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Opportunities for Craft Makers

  1. An Sùileachan Residency 2017
    An Sùileachan Residency 2017
    Deadline: 24/08/2017

    This residency has been set up to provide time and space to research, explore and create in a landscape of outstanding natural beauty that has a strong linguistic and cultural heritage.

    Bhaltos peninsula, Isle of Lewis
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  2. PhD Studentship: Making a Difference
    PhD Studentship: Making a Difference
    Deadline: 25/08/2017

    The University of Dundee, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh and Craft Scotland, is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified PhD candidate for a Creative Economies Studentship (CES) to study the longer-term impact of Craft Scotland's international exhibition programme on a maker's career and Scotland's creative economy.

    Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee, 13 Perth Rd, Dundee DD1 4HT
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  3. Fashion Foundry Designer Talk with Sally-Ann Provan
    Fashion Foundry Designer Talk with Sally-Ann Provan
    From: 30/08/2017 To: 30/08/2017  10:30 - 12:30

    Sally-Ann Provan will share her experience in millinery and in building relationships with customers in this Fashion Foundry Designer Talk.

    South Block, 60-64 Osborne Street, Glasgow G1 5QH
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  4. Call for traders for new outdoor market
    Call for traders for new outdoor market
    Deadline: 31/08/2017

    Many Studios has stalls available for arts traders at upcoming editions of Ross Street Market. The market runs on the first Saturday of every month with an additional market on Saturday 29 July for Merchant City Festival.

    MANY STUDIOS, 3 Ross Street, The Barras, Glasgow G1 5AR
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  5. The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize
    Deadline: 31/08/2017

    The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world.

    Worldwide
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  6. Fife-based makers: have an image of your studio used by VisitScotland
    Deadline: 01/09/2017

    The Picture Editor for VisitScotland is looking for makers based in Fife who would like to submit images of their studio to be used to help promote the region's creativity.

    Fife
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  7. Opportunities to Connect
    Opportunities to Connect
    From: 01/09/2017 To: 01/09/2017  10:00 - 16:00

    A conference to introduce craft and design graduates and new makers to Scottish arts organisations that offer support, funding and opportunities.

    Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Rd, Kirkcaldy KY1 1ET
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  8. Artist Lock In 2017
    Deadline: 01/09/2017

    The Artist Lock-In is the flagship residency project produced by ArtHouse Jersey. The Artist Lock-In is a professionally facilitated residency project for up to 12 professional artists, of any discipline, in a fortified castle island in October 2017. Produced in association with WildWorks.

    Elizabeth Castle, St. Aubin's Bay, St Helier JE2 3NU
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  9. Apply for Made by Hand, Cheltenham
    Deadline: 01/09/2017

    The organisers of The Contemporary Craft Festival and Made by Hand, Cardiff are announcing a new two-day craft fair to be held in the heart of Cheltenham, and are now inviting applications.

    Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA
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  10. Venue hire at granton:hub
    Deadline: 15/09/2017

    Are you looking for an affordable venue to host a workshop, meeting, event or exhibition in North Edinburgh?

    granton:hub, Madelvic House, Granton Park Avenue, Edinburgh EH5 1HS
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  11. Winter Open – call for submissions
    Deadline: 22/09/2017

    North Lands Creative Annual Open Exhibition of fine and applied arts is now open for submissions. Submissions may be in any discipline: painting, sculpture, new media, printmaking, ceramics, glass, photography and jewellery.

    North Lands Creative, Quatre Bras, Lybster, Caithness KW3 6BN
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  12. Jilli Blackwood Lecture: My Creative Process - An Intimate Relationship
    From: 28/09/2017 To: 28/09/2017  19:00 - 21:00

    Off the Rails Arthouse presents a pilot evening lecture with textile artist Jilli Blackwood. Jilli will talk about the relationship between herself and the textile, her confidence, courage, inspiration, motivation and overcoming self-doubt.

