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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ADJUST / ADAPT

ADJUST / ADAPT www.scottishfurnituremakers.org.uk/exhibitions/adjust-adapt/ 27 March 2021 - 24 April 2021 In partnership with the Scottish Furniture Makers Association We are delighted to share our new digital exhibition Adjust / Adapt, featured as five...

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Newly Elected Professional Members 2021

Visual Arts Scotland are delighted to announce and congratulate fourteen newly elected professional members, 2021.  Professional Membership is by election only with new members nominated by two existing professional members. Professional membership is...

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Adjust/Adapt - Curators Review- VAS Members Spotlight

ADJUST / ADAPT www.scottishfurnituremakers.org.uk/exhibitions/adjust-adapt/ 27 March 2021 - 24 April 2021 In partnership with the Scottish Furniture Makers Association We are delighted to share our new digital exhibition Adjust / Adapt, featured as five...

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BID - 24 hour Auction

BID was a 24-hour online auction launched on Friday 1st May 2020 via Jumblebee This auction raised funds for the of the Emergency Art Workers Support Fund (EAWSF), following a successful first round which was generously supported...

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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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Hardship Funds for Visual Artists

Visual Arts Scotland (VAS) were proud to announce a partnership with Creative Scotland to help deliver part of the £5m Creative Freelance Hardship Funding designated by the Scottish Government earlier this year. At this unprecedented time, Visual Arts...

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VAS | Bothy Project - Members' Residency Open Call

UPDATE: Now closed. Thanks to everyone who took the time to apply for this opportunity. Visual Arts Scotland is delighted to announce forthcoming partnership with Bothy Project which will offer a VAS member the opportunity to spend a week long residency at...

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OPEN CALL - Without Boundaries - Residency Opportunity

WITHOUT BOUNDARIES Introducing a new residency partnership with Marchmont House UPDATE: Due to government guidelines and ongoing pandemic, this opportunty will now take place in July 2021. The Open call will remain open until May 1st. Visual Arts Scotland and...

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2020 - Before & Ahead

VISUAL ARTS SCOTLAND - 2020 RECAP Dear reader, I shall not focus about the year of trials for we have all lived it and felt it and live and feel it still. What I will highlight is the golden moments of hope that have sprung from this year of years. And what...

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The Bothy Project Residency Shortlist

BOTHY PROJECT RESIDENCY- THE SHORTLISTED ARTISTS   Visual Arts Scotland and Bothy Project are proud to be partnering to deliver this fantastic residency opportunity for an artist to stay for a week, fully funded at Sweeney's Bothy on Eigg. Our call out...

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Bothy Project- Selected Artist 2021

BOTHY PROJECT RESIDENCY- 2021 SELECTED ARTIST: JO PUDELKO Visual Arts Scotland and Bothy Project are pleased to announce that the selected artist for our residency opportunity at Sweeney's Bothy on Eigg is Jo Pudelko. With a strong sense of sustainability and...

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THE EMERGENCY ART WORKERS SUPPORT FUND

In light of this past year's 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...

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Adjust/Adapt - Curators Review- VAS Members Spotlight

Mar 29th 2021
ADJUST / ADAPT www.scottishfurnituremakers.org.uk/exhibitions/adjust-adapt/ 27 March 2021 - 24 April 2021 In partnership with the Scottish Furniture Makers Association We are delighted to share our new digital exhibition Adjust / Adapt, featured as five individual...

RT @SFMA_furniture: What a lovely article from https://t.co/TRmAQoaUzv @artmaguk The whole exhibition can be viewed online https://t.co/k…

@VisualArtsScot on April 12th 2021 9:43am