Watch: Royal Photographic Society Scotland – Euan Ross Alternative Landscapes

In the first of RPS Scotland’s second season of talks, amateur Scottish artist Euan Ross was invited to present his work online. Euan has exhibited his work at several open exhibitions including the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and the Paisley Art Institute where he was awarded the James BS Curr award at […]

Paid PhD Research Opportunity at Edinburgh Printmakers

We are very excited to be working with Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) to offer a wonderful opportunity to PhD Researchers in Scotland to explore our rich archive! The product of over fifty years collaboration with many leading Scottish and International artists, Edinburgh Printmakers’ collection of original contemporary prints remains physically and intellectually inaccessible. Edinburgh Printmakers seeks […]

Exhibition: Flight – Frank McElhinney

Street Level Photoworks’ current exhibition Flight by Frank McElhinney features photography and other works which were created in Street Level’s darkroom and facilities. Frank is a long time member of SLP and was selected to take part in a residency exchange programme in 2019 between Street Level Photoworks and Artlink, Fort Dunree in Donegal. Flight reflects upon the long history […]

Autumn Courses and Workshops at Dundee Contemporary Arts

Autumn is almost here and we have plenty of ways to keep you creative as the nights draw in. Try your hand at something new with our wide variety of introductory and beginner classes, or expand your skills with one of our intermediate courses. We may have just mentioned autumn but Christmas will be here […]

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Glasgow Print Studio is Hiring

Saturday Workshop Assistant Post (Part Time)    We are seeking a Workshop Assistant to work with us on Saturdays. This is a new role, created in response to changing staff patterns and provides an exciting opportunity to create a new one year post in our lively open access printmaking studio. Founded in 1972 Glasgow Print […]

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Open Call: Learning Assistant Traineeship, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

OPEN CALL: LEARNING ASSISTANT TRAINEESHIP Application deadline – Sunday 28 August at 5pm We are looking for a Learning Assistant to join the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop team until June 2023. You will be working alongside ESW’s Curator for Learning and be supported by the organisation to develop your skills and gain experience working in the […]

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New Summer Courses & Workshops at Dundee Contemporary Arts

Spend some time getting creative in Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) Print Studio with our new programme of summer courses and workshops! Taking you from July to September, we’re excited to bring you some brand new courses alongside a great selection of introductory, beginner and taster classes, including some returning favourites. For those who have visited […]

Summer Printmaking Courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

We have a range of exciting new courses available this summer at Edinburgh Printmakers, there’s something for everyone, whether you can draw a straight line or not! What better way to spend your summer than learning printmaking skills and making new friends? Digital Imaging and Screenprinting Drawn and Painterly Approaches to Etching Laser Cut Woodblock […]

Intercity Prints

Preview: Thursday 9th June, 6pm – 8pm Exhibition Runs: 10th June – 30th July   This exhibition at Glasgow Print Studio brings together works from the five major Scottish Print Studios – Glasgow Print Studio, Edinburgh Printmakers, Peacock Visual Arts, Dundee Contemporary Arts and Highland Print Studio. These organisations are central to Scotland’s strong Printmaking […]

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Street Level Photoworks: Workshops Week 2022

We had a great Workshops Week from 1st to 9th April, which included the magic of traditional and alternative photographic processes introduced by Iseult Timmermans, through tasters in Salt Print; one of the earliest printing techniques that gives beautiful brown tones on watercolour paper, a Cyanotype with its distinctive blue tones and Photograms to create […]

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Elizabeth Blackadder retrospective exhibition at Glasgow Print Studio

Elizabeth Blackadder Opening Reception: Saturday 09 April, 12noon – 2pm Exhibition Runs: 09 April – 28 May 2022   Glasgow Print Studio is honoured to present an exhibition of work by the late Dame Elizabeth Blackadder DBE, RA, RSA, RSW, RGI (1931 – 2021). Elizabeth Blackadder had a long and fruitful relationship with Glasgow Print […]

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Workshops Week

Scotland’s Workshops Week will take place from 2-9th of April 2022. Head along to 9 of our network’s locations to experience a range of exhibitions, courses, tours and events. The host workshops are: Dundee Contemporary Arts, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Glasgow Print Studio, Highland Print Studio (Inverness), North Lands Creative (Lybster), Peacock Visual Arts […]

