The World Crafts Council – Europe aims to strengthen the status of crafts as a vital part of cultural and economic life, to promote a sense of fellowship among the craftspeople of the world and to offer them encouragement, help and advice.
Our mission is to elevate awareness and appreciation of crafts as an integral part of societies cultural, social and economic wellbeing
Our vision is a world where craftsmanship and its inherent skills are valued and appreciated at every level of society.
Our purpose is to strengthen the status of and promote crafts as a vital part of cultural, social and economic life through our global network of members and affiliates
Our membership is open to national, regional and professional bodies that have a mandate to advocate for and develop craft
Regional European President
Louise Allen - Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, Rep of Ireland
Other board members
Laura Miguel Baumann, Vice President, Fundesarte, Spain
Elisa Guidi, Artex- Centre for Artistic & Traditional Handicrafts in Tuscany, Italy
Aude Tahon, Ateliers d'Art de France, France
Hege Henriksen, Norwegian Crafts, Norway