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.

MFA Degree Show after party


Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Katie Schwab selected for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015

ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR BLOOMBERG NEW CONTEMPORARIES 2015

Bloomberg New Contemporaries is pleased to announce this year's selected artists. With the selection taking place at Hackney Showroom on the 18 and 19 May'15, the panel comprising Hurvin Anderson, Jessie Flood-Paddock (New Contemporaries 2006) and Simon Starling (New Contemporaries 1994) have chosen 37 artists from over 1,600 submissions.

Selected artists for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 include current MFA student Katie Schwab.

With Bloomberg's support of New Contemporaries now in its 15th year, the resulting touring exhibition will launch in Nottingham across artist-led spaces One Thoresby Street, Backlit and Primary from 18 September to end of October'15, supported by additional activity at Nottingham Contemporary, New Art Exchange and Nottingham Castle; before touring to ICA, London from 24 November'15 to end of January'16.

Artists announced for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015

Bloomberg New Contemporaries is pleased to announce this year's selected artists. With the selection taking place at Hackney Showroom on the 18 and 19 May'15, the panel comprising Hurvin Anderson, Jessie Flood-Paddock (New Contemporaries 2006) and Simon Starling (New Contemporaries 1994) have chosen 37 artists from over 1,600 submissions. Selected artists for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 are: Sïan Astley, Kevin Boyd, Lydia Brockless, Kanad Chakrabarti, James William Collins, Andrei Costache, Julia Curtin, Abri de Swardt, Melanie Eckersley, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Justin Fitzpatrick, Hannah Ford, Sophie Giller, Richard Hards, Juntae TJ Hwang, Jasmine Johnson, Tomomi Koseki, Hilde Krohn Huse, Pandora Lavender, Jin Han Lee, Hugo Lopez Ayuso, Beatrice-Lily Lorigan, Scott Lyman, Scott Mason, Oliver McConnie, Mandy Niewohner, Hamish Pearch, Neal Rock, Conor Rogers, Katie Schwab, Tim Simmons, David Cyrus Smith, Francisco Sousa Lobo, Aaron Wells, Morgan Wills, Mona Yoo and Andrea Zucchini.
With Bloomberg's support of New Contemporaries now in its 15th year, the resulting touring exhibition will launch in Nottingham across artist-led spaces One Thoresby Street, Backlit and Primary from 18 September to end of October'15, supported by additional activity at Nottingham Contemporary, New Art Exchange and Nottingham Castle; before touring to ICA, London from 24 November'15 to end of January'16.
- See more at: http://www.newcontemporaries.org.uk/news/1432645849/Artists-announced-2015#sthash.nrJK1nJE.dpuf

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Duncan Marquiss announced as the winner of the 2015 Margaret Tait Award

Duncan Marquiss announced as the winner of the 2015 Margaret Tait Award.

Glasgow Film Festival is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Margaret Tait Award is Glasgow-based artist Duncan Marquiss. Marquiss will receive a £10,000 commission to create a new piece of work, and the opportunity to present this work at Glasgow Film Festival in 2016.

Supported by Creative Scotland and LUX, the Award was founded in 2010 to support experimental and innovative artists working within film and moving image. Margaret Tait (1918–1999) was an Orcadian filmmaker and writer whose film poems, hand-painted animations, and documentaries were pioneering in the field of experimental filmmaking.

Duncan Marquiss graduated from the MFA at Glasgow School of Art in 2005 and undertook the LUX Associate Artist Programme, London in 2009. Recent projects include ‘Foraging Economics’, published in The Happy Hypocrite #7: Heat Island, Book Works, 2014; Flatness: Cinema After The Internet, International Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2013; Information Foraging, Artist Moving Image Festival Tramway, Glasgow 2013; Noise, Unosunove Rome, 2012; and Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt 2011.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

MFA INTERIM SHOW 2015 continues

MFA INTERIM SHOW 2015 continues until Saturday 16th May