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The Scottish Arts Council is proud to support the many exciting crafts projects and activities on the go throughout Scotland.  Browse through this list of past projects and articles and select one by clicking on the image or hyperlink to read more.   

To view current projects - go to our Projects section 

Fragments 1, Green coral Heart, Jack Cunningham; Photographer : Shannon Tofts

The Cutting Edge Exhibition

Read about Scotland’s Contemporary Crafts touring exhibition

Ocean Wave bowl; by Sarah Hutchison, Photo: John K McGregor

100% Proof Exhibition

Read about how individual visions transform Scottish jewellery and silversmithing

Midnight Crying Fountain;By Anna King

Anna King in Japan

We hear from Anna King and her basket exhibition in Japan in April 2006

By children from Fountain of Life Centre; Photo: Frances Priest

Frances Priest in Thailand

We hear from ceramicist Frances Priest about her work with a school in Thailand. 

Craftscotland logo in willow by Valerie Pragnell

Craftscotland logo in willow

Valerie Pragnell's recreation of the craftscotland logo.

From Hook Series by Susan Cross

Collect Art Fair

Conversations by jeweller Susan Cross and textile artist Sara Brennan at Handwerk, running in parallel with Collect 2005.

Joanne Karr's work for Green Altar Exhibition; Photo: Joanne Kaar

Taiwan Residency

Read about paper artist Joanne Kaar's exploration of eastern paper making in Taiwan. 

Bowls by Shimara Carlow

Chelsea Crafts Fair 2005

Showcasing established and emerging talent from across the UK. 

Knitting and sewing

Dangers of Sewing and Knitting

Deirdre Nelson's exhibition of knitted and embroidered pieces takes you on a fascinating storytelling journey.

Atlas by Ramon Puig; Photo: Cuyas

Maker Wearer Viewer

Narrated exhibition of works by contemporary European jewellers. 

Artichoke by Lorna Fraser


A first at an Tobar - Lorna Fraser re-interprets architecture and plants in her stunning ceramic art works. 

Tucker’ by Mark Aitken S3 Thomas Muir Primary School

Schools Crafts Residencies

 Engaging Scotland's children in contemporary craft projects.

Twin vessels; by Lizzie Farey Galloway Weaver

 Willow weaver Lizzie Farey wins 'Talent Around Britain' award. 

‘Europa’ spalted beech by Angus Clyne; Photo: Lindsey & Fiona Thirteen hands are lucky for crafts

 Scottish children are a dab hand at curating their contemporary craft exhibition.

Psalmsong by Alison Kinnaird.  Photo: Robin Morton and Simon Hollington


 Alison Kinnaird, MBE, wins 2004 Glass Sellers Award.

‘Porcelain Forms’ by Simon Ward

Scottish Potters

Scottish Potters blossom with anniversary exhibition. 


Ribbon and Wrap wool scarves; by Margaret Wilson

Chelsea Craft Fair 2004

Scottish makers join silver celebrations at Chelsea. 


Village by Gabatsholwe Ntwe

International basketmaking

International basketmaking that touches lives.


Work by 'Ardmore Ceramics' a Co-operative near Durban

Visit to Swaziland

Caithness Woodturners inspired by visit to Swaziland and South Africa.

*International basketmaking
*Visit to Swaziland
*Chelsea Crafts Fair 2004
*Thirteen Hands
*Galloway weaver
*Scottish Potters
*Schools Crafts residencies
*Collect art fair
*Knitting and sewing
*Taiwan residency
*Chelsea Crafts Fair 2005
*A logo in willow
*Frances Priest in Thailand
*Anna King in Japan
*The Cutting Edge
*100% Proof
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