Cockpit Arts Awards

Five Awards at Cockpit Arts open for application.

Cockpit Arts are delighted to announce that there are five Cockpit Arts Awards now open for applications. All Awards comprise business support provided by Cockpit Arts as well as subsidised studio space for one year.

The Cockpit Arts / The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers’ Award
Open to a craftsperson practicing basket making.
Our aim is to welcome a basket maker to Cockpit Arts to grow as an independent maker and business owner.
Closing date – noon, 4 October 2019

Cockpit Arts Basketmakers' Award

Alison Dickens, past recipient of Basketmaker’s Award. Photo: Jamie Trounce

The Cockpit Arts / Haberdashers’ Award
Open to makers working in knit to assist them to set up in business.

Closing date – noon, 8 October 2019

Polly Griffith, former Haberdashers' Award Winner at her Cockpit Arts Studio

Polly Griffith, former Haberdashers’ Award Winner at her Cockpit Arts Studio

NEW AWARD The Cockpit Arts / The Worshipful Company of Feltmakers’ Award
Open to all makers using felt as their main material.
Open to all milliners using any material.
We are looking for makers who are seeking business development support and can demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and essential craft skills.
Closing date – noon, 14 October 2019

Cockpit Arts Feltmakers' Award

Cockpit Arts Feltmakers’ Award

The Cockpit Arts / Ros Stracey Ceramic Residency
Open to a ceramicist who has a strong desire to experiment and take risks with their practice.
We are looking for makers who demonstrate originality, innovation, creativity, craft skill and quality in the work and concepts presented.
Closing date – noon, 22 October 2019

Ceramics by Victoria Andrew,

Ceramics by Victoria Andrew. Ros Stacey Ceramic Residency. Photo: Jamie Trounce

The Cockpit Arts / Leathersellers’ Award

Open to talented makers working with leather who are seeking business development support to take their creative business to the next level.
Closing date – noon, 24 October 2019

Martina Spetlova Former leatherellers’ Award wilnner. At her Cockpit Arts Studio. Photo: Jamie Trounce

Further details and application forms are available to download from Cockpit Arts website – https://cockpitarts.com/awards-bursaries/, or please contact maxine@cockpitarts.com for further information or to express an interest.

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