Breeze Art and Makers Community Interest Company are committed to making creative skills grow and flourish and to helping all those looking to establish their careers in fine and decorative arts. To bring a younger generation of artists and makers forward, Breeze Fair in partnership with The Quenington Sculpture Trust, The Arts Society, The Guild of Ten and two marvellous Patrons are able to give the following awards and bursaries:
The Quenington Sculpture Trust is a financial partner in ‘Glass Glamour’ curated by Fiaz Elson. The exhibition introduces new glass artists and glass masters in an outstanding contemporary glass event.
The Arts Society, Patricia Fay Memorial Fund is a financial partner in delivering the new ‘Discover Making’ day, an introduction to career paths through educational and vocational opportunities free of charge entry and events for educational groups.
The Guild of Ten Award supports newcomers to the Breeze Fair with the prize of £200 together with a showcase window at their shop in Old Bridge Street, Truro. The 2018 winners are Amy Cooper Ceramics and Sam F Walsh Furniture.
The Charmian Adams prize presented to a person who shows a particularly high level of skill in their chosen craft. The £100 prize goes to help pay for materials or equipment. The 2018 winner is Jane Smith Glass.
The ‘Miss Sarah Charles Award for Verve and Style’, will be awarded to an artist, maker or sculptor at Breeze Art and Makers Fair this September. The award, worth £300, offers a promising practitioner a stand at the fair in 2019. It is a memorial to Sarah, a talented stylist and writer who died this year. The 2018 winner is Fenella Watson Designs, silversmith.