15 April – 3 June
15 April – 3 June
This exhibition highlights some of these craft traditions and heritage, helping to define our own identities and cultures. Join us for the opening on Friday 14 at 5pm
Join us for our Fèill Ceáird is Còcairachd: Craft and Cookery Festival – an amazing tour of food and craft from our diverse island communities.
Mondays 24th April – 15th May (4 weeks),
As part of An Lanntair’s ongoing Artist Support scheme we will be launching a series of four evening classes which will each focus on one aspect of how to sell and promote your work.
Thursday 4th and Friday 5th of May 2017
This is a research and development based workshop which will be centred around observation and the exploration of mark-making in different materials. In this two day workshop we will be working from the surrounding environment – observing, recording and collecting details from the landscape which we will then use to explore further in the workshop. … Continue reading Mark-making with Beth Legg
Wednesday 17th May 2017
During this course, Kevin Morris will introduce you to the basics of mould making and casting using clay and plaster. Exploring themes and techniques present in his own work, you will use a combination of found, gathered and brought objects to produce simple textured tiles/forms. These forms will go on to be used to cast low-level plaster … Continue reading Ceramic mould-making and casting with Kevin Morris
Thursday 18th May 2017
During this workshop Kevin Morris will introduce you to the basics of printing onto ceramics using a variety of techniques including powder, paper, stencil and mono printing. You will go on to explore using decals and transfers on pre-existing ceramics. Exploring themes and techniques present in his work, participants will use a combination of found and gathered imagery … Continue reading Ceramics and Print with Kevin Morris
Friday 19th May 2017
Patricia van den Akker, the Director of The Design Trust and a well-known creative business adviser and trainer, will be running a lively and practical morning session on costing and pricing your crafts.
Saturday 20th May
Naked Craft Curator Juliette Macdonald, and exhibiting Artists Joanne Kaar, Kevin Morris and Caroline Dear will speak about their work and provide a context for the ideas behind the exhibition.
Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th May 2017
Plaiting, wrapping, coiling, knotting, looping and nalbinding workshop. Joanne B Kaar studied and unlocked the techniques used by Angus MacPhee, the crofter from South Uist known as ‘the weaver of grass’ who was prolific in his weaving of garments during almost 50 years in Craig Dunain psychiatric hospital in Inverness. Joanne constructed full size replicas … Continue reading Leave nothing behind but your footprints : grass weaving workshop with Joanne B Kaar
Thursday 25th and Friday 26th of May 2017
Inspired by Jen Deschenes artwork ‘Sixareens’, in this workshop Jen will show you how to tell stories through imagery. Bring with you a ‘story’, – a family tale, a piece of local folklore or history or perhaps a verse from a poem or book. You will explore how to create an ‘illustration’ to tell your story, … Continue reading Creating a personal Narrative : screen printing and embroidery with Jen Deschenes