Make It offers London-based makers 26 years old and under space and support to build their own craft-based business. Cockpit Arts two-year programme is designed to give you everything you need to start.
Deadline: 4th November 2020
Selected makers will get a free studio space at Cockpit Arts for 12 months, access to onsite workshops in business basics and one-to-one coaching. In the second year, Cockpit Arts ask only for a small contribution of £20 a week.
Youll be part of a thriving creative community of 150 makers.
26 Makers have successfully completed the programme since 2011 and six still have studios at Cockpit today.
More about Make It
Successful applicants will receive the following:
A studio space at Cockpit Arts from 1st February 2021
Workshops to help you build a vision and set goals for your business, giving you the basic building blocks to get started
One-to-one coaching and support from our in-house business team
Access to the creative community at Cockpit Arts
Participation in our twice-yearly Open Studios
Access to office facilities and Wi-Fi
Cockpit Arts encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in craft including non-graduates, disabled, D/deaf and neurodiverse people, LGBTQ+ people, and people from black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds. They also welcome applicants from a range of educational backgrounds as they do not require a minimum formal qualification for this programme.
This is for you, if you:
Are aged 16-26
Are based in London
Have a craft skill that youve self-taught, learnt on the job or studied
Have made something youre proud of and want to sell or exhibit
Face challenges and need time, space and support to get to the next level
Will commit to the programme and building your business at least 2 days a week
Be willing and able to make a commitment to take up the programme for its full duration from February 2021.
For more information and to apply visit the website, which also has a recorded Zoom Information Evening to watch.