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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Recent Highlights

OPEN VAS + SSA 2019/2020

Society of Scottish Artists and Visual Arts Scotland invite artists from across the world to apply to be part of the biggest show of contemporary art in Scotland. Working together for the second time, the two leading arts organisations are joining forces to present...

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Inches Carr Mentoring Award 2019/2020

We are delighted to invite applications from Scottish makers for the third Visual Arts Scotland : Inches Carr Craft Mentoring Award. The award is £5000 for a maker, plus an additional £2000 for a mentor whose discipline and/or professional experience...

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Member Showcase

Every Month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work, routine and practice. These website showcased members will be chosen by a monthly guest curator. The invited curator will select makers & artists that interest...

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OPEN SSA + VAS 2019/2020 - CALL FOR ENTRIES

OPEN SSA+VAS 2019-2020 CALL FOR ENTRIES   Society of Scottish Artists and Visual Arts Scotland invite artists from across the world to apply to be part of the biggest show of contemporary art in Scotland. Working together for the second time, the two leading...

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Inches Carr Mentoring Award winners 2019, Yellow Broom

Inches Carr Award Winners 2019, Highland duo Yellow Broom, are six months into their exploration of Parian, a particular blend of porcelain slip with a unique translucency that lends itself well to Yellow Brooms' applications of light. They have overcome the...

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Graduate Showcase Finalists 2019

This summer we visited Degree Shows across Scotland. We look for the emerging Artists, Designers & Makers whose work best exemplifies the fresh and dynamic approach to contemporary applied and fine arts which Visual Arts Scotland seeks to...

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Member Showcase August 2019 - Corrie Thomson

Every Month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work, routine and practice. These showcased members will be chosen by a monthly guest curator. The invited curator will select makers & artists that interest...

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Member Showcase August 2019 - Daniel Craddock

Every Month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work, routine and practice. These showcased members will be chosen by a guest curator. The invited curator will select makers/artists that interest them from...

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News

Graduate Showcase Finalists 2019

Aug 1st 2019
This summer we visited Degree Shows across Scotland. We look for the emerging Artists, Designers & Makers whose work best exemplifies the fresh and dynamic approach to contemporary applied and fine arts which Visual Arts Scotland seeks to support. From...

RT @FelicityBristow: For our @boundunbound exhibition opening @uprightgallery Fri 16th Aug #PrecipitousCity I made #linocut #prints of four…

@VisualArtsScot on August 14th 2019 1:23pm