As a Social Enterprise we support talented makers by providing sponsored places at our incubators.

We are excited to announce that we have reopened our Awards for applications. All Awards comprise business support provided by Cockpit Arts as well as subsidised studio space for one year.

To apply for an Award, read the relevant Call for Entries document and complete the online Application Form. More information on applying for an Award can be found by clicking the button below.

Application Information

Please note that our Awards and Bursaries are not open to current studio holders at Cockpit Arts.

Accessibility

If you require any of the following documents in a different format, please contact Maxine at maxine@cockpitarts.com or call 020 7419 1962 and leave a message.


Awards Open for Applications

 

The Cockpit Arts / The Clothworkers’ Company Awards

This Award aims to assist three graduate weavers to set up in business. Weavers can be working in any form: for example, creating products, visual art, working with mills and making samples for industry.

The Award comprises one year’s business support and subsidised studio space at Cockpit Arts Deptford, including space in a shared studio equipped with Leclerc, Louet, ARM looms and a dye area, thanks to The Clothworkers’ Company. The Award is for one year with further financial support for up to two years on a sliding scale, by selection.

Award Sponsor: The Clothworkers’ Company

Call for Entries and Application Form.

Deadline for applications: 31 July 2020, 5pm

 

The Cockpit Arts / Worshipful Company of Turners Award

This Award is for an aspiring or established turner i.e., someone who practices the art and craft of turning on a lathe in wood or other materials. The Award will help the selected turner by providing the space and time to grow their business, increase profitability and develop their profile. We will be looking for an individual who can demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit as well as creative excellence and craft skills.

The Award comprises one year’s business support and subsidised studio space at Cockpit Arts in Deptford, including access to a lathe and a workbench, thanks to The Worshipful Company of Turners.

Award Sponsor: The Worshipful Company of Turners

Call for Entries and Application Form.

Deadline for applications: 31 July 2020, 5pm

 

The Cockpit Arts / Newby Trust Craft Excellence Awards

This Award aims to support two makers to practice their craft at a key stage in their skill development and support their craft business to achieve financial sustainability. The Newby Trust Craft Excellence Award offers two makers each year a rare and valued opportunity to develop their craft skill and excellence in any discipline, nurturing both ability and talent.

The Award comprises one year’s business support and subsidised studio space at Cockpit Arts.

Award Sponsor: The Newby Trust

Call for Entries and Application Form.

Deadline for applications: 31 July 2020, 5pm

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