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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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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...

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OPEN CALL - Tatha Gallery Members' Exhibition Opportunity

SURGE / A celebration of the work of VAS members at the beautiful Tatha Gallery, The Newport, 1 High Street, Newport-on-Tay, October 2021 We are delighted to be once again partnering with the brilliant Tatha Gallery to present a showcase of works by...

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Annual Exhibition 2022 Open Call for Entries

Visual Arts Scotland would like to invite artists from across Scotland, the UK and Internationally to apply to be part of one of the oldest and biggest exhibiting events celebrating contemporary art in Scotland. Visual Arts Scotland presents our Annual Exhibition 202...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Annual Exhibition 2022 Open Call for Entries

Jul 29th 2021
Visual Arts Scotland would like to invite artists from across Scotland, the UK and Internationally to apply to be part of one of the oldest and biggest exhibiting events celebrating contemporary art in Scotland. Visual Arts Scotland presents our Annual Exhibition...

SURGE with @Tathagallery is open for entries! We are delighted to showcase our Members' work once again at the bea… https://t.co/ulCmgsYXdq

@VisualArtsScot on July 13th 2021 12:41pm