FLY 2016

3 - 27 December 2016

The Royal Scottish Academy Building, The Mound, Edinburgh

Visual Arts Scotland are thrilled to announce our 2016/17 annual exhibition, FLY, which launched on Saturday 3 December in the stunning upper galleries of the The Royal Scottish Academy Building on the Mound in Edinburgh. This year we have formed new exciting partnership with Craft Scotland, strengthened existing relationships with the art colleges, and as always we will extend an open invitation to all practicing artists - emerging and established, applied and fine artists, working in large scale or small, to demonstrate the level of talent out there via our open submission. See full details on each of these below

James Rigler

Craft Scotland Celebrates ... Ceramics

We are delighted to be partnering with Craft Scotland to bring you the first in a planned series of media specific showcases which over the next few years will shine a spotlight on a different craft discipline each year. We will celebrate our mutual ambition to exhibit quality craft in a venue fitting of its stature, and in context alongside works of fine art.

Converge 2016

Open Submissions 2016

VAS’s Open Submission exhibition offers the distinct opportunity for emerging and established contemporary artists, designers and craft makers to showcase new and unseen work in Scotland’s flagship exhibiting venue. We would like to extend an invitation to all artists to submit work for a chance to be part of this exciting opportunity. There are no restrictions, geographical, size, material or otherwise. Show us what you can do with no holds barred!


Graduate Showcase 2016

Bringing you the next big thing in emerging talent from the five main Scottish Art Schools. Selected from a shortlist of 28, this years artists are Jon Christie, Chloe Lewis, Wanshu Li, Felicity Lynden, Jordan McGinlay, Evgeniia Balashova and Rosie Currie.

Jo Barker - Swirl

The Cordis Prize

Shortlisted entries on display now at FLY 2016 until 27 December.