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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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Catharine Davison

Working from direct observation on location is at the heart of my practise. The line and soft glazes are characteristic of my work. The process allows me to respond to the subject of my paintings – formally, emotionally, and beyond the topographical letting the...

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Featured Artist

Deirdre Macleod

As a city-dweller, for the most part I live my life at ground level. While the planner and the architect might prefer an aerial view, I look upwards, seeing the city obliquely and often out of the corner of my eye. I gain, and then lose, sight of parts of the sky as...

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Featured Update

Cordis Prize Submissions Open

Visual Arts Scotland in collaboration with the Cordis Trust are delighted to invite submissions for the third in the series of the Cordis Trust Prizes for Tapestry. With a slightly different format from the main prize, the aim of this round is to encourage the work of...

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Featured Update

Watch This Space...

We are very excited to announce the dates for our next exhibition at the Scottish National Galleries! In a slight change to our usual schedule our next exhibition will be a little earlier than usual, the exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday 3 December...

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Cordis Prize Submissions Open

Apr 24th 2016
Visual Arts Scotland in collaboration with the Cordis Trust are delighted to invite submissions for the third in the series of the Cordis Trust Prizes for Tapestry. With a slightly different format from the main prize, the aim of this round is to encourage the work of artists...

No problem Aileen - one of the many benefits of VAS membership! https://t.co/2uOwaeGzMq

@VisualArtsScot on May 04th 2016 10:35am