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  • Coral, by Crafts Council Maker Siobhan Healy. Siobhan's new exhibition, 'Biodiversity' is showing at Edinburgh College of Art until 26 August 2018.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 10 August 2018

Red leather prosthetics, looking for Grayson Perry pots and Chris Ofili tapestry

What happened

A new Grayson Perry exhibition is set for 2020 but the curators at the Holburne Museum are trying to track down some of his work from the 80s and 90s.
Lin Cheung talks to Art Jewelry Forum. See her Delayed Reaction series in the Woman’s Hour Craft Prize exhibition currently on at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.
The Immigrant Yarn Project is collating textile creations from immigrants in order to tell their personal stories and 'celebrate what we have in common'.
Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Libraries Unlimited are looking to commission five older makers to make new work responding to the theme of age and change.

This year’s line-up of makers selected for the always excellent Future Heritage at Decorex have been announced and includes Jochen Holz and Katrin Spranger.
Our maker of the week is Siobhan Healy whose new exhibition 'Biodiversity' is showing at Edinburgh College of Art until 26 August.
What was said

"I didn't really think of my work as Japanese before, but I think this idea of keeping things hidden beneath the surface comes from Japanese culture" Akiko Hirai in the current issue of Crafts.
What was  made

A prosthetic leg clad in embroidered red leather and appliqued silk belonging to Frida Kahlo and on show in Making Her Self Up at the V&A.
What to look forward to

A chance to hear from the master weavers who created Chris Ofili’s The Caged Bird’s Song tapestry at Dovecot Studios on 17 August.
And finally

Some great opportunities for makers - National Trust Open Call, Hothouse, SIBD student competition and Jerwood Makers Open.