After 10 years of publication, 'Northings' (the monthly arts e-magazine for the Highlands & Islands) closed down in 2013 and is archived here. High Life Highland is pleased to enable this extensive body of work to remain accessible to the public. Please note, though, that material will not be updated or added.

Articles tagged ‘Laura West’

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Laura West Shortlisted for Modern Craft Project UK

11 Jan 2013 in Highland, News, Visual Arts & Crafts

This year Laura West, award winning Skye bookbinder and previous participant in the HI-Arts Making Progress scheme, has been shortlisted for the Modern Craft Project.

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This is it. This is Craft.

22 Jun 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

In recent years contemporary craft makers have been challenging our perceptions of what craft is, pushing the boundaries of traditional craftsmanship and emerging to represent a new, innovative and exciting artform. Jenny Deschenes, Laura West, Lucy Woodley and Daniel Kavanagh, four makers from across the Highlands and Islands, demonstrate in their joint exhibition Made It! the ingenuity, passion and creativity that contemporary craft is today.

Making Progress

11 Jun 2010 in Artforms, Crafts Blog, Regions, Visual Arts & Crafts

Eileen Gatt, beaker On the 4th June we had our afternoon event to Celebrate Craft and our Mentoring Project, Making Progress. It also saw the opening of our exhibitions, Made It! and Laura West’s Spotlight.  As promised, the sun shone, tasty food, refreshing fizz and good conversation was in order! As part of the mentoring […]


12 Feb 2010 in Crafts Blog, Visual Arts & Crafts

Adding a recent picture.