    Off the Rails Arthouse, Ladybank Station House, Victoria Street, Ladybank, Fife KY15 7JT
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  13. Funding For International Tradeshows: UKTI Tradeshow Access Programme
    Funding For International Tradeshows: UKTI Tradeshow Access Programme
    Deadline: 30/09/2017

    The UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Tradeshow Access Programme provides government funding in the form of grants to help eligible UK businesses attend overseas trade shows or conferences.

    International
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  14. Celebrating Creativity, Expression & Colour: A two-day mosaic event in Edinburgh
    Celebrating Creativity, Expression & Colour: A two-day mosaic event in Edinburgh
    From: 30/09/2017 To: 01/10/2017  09:00 - 17:30

    The British Association for Modern Mosaic is holding its annual forum at the University of Edinburgh on Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October 2017. This is your opportunity to hear from Scottish, national and international mosaic practitioners to inspire and expand your creative horizons.

    University of Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY
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  15. Fife Visual Arts and Craft Makers Awards
    Deadline: 04/10/2017

    Fife Contemporary is pleased to announce another round of Project Grants as part of the Visual Arts and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA) Fife scheme.

    Fife
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  16. LOEWE Craft Prize Second edition
    LOEWE Craft Prize Second edition
    Deadline: 17/10/2017

    The LOEWE FOUNDATION launches the second edition of the LOEWE Craft Prize, an annual international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship.

    International
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  17. Apply for Little Birds Jewellery Fair
    Apply for Little Birds Jewellery Fair
    Deadline: 05/11/2017

    A perfect event for silversmiths, goldsmiths and glass jewellery makers to showcase and sell their jewellery and take commissions for Christmas gifts.

    Trades Hall, 85 Glassford Street, Glasgow G1 1UH
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  18. VAS | Inches Carr Makers Mentoring Award
    VAS | Inches Carr Makers Mentoring Award
    Deadline: 06/11/2017

    Applications are invited from Scottish early-mid career makers for the inaugural Visual Arts Scotland: Inches Carr Craft Mentoring Award, to be made at Visual Arts Scotland’s (VAS) next annual exhibition in February 2018.

    Scotland
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  19. OPEN 2018
    Deadline: 06/11/2017

    Society of Scottish Artists and Visual Arts Scotland invite artists to apply to be part of the biggest show of contemporary art in Scotland: Open 2018.

    Scottish National Galleries RSA Buildings The Mound, Edinburgh
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  20. Arts & Crafts Design Award 2017
    Arts & Crafts Design Award 2017
    Deadline: 15/12/2017

    The Arts & Crafts Design Award is an international, annual competition for all nominated artisans, craftspeople and designers. The primary aim of the award is to honour and support the best ideas and concepts in art, craft and design, and recognise their excellent realisation.

    Online/Worldwide
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  21. Hot Desking
    Hot Desking
    Deadline: 16/12/2017

    New for 2017 theweerobin is happy to introduce Hot Desking to his workshop.

    Meadow Mill, Wasps Studio, 215 West Henderson Wynd, Dundee DD1 5BY
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  22. Scottish Microfinance Fund: helping businesses grow
    Scottish Microfinance Fund: helping businesses grow
    Deadline: 31/12/2017

    The Scottish Microfinance Fund is a new £6 million microfinance fund whose aim is to make small loans more accessible to businesses throughout Scotland. The funding is part of a larger £40 million boost from the Scottish Government’s SME Holding Fund.

    Scotland
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  23. Funding For International Tradeshows: UKTI Tradeshow Access Programme
    Funding For International Tradeshows: UKTI Tradeshow Access Programme
    Deadline: 31/12/2017

    The UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Tradeshow Access Programme provides government funding in the form of grants to help eligible UK businesses attend overseas trade shows or conferences.

    UK
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  24. Create in Fife Fund
    Deadline: 03/03/2018

    The Create in Fife Fund offers financial support to creative businesses in Fife. The management and administration of the fund is delivered by Business Gateway Fife on behalf of Fife Council Economic Development.

    Fife
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