An opportunity to hear about how to get into the furniture industry, plus practical steps and opportunities (formal and informal) that will set you up for success as a designer/maker.
Wondering where to start or how to transition into a career of furniture making? If you're wishing to join the profession or looking for a training opportunity in the creative community, join this talk.
Led by a panel of experts, topics will include furniture designing and making skills, apprenticeships and alternative routes to industry. Discussions will be chaired by Carol Sinclair (Applied Arts Scotland), alongside panellists Kathryn Willens (CCSkills), Tom Fraser (Chippendale International School of Furniture) and Jack Sheahan (Sheahan Made). There will also be time for a Q&A from the audience.
Date and time:
Monday 12 April 2021
This event will take place on Zoom.
A link to the meeting will be sent out 30 minutes prior to the event start. Please ensure your system is up to date and that you have the Zoom client downloaded.
This event is part of the Adjust Adapt public digital events programme, hosted by City Art Centre throughout April. Adjust Adapt was created by Scottish Furniture Makers Association in partnership with Visual Arts Scotland presented by the City Art Centre. The exhibition runs 27 March - 24 April 2021.
SFMA would like to thank City Art Centre, Scottish Forestry, The Leith Theatre, Edinburgh Open Studios for their generosity and continued support.