Crafts Magazine Guide to COLLECT 2015 - page 80

Careers inCraft
12.30pm. Events Space, Second floor
In this session aimed at students,
teachers and lecturers, John
McMahon,theCrafts Council’s head
of learning& talent development,
showcases the sources, advice
and support available to those
considering a career in craft,
or thewider creative industries.
Featuring contributions from
CreativeChoices, Creative Skillset
andTheCreative Society.
BoothTalk: SarahMyerscough
1.15pm. Stand 2.2, Ground floor
Vagueness and Particularity
: David
Gates will talk about his collector’s
cabinets, the basis of their forms
in industrial architecture and the
importance of the relationships
they go on to havewith the
things they contain.
1.30pm. Collect Open, Second floor
In this second in-gallery session,
Teleri Lloyd-Jones, deputy editor
, meets some of 2015’s
individual exhibitors – AndreaWalsh,
KateMaestri, Katrin Spranger,
SeoyoonKimand SoojinKang.
BoothTalk: Bishopsland
2.15pm. Stand 1.1, Ground floor
Rebecca deQuin has 25 years’
experience in finemetalwork
practice. Shewill discuss the themes
in her current workmotivated by
the decorative potential ofmodern
vessels to complement 21st-century
living and demonstrates use of a
broad palette ofmaterials, finishes
and techniques.
Professional Development for
2.30pm. Events Space, Second floor
Howcan early careermakers build
lasting, fulfilling practices for
themselves? JoinCrafts Council
talent developmentmanager Katia
Stewart, jeweller PaulaOrtega and
ceramist AlexMcCarthy for advice.
In addition to these scheduled talks,
members of the Crafts Council’s talent
development teamwill be on-hand in
the Events Space ready to answer
questions about careers in craft and
making for students and teachers,
new and established makers alike.
Below: work byMai Yamamoto
(MichekoGalerie) Left: DavidGates
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