“There is no art without craft. The idea of a painting is not a painting”
The craftsman (Richard Sennet)
“Not enough that an artist is a skilled craftsman, to love and cherish his canvas too.”
Auguste Renoir
“Art seems to me to be a state of soul more than anything else”
Marc Chagall
“Art is not a thing; it is a way.”
Elbert Hubbard
“A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.”
Lous Nizer
“Ferran Adrià really is not an innovator, not even a cook, first of all he is a craftsman, a person who interprets reality through the things he makes.”
Juan Sobeja (journalist)
“The art is the philosophy that reflects a thought.”
Antoni Tapies
“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
Albert Einstein
“By the work one knows the workman.”
Jean de la Fontaine
“Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.”
Edgar Degas
“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”
San Francisco de Asís
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The Menorca Handicrafts Association

Craftsmen by trade

Craftsmen by trade

ARTEME is made up of craftsmen by trade, professionals of various specialties: food, shoes, jewelry, wood, metal and others, who love their job and hope to shed light on their fields as part of history and tradition, while keeping it both current and innovative through their constant effort.
Members of PIME Menorca

Members of PIME Menorca

Since its creation, the association has become part of PIME Menorca, which provides relevant advice and administration services in order to keep its members up to date.

To certify their professional career, artisans can apply for the artisan charter, the master artisan charter and the artisan qualification document (DCA). Once they are in possession of the charter, they can apply for the guarantee mark hallmark Artesanía de Menorca. This mark is Island Council of Menorca property and distinguishes the professional artisans who deserve to represent Menorca’s handicrafts, on the basis of the quality of their work.

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