Here are some links that may be useful to you :
a-n - www.a-n.co.uk - The Artists Information Company : Stimulating and supporting
contemporary visual arts practice.
ARC - www.aspex.org.uk -
Artists Resource Centre at Aspex Gallery,
Portsmouth, serving the South West.
Art & Business - www.aandb.org.uk -
Arts & Business is a world leading membership
network and consultancy with over 30 years of experience in fostering
innovative partnerships between business and the arts.
Art Connections - www.Art-Connections.org.uk - Art Connections is a new project - initiated and managed by
Chrysalis Arts - to develop and support creative businesses in the visual arts,
crafts and public art sectors across North Yorkshire.
Art in Clay - www.ArtInClay.co.uk -
events for pottery and ceramics.
Art in London - www.art-london.co.uk
- magazine focussed on the art scene in
Art Dimensions - www.ArtDimensions.com
Art Quest - www.artquest.org.uk
- London's advice and
information service for visual artists and craftspeople providing online and
Arts Matrix - www.ArtsMatrix.co.uk
- ArtsMatrix is the South West Skills development agency for the Creative
Industries. It's remit is to be a creative catalyst supporting energising,
ambitious and sustainable creative communities.
Art Workers Guild - www.ArtWorkersGuild.org - The
Guild is a society of artists, craftsmen and designers with a common interest
in the interaction, development and distribution of creative skills.
Association of British Designer Silversmiths -
Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ) -
Arts Council England (ACE) - www.ArtsCouncil.org.uk
Artyfacts - www.brighton.ac.uk/careers - a
publication that lists opportunities, grants, and residencies.
Axis - www.axisweb.org -
the online resource for contemporary
Bristish Art Medal Society (BAMS) - www.BAMS.org.uk - the British
Art Medal Society (BAMS) has commissioned medals from many distinguished
British Jewellers' Association - www.bja.org.uk - membership
provides access to a comprehensive range of services.
Bristish Society of Enamellers - www.enamellers.org
British Society of Master Glass Painters -
Business West - www.businesswest.co.uk - Business Guides and Manuals plus other facilities for your
Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society -
Calligraphy and Lettering Courses - www.artatclevancy.co.uk - Calligraphy and Lettering Courses hosted by Caroline Keevil at
Cliffansty Farm, Wiltshire SN11 8ST, England, UK.
Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design -
www.celebrationofcraftsmanship.com - annual exhibition of bespoke contemporary furniture in
Cheltenham and other applied arts. Conceived and organised by Betty Norbury for
15 years from 1994. Jason Heap is now the organiser for this event.
Chrysalis Arts - www.ChrysalisArts.org.uk - an
artist-led public art company, training and arts development agency based in
Cockpit Arts - www.CockpitArts.com -
is the largest provider of affordable workspace and
business support in London.
Connecting Crafts - www.connectingcrafts.com - networking designer makers everywhere.
Contemporary Applied Arts - www.caa.org.uk
Contemporary Glass Society - www.cgs.org.uk
Cornwall Crafts Association - www.cornwallcrafts.co.uk
County Down Crafts - www.CountyDownCrafts.com - raising the profile of Crafts, Applied Art, Design.
Court Barn Museum in Chipping Campden -
www.CourtBarn.org.uk - a museum
of craft and design from the Arts and Crafts movement onwards.
Craft & Design Magazine - www.craftanddesign.net - an
exciting and vibrant magazine all about British Crafts.
Craft Central – www.CraftCentral.org.uk – full
and part time workspace in London, business training and events. Dedicated to
building a strong future for craft and design - previously named "Clerkenwell
Crafts Council - www.CraftsCouncil.org.uk
Craft in Focus - www.CraftinFocus.com
- maker and artist led group organising major
Creative Choices - www.creative-choices.co.uk - a
resource for aiding your career.
Creative Foundation - www.creativefoundation.org.uk - a charity set up to regenerate the old town of Folkstone with
arts people and creative led businesses.
Creative People - www.CreativePeople.org.uk - UK
network of organisations offering information, advice and guidance on
professional development in the arts and crafts.
Creative Industries Support Project (CRISP) -
www.CrispThinking.org.uk - information to help creative businesses develop their skills
and professional development.
Creative Links - www.CreativeLinks.co.uk - sourcing support for creative individuals, businesses or arts
Cultural Enterprise – www.cultural-enterprise.com - the specialist business support agency for creative businesses
Cutural Industries Development Agency (CIDA) -
www.cida.co.uk - the
leading support organisation for the creative cultural sector in
DACS - www.dacs.org.uk -
The Design and Artists' Copyright
Design Factory - www.DesignFactory.org.uk - nationally champions high quality design and
Design Nation - www.DesignNation.co.uk - national design resource.
Designer Bookbinders - www.designerbookbinders.org.uk
Designer Crafts - www.DesignerCrafts.org.uk - events presented by the Society of Designer
Designer Jewellers Group - www.DesignerJewellersGroup.co.uk
Designer Makers - www.designermakers.org.uk - a
resource for designer makers and commissioners. Primarily focussed on the world
of contemporary furniture at a very high standard.
Devon Guild of Craftsmen - www.Crafts.org.uk
Edward Johnston Foundation - www.ejf.org.uk - based in
Ditching in Sussex, the Foundation works to promote public awareness of
calligraphy and lettering including typeface design.
