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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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Inches Carr Award 2022 | Open for Entries

We are delighted to invite applications from Scottish makers for the fourth Visual Arts Scotland : Inches Carr Craft Creative Development Award 2022. The purpose of the award is to enable makers to develop their practice to a higher level, consider innovation...

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VAS Graduate Showcase 2021 Finalists

Every summer Visual Arts Scotland visit degree shows across the breadth of Scotland. We look for emerging artists whose work best exemplifies the fresh and dynamic approach to contemporary art which Visual Arts Scotland seeks to support. From the vast...

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Seawater in the C-port: A residency on Eigg

Sweeney's Bothy residency in Eigg was delivered in partnership with Bothy Project earlier this year. We caught up with selected VAS Member Jo Pudelko and asked her to reflect her time on the island:   In March 2021 I was thrilled to hear that I had...

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Beyond Boundaries

A blog by artists Geraldine van Heemstra and Clare Dudeney, who participated in our Without Boundaries residency, in partnership with Marchmont House.  During this residency, the artists spent a week aboard the 50ft yacht, Whimbrel, a Bluewater catamaran, ...

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Beyond Boundaries

Nov 16th 2021
A blog by artists Geraldine van Heemstra and Clare Dudeney, who participated in our Without Boundaries residency, in partnership with Marchmont House.  During this residency, the artists spent a week aboard the 50ft yacht, Whimbrel, a Bluewater catamaran,  exploring the remote...

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@VisualArtsScot on November 12th 2021 8:08pm