Saturday January 25, 2020

The crafty type

The RDS Craft Awards are ‘a powerful boost’ for a diverse collection of winners

26th May, 2019
Curious Construction No 8 by Egle Banyte

Ten thousand euro is no small sum. When awarded to an unsupported craftsperson, it can represent the difference between career survival and surrender. For several decades, the RDS Craft Awards have provided a financial lifeline and equally valuable exposure to a diverse collection of Irish craftspeople. The award pot has this year doubled in value, with five winners each set to receive a €10,000 bursary in a formal presentation at the RDS Members Club this...

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