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From Waste to Wall an Artists Perspective

By at August 3, 2022 | 4:40 pm | 0 Comment

From reinterpreting autism to reimagining single-use products – how one artist is changing perspectives in Edinburgh this summer. Leith’s Image Collective Gallery launches thought-provoking new exhibition Diagnosed with autism at the age of three, art has played an important role throughout James Owen Thomas’ life as a means of communication and expression. Now

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ALIGHT – Visual Arts Scotland

By at January 16, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

26 Jan - 22 Feb 2019 We are delighted to present our 2019 Annual Exhibition, ALIGHT, in the majestic upper galleries of the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. We continue to put contemporary applied arts & design disciplines and their relationship with contemporary fine art at the heart of the debate in our upcoming annual exhibition, ALIGHT. VAS

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Local Artist Celebrates New Display At Holyrood

By at September 20, 2018 | 2:17 pm | 0 Comment

Local artist, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham celebrated with new display at Holyrood A selection of paintings by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham , CBE, one of Britain’s most significant 20th century modern artists has gone on public display at the Scottish Parliament. The paintings by the St. Andrews-born painter, printmaker and colourist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912 – 2004)

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Global Edinburgh: Experience 6 Continents in one City

By at June 16, 2018 | 1:56 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh is by all counts an ancient city with ancient roots, a place which has been inhabited for eight millennia, and where 70% of the current population draws its roots from. However, that's all changing fast, with Edinburgh's long tradition of embracing internationalism and cosmopolitanism entering a new stratosphere, as this boom-town city becomes a global magnet

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Barns-Graham Collection & Trust move to Edinburgh

By at February 3, 2018 | 6:36 pm | 0 Comment

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham's Collection & Trust move to 77 Brunswick Street,  Edinburgh 20th century Scottish artist and member of St Ives Group, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham's Collection & Trust move to Edinburgh and appoints 2 staff  The Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust announces it has has moved the 20th century Scottish artist and St Ives Group member, Wilhelmina

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#EdFashion Announces Inaugural Event

By at June 17, 2015 | 8:55 pm | 0 Comment

#edfashion, Edinburgh’s social media hashtag for fashion, are hosting their first event this month - 'Drink & Draw' - an evening of fashion sketching and socialising at The Biscuit Factory. Five models wearing designs and pieces from Edinburgh's independent designers and boutiques will be presented individually for guests to draw, after which they are encouraged to

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Between a rock and an art place!

By at June 3, 2015 | 11:16 pm | 0 Comment

Art exhibition, Summerhall Edinburgh

Charity exhibition and auction raises funds to support youth homelessness The Rock Trust is holding its fifth postcard art exhibition and auction between 4 June and 2 July at Summerhall to raise money and awareness for youth homelessness in Edinburgh and the Lothians’. The fundraising event has received over 170 mini masterpieces, donated by renowned local,

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Edinburgh College student is people’s choice

By at April 17, 2015 | 9:33 am | 0 Comment

Edinburgh College Student Anna Elez Rodrigo celebrates her People’s Choice award at Creative Exchange.

Edinburgh College student is the people’s choice in design competition An Edinburgh College illustration student walked away with the people’s choice award in a competition to design a children’s book cover for city publisher Floris Books. The Kelpies Design & Illustration Prize 2015 challenged entrants to design a new book cover for Allan Campbell

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Roxburgh’s Court Art Project Goes On Display

By at October 1, 2014 | 2:33 pm | 1 Comments

roxburgh art competition

More than thirty design students from the Edinburgh College of Art have entered a competition to turn Roxburgh’s Court, just off the Royal Mile, into a ‘destination’. The small square located between Roxburgh’s and Warriston’s Closes now forms the hub of an award winning development that is breathing new life into the Old Town’s medieval

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The Absolutely Other – Exhibition by Mary Modeen

By at December 5, 2013 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

Mary Modeen exhibition

The Absolutely Other - Exhibition of prints by Mary Modeen 18 January to 15 March 2014 This installation of prints features work made up of overlays of visual memory that mix landscape and suggestions of witnessing. These are layered together to suggest forms of awareness in which landscape and metaphysical states share equal attention. Printmaking processes lend

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