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Grants for the arts

Also under the microscope has been Arts Council England’s Grants for the arts programme. This has been dubbed in Annabel Jackson Associates’ evaluation of the 2003/04 scheme as “a brave and radical initiative that has transformed grant making [but that […]

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SCOT-NY residency

Scottish visual artist Rosalind Nashashibi has been awarded the Scottish Arts Council’s New York residency. This provides the artist with an apartment in the financial district of Manhattan as well as a bursary to support living costs. A Beck’s Futures […]

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Dr Helen Bennett of the Scottish Arts Council with Len Smith's version of the craftscotland logo
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Crafts site launched

www.craftscotland.org – a major new national and international showcase promoting the best of Scottish craft was launched in September in Aberdeen at Challenging Craft, an international conference for leading craft professionals. Initiated and funded by the Scottish Arts Council, the […]

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A preoccupation with insignificances
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Symbiotic beasts

Kirsten Lloyd and Juliana Capes report back from a conference in Rotterdam that reaffirmed their belief that artist–led initiatives have a vital role to play in shaping the arts sector.

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Hood, and Flow
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Creative Scotland Awards

Eight artists have each received £30,000 to develop a creative project as part of the delivery of the Creative Scotland Awards. Making these cross-art form awards in March, Chair of the Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Awards 2004 judging panel […]

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Lottery squeezed

The Scottish Arts Council is creating a single fund for capital lottery funds for the next three years in an attempt to minimise the impact of lower arts income to good causes arising from players of the National Lottery. Ticket […]

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Windbreak/Notched Wall
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Together forever

Julie Brook gives a personal account of her involvement in the Comhla International Artists Workshop in North Uist.

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Gold skimmers evening bag and scarf
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Artists’ collaborations

Artist-led organisations in Somerset and Dorset have collaborated to create a series of exhibitions at Sherborne House. For the preview, twelve artists from SCA (Sherborne Contemporary Arts) and FAN (Frome Artists’ Network) will transform the gallery space, creating a challenging […]

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Pavement Astronomer
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Scotland events

The programme of artists’ events in Scotland is kicking off in Aberdeen in January with an event in partnership with Limousine Bull. Exploring artists’ opportunities and strategies for crossing over between areas of practice the event will feature artists’ presentations […]

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Low Scenic
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Auditing Scotland

The Scottish Arts Council has recently published an audit of visual artists. Moira Jeffrey reports.

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PUP 412, Lapland
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Veer north

Roxane Permar describes setting up a new artists’ membership group in Shetland.

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work in progress
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Island hopping

This year’s Venice Biennale sees the first separate national presentations from Wales and Scotland. Gordon Dalton and Graham Ramsay preview the two country’s contributions.

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Scotland celebrates

Two artists in Scotland have been awarded Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Awards in a scheme that provides £300,000 annually to artists with a proven track record who would benefit from support. Jim Buckley and Ian Hamilton Finlay each received […]

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The Glamour
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Transmission

Sorcha Dallas profiles Transmission, the Glasgow-based artist-run gallery, that was established in 1983 by graduates of Glasgow School of Art.

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Remote mind
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art.tm

Art.tm’s Director Gordon Rogers explains the organisation’s role in facilitating and promoting the work of visual artists in the heart of the most dispersed population in Europe.

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60 second interlude
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Inspiring practice

Malcolm Dickson highlights the issues around the future needs of artists’ organisations in Scotland.

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Hoswick
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High hopes

Moira Jeffrey visits the Scottish Highlands and Islands to see how a bid for European Capital of Culture is affecting artists and art organisations.

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