Awards

Prizes, grants & opportunities...


Craft Scotland COMPASS Emerging Maker 2019

Sarah Paramor is one of the eight designer makers on the first COMPASS Emerging Makers Programme. COMPASS is Craft Scotland’s brand new learning and development programme, created specifically for makers. Meet the eight talented makers here

2019 is going to be a busy year!

Highland Visual Artist & Craft Maker Award Scheme 2019

Awarded a VACMA to go to the Basketmakers' Association York Spring and learn to make rush bags with the wonderful Nadine Anderson from her beautiful hand-cut rush.  

This new skill will be used to create some of the work in the upcoming "Bags, Bottles & Baskets" exhibition in Inverness Museum. 


Best Basketry 2018: second prize

Dark Tendril Bag”, a bias-plaited corsetry bag, awarded second prize by the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers; £1,000 prize.

Highland Visual Artist & Craft Maker Award Scheme 2018

Awarded a grant to explore using traditional basketry techniques to make basketry pieces from Highlands plants.


Best Basketry 2017: third prize

Highland Hairmoss Basket”, a bag made of hairmoss (Polytrichum commune), awarded third prize by the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers; £500 prize.

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