Sat 2 April – Sat 9 April

Get Creative in DCA Print Studio: April – June 2022

Spring is almost here and it brings with it a new programme of Get Creative courses in Dundee Contemporary Arts’ (DCA) Print Studio! Try something new with a wide selection of one-day workshops, introductory classes and beginners courses, or expand your knowledge with new follow-on classes, including the brand new GoccoPro Screen Printing course.  Japanese Brush […]

SLP Members: Frank McElhinney exhibits at Helsinki Darkroom Festival

Scottish artist Frank McElhinney has been selected to exhibit as part of Impression Remains, the main exhibition of Helsinki Darkroom Festival. Celebrating current darkroom art and the creative possibilities of analogic photography. The exhibition introduces eleven photographers who have been selected among 394 applicants who responded to the festival’s open call. The exhibition features artwork from the last couple […]

Upcoming Exhibitions at Edinburgh Printmakers- Mohammad Barrangi, Leena Nammari & Louise Ritchie

Anything is Possible: Mohammad Barrangi 21 January – 27 March Mohammad Barrangi’s work combines elements of Persian calligraphy, storytelling, text, and touches of humour. Using contemporary printmaking techniques, along with traditional calligraphy and handmade paper practices, Barrangi’s finished works emulate ancient manuscripts in both colour and texture. As well as incorporating small pieces and large […]

Get Creative in 2022 with new Print Studio Courses at Dundee Contemporary Arts

Whether you’re looking for a last minute Christmas gift or your New Year’s resolution is to learn a new skill, our January – March 2022 Get Creative programme includes a whole host of evening, weekend, and one-day workshops to choose from. All courses are suitable for beginners and many are running more than once, so […]

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Youth Bursary Programme

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is looking for enthusiastic young artists aged 18-24 to undertake our Youth Bursary Programme. The programme offers four Edinburgh based individuals who want to become artists the opportunity to do this through a programme of nurture, training and support to help them achieve this.  The programme will run for 10 months from […]

Street Level Photoworks | Miriam Ali selected for FUTUREPROOF 2021

Miriam Ali, a member of Street Level Photoworks, is one of twelve selected artists who will exhibit as part of FUTUREPROOF 2021 – the annual showcase of Scottish photography graduates which has been running since 2008. We are thrilled to partner with Stills: Centre for Photography, who have made the final selection of work and […]

Opportunity: Assistant Curator (Full Time)

Peacock is looking for an Assistant Curator to assist with exhibition making, from research and planning through to production and public events. Position: Assistant Curator Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week Reporting to: Director / Curator Salary: £18,000 plus pension Annual Leave: 35 days incl. bank holidays Job Purpose: The Assistant Curator will support Peacock’s […]

Opportunity: Print Archive Curator Post (Part Time)

Glasgow Print Studio are seeking an Archive Curator to work with them to fulfill their objective to position the GPS Archive as a key organisation asset and visitor resource fit for the future. As GPS head into their 50th year in 2022, they have identified key significant developments required over the next three years in […]

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Join the team at Scottish Sculpture Workshop

Salary: £21,000 pro rata, 2 years fixed-term Based on site at SSW in Lumsden, Aberdeenshire (relocation support, including 3 months’ accommodation available) Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) is looking for an Admin & Accounts Assistant. This is an integral role within the day-to-day workings of SSW, responsible for the provision of robust accounting and administration, working with […]

Current Exhibitions at Glasgow Print Studio: October 2021

John Mackechnie: Shifting Sands Glasgow Print Studio First Floor Gallery Exhibition Runs: 02 October – 20 November 2021 Glasgow Print Studio presents an exhibition of works by internationally renowned artist-printmaker John Mackechnie MBE RSA, including screenprint editions made over the past ten years alongside paintings made during lockdown. Covering subject matter across Hebridean waters, skyscraper reflections, […]

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Current and Upcoming Exhibitions at Edinburgh Printmakers

  Entanglements of Time & Tide: Sonia Mehra Chawla– until 12 November A visual arts and science engagement project by India based artist and researcher Sonia Mehra Chawla, researching the North Sea and its coastal and marine ecosystems. This body of work is a contribution to our empathetic understanding of the oceans, their significance as […]

