Designed for aspiring or established turners – i.e. people who practice the art and craft of turning on a lathe in wood or other materials. The Award will help the winning turner by providing the space and time to grow their business, increase profitability and develop their profile. We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit as well as creative excellence and craft skills.
This is a match funded place for one year worth up to £4,000. (The successful applicant will match this award by paying £1,000 over 12 months.) The total value of £5,000 covers the cost of studio space and support services Awardees receive. Please note that most studios are shared, and sizes vary but an average studio space per maker is around 100-150sq ft.