Edward Marshall Trust Award - www.edtrust.org.uk - "It is percolating ideas
that we hope is at the core of the Trust" - competitions and awards for
projects that interest the Trust.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation - www.EsmeeFairbairn.org.uk - one
of the leading independent grant-making foundations.
Essex Craft Society - www.essexcraftsociety.org -
formed in 1994 as a group of artists who support each other and promote high
standards of design and craftsmanship in the County.
Fresh Air Art - www.freshair2011.com
- biennial sculpture exhibition.
Gane Trust - www.ganetrust.org.uk
- a small charitable trust, operating mainly in the
West of England area. It supports and celebrates art, design, and
Glass - Kiln formed glass evening and summer
courses in a very well equipped glass studio. Run by Brett Manley in
West London. www.brettmanley.co.uk
Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen - www.GuildCrafts.org.uk
Goldsmithing Artists' Association - www.stfz.art.pl - founded in
1991 as an organisation of leading Polish artist goldsmiths promoting their
activity at home and abroad .
Goldsmiths' Company - www.TheGoldsmiths.co.uk
Goldsmith's Company Directory - www.WhosWhoInGoldandSilver.com
Guild of Glass Engravers - www.gge.org.uk
Hallam Group - Society of Designer Craftsmen - http://www.hallamsdc.com - The Hallam
group of members is one of the regional groups now emerging, which offer
support and local opportunities for exhibiting.
Helix Arts - www.HelixArts.com -
specialises in the development of projects and
Independent Craft Galleries Association -
International Feltmakers Association -
London Potters - www.LondonPotters.com - a forum
for the exchange of ideas and experiences of all those involved with or
interested in ceramics.
Mall Galleries, London - www.MallGalleries.org.uk - the
winter exhibition venue for the Society of Designer Craftsmen.
Metal cyberspace - www.metalcyberspace.com - an
evolving website for research about contemporary jewellery designers, metal
artists and the metalsmithing field.
Mid Cornwall School of Jewellery - www.mcsj.co.uk - offers a range
of jewellery related courses.
Millinery Works - www.millineryworks.co.uk - a
venue for exhibiting Applied Arts and Fine Arts and the promotion of the Arts
New Designers - www.NewDesigners.com
- showcasing the very best in UK graduate
North Lands Creative Glass - www.NorthLandsGlass.com
Own it - www.Own-it.org -
intellectual property advice for creative
PaperWEIGHT - www.paperweight.org.uk - established in 1995 to bring together creative people who use
paper in one form or another.
Photography - "Full Focus" - www.full-focus.co.uk - Full
Focus specialises in commercial digital photography for jewellery, fashion
accessories and interior products as well as creative shots.
Photographic Services - www.gbsimages.co.uk - Glenn
Bramble-Stewart is an Associate member of the Society of Designer
Prince's Trust - www.princes-trust.org.uk -
Helps young people through training, skill building, business loans, grants
Professional Development - www.AlisonBranagan.com - for
creative individuals, artists and designers.
Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) -
www.qest.org.uk - makes awards
to designer - makers.
quintus - www.quintusart.co.uk
- a group of contemporary mixed media
Selvedge magazine - www.selvedge.org -
magazine promoting designer textiles.
Society of American Silversmiths - www.silversmithing.com
Society of Scribes (SoS) - www.societyofscribes.org - founded in 1974 and based in New York City, the Society
promotes the study and teaching and practice of calligraphy and related
Society of Scribes and Illuminators (SSI) -
www.calligraphyonline.org - based in the UK, the Society is one of the most well
established and respected calligraphy societies in the world.
South West Open Studios (SWOS) - www.southwestopenstudios.org - is an independent organisation that aims to promote the
development and sustainability of artists' Open Studio and Art Trail
organisations in the South West.
Stroud Valleys Artspace (SVA) - www.sva.org.uk - an artist led
project for the promotion of contemporary arts.
Studio Fusion Gallery - www.studiofusiongallery.co.uk - first applied art gallery in the UK specialising in a
contemporary approach to enamel.
Studio Pottery Ltd. - www.StudioPottery.co.uk - promotes contemporary studio ceramics worldwide.
Studio Seven - www.studio-seven.net
- contemporary designer textiles.
Sussex Guild of Craftsmen http://thesussexguild.co.uk
The Design Trust - www.TheDesignTrust.co.uk - aimed at students and young designers.
The Hub Centre - www.TheHubCentre.org
The Sussex Guild - www.TheSussexGuild.co.uk
The Textile Directory - www.TheTextileDirectory.com - a
resource for all matters relating to textiles.
Voysey Society - www.VoyseySociety.com - the CFA Voysey Society has been founded to
celebrate the oeuvre of the architect and designer Charles Francis Annesley
Voysey (1857-1941), one of the leading figures in both the Arts and Crafts
movement and its immediate successors.
West Dean - www.westdean.org.uk -
offers a range of residential courses.
Wingate Foundation - www.wingatefoundation.org.uk - The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation considers applications for
grants for Charitable Organisations.
Wingate Scholarships - www.wingatescholarships.org.uk - Wingate Scholarships considers applications for funding for
Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers -
Worshipful Company of Pewterers - www.pewterers.org.uk
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