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.

Learn More

Recent Highlights

Featured Update

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...

view

Featured Update

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...

view

Featured Update

Graduate Showcase 2021- CALL OUT

Are you a final year degree level student at a college in Scotland graduating this Spring? Are you a college providing degree level fine art/design courses? If so, we want to hear from you! We are expanding our approach to the annual Visual Arts Scotland Graduate...

view

Featured Update

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...

view

Featured Update

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...

view

Featured Update

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...

view

Featured Update

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...

view

Featured Update

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...

view

News

Graduate Showcase 2021- CALL OUT

May 27th 2021
Are you a final year degree level student at a college in Scotland graduating this Spring? Are you a college providing degree level fine art/design courses? If so, we want to hear from you! We are expanding our approach to the annual Visual Arts Scotland Graduate Showcase to...

RT @GIfestival: We are excited to be collaborating with the international arts & culture magazine @ArtReview to introduce the role of Write…

@VisualArtsScot on May 26th 2021 10:09am