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.
As costumes are generally considered as ephemeral pieces of art I believe that it is crucial to acknowledge the environmental footprint of their design and making. Working on my university final year costume design project has put me into a privileged position of...
To me, design is a process of exploring existing situations and changing those situations through iterative prototyping. The outcome is often critical because it challenges what it is. I wish to provide an alternative view of how products can be manufactured and used...
Deadline 18 September
encouraging and mentoring makers to develop their practice to a higher level
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Visual Arts Scotland is committed as a society to supporting and exhibiting a diverse range of contemporary Scottish art, in a wide variety of media.
About Visual Arts Scotland Council
Visual Arts Scotland is one of the few organisations that actively promotes and exhibits the work of contemporary visual and applied artists.
Visual Arts Scotland is a charity registered in Scotland No. SCO 006715. We are not in receipt of any public or core funding and as such are entirely reliant on the support of the artistic community