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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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Annual Exhibition 2022 Open Call for Entries

Visual Arts Scotland would like to invite artists from across Scotland, the UK and Internationally to apply to be part of one of the oldest and biggest exhibiting events celebrating contemporary art in Scotland. Visual Arts Scotland presents our Annual Exhibition 202...

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Inches Carr Award 2022 | Open for Entries

We are delighted to invite applications from Scottish makers for the fourth Visual Arts Scotland : Inches Carr Craft Creative Development Award 2022. The purpose of the award is to enable makers to develop their practice to a higher level, consider innovation...

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VAS Graduate Showcase 2021 Finalists

Every summer Visual Arts Scotland visit degree shows across the breadth of Scotland. We look for emerging artists whose work best exemplifies the fresh and dynamic approach to contemporary art which Visual Arts Scotland seeks to support. From the vast...

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SURGE - Tatha Gallery

SURGE  A celebration of the work of VAS members at the beautiful Tatha Gallery The Newport, 1 High Street, Newport-on-Tay 9 October 2021 - 6 November 2021 We are delighted to be once again partnering with the brilliant Tatha...

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Inches Carr Award 2022 | Open for Entries

Oct 8th 2021
We are delighted to invite applications from Scottish makers for the fourth Visual Arts Scotland : Inches Carr Craft Creative Development Award 2022. The purpose of the award is to enable makers to develop their practice to a higher level, consider innovation and introduce new...

We are incredibly pleased to announce the first artist participating in the Cornwall x Scotland exchange: From Oneā€¦ https://t.co/47a4WinHBy

@VisualArtsScot on September 30th 2021 10:56am