Jump to navigation

Crafts Council

Home // News & Features // CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 16 November 2018
  • Banger, Emma Hart. Now showing at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 16 November 2018

Cherokee woodcarving, ceramic windscreens and a Brexit mug

What happened
Tickets for Collect went on sale and because we like you very much there’s 20% off if you buy before 15 December.
Emma Hart's Banger, featuring ceramic windscreens and rear mirrors, opened at The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh and John Walter: CAPSID, featuring hand-sewn onesies, opened at HOME in Manchester.
Google marked Native American Heritage Month by celebrating the life and work of Cherokee woodcarver Amanda Crowe through a Google Doodle.
US fashion and homewares giant Anthropologie apologised after it sold goods imitating Tara Burke's designs without permission. She called them scum.
Our Crafts Council Maker of the Week is Pipistrelle Design who creates sculptural ceramics inspired by the natural world.
What was said
“We Japanese feel comfortable here. It’s not my country. It’s fresh. It’s easy to be here – I can create.” Kei Tominaga as the FT look at Japanese makers in the UK.
What was made
A Brexit mug by potter Lee Cartledge of Bentham Pottery which has hit the headlines.
What to look forward to 

Our next film in the What's Your Craft series. Head over to our YouTube channel to find out more about footwear designers Helen Kirkum next Thursday.

And finally

Ceramicists have till 5 December to apply for the £10,000 British Ceramics Biennial 2019 AWARD.