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Exclusive offer: Crafts Council Directory free membership

2 September 2021
Posted in: Courses

— Main points

  • City Lit Visual Arts has partnered with Crafts Council to bring our Art & Design students and alumni this exclusive offer
  • Get your craft practice listed on the Crafts Council Directory and reach a sizeable audience of craft collectors, buyers and enthusiasts
  • Apply for your membership before 31 October 2021 and receive 3 months free

"We warmly welcome City Lit students and alumni with a craft practice to apply for Crafts Council Directory membership. If eligible, you will receive 3 months free membership." — Crafts Council

- Jane Hughes, Composed, Acrylic on canvas, 120 x 120 cm
- Laura Madeley Untitled, Cardboard, 30 x 17cms

Membership benefits

  • Reach a sizeable audience of craft collectors, buyers and enthusiasts - the Crafts Council Directory attracted 178,000 website visits in 2019. 
  • Enjoy greater visibility and gain new followers through our regular promotion of directory members across our Crafts Council's social media platforms (in excess of 400,000 followers across social).
  • Show your work in good company - the directory features over 800 of the UK’s leading craft makers.
  • Easy to set up, edit and amend.
  • Benefit from Crafts Council endorsement – the trusted authority on craft in the UK.
  • Save on Crafts Council products and services with discounts on Crafts magazine and member prices for events, seminars and one to one advice sessions.
  • Partnership opportunities, only open to directory members.

Terms and conditions

  • This offer is open to City Lit Art & Design students and alumni only.
  • After your first 3 free months, if you wish to stay with the directory, it’s just £5 per month and you'll continue to access to the Crafts Council’s sizeable audience of buyers, collectors, craft enthusiasts and fellow makers.

How to sign up

  • To check eligibility and request the offer voucher code or if you have any further questions, please email directory@craftscouncil.org.uk, with the email title ‘City Lit enquiry’.
  • The deadline for this offer is 31 October 2021.
- Vivienne Waterhouse, Night Walks, Oil on Arches Huile paper, 34 x 30 cm

Membership benefits

  • Reach a sizeable audience of craft collectors, buyers and enthusiasts - the Crafts Council Directory attracted 178,000 website visits in 2019. 
  • Enjoy greater visibility and gain new followers through our regular promotion of directory members across our Crafts Council's social media platforms (in excess of 400,000 followers across social).
  • Show your work in good company - the directory features over 800 of the UK’s leading craft makers.
  • Easy to set up, edit and amend.
  • Benefit from Crafts Council endorsement – the trusted authority on craft in the UK.
  • Save on Crafts Council products and services with discounts on Crafts magazine and member prices for events, seminars and one to one advice sessions.
  • Partnership opportunities, only open to directory members.

Terms and conditions

  • This offer is open to City Lit Art & Design students and alumni only.
  • After your first 3 free months, if you wish to stay with the directory, it’s just £5 per month and you'll continue to access to the Crafts Council’s sizeable audience of buyers, collectors, craft enthusiasts and fellow makers.

How to sign up

  • To check eligibility and request the offer voucher code or if you have any further questions, please email directory@craftscouncil.org.uk, with the email title ‘City Lit enquiry’.
  • The deadline for this offer is 31 October 2021.
- Domino Pateman, Home Laser 4, Blanket, mirror, laser, 80 x 60 x 130cm

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Craft Opportunities Facebook group

If you interested in finding craft opportunities, join the Craft Opportunities Facebook group which is open to all makers. Here you you can check out the best craft opportunities going, from residencies and prizes to funding and one-off jobs.

- Sara Haig, Four Hours of Fresh Breeze: 18-23mph wind, SW direction, Brush pen, 29.7 x 42 cm
- Adenike Akinbode, Nine by Nine: Nine Different Inks, Natural inks on cotton rag paper collage, 59 x59cm

Not a City Lit student yet?

This offer is open to City Lit Art & Design students and alumni. If you have a craft practice, you can join a City Lit art course and apply for this offer before the 31st of October 2021.

We offer courses for all levels, from beginners to professional and advanced level courses, as well as certified long courses.

Follow these links to visit City Lit Art & Design on our website and view art courses starting in September and October 2021.

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Additional options

CLFA (City Lit Fine Arts) is a part of the Advanced Art Practice area in the School of Visual Arts at the City Lit. There are numerous short courses in Advanced Art Practice that offer additional options in contemporary art theory and practice. These can be studied alongside CLFA to support or extend your particular areas of interest.

Summary

The City Lit Fine Art course is a part time programme of 2 or 3 years on which you will engage with a range creative processes and ideas that support your self-motivated study in contemporary fine art practice. CLFA is taught by practicing artists and will enable you to develop and articulate a personal creative practice that can support options for further study or a range of independent artistic activities.

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