December - One to one advice session for Artists, Makers, and Designers in Newcastle or via Skype

2 Dec 2019

Regular hours

Mon, 02 Dec
10:00 – 17:30

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Are you looking for specific advice for your creative business? Or do you need a spark of inspiration or an action plan to take your work forward?



Book a 1-hour advice session and 30-minute follow-up call with Crafts Council Talent Development manager Katia Stewart who has over 10 years’ experience in working in the arts and creative industries. With a making background herself and a career dedicated to supporting the business and creative development of artists and makers from amateurs to established professionals, Katia understands maker’s needs.  

Tailored for you and fully confidential, this session will enable you to talk about your ideas or concerns about your creative practice. You will go away with a set of action points to implement in your practice. 

VENUE:  Baltic 39 | 31-39 High Bridge | Newcastle upon Tyne | NE1 1EW

DATE:  Monday 2 December 2019

TIME: 1-hour sessions are available at allocated times between 10:30 to 16:30

BOOK NOW via Eventbrite: £60 
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  • You book a session with the advisor on the day and time indicated using our Eventbrite page.
  • You supply the advisor with information in advance (requirements indicated below)
  • Come prepared with ready questions and up to 10 images of your work and ideally a sample of your work.  Please note, do not rely on Wi-Fi, if your images are on a digital device, make sure they are accessible. 


Answer the following questions and send together with your CV, statement and up to three jpeg images of your work to  by Wednesday 27th November.

  • How much time do you spend on your creative practice each week?
  • What is your current challenge in your creative practice?
  • What is your goal for your creative practice for the year ahead?
  • What is making you happy at this moment with regards to your creative practice?

About us

Advice surgeries are a part of a series of Talent Development workshops designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to strengthen their business development and promote their work successfully.

Crafts Council courses, events, talks and workshops strike a balance between information-led and practical training, always in a friendly, open atmosphere that encourages discussion and informal networking.

For more information about the Crafts Council please visit:

Find out about other ways Talent Development supports makers:

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