Creative Connections is a new year-long programme which the Art Workers' Guild is launching for creative people who are beginning to establish themselves professionally. It will provide them with the opportunity to meet and connect with Guild members, build supportive networks with each other and develop their professional practice.
There will be hands-on workshops, talks, discussions and social events - all opportunities to connect with other creative people to share insights and ideas, encourage each other and navigate the challenges of sustaining a career.
Events will be led and hosted by Guild members including: wallpaper designer Nicholas Hughes; paper cutter and printmaker Rob Ryan; Co founder and Creative Director of Tatty Devine Harriet Vine; artist Tessa Eastman; Head of School and Chief Executive of the London School of Architecture Dr Neal Shasore; architect Anne Thorne; textiles artist Rachael Matthews.
The programme is for any creative person who has:
and who is:
There is no age threshold or limit. Students nearing the end of their studies are welcome to apply to join the programme in September 2023 after they have graduated.
Submission deadline is midnight on Sunday 16 July.