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On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September, Gracefield Arts Centre will hold their Meet Your Maker event with Andrew Adair and Hestan Isle Press from 10.00 to 17.00.
Spring Fling needs your help to showcase work from the finest of Dumfries and Galloway's artists and makers at special exhibitions in Newcastle, Glasgow and London.
Award winning illustrator Astrid Jaekel is to create a series of back-lit window installations for Spring Fling and the Wigtown Book Festival using the traditional medium of papercut.
Spring Fling a chance to meet artists and makers in their studios, see them at work and often purchase or commission pieces.
For the first in our series on Scottish craft people and places whose work closely ties in with the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a look at fibre artist Joanne B Kaar.
Following our SOFA preview film released last week, we now present the first short film featuring one of our SOFA Chicago makers.
We take a look at the work of five of the makers who will open their doors to the public between 02 and 05 June 2012.
This summer there are more than 70 chances to discover the magic of glass in’ Glass Games 2012,’ a nationwide Olympic-inspired programme of events that celebrates the skills of glass artists.
This week we feature not one but two videos by slipware potter Hannah McAndrew.
This week's featured film is for Spring Fling Open Studios 2012, who celebrate their tenth birthday this year.
Craft Scotland have rounded up regional funding deadlines for makers, which are approaching in January.
The 2012 Starter for 6 Main Programme is now open for applications.
Rebecca writes about her Roadshow at Gracefield Arts Centre
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.
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.
Makers in Dumfries and Galloway this weekend open their doors for the annual Spring Fling.
Scottish maker Deirdre Nelson has created a special collection based on the question “Do you have a favourite word?”
Scottish glass maker Amanda Simmons won the Gold Award for innovation, creativity and potential to export 2010 at this year’s Origin: The London Craft Fair.