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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SSA | VAS OPEN 2019/2020

SSA | VAS OPEN Royal Scottish Academy 22 December 2019 – 30 January 2020 Entry £3 | Concession £2 | Catalogue £2 This year both societies are proud to uphold their commitment to championing the work of their respective memberships and that...

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Curated 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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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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SSA + VAS OPEN | 30 x 30 | Small Works by Society Members

SSA + VAS OPEN | 30 x 30 | Members Wall - Small Works by Society Members All Society members are welcome to submit work. There is no selection process and there is no entry charge. Throughout the exhibition works displayed on rotation in our changing...

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Curated Member Showcase November 2019 - Michael Clarence

Every Month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work & 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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Curated Member Showcase November 2019 - Lynsey Mackenzie

Every Month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work & 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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Curated Member Showcase November 2019 - Kirsty Reid

Every Month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work & 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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Graduate Showcase 2019 - Brandon Logan

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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Graduate Showcase 2019 - Eleanor Whitworth

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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Borders Art Fair - Member Only Submissions

Visual Arts Scotland is delighted to be invited to show in the Spotlight Area of The Borders Art Fair on the 13th – 25th of March. This is part of VAS’s aims to create quality opportunities to showcase our members work, to generate debate, to test out and...

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Borders Art Fair - Member Only Submissions

Dec 11th 2019
Visual Arts Scotland is delighted to be invited to show in the Spotlight Area of The Borders Art Fair on the 13th – 25th of March. This is part of VAS’s aims to create quality opportunities to showcase our members work, to generate debate, to test out and...

NOVEMBER CURATED MEMBER SHOWCASE / Michael Clarence curated by @barrymcglashan Read showcase here:… https://t.co/4RT05jB2hS

@VisualArtsScot on November 29th 2019 1:21pm