18 Sep 2016

Stone jeweller Craig McIntosh

From Standing Room Only, 2:30 pm on 18 September 2016
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Craig McIntosh started carving bone when he was 12. Since then, he's made his name working with stone, crafting pendants and broaches. The Dunedin-based stone carver and jewellery maker has just received a new eight thousand dollar cash prize called ``Dame Doreen's Gift'', named after late potter and educator Dame Doreen Blumhardt. Craig's the first artist the Blumhardt Foundation's chosen for an award. Craig's a busy man - making, exhibiting and just completing a masters degree in fine art. But he found time to tell Lynn Freeman why the award's come at the perfect time: