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August Craft Month Exhibition: Reaction Opening

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Join us at the Craft NI Gallery to celebrate the opening of the August Craft Month Exhibition 2024: Reaction.

This exhibition opens on Thursday 1st August from 6-9pm. Featuring some of the best in contemporary craft, the annual August Craft Month Exhibition aims to celebrate and profile excellence in Northern Irish craft, this years exhibiting makers include:

Anne Butler, Caitlin Murphy, Cara Murphy, Carla Pennie McBride, Celine Traynor, Cora Cummins, Corinne Price, Eleanor Wheeler, Fang Zhao, Hugh Cummins, Irene McBride, Jackie McMaster, Janice Gilmore, Joel Smyth, Karena Ryan, Karl Harron, Kathleen Walsh, Maya Todd, Natasha Rollinson, Pennie Metcalfe, Claire and Karen Gibson from Red Earth Designs, Ruth Osborne, Sarah Cathers, Stuart Cairns and Sue Cathcart. 

 

This year, Craft NI are joined by special guest judges Juliana Cavaliero from renowned contemporary gallery Cavaliero Finn and Samantha Rhodes who leads Bluecoat Display Centre in Liverpool, a regional craft hub and beacon for contemporary British craft, who will give a talk at the gallery before the opening at 3pmFind out more about the talk here.

 

At the opening this year’s guild prizes will be awarded, for which Craft NI are particularly grateful to the former Guild of Northern Ireland Designer Makers (The Guild) who gifted a legacy gift for the development and promotion of the craft sector in Northern Ireland.

 

Guild Prizes

We are particularly grateful to the former Guild of Northern Ireland Designer Makers (The Guild) who have given us a legacy gift for the development and promotion of the craft sector in Northern Ireland.

We use these funds for awards for work in the annual exhibition highlighting the work of both emerging and established makers. There will be five prizes in all:

1st prize: £500

2 x commended: £250 each

2 x Emerging Maker prizes: £500 each for makers who have been practicing for five years or less.

 

Featured image: Anne Butler Ceramics

Event Address: Craft NI Gallery, 115, 119 Royal Ave, Belfast BT1 1FF

Suitable For: All Ages

Accessibility Information

Wheelchair accessible The gallery is closed on Sundays

Organiser: : Craft NI

Event Email: : info@craftni.org

Event Contact Number: : 028 9032 9342

Event Website: : https://craftni.org/augustcraftmonthexhibition/

Event Details

Maker: Craft NI

Starts: Thu 1 Aug at 6:00 pm

Ends: Thu 1 Aug at 9:00 pm

Craft Type: Multiple

Event Location: Belfast City

Event Type: Exhibition, Meet the Maker, Maker Talk

Price: Free