Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Glasgow Sculpture Studios Graduate Fellowship

Last Thursday evening, at The Glasgow School of Art’s City Night event, Sarah Forrest was awarded this year’s Glasgow Sculpture Studios Graduate Fellowship.

Sarah will begin her Fellowship in November 2010.
As part of her MFA at the Glasgow School of Art Sarah spent one term at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam. Recent exhibitions include Hands Across the Fire (GANGHUT) DCA Dundee, L.P. Hendriks Rotterdam, The Space We Made La Vitrine Quebec, Don’t Cry It’s Only a Rhythm, Generator Projects Dundee.

Since June 2005, selection panels made up of a diverse range of arts professionals have selected one graduate from MFA to be awarded the Glasgow Sculpture Studios Graduate Fellowship.
This year’s selection panel included Becky Anson, Co-director, Lowsalt Gallery, Jenny Crowe, Public Art Commissioner, Crowe Commissions, Charles Engebretsen, GSS CPF Co-ordinator, Benjamin Fallon, Curator & Director of Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Andrew Miller, Artist & GSS Studio Holder and David Watt, GSS Director.

Each year GSS offers the recipient annual Artist Membership, private studio accommodation, access to professional opportunities and specialist communal production facilities, training and curatorial, technical and administrative support. In addition to the above, funding is secured towards realising a solo project, as part of the GSS Public programme.
Past recipients have included Laura Aldridge, Risa Tsunegi, Carla Scott Fullerton and Jonathan Scott.

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