Find out how we support designer-makers at different stages with our selection of makers' stories.
If you're a talented designer-maker and looking to grow your business you have come to the right place. Apply here.
The offer of a studio at Cockpit Arts is by selection and there is a two stage process. Full details including selection criteria, services and charges can be found in the Application Pack. Cockpit Arts is committed to equality of opportunity for all and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We conduct interviews for places at Cockpit Arts four times a year. Please note that there can be some flexibility, however the following should be used as a guide. Please also visit our Awards Page to see the key dates for Award applications.
Deadline: 4 January; Interviews 21-22 January
Start: 1 March
Deadline: 1 March; Interviews: 17-18 March
Start: 1 May
Deadline: 1 July; Interviews: 21-22 July
Start: 1 September
Deadline: 1 November; Interviews: 17-18 November
Start: 1 January 2017
Applications to join Cockpit Arts are shortlisted with the assistance of our experienced external selection panel.
Giving us the benefit of their experience this year, are gallerist and curator Sarah Myerscough, design writer and journalist Emma Crichton-Miller, silversmith and lecturer Grant McCaig, artist and lecturer Caroline Broadhead, product developer for Daylesford Organic, Brooke Litchfield.