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

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Curated Member Showcase

As part of our continual drive to spotlight our diverse membership, their work, routine and practice, we have introduced The Membership Showcase. These website showcased members will be chosen by a monthly guest curator, nine out of twelve months of the year....

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Borders Art Fair - Spotlight on VAS

We are delighted to be invited to show in the Spotlight Area of The Borders Art Fair on the 13th – 15th of March. This is part of VAS’s aim to create quality opportunities to showcase our members work, to generate debate, to test out and exhibit challenging...

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SSA|VAS OPEN | ANNUAL SHOW AWARDS 2020

  We would like to thank all those who have contributed to this year’s awards. We work with a number of generous partners each year to offer artists exhibiting at our exhibition a range of prizes and awards. Below is the list of the successful awardees...

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New Professional Members 2020

We are delighted to introduce our elected Professioal Members for 2020. Professional Membership is by election only and new members must be nominated by two existing professional members. Professional membership is aimed at working artists who are actively creating...

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Curated Member Showcase March 2020 - Robbie Bushe

We are delighted to continue our Curated Member Showcase after a brief hiatus for the Annual Exhibition. Every month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work & practice. These showcased members will be...

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Curated Member Showcase March 2020 - Susie Leiper

We are delighted to continue our Curated Member Showcase after a brief hiatus for the Annual Exhibition. Every month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work & practice. These showcased members will be...

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Curated Member Showcase March 2020 - Andrew Mackenzie

We are delighted to continue our Curated Member Showcase after a brief hiatus for the Annual Exhibition. Every month we will showcase three Visual Arts Scotland members, spotlighting their work & practice. These showcased members will be...

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Changes to Visual Arts Scotland in 2020

Our current president, Andrew Mackenzie, is stepping down after a wonderful three year term. Visual Arts Scotland would like to acknowledge the support and leadership of our now Past President, for his huge quantites of voluntary work and diligent stewardship of...

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THE EMERGENCY ART WORKERS SUPPORT FUND

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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News

THE EMERGENCY ART WORKERS SUPPORT FUND

Mar 27th 2020
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 pandemic, Visual...

RT @WBGTrust1: 🚨Deadline reminder🚨 First round applications close this Wednesday (8 April) for @VisualArtsScot Emergency Art Workers Suppo…

@VisualArtsScot on April 06th 2020 6:31pm