Funded by Manchester Metropolitan University and Beacons for Public Engagement, and following an open online vote, North-West-based Lynn Setterington has been awarded a fellowship in public engagement.
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A collaboration in March between Cockpit Arts and Own-It generated a seminar to explore work by established and emerging designer-makers who fuse craft with technology and their intellectual property rights.
Frances Lord discusses her practice as a curator, writer, freelance project manager and art consultant with Jane Watt.
Crafts Council Director of Programmes, Claire West talks to Jane Watt about why the Spark Plug Curator Award was initiated, the selection process and some of the exciting new curatorial ideas and works that have emerged.
Ikuko Iwamoto’s ceramic works are influenced by the microscopic world. She aims to bring its organic chaos, intensity, intricacy and fragility to the things we use every day without losing their function.
Peter Bonnell discusses Them and Us by Richard William Wheater
‘Re-Route’ at Devon Guild 14 March 26 April addresses challenges faced by five mid-career makers awarded a contemporary craft fellowship (CCFS). Drawing together research, personal explorations and findings, the exhibition represents the culmination of their year-long fellowships. Developed to […]
The ceramics BAC Honours course at University of Wesminster is set to close in 2013.
Hans Borgonjon talks about how a Crafts Council Development Award has helped him to develop his ceramic practice and studio.
Richard William Wheater is a recipient of the Crafts Council Development Award. He talks to Jane Watt about his installation/performance work, his experience of applying for funding and the importance of being focused, but not pigeon-holed.
Selected reports on some of the UK’s prizes and awards for artists including cash prizes, solo exhibitions and professional development support.
Based in Basingstoke, Hampshire arts education charity The Making was established to promote talent, excellence and innovation in contemporary craft, art and design in Hampshire and the South East.
University of Westminster’s BA in ceramics is set to close in 2013, with no further recruitment.
Abigail Branagan profiles Collect – the international art fair for contemporary objects.
2008 study by Cockpit Arts and Cities Institute at London Metropolitan University exploring business activity and performance in the craft sector.
Cockpit Arts’ chief executive Vanessa Swann and business development manager Ellen O’Hara speak to Jane Watt about Cockpit’s unique incubator scheme for designer-makers in London.
A new study by Cockpit Arts and Cities Institute at London Metropolitan University, Exploring business activity & performance in the craft sector, provides insight into the recent growth patterns of a number of designer-makers based at Cockpit Arts in London, […]
Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Pulse, blown glass, neon gas, electricity, 16x12x10cm, 2008.
The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB), launched on 1 December 2008 and directed by A FINE LINE partners Barney Hare Duke and Jeremy Theophilus, is a major initiative to create a programme of events and activities and a showcase Biennial event in Stoke-on-Trent to take place in October/November of 2009, 2011 and 2013.
Over 2,500 entries were submitted for the 2008 Jerwood Drawing Prize, advertised through a-n, with sixty-three works shortlisted.
A new study has revealed that exports account for 30-40% of designer-makers’ business within Cockpit Arts, with France, Japan and US the main markets.
Organised by University of Westminster research fellow Clare Twomey to coincide with London Design Week, September’s one-day symposium Collaboration: Artist and Industry held at The Building Centre, London offered international and UK perspectives on artists in residence within the ceramics industry.
Recent art and design graduates from across the UK are showing at the Hub this autumn.
Led by London Printworks Director David Littler, who describes his two passions in life as textiles and music, the Sampler Culture Clash project, is an attempt to bring the two cultures of embroidery and DJ-ing together to see what might happen when these cultures clash.
Naori Priestly who graduated from the Royal College of Art last year with a MA Constructed Textiles is one of 300 makers selected to show in Origin 2008.