Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
On the outskirts of the seaside neighbourhood of Newhaven, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop has 15 studios, as well as wood and metal workshops and project and education spaces. It runs learning and professional development courses ranging from wood, metal and foundry workshops to Mac and Final Cut Pro sessions. In terms of artistic development, the Micro Residency programme allows participating artists to explore new ideas and processes out with their normal practice, benefiting from Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s facilities and staff support. It also encourages networking and peer critiques. Art collective FOUND participated in a micro-residency and subsequently won a Scottish BAFTA in 2009.
Reviews & features
Scotland's Workshops Week aims to draw attention to the quality of facilities on offer19 Nov 2019
We pick some highlights from the programme, which brings together 11 of the country's sculpture workshops, print-making and photography studios
Scotland's reputation in the visual arts is well established, but few people make the connection between international shows and Turner Prize wins and the artists' facilities on the ground where world-class work is made. That's one of the reasons why…
Culture class: have a creative outlet for your student worries20 Sep 2018
So you know all about the masters and the tastemakers – how about becoming one yourself? We take a look at some of the hands-on visual art activities on offer in Glasgow and Edinburgh
Forget naff posters, how about creating something by hand to decorate the walls of your new student digs? Edinburgh Printmakers and Glasgow Print Studio offer a range of courses in printmaking – from afternoon classes in simple stencil screen-prints…
You must visit these secret art galleries in Edinburgh and Glasgow1 Sep 2017
We look at some of the most interesting art spaces off the beaten track
Some of Edinburgh and Glasgow's best art spaces aren't so easy to spot and you're unlikely to stumble across them in your first few weeks at uni – but they're well worth seeking out. The grassroots scenes in these cities are where some of the most…
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