Craft NI Maker Forum 2023

18 April 2023

Deadline: April 17, 2023


PLEASE NOTE the Craft NI Maker Forum, taking place on Wednesday 26th April, has been relocated to the MAC, 10 Exchange St West, Belfast BT1 2NJ. We apologise for any inconvenience. The Forum agenda and timings all remain the same, with lunch on arrival from 12.30pm and a chance to network. 


We’re grateful to Belfast School of Art for enabling us to welcome our guest speaker at the Forum, contemporary jeweller and head of the Jewellery and Silversmithing Programme at the Glasgow School of Art, Anna Gordon. After a light lunch, we’ll have a chance to hear from Anna on her career and artistic journey.


Anna has exhibited internationally throughout Europe and America. Now Head of Department and Programme Leader of the Silversmithing and Jewellery at GSA, Anna is also a Trustee of the Scottish Goldsmiths Trust, a Freeman of the worshipful company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers and a Freeman of the City of London. Some of Anna’s research interests include the exploration of structural design and geometric form, specifically, focus on kinetic elements creating movement on the body.



Forum agenda;

12.30 – Light lunch on arrival and networking

1.30pm – Anna Gordon talk and Q&A

We look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions please contact info@craftni.org or call the gallery on 028 9032 9342. 


There will be further opportunities to attend a Maker Forum in September 2023 when we plan to visit the North West, location and venue suggestions are welcome!


To view the resources provided at the previous Maker Forum held at the FE McWilliam Gallery and Studio in November 2022, please see here. These resources include useful information for grant applications, funding bids, service planning and more.


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