News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Craft Scotland and VAS are thrilled to announce a special showcase that celebrates ceramics at the annual VAS exhibition.
Small changes in your practice can add up to big changes for the environment. Check out our six point checklist to see how green your materials are...
Jude Barber’s Wasps exhibition and gift calls on politicians to recapture post-war optimism and put architecture back at the heart of Scottish life.
Get to know the Craft Scotland Summer Show makers with our behind the scenes blog series. This week, we're chatting squeegees, colours and best place to get sweet treats in Glasgow with Laura Spring.
Being authentically green is good for you, the earth and builds fans. Our Make It Green brings you Andy Stirling Robertson's thoughts on going against the grain and wholeheartedly embracing green making.
Get to know the Summer Show makers with our behind the scenes blog series. This week, we're chatting all things patterns, Breton holidays and the making process with Niki Fulton.
Nature benefits, and so does your business. Our Make It Green series outlines all the benefits of embracing sustainablity.
We are thrilled to announce 20 talented Scottish makers have been selected to show at Amercian Craft Council's Baltimore Show, in February 2017.
The Craft Scotland Summer Show is back for a fourth year! Our Summer Show blog series will introduce you to some of our exhibiting makers; cleverly keeping you distracted until the show opens in August. And you can get a head-start at curating your shopping list.
Silver, Gold and now Green! Our Make It Green series brings you Ruth Hollywood's story of applying green thinking to her jewellery practice.
Thinking about embracing green practices in your craft? Our Make It Green blog series brings you insightful makers' stories, helpful hints and tips, and introduces the Green Crafts Initiative.
Renowned silversmith and jeweller Grant McCaig visited Woodmill High School, Dunfermline, on Friday 10 June 2016. The school pupils got to meet the maker of this year's Craft Pods exhibition: a selection of Grant's silver spoons and iron ‘cucharas’ which were on tour around Fife.
Head to the rustic countryside of Dumfries & Galloway for Scotland's premier art and craft open studios event. Visit the studios over 90 talented makers, visual artists and designers from Saturday 28 to Monday 30 May 2016.
We are delighted to announce 22 skilled Scottish makers have been selected to show at London Design Fair, part of the London Design Festival, in September 2016.
We are excited to be showing the work of 31 talented craft makers from around Scotland at our fourth Summer Show in Edinburgh, held at White Stuff on George Street from Friday 5 to Sunday 28 August 2016, part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The annual Spring Fling Showcase exhibition was launched on Friday, featuring work from around 60 artists, makers and designers.
Visual Arts Scotland's open submission exhibition Converge offers the opportunity for artists, designers and makers working in all disciplines to test, showcase and engage work with a wider public. The exhibition is now open and we are delighted to announce that the inaugural Craft Scotland Prize of £500 was awarded to Polly Collins for her piece 'Slow Dining'.
The Crafts Council has selected 41 maker businesses to take part in the six-month Hothouse programme, delivered in partnership across the UK. Craft Scotland is once again sponsoring places for six Scottish-based makers.
For our final team update in 2015, we have each picked an image that represents a highlight from the last twelve month. As always it's been a pleasure working with so many talented makers. We would love to see your best moments from 2015 - tweet them using #celebratingcraft15
Find out what we're working on this month in our September team update.