Printmaking Courses at Glasgow Print Studio

We are delighted to announce our Adult printmaking course programme restarted in June 2021. Running over 6months, we are offering a reduced programme to enable Covid-19 safety & social distancing measures to be put in place. Phase 1 provides monthly weekend courses and a block of evening courses with options for beginner/refresher, intermediate & advanced […]

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Call out for artists and artist educators – North Lands Creative

North Lands Creative is seeking talented and passionate artists to co-develop and deliver bespoke, community-focused innovative projects with local communities, associate partners, community groups, and schools that will take part in the Alastair Pilkington Studio and our new Makerspace. Job Title : Artist Educator / Socially Engaged Artist Fee : £35.00 per hour – workshop […]

Street Level Photoworks | New Facility Assistant: Tiu Makkonen (Culture Collective)

We would like to introduce the newest member of the SLP team! Tiu Makkonen is a photographer from Finland who has been living and working in Scotland for the past decade. She is heavily invested in photographing underrepresented communities within Scotland, from grassroots LGBT+ activism to art festivals, underground parties to national calls for action. […]

Peacock Poster Workshop

Come and make a poster for your campaign for FREE. Use a combination of Risograph printer & Letterpress to create visually striking posters. From now until 11th December and by appointment only: Thursday – Saturday Within the context of Another World is Possible, Peacock Visual Arts would like to invite the city’s local activists and […]

Fri 16 July – Sat 11 December

Is another Aberdeen possible? an online talk from Peacock – a workshop for art

The fifth in our series of online talks on occasion of the Aberdeen People’s Press exhibition is coming up on Saturday 25th September from 5-6pm. Tickets are free, to book click here. Join University of Aberdeen Archivist, Andrew MacGregor, former members of Aberdeen People’s Press alongside Doug Haywood and Fiona Napier from Aberdeen Social Centre […]

Sat 25 September

Black Light Printing at Peacock – a workshop for art

We are delighted to be taking bookings for a brand new printmaking workshop. Black light printing! This is a woodcut relief printing class in which attendees will learn every step of creating multicolour woodcut prints, with an illuminating twist. Using sonic luminescent inks of multiple colours that react under blacklight your prints will come to […]

North Lands Creative – The Radcliffe Trust Scholarship Award 2022

North Lands Creative – The Radcliffe Trust Scholarship Award is an important part of our commitment to artistic and cultural development and supports the work of an emerging UK glass artist, providing opportunities for artistic development within an innovative and supportive glass community. All Artists who graduated between 2019 and 2021 (BA or MA) from […]

Another world is possible: Aberdeen People’s Press and radical media in the 1970s

Aberdeen People’s Press operated between 1973 and 1984, publishing a fortnightly alternative local newspaper, pamphlets and books, as well as providing a printing service for a wide range of radical groups, community newspapers, trade unions and campaigning organisations. In addition to its printing and publishing activities, Aberdeen People’s Press also acted as a hub, a […]

Fri 16 July – Sat 11 December

Get Creative in DCA Print Studio – Sep – Oct 2021

DCA are so excited to be able to host courses and workshops in DCA Print Studio again! Our new programme of Get Creative classes has something for all skill levels, whether you have no previous experience in printmaking or you’re looking to enhance your skills. We’ve got a great selection of evening and weekend courses […]

Photography Courses at Stills – Autumn / Winter 2021

Stills have published their programme of photographic learning for the rest of the year. No matter your skill level or interest, there is a course for you – whether you’re looking to learn the basics of using a DSLR, want to take your darkroom printing to the next level or need some practical design skills […]

Autumn Courses Announced at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Take the opportunity to learn a new skill this autumn with Beginners Stone Carving course in ESW’s beautiful Courtyard or by signing up for Clay Portraiture Online to make a ceramic head. Both courses are run by experienced artists who have developed the course content over time and will lead you through the creative process […]

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Scotland’s Workshops – user survey

We would like to ask you for your valued input to inform us here at Scotland’s national production facilities. This survey has been sent to you from the 11 nationally-funded art production organisations to ask you to help create a picture of the country’s current visual arts practice. You may have received this more than […]

Fri 13 August – Wed 1 September

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Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Traineeships: open call for Applciations

Application deadline – 30 May (midnight) We are looking for 2 enthusiastic individuals to join the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop team for the next year. You will be working alongside ESW’s Curator for Learning and be supported by the organisation to develop your skills and gain lots of experience working in the arts. You will get […]

