Applications are invited for the ninth Cockpit Arts / NADFAS Award which aims to support professional craftspeople working with traditional craft skills.

Particular consideration will be given to crafts requiring skills at risk of dying out, such as 2014 Winner Sarah Kelly, one of the only UK handmade paper makers, and 2013 Winner Alex Potter, a luthier specialising in unusual and early traditional fretted instruments.

The Prize – free studio space and business development support for one year!

The Cockpit Arts / NADFAS Award recipient will be awarded a place at a Cockpit Arts incubator for a year. Worth £3,500, this includes the following benefits:

  • Studio space for a year within the creative community at Cockpit Arts, London.
  • Business and professional development services including on-site coaching, a personalised development plan, workshops and events.
  • A range of selling and promotional opportunities including Open Studios.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with other designer-makers in the Cockpit community.
  • Access to office facilities and resource centre.

How to Apply

Please email Dana Segal, for an Application Pack

Deadline for receipt of applications is 10am, Monday 13 June 2016 • Interviews with shortlisted applicants will be held on Wednesday 6 July 2016

The successful candidate will be expected to attend our Awardee Induction Day on Wednesday 13 July and move in to their studio by 1 September 2016

More info: Cockpit Arts / NADFAS Awards 2016