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Following on from last month’s update where I urged you to connect with Craft Scotland in as many ways as possible, I’m delighted to share some of our plans for the coming twelve months.
Emma's November 2012 update on making connections with Craft Scotland.
Last week I travelled to Madrid to give a keynote at the Spanish national arts marketing conference ‘Marketing de las Artes’.
Emma's update for September 2012
Emma's update for August 2012.
Back in January I reported on the work the Craft Scotland team had been involved with for the Creative Scotland Creative Review process.
Whether your career is in acting, writing or making, there is a line between talent and professionalism and it’s the job of organisations such as Craft Scotland to support makers in developing both.
Emma says goodbye to Spring and reflects upon the closure of The Collins Gallery.
Sharing the Love: Partnerships and Open Relationships in the craft sector
Last month, following a packed schedule and lots of positive press stories about the outlook for Scottish craft, I talked about how fortunate I believe the Scottish craft sector to be right now.
As the first month of 2012 draws to a close, there are already many achievements to reflect on and countless opportunities to explore for the rest of the year.
Emma looks back on 2011 and reaffirms an old promise for the new year.
Now that I’ve been back from Philadelphia for over a week, parts of the trip are coming back to me which are probably best described as off-curriculum.
Throughout 2011 we have been highlighting the power of connections in the craft sector.
In the first of a handful of blogs, I will reflect on the opportunities, achievements and lessons we have learned during our American launch.
We are delighted to reveal our rebrand to you with the launch of our newly developed website.
William Morris once said “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” The Dovecot in Edinburgh is certainly living by this rule as it plays house for the Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) exhibition.
On Monday, our #craftconnected keynote speaker Garth Johnson arrived in Scotland following what can only be described as an eventful trip from his home in Humboldt County, California.
Emma visited Dumfries and Galloway as they prepared for Spring Fling 2011
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.