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Visual Arts Scotland is now a leading platform for national and international contemporary fine and applied artists. Originally an organisation for women artists, the society since the 1980s has championed craft makers, designers and applied arts practitioners, as well as contemporary fine art practice.

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Recent Highlights

Associate Members Exhibition

Satellite

Visual Arts Scotland in association with Summerhall are delighted to present the work of seventeen of the hottest emerging talents on the Scottish Art scene.  Our carefully selected exhibiting artists are: Alex Weir, Emily Moore, Euphrosyne Andrews, Hanqing...

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Visual Arts Scotland

2019 Annual Exhibition

​We will return to the majestic upper galleries of the Royal Scottish Academy in the heart of Edinburgh in January 2018. Watch this space for news of our shortlisted graduate showcase artists, our next Craft Scotland Collaboration, the next round of the Inches Carr...

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2019 Annual Exhibition

2019 Graduate Showcase

We have been busy over the summer months visiting degree shows accross Scotland to hand pick for you a selection of the hottest emerging talents to present at our forthcoming annual exhibition in January 2019. Over the coming weeks the selection panel will whittle this...

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2019 Annual Exhibition

2019 VAS : Inches Carr Mentoring Award

Ffion Blench, winner of the inaugural VAS : Inches Carr mentoring Award, has been learning the ancient Italian process of scagliola from a renowned master of this craft, Cristina Beretta. Gypsum plasters and gelatine glue are used in meticulously measured quantities,...

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Featured Update

Patreon Fundraising

Our society is a community run by artists, for artists. We boast a vibrant, active and participatory membership of over 500 practising artists and makers. The artists fund the running of the organisation through their annual subscription fees, and a rotating panel...

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Members Exhibition

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25 August - 28 September 2018
The Newport, 1 High Street, Newport on Tay


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Shortlist Announced

Eighteen recipients of the VAS Associate Membership Awards will go forwards for the 2019 Graduate Showcase shortlist


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News

Patreon Fundraising

Aug 8th 2018
Our society is a community run by artists, for artists. We boast a vibrant, active and participatory membership of over 500 practising artists and makers. The artists fund the running of the organisation through their annual subscription fees, and a rotating panel of volunteers work...

2019 VAS Associate Membersip Awards: Ewa Piotrowska, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of D… https://t.co/rfVkQl96cZ

@VisualArtsScot on August 12th 2018 8:00am