The rise of ceramics, V&A residencies and puppets (on no strings)
World's best teacher Andria Zafirakou warned that if children stop studying the arts it could have catastrophic consequences for students’ mental health and physical safety.
The V&A opened applications for new residents including a ceramics residency (deadline 4 June) and fashion and textile residency (deadline 6 June).
Make More is a new festival for makers and doers in Victoria Park, London from 23 - 27 August.
Congrats to all the Creative and Cultural Award winners including Ella McIntosh who received the Craft & Jewellery Skills Award from our very own Nicky Dewar.
The Guardian reported on the smashing rise of ceramics. Great news but courses are closing. And fast. CC Director Rosy Greenlees explores in the next issue of Crafts.
What was said
“We see so much online two-dimensional imagery, and craft is a three-dimensional antidote to that." J W Anderson, founder of the LOEWE Craft Prize.
What was made
What to look forward to
The next issue of Crafts with their first ever Power List. Who’ll be on it? All will be revealed soon.
We’re calling for applications for Collect Open. A great opportunity to be part of one the world’s leading craft fairs in 2019.