Media Release: Jolomo Arts & Crafts Awards 2011



THE Jolomo Arts & Crafts PSYBT Awards are the result of an unique partnership between the Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust (PSYBT) and John Lowrie Morrison – Jolomo – one of Scotland’s best-loved contemporary artists.

The winners of the 2011 Jolomo Arts & Crafts PSYBT Awards, aimed at encouraging more young people in Scotland to set up businesses in the craft and creative industries sector, will be announced tomorrow [Thursday 17th March] at an event at the Kranenburg Gallery in Oban.

The awards will recognise the special achievements of three young businesses under themes including distance travelled/personal development, commercial awareness/business skills and innovation/creativity.

The overall winner will receive the top prize money of £3000.

The shortlisted finalists are: Rachel Elliott (28) founder of Rachel Elliott Glassworks in Edinburgh; Judith Clark (26) a fashion designer also from Edinburgh; Dundee based hand woven textiles designer Lauren Crawford (25); Silversmith Genna Delaney (29) founder of Genna Design also from Dundee; Stuart Mutch (26) founder of Break The Mould Furniture  in Glasgow;  jewellery designer Robyn Kinsman Blake (23) from the Scottish Borders; and jewellery maker and silversmith Anna Marion (24) founder of Oui Designs  in Dumbartonshire.

You are invited to send a photographer and journalist to attend the event.

Date: Thursday 17th March 2011

Venue: Kranenburg Gallery, Star Brae, off Argyll Square, Oban, PA34 4AZ. (Oban Railway Station is a ten-minute walk)

Time: 2.30pm

Media: Interviews and photographs with the winners and John Lowrie Morrison.

For further information or to confirm your attendance please contact Alison Taylor on 0141 243 5363 or email or Jen Nash, Panache Communications t. 07971 466 220 e.

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Contact: Jen Nash
Phone: 07971 466 220