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'Craft and Design as a Career' Seminar

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Turn your hobbie into a career
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Got a knack for knitting, jewellery-making, screen-printing, photography, or maybe typography, and often find yourself dreaming of how you could sell your homemade goodies some day? Look no further!

Learn how to turn your love for crafting into a career that will actually allow you to pay your bills, at the Craft and Design as a Career annual seminar.

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From 9am-4pm, Thursday 7th August at Deakin Edge, Federation Square, inspiring artists and industry experts will spill the beans on how they became successful.

Craft and Design as a Career is the brainchild of Craft Victoria, whose philosophy of celebrating craft-making as an important part of society is supported through their mission to bring together a craft and design community in Victoria.

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The seminar is open to all craft and design practitioners and students in need of an inspirational boost.

The incredibly diverse list of speakers who will provide an abundance of knowledge, advice, stories, and unique perspectives on different working methodologies include Irene Grishin-Selzer of Iggy & LouLou; Jane Laver from Chapel Tattoo; Suzanne Boccalatte, Director of Boccalatte design agency; Lisa & Glen Rundell of Lost Trades; Natalia Milosz-Piekarska, award winning jeweller; Dr. Hilary Glow, Grand Grants; Alice Oehr, illustrator, graphic and textile designer; Alex & Georgie Cleary, Creative Directors of Alpha60; and Tony Barber, innovator, author and rock n roller.

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You can purchase tickets right now through the Craft website, costing $45 for Craft Members & groups of 10 or $90 for non-members.

Free gift bags for all attendees will include goodies like the latest Frankie mag, T2; samples, Seven Seeds coffee voucher; Movie deals, Special offers from Etsy; and treats from Pana Chocolate.

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Why? Professional development seminar for students, artists and designers
When: 07/08/2014
Phone: 03 9650 7775 /
Where: Deakin Edge, Federation Square (Corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets, Melbourne)
Cost: $45 / $90
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Fantastic event! Going to book my ticket now.
Thank you Mallory.
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