Press coverage about the Scottish Variety Awards featured in the Fife Free Press.
Nominated for a Scottish
Variety Award in the category of 'Best new Scottish Designer'
To vote and find out more, please follow the
'Woven Tableware' Workshop at Unit Twelve, Sat 26th Nov, 10am-4pm.
Start of Graduate Textile
Artist Placement on the Making Moves/Birmingham City Council Residency at the Soho House Museum.
Weaving' Workshop at Unit Twelve, Sat 22nd Oct, 10am-4pm.
New Autumn stockists
include the Heart Gallery, Platform Gallery, Sara Preisler Gallery, the Beetroot Tree and the Lunardi Gallery. For more
information, please visit the stockists page.
Weaving' workshop at Unit Twelve, Sat 24th Sept, 10am-4pm.
This experimental workshop explored basic twill,
basket and hand manipulated weaves using 4 shaft table looms.
To find out more and see the pictures, please
visit the Lauren Crawford facebook page.
Back to Floats Scarves on display at new retailer in Suffolk, called Smiths Row. Please see the stockists
page for more info and contact details.
Exhibited at the 'Born
to Play' event on Saturday 13th August at Stafford Cricket Club.
New retailer for Summer!
A collection of Lauren Crawford scarves and accessories are available at ZigZags in Shropshire. ZigZags,
24 St Marys Street, Newport, TF10 7AB
T: 01952 814962
Studio opening at Unit Twelve
on Saturday 7th May, 4.30-6.30pm.
Originally based in Fife, the Lauren Crawford studio is now located at Unit Twelve in Stafford.
Unit Twelve is a contemporary craft exhibition and workshop
space, based in a converted cow shed, in a beautiful rural location.
Unit Twelve has 5 open plan
studios which are home to Jennifer Collier (curator and owner), Jo Hill, Helen Roberts and Abbey Costello.
Tixall Heath Farm, Tixall, Stafford, ST18 0XX
More information about Unit Twelve and its makers can be found at:
A showcase of 38 makers who unite, inspire and champion Scottish Craft. The exhibition takes place at the Collins
Gallery in Glasgow and runs from the 16th April-7th May.
Lauren Crawford wins
PSYBT Jolomo Arts and Crafts Award.
Having made it to the finals as one of seven short listed businesses, it was an honour
to receive the 2nd prize of £1500! The awards were held in the Kranenburg Fine Art Gallery in Oban on Thursday
17th March. First prize went to Judith Clark and third to Genna Delaney.
Selected as one
of 28 designers exhibiting at Unite, an exhibition in partnership with craftscotland and the Collins Gallery in Glasgow from
16th April-7th May. The exhibition will have a private view on the 15th April. Please visit the craftscotland
and Collins Gallery websites to find out more information:
First round of new stockists
for 2011 include DK Owen, Kirkcaldy, Maida Veil, Peebles, Neo Design, Dundee and Sixpenny Blue in Symington. Please
see the stockists page for further details.
Selected by craftscotland
to exhibit a selection of hand woven scarves and corsages for the pop-up shop to be held at Letham Nights at Letham Village
Hall in Fife. Letham Nights aims to bring high quality music to Letham and provide a stage for local talent. The
pop-up shop will take place on the evening of Saturday 18th December.
To find out more, please visit www.letham.org.uk
New stockists include
Brazen Studios, Glasgow, The Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow, The Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Fibre
and Clay, Knutsford and the Maissonette, Glasgow.
Selected by Craftscotland to exhibit
works at the pop-up shop to be held at Letham Nights at Letham Village Hall in Fife. The event will take
place on the evening of Saturday 6th November. Hand woven pieces for sale include my new range
of luxurious corsages and skinny scarves.
Short listed for the PSYBT Jolomo Arts & Crafts Awards 2010. Seven PSYBT businesses have
been selected to attend the finals taking place on Thursday 9th December at the Kranenburg Fine Art gallery in
Please visit www.psybt.org.uk to find out more.
the Month at Concrete Wardrobe, in Edinburgh. Throughout September, the new luxurious collection of hand woven
scarves and corsages were exhibited.
Exhibiting at the
Balgeddie House Hotel Wedding Fair on Sunday 9th May, 12-4pm.
of Craft Artist Award: Fife
Exhibiting at the Shop within
the Show at Designer Crafts. Designer Crafts is held in the Mall Galleries and is open from the 9th-17th January.
Presentation and talk to the Peebles branch of the Embroiderers Guild.
After completing the Starter for 6 training
programme, Lauren Received funding from NESTA, The National Endowment for Science, Technology and
Exhibiting at Designer Crafts, 2009 at the Mall
Galleries, London in January.
Placement at Salt, London. A contemporary design practice creating hand woven fabrics for window treatments
Exhibiting at One year On at New Designers. One year On is held in the Gallery Atrium of the Business Design
Centre and is open from the 3rd-6th July.
Selected by Creative Fife to exhibit at the British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate, from the 6th
to the 8th April.
Work experience with Andy Ross at ASF Shetland. My placement included presenting a introductory weaving workshop at the Centre for Creative
Industries, Yell, Shetland Islands.
Winner of the Small Grants for Makers Scheme.
2007 Product range launched at the Christmas show in the Compass Gallery, Glasgow.
Appointed the Designer in Residence position
at Duncan of Jordanstone, College of Art and Design, Dundee.
International Textile Design Show,Penn Plaza Pavilion
"DIRECTION is where fashion begins!"
Asked to display works at Aberdour Arts Festival.
Received sponsorship from Hearts Desire.
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of celebreations with arts, crafts, song, dance, puppetry, sports and so much more."
Exhibited at New Designers
Business Design Centre
Designers 2007 will take place at the Business Design Centre in Islington, helping thousands of graduates to launch their
Exhibited work and
held a textile workshop for pupils and puplic members. Also asked to talk about my work during the festival
Balwearie High School
Duncan of Jordanstone,
of Art and Design,