First Row: Line Mortensen, Rosie Kimber, Carrie Fertig, Melanie Muir
Second Row: Jonathan Boyd, Jessamy Kelly, Kelly Munro, Bryony Knox
Third Row: Juli Bolaños-Durman, Simon Ward, James Rigler
Craft Scotland is delighted to return to showcase Scottish craft at SOFA Chicago 2015.
The show is held at Navy Pier, Chicago and runs from Friday 6 November to Sunday 8 November 2015, with the Opening Night Preview on Thursday 5 November.
The Craft Scotland 2015 showcase at SOFA Chicago will include work by eleven celebrated and talented craft makers from Scotland. Our 2015 SOFA makers are:
Scotland is justly proud of its reputation as one of the most skilled and diverse craft nations in the world, and this is reflected in the wealth of craft we are showcasing.
Our collection gives audiences in Chicago the opportunity to see and buy some of the finest examples of ceramics, glass, mosaic, silver and jewellery being produced in Scotland today.
Jessamy Kelly returns to the exposition having shown with us in 2012, the remaining ten makers are first-time exhibitors with Craft Scotland at SOFA Chicago. Each maker's exceptional work covers a broad range of techniques and practices, and demonstrates the breadth and quality of Scottish craft.
See a selection of images from our trip to SOFA Chicago 2014 below.
SOFA, which represents Sculptural Objects and Functional Art, is a key event for the international collectors market, and regularly receives upwards of 35,000 visitors across three days.
SOFA Chicago 2015 takes place at the Navy Pier and runs from Friday 6 November to Sunday 8 November 2015, with an opening preview the evening of Thursday 5 November 2015.