Reopening Scotland’s Workshops

Scotland’s Workshops are really looking forward to welcoming back members and users. Each facility has different spaces and protocols and will have a schedule specific to them with restricted numbers and opening times, in order to maintain the highest safety standards. Please get in touch directly with them if you have any questions. DCA Print […]

Resetting Scotland’s Workshops

It’s been over 5 months since all the production facilities were able to deliver a full service in our physical spaces. As we gradually move back into our buildings and make them safe and accessible to artists and our communities we wanted to share what we’ve been up to for the past few months. Behind […]

Digital Residencies: the Condition of the City

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Edinburgh Printmakers is offering support to 4 artists at any stage in their careers to research and develop new digital projects. The selected artists will each be awarded a remote 4 week residency and a bursary of £500 to experiment with digital technologies and new art forms. With the cancellation of […]

EP Graphics and Illustration Fair 2020 Call-Out

Graphics and Illustrations Fair 2020 | 25 & 26 April Edinburgh Printmakers are delighted to announce the first-ever EP Graphics and Illustration Fair, housed in Castle Mills, the largest centre for print in Europe and a beautifully restored heritage building. They are looking for inspiring and creative practitioners, collectives and creative start-ups to champion during […]

Workshops Week at Edinburgh Printmakers

Over 13 000 people visited Edinburgh Printmakers during Scotland’s Workshops Week at their new heritage home at Castle Mills.  Kicking the #workshopsweek off with EP Open Day on Saturday 16 November, Edinburgh Printmakers hosted a variety of activities from demonstrations and workshops to drop-in activities for visitors to try their hand at printmaking. With 40 […]

Development Manager

Freelance Engagement, for 15 months from March 2020 Fee: £13600 Travel Budget: £800 Deadline for Applications: 5pm Wednesday 15 January 2020 Role description This role is crucial to the next phase of Scotland’s Workshops development. Working closely with the Directors’ group you will develop the network through delivering agreed priorities as laid out below and […]

Fri 20 December – Tue 15 January

Courses Programme at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

NEW SKILLS FOR THE NEW YEAR Coming up in the new year Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop have more courses to get you thinking, making and learning new skills and processes. From introductory, one day, tasters in different artistic processes to longer evening courses or whole weekends that give you time to experiment with materials, ideas, and […]

School of Sideways Sculpture participants at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, led by Charlotte Barker, 2019.

Stills launch 2020 Course Dates

The new term of Stills courses includes a wide range of learning opportunities, covering everything from Liquid Silver to Super 8mm, Digital SLR and more starting in January 2020. Stills can support you to develop your skills and practice, whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced photographer.  Stills’ tutors are professionals from a variety of fields of photography, digital media and […]

What’s on where during Workshops Week

  Here is the schedule of events at all 11 visual art organisations during Workshops Week from 16 – 23 November 2019.   Events are a mixture of one-off workshops, ongoing courses and open days. For full details follow the links.   Exhibitions that are also taking place during Workshops Week are listed after the […]

Alberta Whittle and Editions at DCA

DCA regularly works directly with the artists exhibiting in their galleries to develop limited edition artworks for sale. This gives people the opportunity to acquire affordable artwork by critically acclaimed contemporary artists while supporting DCA’s future programme. Having a generously equipped Print Studio at the heart of the building means that editions can be created […]

Workshops Week and Launch of Scotland’s Workshops Website

The first ever Workshops Week happened between 16 and 23 November 2019. As a group of eleven organisations, Scotland’s Workshops provide the foundation for visual art production in Scotland. With Workshops Week, the network – which includes an international acclaimed glass centre in rural Caithness, a cutting edge printmaking studio in Dundee and a city […]

Sat 16 November – Sat 23 November

Anniversary celebrations

Coincidentally 2019 is a year of celebration for 3 of Scotland’s Workshops. In November Scottish Sculpture Workshop will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in its beautiful location in the village of Lumsden. Celebration plans over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd November include a performative iron pour, pot luck breakfast and a series of workshops and […]

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International printmaking biennale for kids

Funen Printmaking Studio invites all children between 5 and 16 years old to participate in their printmaking biennale IBK2020. The biennale is an opportunity for all children and school classes to get their prints shown in their gallery during August 2020. All parti­cipants are guaranteed to be part in the exhibition, where an international jury […]