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Exhibition Opportunity: Outsider Craft

Outsider Craft will showcase UK creativity by artists who define themselves as facing barriers to the art world. Submissions for the open call out are invited from UK-based artists whose work is three or two dimensional and centres around craft processes. The particular focus of this exhibition is to explore the imagination and creativity of […]

Artist / Maker in Residence Wigtown Book Festival

Spring Fling and Wigtown Book Festival are seeking to appoint a visual artist or maker as artist-in-residence for a two-part residency at Wigtown Book Festival 24 September – 5 October 2015 and Spring Fling 28 – 30 May 2016. INTRODUCTION In 1998 Wigtown became Scotland’s National Book Town. Since then this tiny town has been […]

Inches Carr Craft Awards for recent graduates

These are new awards for the advancement of craftwork either undertaken in or associated with Scotland. The first awards will be made in 2016. Up to 4 awards will be made each year. Each award will be £2500. Applicants must have graduated in 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015 from one of: Duncan of Jordanstone College […]

Edinburgh Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards & Emerging Artists Bursaries

City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Creative Scotland, is now offering awards for visual artists and craft makers to develop new work, and for emerging artists to progress their practice. The Visual Artists Award and Craft Makers Award schemes award grants to individual artists/makers living or based in Edinburgh towards costs in developing new […]

Dundee Visual Artists & Craft Makers Awards

In order to support Dundee’s creative practitioners to thrive in the city, Leisure & Culture Dundee with Creative Scotland are offering funding to support Dundee-based visual artists and craft practitioners in their creative and professional development. The Visual Artists Award Scheme (DVAA) is aimed at visual arts practitioners working in the fields of drawing, painting, […]

Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursaries 2015

Each year Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursaries are awarded to ten early career artists working in three dimensions, of any age and nationality, who have been judged to be of outstanding potential. Open to sculptors of any age and nationality, with or without formal training and working in any style or media, the awards […]

Stained Glass Exhibition

I have an exhibition of stained glass panels at the Auld Kirk Museum Kirkintilloch from June 20th to July 30th. The exhibition is of copper foiled stained glass panels & portholes with the theme of the radio 4 Shipping Forecast’. Each 5″x 7″ panel has an individual engraved glass label with details of an authentic […]

Painting workshop – Autumn 2015

The Architectural Glass Centre, the commercial arm of the Swansea School of Architectural Glass, is continuing its programme of glass painting workshops/masterclasses with Jonathan Cooke in 2015.

Scots shine at British Glass Biennale

After months of anticipation, the winners of the British Glass Biennale, the highlight of the International Festival of Glass, have been announced. Scotland-based artists made up 14 of the 77 successful exhibitors and took three of the nine prizes up for grabs at the Biennale awards ceremony held on Wednesday 27 May. The Biennale is […]

For Sale: Kilncare glass flatbed kiln

Model – FK9/270 Controller – IPCO 3300/3 Internal Size  w x d x h  2050mm x 1050mm x 265mm External Size   2450mm x 1600mm x 1240mm Power    18.5 KW Supply Voltage    Three Phase and Neutral Maximum Temperature    960°C Built in May 2007 and has been in its current location since September 2008. This kiln has […]