Crafty creatures, dazzling jewellery, sexy leather and art teacher numbers drop
The Broadway Gallery in Letchworth have selected objects from our Collection for Great & Small: Animals in Craft – an exhibition for children which certainly has the awww factor.
To tie in with the Edinburgh Festival Dazzle returned to Dovecot Studios showcasing brilliant contemporary jewellers.
Congrats to the Wood Awards 2018 shortlist including Crafts Council maker John Makepeace and Woman’s Hour Craft Prize finalist Peter Marigold.
Our Crafts Council maker of the week is Julie Heaton whose piece, 'Bristol 2 Litre Engine' was selected to be part of the RA's Summer Exhibition.
What was said
"Everyone underestimates how sexy leather is as a material" Bill Amberg talks to Crafts magazine about his four principles of working with leather.
What was made
A raincoat, helio jewellery, a banana bumbag and more as Made in Glasgow by Local Heroes opens on the city's Albion St.
What to look forward to
Material Wood: Art & Design opening at Messums Wiltshire alongside a lovely programme of workshops including paddle making and chair making.
Our July Policy Brief came out and revealed the alarming news that arts teacher numbers have dropped by almost a quarter in the last seven years.