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Photo: Hand carved and jointed ‘Gigi’ wooden cats; Maker: David Cousley; Photo credit: Craft NI

Luckily, we do not have to be perfect

R-Space Gallery 32 Castle Street, Lisburn

Originally a stand-out submission for the 2020 Linen Biennale (which was unable to happen) this exhibition features mixed media linen-based sculptural pieces by Dutch artist Birgit Schoenaker Birgit says: "The artworks are a mix of materials and objects, composing a new image, to tell a story, my story. With the form and shape, having something … Continue reading Luckily, we do not have to be perfect


Ceramics Summer Class at Befast Met

Belfast Met Millfield Campus, Belfast

This workshop is designed with both the beginner and the more experienced ceramics student in mind. Those with no experience of clay will be taught the basics of clay working to include the main hand building methods such as coiling, slab-building and press-moulding. Those students returning to ceramics will be given individual attention as required, … Continue reading Ceramics Summer Class at Befast Met


August Craft Month 2021

We are pleased to share the August Craft Month Calendar of events with you!  Northern Ireland’s unique celebration of the craft sector provides opportunities to make, see, learn about and buy craft.   For the full listing visit: HERE and stay tuned to our social media for a selection of all things craft this August. This year … Continue reading August Craft Month 2021

British Ceramics Biennial

Spode Factory, Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1QQ, Stoke-on-Trent

British Ceramics Biennial returns to Stoke-on-Trent with a vibrant five-week festival of new artist commissions, exhibitions and hands-on events that celebrate the life, character and creativity that ceramics bring to the city. The post-industrial Spode factory site in the heart of Stoke Town will be transformed and animated by the UK’s leading ceramic artists and … Continue reading British Ceramics Biennial

What Colour is Metal?

Dublin Castle

Group exhibition considering the relationship between metal and colour in contemporary silversmithing and jewellery, with a mapping of relationships and practice in key centres internationally. It examines approaches ranging from colour achieved using the inherent properties of metal to react with other chemicals or heat (or a combination); the reveal of colour as a property … Continue reading What Colour is Metal?

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