News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
We are back from a successful Summer Show in London. And with sunshine throughout the entire show, the words craft and summer turned out to be a perfect match.
Visitors to Dunoon Burgh Hall in Argyll can get a rare behind the scenes look at the practices of textile artist Sarah Sumsion and feltmakers Orains when the Burgh Hall host the first of their two Meet Your Maker events for 2014.
The Scottish Potters Association (SPA) has compiled a new map of potters in Scotland who have studios open to the public.
The Craft Scotland Summer Show at Craft Central in Clerkenwell opened on Tuesday night with visitors admiring the work of 18 Scottish-based makers.
Visitors to Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill can get a rare behind the scenes look at the practice of ceramicist Bill Brown when Bonhoga host the first of their two Meet Your Maker events for 2014.
To coincide with our Summer Show in Edinburgh this August, we have partnered up with the Edinburgh International Book Festival on a series of Meet Your Maker events and workshops. With Charlotte Square Gardens just a stone's throw away from our Summer Show at White Stuff on George Street, what better way to spend a day in Edinburgh this August.
The Board of Craft Scotland are seeking to appoint a permanent Director / CEO.
Dalmally Railway Station is a rather unique setting for a studio. The beautiful Victorian sandstone building is steeped in history and felt maker Liz Gaffney and her husband Graham have been restoring this beautiful building over the last two years.
Teena Gould offers full day, half day or weekend bespoke workshops in mosaics from her studio in Kilbarchan, twelve miles south-west of Glasgow.
Cyan Clayworks is a specialist working ceramic studio in Edinburgh offering scheduled and bespoke courses for individuals and small groups.
I know Dumfries and Galloway well, having in-laws who live there; but have never yet managed to visit during Spring Fling, Scotland's premier art and craft open studios event. With so many makers taking part this year, I decided I really could not miss it.
Following a call for applications, Craft Scotland is delighted to sponsor two places on the Crafts Council's Injection programme. Ceramicist Andrea Walsh and textile maker Morag Macpherson are the two Scottish makers accepted onto the prestigious business development scheme.
Edinburgh-based mosaic artist Joanna Kessel offers a range of specialist mosaic courses, talks, demonstrations and studio tours tailor made to suit small groups and individuals.
I have just returned from three packed days in London, taking in COLLECT at the Saatchi Gallery and Handmade in Britain at Chelsea Old Town Hall. I also visited a number of galleries and discovered more craft places along the way.
Elin's studio is located in Stirling, which can easily be reached from both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Elin runs a variety of glassblowing courses, from short taster sessions to half and full day workshops.
Tantallan Studios are located near North Berwick, East Lothian. Alongside unique holiday accommodation, Tantallon Studios also offer classes in ceramics and design and the adjacent shop is open from 10-4pm daily.
We are excited to present Craft Scotland TV, a platform to share new video content as well as the range of existing material from our campaigns, events and exhibitions.
We are excited to share Craft Scotland's Annual Review for 2013/14 with you. Read the online publication or watch the highlights film we produced.
Craft Scotland is pleased to present the ten venues that will be taking part in our Meet Your Maker 2014/15 programme.
We are delighted to be showing the work of over 30 talented craft makers from around Scotland at our Summer Shows in London and Edinburgh.