Success in the Making

Everyone has their own thoughts on what is success and as an organisation run ‘by makers for makers’ we decided to carry out research to find out what makers consider as success.

Existing research on makers primarily focuses on entrepreneurship, business outcomes and development needs which has led to success … Read more

 

Exciting New AAS Project with British Council Supports Makers

Our mission to celebrate and share maker expertise and experience has taken us to all parts of Scotland, and introduced us to a wide range of people, skills and making practices. However, this year has expanded our horizons through an exciting new project which will connect Scottish makers with craft … Read more

 

You’re hired! Can we help you find an apprentice?

Ever thought about having an apprentice but wondered what it would involve and how to go about it? Over the past two years AAS has been developing and piloting shared apprenticeships which overcome any concerns, helping makers to build their business capacity while giving young people meaningful on the job … Read more

 
Roberta Lee

Opportunities to Connect 2018

Applied Arts Scotland is among the organisations taking part in the Opportunities to Connect 2018 conference being presented by Fife Contemporary to introduce new makers and craft & design graduates to Scottish arts organisations that offer support, funding and opportunities.
 

Applied Arts Scotland and Craft Scotland training events

Your Brand and Online Selling

What does your work mean to you and how do you present this to other people?

In telling your story a customer can form an important emotional connection with your work that transforms them from being a viewer into an engager and buyer. How can … Read more