demonstrations and studio tours tailor made to suit small groups and individuals.
I have just returned from three packed days in London, taking in COLLECT at the Saatchi Gallery and Handmade in Britain at Chelsea Old Town Hall. I also visited a number of galleries and discovered more craft places along the way.