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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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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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 October 2019 - Anne Marquiss

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 October 2019 - Krzysztof Borkowski

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 October 2019 - Jo Pudelko

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 October 2019 - Jo Pudelko

Oct 30th 2019
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 them from our amazing...