Prizes for Filament Artists at the RDS National Crafts Competition 2011

Congratulations to Caroline Schofield on winning the first prize in the felting category in the 2011 RDS National Crafts competition for her sculpture “Fault Line”, featuring two felt busts. This great photo of Caroline and her prize winning piece featured in the Irish Times follow this link to the article

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0728/1224301501360.html

photo by Bryan O'Brien

Tara Ní Nualláin won the IMOCA Applied Arts Residency Award with her Contemporary Embroidery entry “Start Here”.

Both pieces of work will be part of the National Crafts Competition’s travelling exhibition over the coming months at the following locations:

August- September
The Atrium, Westmeath County Council,  Mulligar, Co. Westmeath www.westmeathcoco.ie/arts

September – October
Alley Arts and Conference Centre, Strabane, Northern Ireland
www.alley-theatre.com

October – November   
The Yeats Memorial Building, Hyde Bridge, Co. Sligo
www.yeats-sligo.com

November 30 – December 4
National Crafts and Design Fair, RDS, Dublin 4
www.nationalcraftsfair.i

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