Manifesto

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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FRIDAY FORUM

  Visual Arts Scotland are collaborating with Creative Informatics to create Friday Forum, a new series of free online events showcasing a range of folks in the creative industries. Expect studio tours, talks, demos, performances and presentations. We're...

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EMERGENCY ART WORKERS SUPPORT FUND - ROUND TWO

In light of recent events, it was clear we needed to come together collectively in solidarity to help our creative community and support freelance creative practitioners at this difficult time. In response to the uncertainty and loss of work caused by the coronavirus...

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BID - 24 hour Auction

UPDATE B!D raised over £20,000 to go to towards the next round of EAWSF!!! With huge thanks to our supporters, donators, donating artists, our bidders, John Ayscough and all of our Council members who worked long hours to make this...

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GRADUATE SHOWCASE 2020

The Graduate Showcase selection is now complete! We have been hugely impressed with all the entries this year, the quality of work has been extremely high and we thank all the wonderful artists who took the time to submit. We will be announcing details of...

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Meet the VAS Council

Meet Visual Arts Scotland's council members for 2020/21!  Our council work on a voluntary basis throughout the year, meeting every six weeks to keep the society running. As working artists and makers wth commitments and jobs, they devote spare...

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Curated Member Showcase June 2020 - Inge Panneels

We will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members bi-monthly, spotlighting their work & practice. These showcased members will be chosen by a monthly guest curator. The invited curator will select makers & artists that interest them ...

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Curated Member Showcase June 2020 - Theo Shields

We will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members bi-monthly, spotlighting their work & practice. These showcased members will be chosen by a monthly guest curator. The invited curator will select makers & artists that interest them ...

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Curated Member Showcase June 2020 - Yasmeen Khan

We will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members bi-monthly, spotlighting their work & practice. These showcased members will be chosen by a monthly guest curator. The invited curator will select makers & artists that interest them ...

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Curated Member Showcase June 2020 - Inge Panneels

Jun 18th 2020
We will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members bi-monthly, spotlighting their work & practice. These showcased members will be chosen by a monthly guest curator. The invited curator will select makers & artists that interest them from our...

RT @CreateInf: We're delighted to have hip-hop artist Nova Scotia The Truth joining us at #FridayForumEdi to talk about composing her new s…

@VisualArtsScot on July 03rd 2020 3:21pm