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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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Bronwen Sleigh

Bronwen Sleigh is a multi-disciplinary artist who takes inspiration from industrial architecture, unused and forgotten urban spaces, and environments at the edge of the city. Her work provokes an extended and considered dialogue with these spaces, which she transforms...

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Deirdre Macleod

I explore material and practical aspects of towns and cities, including everyday systems, processes and behaviours that are often overlooked.  Increasingly, my practice sits somewhere between contemporary art and the discipline of Geography.  I draw upon a range...

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Jeff Zimmer

Jeff Zimmer trained in theatre in his hometown, Washington, DC, before moving to Scotland. His work consists of enamelled 3D paintings on layers of glass, illuminated in custom lightboxes. His work explores the sensuality of mystery, ambiguity and light, and often...

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Rowan Paton

Primarily concerned with Landscape, a preoccupation with mark making, language, colour & print characterise Rowan's work. Appropriating imagery & working in a variety of media, she creates imagined spaces & environments. Rowan lives & works in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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fiona byrne-sutton

Fiona is an artist who works through the medium of ceramics. Work from The Angel's Share can be purchased or commissioned in particular colour ways. Commission information, samples, price list and commission lead times available on request. Fiona's free standing...

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Inge Panneels

Inge Panneels is an Belgian artist and academic living in the UK, whose works explores notions of space and place, using glass as a medium for making site specific works and using mapping as creative language and often working with a team of collaborators. Works are...

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Satellite : VAS @ Summerhall

Call for Submissions Deadline 27 April 2018 We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting an exhibition celebrating recent graduates and emerging artists at Summerhall in Edinburgh in 2018 from 26 May - 13 July 2018. Since it’s inauguration in...

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Satellite : VAS @ Summerhall

Feb 20th 2018
Call for Submissions Deadline 27 April 2018 We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting an exhibition celebrating recent graduates and emerging artists at Summerhall in Edinburgh in 2018 from 26 May - 13 July 2018. Since it’s inauguration in 2015 our Graduate...

FEATURED ARTIST : Fiona Byrne-Sutton Free standing ceramic and crystocal plinth assemblages, named The Angel’s Sha… https://t.co/IHhYJamdIH

@VisualArtsScot on May 08th 2018 10:22am