Deirdre Figueiredo, MBE
Director of Craftspace
Deirdre Figueiredo, MBE is Director of Craftspace, a leading craft development organisation and creative producer creating opportunities to see, make and be curious about exceptional contemporary craft.
Craftspace positions makers to take an active role in civil society. It connects creative practice with diverse communities of interest and place through a range of activities and partnerships. These include touring exhibitions, cross art form productions, participatory projects and research. The programme at Craftspace is underpinned by socially engaged, collaborative and co-created approaches to engaging communities through the arts.