MADE BY HAND, WALES Made by Hand, in association with The Contemporary Craft Festival, is the finest contemporary craft and design fair in Wales and the West. Now in its exciting third year and in a new partnership with The National Trust, Made by Hand is set in the stunning mansion house and grounds of…

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LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS SERVICES – AWARDS AND OPPORTUNITIES Laois County Council Arts Service invites applications for the following awards and opportunities to individuals/groups and organizations from County Laois. Arts Act Grants 2012: Provision has been made by Laois County Council for the payment of grants to arts organisations and individuals who meet the artistic…

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DUBLIN MINI MAKER FAIRE – OPEN CALL FOR MAKERS Dublin Mini Maker Faire – a public gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkers, hobbyists, science clubs, students, authors and commercial exhibitors – is happening at the Science Gallery on July 14th, 2012. Our open call for submissions opens on Wednesday February 15th 2012. W: http://www.sciencegallery.com/makerfaire

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COLLECT, LONDON Collect is the premier annual fair in Europe for international contemporary craft of museum quality. Collect 2012 presented by the Crafts Council will feature 31 UK and international galleries including the National Craft Gallery of Ireland. The highest quality craft will be showcased. The project space will return this year with ten large-scale…

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NORTH LANDS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – SEPTEMBER 2012 North Lands will be hosting their international conference ‘Give-and-Take’ on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2012. The conference will explore conceptual and stylistic exchanges over time, between different cultures and media. We will be working in partnership with the Scottish Glass Society to host their annual exhibition,…

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GLASSBLOWER NEEDED TO CREATE CUSTOMISED BOTTLES The Sugar Club is looking to have 6 customized 2 litre bottles made for commercial use. Each of them has to have an optic at the end of it. The optic is a standard 35ml that is attached onto the same size bottle top you would get on any…

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CRAFTS COUNCIL OF IRELAND SEEK EDUCATION & OUTREACH OFFICER The successful candidate for this appointment will be responsible for the development and delivery of targeted education programmes that increase skill levels, raise awareness and develop the knowledge of a wide range of audiences and stakeholders. They will be required to: Manage, develop and co-ordinate targeted…

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CRAFTS COUNCIL OF IRELAND SEEK EDUCATION & INNOVATION MANAGER The Crafts Council of Ireland is currently recruiting for an Education & Innovation Manager. The successful candidate for this appointment will manage, develop and implement innovative and progressive education related programmes in line with objectives outlined in the Crafts Council of Irelands strategic plan 2010 –…

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ART TEACHING OPPORTUNITY IN GERMAN SUMMER SCHOOL, SUMMER 2013 Dr. Markwart Herzog, director of the Schwaben Academy in Bavaria, is currently searching for a recognised artist/educator to teach in an 8-day summer school in Bavaria in early August 2013 (or subsequent years). They are looking for an established artist, with a recognised practice and good…

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PROJECT LEADER NEEDED – INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS The International Festival of Glass is currently seeking a project leader to set up and coordinate a floating glass sculpture exhibition on the lake at Bodenham Arboretum (Worcestershire) as part of the International Festival of Glass. They are looking for a resourceful, organised, creative, flexible, self-motivated and…

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SPECIAL EVENTS ASSISTANT, PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL Special Events Assistant will be a seasonal position (2nd April to 2nd November 2012). Position Overview: Assists the Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator with special events (including Annual Auction, Open House, Spring Group Tours, and other special events as needed) to provide general operating support for Pilchuck Glass School.…

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TEACHING ASSISTANT AND ARTIST ASSISTANT POSITIONS, PILCHUCK Teaching Assistants (TA) and Artist Assistants (AA) participate in a leadership capacity during the summer programme at Pilchuck Glass School. All assistants must have extensive studio experience and an interest in collaboration. Successful candidates would have great project planning and time management skills, be proactive, and enjoy problem…

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