Edinburgh College of Art (eca) has a reputation as one of the most successful independent art colleges in the UK. The College's academic staff are practising artists, designers, architects and curators with international reputations in their fields.
Work in progress exhibitions and shows by visiting artists take place throughout the year, whilst the annual Degree Show is a vast and eclectic group show highlighting the final work of all graduating students. The Fashion Show held annually in May is a stunning catwalk show featuring the work of graduating fashion, performance costume and textile students.
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop was set up in 1987 with the same key aims as now – to provide professional support for artists at all stages of their careers and to promote access to the visual arts, especially sculpture, through an inclusive programme open to people of all ages and abilities.
A unique collection of old and new Scottish jewellery, soft furnishings, wedding accessories, and very good, nearly new baby clothes, christening gowns and toys, local handmade marmalade, chocolates and jams, local artisan arts and crafts, soft furnishings and other curiosities awaits your browsing.
Euchan House Gallery is situated on the outskirts of the Royal Burgh of Sanquhar, in the beautiful Dumfriesshire countryside. The artist, Noelle Stevenson, works from the adjoining studio, creating original silk paintings in a variety of styles and media, but always inspired by the natural world. Noelle also holds silk painting courses, in a friendly and helpful atmosphere. Absolute beginners welcome. Please contact her for full details.
The Clyde Room at the Falls of Clyde is a perfect craft venue. With beautiful views over the River Clyde all kinds of wildlife can be spotted along the banks from four elegant georgian windows, including dippers, grey wagtails and kingfishers.
Seamless felt products individually made by Ewa Kuniczak from 100% merino wool, dyed by herself. Specialisms include items for ladies, children and the home - hats, bags, slippers, scarves, shawls, teacosies, coffee pot covers, cushions and drapes, fibre sculptures and dolls for collectors, books on feltmaking. Commissions, retail and wholesale enquiries welcome.
Fife Contemporary Art and Craft runs a contemporary visual art and craft programme from its office in St Andrews Town Hall.
Individually reduction fired stoneware, domestic, decorative and sculptural.
Established in 1998, The Flat Cat Gallery present changing exhibitions of contemporary art, ceramics, sculptures and jewellery.
Forgan Arts Centre is rooted in the community, offering educational and cultural opportunities to all ages and abilities, in an environment that enriches well-being.