We have put together a round-up of some of the craft opportunities listed on the Craft Scotland website, including details of our own opportunity to exhibit at SOFA, and upcoming craft funding deadlines.
V&A Ceramics Residency - Call for Proposals
Studio Ceramics: Established Makers
Year of Creative Scotland promotional opportunity for makers with Creative Scotland
To support the Year of Creative Scotland, Creative Scotland are looking for contemporary Scottish makers to host demonstrations during the VisitScotland Tourism Expo at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh on the 25 and 26 April 2012, from 09:30 to 16:00.
Roofless Year of Creative Scotland Arts Project - Call for artists
Roofless is Scotland’s biggest, most ambitious new street arts programme, designed to engage directly with local and regional communities across Scotland
Call for vendors - Craft & Gift Market - Edinburgh City Centre
Stall holders needed for a new and exciting monthly Craft & Gift market in Edinburgh City Centre.
Apply for BOOST - mentoring and development scheme
Got a design led product idea that you would like to see in the retail marketplace? Building on the arts centre's design legacy originating in the 1951 Festival of Britain, Southbank Centre and The Observer would like to give you a 'Boost'.
Scotland the What? Call for makers
“Scotland the WHAT?” exhibition will explore craft in Scotland that engages in some way with notions of place yet is dynamic, exciting and looking to the future
Apply for SOFA Chicago and SOFA New York with Craft Scotland
Craft Scotland are pleased to announce that they will take part in both SOFA Chicago, November 2012 and SOFA New York, April 2013.
Stands available at Osprey Festival
The Osprey Festival in Boat of Garten takes place on 5 & 6 May this year, and includes a Craft Fair on both days.
Silver Commission - Call for applications
Deadline : 30/04/2012
Commission call-out for silversmiths and metalworkers based in Scotland from Friends of Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums
Craft Town Scotland - Studio to Let
An opportunity will shortly become available for a maker to rent studio space in Craft Town Scotland, West Kilbride on the West Coast of Scotland
Location: The Barony Centre, 50 Main Street, West Kilbride. KA23 9AW
Opportunity with Dobbies Garden Centre Melville
Opportunity to show craft at Dobbies in May 2012
Call for vendors - Carnaby Market Fairs
Vendors are sought for upcoming Carnaby Market Fairs in Perth and St Andrews
Exhibit Your Crafts at 125th Shrewsbury Flower Show
To help celebrate a milestone birthday in 2012, Shrewsbury Flower Show is calling for craft exhibitors to become part of 125 years of history by showcasing their wares at the world’s longest running flower show.
Craft Teaching Opportunity - Stirling
A crafts educational centre is coming later this year to Stirling. We would like to talk to more craft-workers about classes they'd like to teach.
North Lands Creative Glass 2012 International Conference
From: 08/09/2012 To: 09/09/2012
A two day International Conference bringing together the best of glass, art and craft to explore expansive themes in an inspirational environment
The Lighthouse Design Market - Call for designers and makers
The Lighthouse are launching design markets for 2012. We are currently taking vendor applications.
Working Up-5: Craft Maker Awards - Shetland
The purpose of Working Up-5 is to enhance the creative and professional practice of full-time and part-time Shetland craft makers, through awarding small grants to part-fund individuals’ own development projects. The scheme is part of the Arts Development process and was designed by Shetland Arts for the development of contemporary craftmaking in a rural community.
Working Up-5 is joint funded in a partnership between Shetland Arts, Creative Scotland and Shetland Islands Council. Applicants can be assisted in developing their projects through pre-application meetings.The deadline for application is 20 April 2012 at 5pm and 29 June 2012 at 5pm. Find out more and download application forms on the Shetland Arts Website.
HI-Arts Craft Maker’s Awards Scheme -HI~Arts in partnership with Creative Scotland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Argyll and Bute Council.
HI~Arts are pleased to announce Awards for visual artists and makers based in the Highlands and Islands. The minimum award will be for £500, and the maximum for £1500, but our expectation is that most awards will be in the region of £1,000. HI~Arts will be looking for evidence that the proposal will make a significant and lasting difference to the creative and professional development of the applicant.
The deadline for submission of applications is 07 May 2012 (for projects starting no earlier than 04 June 2012). Full guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from: http://hi-arts.co.uk/services/creative-development/award-schemes/
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