Please note that the below course is a Level 8 Certificate (Special Purpose Award, 30 ECTS Credits). The Crawford College of Art & Design also offers a Level 7 Course in Textiles which is two semesters in duration, culminating in a Level 7 Certificate equal to 5 ECTS credits.
This course is offed by the CIT CCAD Department of Fine Art & Applied Art, and is located at the Sharman Crawford Street Campus, Cork.
A gallery of student work, and further information can be found at: www.crawfordfinearttextiles.wordpress.com
Two years (4 Semesters) in duration, culminating in a Level 8 Special Purpose Award equal to 30 ECTS credits.
- Acceptance Fee: €300
- Year 1: €1500
- Year 2: €800.
Designed for those who wish to create textiles for exhibition and commission.
This course offers an opportunity to study textiles in art encompassing technical skill development with critical academic contexts at undergraduate level.
This dynamic course offers an opportunity to study textiles part-time at undergraduate level, undertaking modules from our BA (Hons) in Contemporary Applied Art degree course as a part-time special purpose award.
This part-time course is comprised of 6 taught modules: 4 technical textiles workshop based modules, and 2 academic modules comprised of lectures and seminars, which allows students to engage with the technical skills, the history, and the contemporary discourse regarding textiles in art practice.
This innovative course engages with the technical skills, history, and contemporary concerns relevant to textiles as a fine art medium.
The course provides the opportunity to explore an extensive range of textile processes: stitch, print, dye, felt-making, paper-making, weaving and basketry in a fresh experimental approach. Students are introduced to research methodologies and approaches to concept development which inform the development of an individual approach to textiles in an art context.
The contextual academic modules provide an insight on the historical and contemporary influences that inform contemporary applied art. The lectures are undertaken with degree students followed by lecturer-led seminar discussion focusing on textile art for students on this course only.