23 June 2011

Official Opening of the National Exhibition "Branching Out"

The official opening of the "Branching Out" National Exhibition will be on Tuesday 5th July at 11.30 in the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin.

03 June 2011

SEASCAPE - Crafts Council of Ireland Exhibition


Following on from the success of “Tread Softly” (which was an exhibition of textile work by members of the Crafts Council of Ireland, at the Knitting & Stitching Show RDS Dublin 2010) we would like to announce for 2011 – Seascape an exhibition for the Knitting & Stitching Show: 10-13th November.

Work in the exhibition is to be made in response to and inspired by the sea and the underwater world; it’s colour, texture, pattern and forces. It can take the form of literal or abstract interpretation. Pieces must be contemporary in design and can be in any textile media and

Work will be selected on the basis of excellence in design and making, it must fit within the overall
exhibition and creative interpretation of the brief. If you have an existing piece that you feel would
fit into this remit it must be less than 2 years old and it must not have been exhibited before.

Selection Requirements:
Maker will be invited to apply for the exhibition by the 20th July with the following information:
  • Image and/or design drawings of their intended piece
  • Four images of relevant work made within last two years: images must be jpeg images, no
  • larger than 300dpi sent on a CD
  • Completed application form
  • 100 word interpretation of the brief

Shortlisted makers will be asked to submit their work for second round selection by 2nd September
and if successful will be photographed and exhibited at the Knitting & Stitching Show. Further details will be available in the coming weeks.