Making Moves II
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Craftspace is committed to equality of opportunity. We value a diverse team and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
Craftspace is funded by Arts Council England West Midlands.
Craftspace is a crafts development organisation celebrating 26 years. We are committed to innovation, access, quality and the development of contemporary crafts through touring exhibitions, participation and public engagement, action research projects and consultancy.
We're really happy to welcome Louise Evans to our team. She's currently in the middle of handover with Linda and will take on the role of Operations and Development manager when we say a sad goodbye to Linda next Monday after over 16 years with Craftspace. Louise previously worked as Artistic Director at New Brewery Arts in Gloucestershire and as jewellery and textile artist.
Director, Deirdre Figueiredo
Operations and Development Manager, Louise Evans (taking over from Linda Strain at the end of October 2012) (part time)
Administrator, Eleanor Lawton (part time)
Marketing, Lisa Falaschi (part time)
Exhibitions and Projects Development Manager, Emma Daker (full time)
Learning and Engagement Manager, Stuart Shotton (part time)
Learning and Engagement Manager, Deirdre Buckley (part time)
Clerical Assistant, Emma Freake (part time)
Deirdre Figueiredo, Director of Craftspace, has received an MBE in the 2010 New Year Honours list for services to the Visual Arts
"I am proud and privileged to be in a position to promote the ingenuity of artists and craftspeople as well as devising initiatives that enable diverse people of all ages to engage, collaborate and explore their creativity and personal development through making.
Craft is not just a commodity. I believe the crafts also have an important role to play in building social and cultural capital as well as strengthening and revitalising communities.”
Developing people, ideas and opportunities through contemporary craft.