Advocacy for art, craft and design

Advocacy for art, craft and design is a newly formed SIG. The work of this SIG will carry on the work of NSEAD Forum who worked collectively to promote and champion our subject.

Between 2016-17 NSEAD Forum worked collectively to champion and promote our subject. The Forum built a range of members' resources; A pull-out resource 'Why art, craft and design matters' , downloadable postcards and a poster 'Art, Craft and Design is for...'

In the meeting of NSEAD Council and Forum, 28 September 2020, a series of policy priorities were voted and identified. 'Advocacy for art, craft and design' was democratically voted as a key priority area for policy, research and action.

Members of NSEAD Forum and Council will be serving on this SIG and will begin their work in February 2020. If you would like to learn more about their work, please email