Crafts Council Hothouse 2019 Makers Announced - Congratulations Jan Lennon!
We are very excited to announce that past student, Jan Lennon, has been selected from a number of applicants to participate in the Craft’s Council 2019 Hothouse programme.
As described by the Crafts Council….
‘Set up by the Crafts Council in 2011, Hothouse is a six month programme designed to help makers cultivate their creativity and develop their business know-how with equal measure.
Throughout the course, makers will travel across the UK completing a series of workshops including finance, self-presentation, marketing, business growth and creative thinking, with the added bonus of mentorship and 1:1 support.
Once again, this year’s cohorts are an impressive bunch… Covering a range of classic and more unusual disciplines, they include a leather worker, a 3D technologist, a toys and automata specialist, a metal worker, three wood workers, three jewellers, five textile makers, five furniture makers and seven ceramicists. ‘
This is our third student to be successful in securing a place on the programme. Back in 2016, Past students Maria Gomez and Charles Byron took part in the Hothouse programme and benefitted enormously from the knowledge and development the mentorship and 1:1 support provided in developing their company Byron and Gomez. We have no doubt that Jan will utlise every opportunity the Hothouse programme provides to grow her furniture start up Jan Lennon Furniture.
See more of Jan’s work at www.janlennon.co.uk.