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Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Gracefield Handback

If you submitted work for the VAS members exhibition at Gracefield in Dumfries please remember to collect it from the venue where you dropped it off this Saturday, 14th November, between 11am and 3pm.

Many thanks,

Norman Cherry - Isomorphs, New Mutations

Opening 5.11.2009, 6pm 6-25.11.09, Tuesday-Saturday 11am-7pm.
ISOMORPHS - NEW MUTATIONS is the latest collection of work by Norman Cherry, exploring the continually developing theme of Isomorphism in which obviously different objects display similarities of form or characteristic. The pieces of jewellery which Norman Cherry has created over the past three years have a common genesis - a summer residency at the Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, in Portland, Oregon, USA. Recognisably similar forms have been variously deconstructed, reconstructed, and reinvented as components or features of new jewels which, although different, are all recognisably visually related. Mainly abstract in appearance, the most recent creations of the series have begun to mutate slowly into a more particularly narrative form, each with a specific story to tell.

Remember ... Six Friends in November

Exhibition in Penicuik
VAS member Ulla Hipkin and friends have put together a lively mixed exhibition in the Penicuik Arts Centre, 2-4 West Street until November 28, open 10 - 16 Mon - Sat. Raku sculpture, ceramics, stained glass, knitted landscapes, photographs &poems, and paintings. 'Paradise Lost and Regain'd' Exhibition in Peebles Chambers Institution Gallery, High Street is on until 7 November showing innovative art works about the environment, climate change and pollution by Aine Divine, Ulla Hipkin, Michael Jessing, Fiona Maher, John Rogers and Kenneth McQueenie.

Studio Vacancy at ESW

Solo Studio available: call for applications
Deadline for applications: Monday 23 November 2009
Solo Studio Now Available for 1 year short term let

A solo studio at ESW is available for a lease period of 1 year from 1 December 2009.The monthly rental rate is £89.32 per month, payable by standing order (this forms part of the studio licence holder’s agreement). Preference will be given to artists working in sculpture, but please call Gordon Munro, Assistant Director, if you would like to discuss this further.

How to apply
If you would like to be considered for this vacancy, please complete the attached Application Form and send with the following:-
8 images or examples of your work in jpeg or dvd form
current CV
artist’s statement

Please send applications by e-mail to or by post to:
Gordon Munro
Assistant Director
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
25 Hawthornvale