Posts Tagged ‘craft’

Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft

Posted by on July 9th, 2015 No Comments
Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft Following the success of recent consultations on Theatre earlier this year, Shetland Arts is hosting a series of meetings to discuss the future priorities for the development of Visual Art and Craft in Shetland. The first meeting will be held at the Garrison Theatre at 6pm – 7pm on Tuesday 14th July.  A second meeting… Read the rest...

Visual Art and Craft Award scheme to continue for another year

Posted by on July 29th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts is pleased to announce that it has been successful in gaining another year of funding for the popular annual Visual Art and Craft Award scheme. Over the past six years, the scheme has awarded £88,000 to Shetland based visual and craft artists, at all stages of their creative careers. The Award scheme supports… Read the rest...

Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers

Posted by on March 25th, 2014 No Comments
Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers! Shetland Forwirds invites Shetland-based craftmakers to take part in the Year of Dialect 2014 through incorporating dialect into your work. Find out more & how to apply here:  … Read the rest...

Shetland Arts launches ‘Creative List’

Posted by on June 12th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts launches 'Creative List' Shetland Arts is delighted to announce the launch of the Creative List: an online resource for creative Shetlanders to promote their work, build networks with each other, and provide a point of contact and information for those wishing to enquire about commissions, purchases, education and/or other opportunities. The List allows users to create profiles describing… Read the rest...

Creative Learning Network Event

Posted by on March 5th, 2012 No Comments
Creative Learning Network Event Shetland Arts presents this Continuous Professional Development Event in partnership with SIC Education and Creative Links. The Creative Learning Network is an opportunity for artists, school and community based staff to come together for inspiration on new creative ideas for learning. The event is not open to the general public. Jayne Wallace is a digital… Read the rest...

Shetland Open 2009 prizewinners

Posted by on September 3rd, 2009 No Comments
On a lovely Shetland evening people gathered at Shetland Arts Bonhoga Gallery for the opeinng of the Shetland Open Arts Exhibition 2009. The work on show was very interesting in media used and subject matter chosen. ‘The work in this year’s show is very eclectic and the judges had a difficult job making their choices’… Read the rest...

Shetland Open Art Exhibition at Bonhoga 2009

Posted by on August 25th, 2009 No Comments
Shetland Open 2009 3rd September – 4th October 2009 Bonhoga Gallery – Weisdale Exhibition Preview: Wednesday 2nd September 7.30 – 9pm Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery will shortly be opening the annual exhibition of work by artists and craft-makers from across Shetland. The Shetland Open is showing at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill from Thursday 3rd September… Read the rest...

Opportunity to feed into a craft standards survey

Posted by on August 13th, 2009 No Comments
This is for all craftmakers in Shetland, do you remember last year’s visit from Jenna from Creative & Cultural Skills ?  We met with a group of Shetland makers here at Shetland Arts to review the draft Craft Blueprint and many of you provided online feedback. The Craft Blueprint is a workforce plan for Craft… Read the rest...

Contemporary Shetland craft in Hometrader at Bonhoga

Posted by on August 11th, 2009 No Comments
There’s a nice group of work by eleven Shetland craftmakers and applied artists in  Hometrader, an exhibition of contemporary craft in the Cafe at  Bonhoga Gallery.  Angela Irvine’s woven panels look precious, they were inspired by personal treasures brought home from family members who were in the merchant navy and travelled around the world. If… Read the rest...

Orkney 10 Research Trip

Posted by on August 10th, 2009 No Comments
Orkney 10 Research Trip A Craft Research trip to Orkney, including a Makers’ Day at the Pier Arts Centre, Stromness 23rd-27th September 09 in collaboration with HI- Arts, Orkney Islands Council and the Pier Arts Centre, Stromness Craftmakers from Orkney and the Highlands and Islands of Scotland are meeting together in Stromness on the 25th September. It’s an opportunity… Read the rest...