Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Alex Frost at FTHo London


Alex Frost, book launch, BBQ and a performance by Giles Bailey
Friday 31 July, 6–9pm
Please join us for the launch of Property Guardian, an accompanying publication for the exhibition, featuring texts by Josephine Berry and Claire Louise Staunton. We will celebrate its launch, as well as Alex Frost's time with FTHo, with an evening of summer drinks and BBQ in the FTHo garden and a specially commissioned performance by Giles Bailey.
Property Guardian is an exhibition of new mixed media sculptures and drawings that use and manipulate motifs relating to the home and domesticity, from Alex Frost’s residency at Flat Time House. A reflexive exercise, these works have been made whilst living and working in a home, gallery and archive. They have developed out of an investigation into the role of artists within a community, and the way in which the living conditions of artists have been politicised through the current culture of property speculation, and property guardianship programmes in particular. Alex’s work is made not with any critical distance but rather from a conflicted and implicated position.
Alex Frost graduated from the MFA Programme at Glasgow School of Art and was the 2014 Phynance Resident, supported by the Estate of Barry Flanagan.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Finding the right way

Anthony demonstrates his map reading skills...

Anthony Schrag walks to the Venice Biennale from Scotland

Anthony Schrag (MFA 2005) is currently several weeks into his pilgrimage to Venice but still has a great distance yet to walk. Read about his pilgrimage here

Friday, 10 July 2015

Marysia Gacek: pleasant setting

Marysia Gacek: pleasant setting

Opening 5 - 8pm Saturday 11 July 2015

Glasgow Sculpture Studios
The Whisky Bond, 2 Dawson Road
Glasgow G4 9SS

Glasgow Sculpture Studios (GSS) is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work, pleasant setting, by Marysia Gacek, developed throughout her one year Graduate Fellowship at GSS from November 2014 until November 2015.

Marysia Gacek’s work is known for its suggestive personal symbolism, using memory and arcane cultural referents that assert the transcendent possibilities of the banal. Gacek works in a variety of materials ranging from painting, clay, to textiles and video. By starting with a place, an image, a specific memory, or an object, she creates structures and narratives with loose connections using personal symbolism and different modes of representation.

A small publication will accompany the exhibition including a commissioned text by writer and curator Melissa Canbaz.

Exhibitions runs until 5 September 2015
Gallery open 11am - 5pm Wednesday - Saturday, or by appointment.
Glasgow Sculpture Studios is a membership organisation that receives revenue funding from Creative Scotland and Glasgow Life.
The 2014 Graduate Fellowship is generously supported by The Fenton Arts Trust, The Hope Scott Trust, Adam Mickiewicz Institute and Culture.pl.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Glasgow Sculpture Studios MFA Graduate Fellowship

Katie Schwab is the recipient of the Glasgow Sculpture Studios MFA Graduate Fellowship.

Katie will begin the Fellowship in November 2015 with the opportunity to show her work in the GSS Gallery in Summer 2016.

The Glasgow Sculpture Studios MFA Graduate Fellowship is awarded annually to a graduating artist from the MFA programme who demonstrates artistic excellence, and a commitment to maintaining a studio-based, contemporary sculptural practice. Running for one year from November 2014 to November 2015, the award includes membership to Glasgow Sculpture Studios, access to production facilities, professional artist’s opportunities, private studio accommodation and support to realise a solo presentation of new work towards the end of the Fellowship. Previous Graduate Fellows are: Laura Aldridge, Carla Scott Fullerton, Risa Tsunegi, Jonathan Scott, Sarah Forrest, Alex Impey, Scott Rogers and Tessa Lynch.

The 2015 selection panel for the award were Louise Briggs, Programme Coordinator, Glasgow Sculpture Studios; Simon Gowing, Curator, SWG3 Gallery; Rosie O’Grady, Programme Assistant, Glasgow Sculpture Studios; James Rigler, Artist & GSS Studio Holder and Laura Simpson, Programme Manager, Hospitalfields.

For more information on Katie Schwab’s practice and work visit - http://www.glasgowsculpturestudios.org/2015/06/22/2015-katie-schwab/

The 2015 Fellowship is generously supported by The Craignish Trust.

Saturday, 13 June 2015

MFA at citizenM 2015

MFA at citizenM

A selection of video from the Master of Fine Art programme at the GSA, 2012-2015
Thursday 11 - Saturday 20 June (Thu - Sat, 10:00 - 23:00) 60 Renfrew Street G2 3BW

This exhibition runs alongside the MFA Degree Show 2015 at The Glue Factory 11- 21 June, sponsored by citizenM

Image:Roi Carmeli - One Game Only (still) 2010 video filmed with phantom HD : 1000-1500 frame per sec

Monday, 8 June 2015

MFA Degree Show 2015

MFA Degree Show 2015
Opening Wednesday 10th June 6 - 9pm at the Glue Factory.