Sunday, 8 May 2011

New Work Scotland 2011

Some further MFA graduate successes to report.......the list of artists who will be taking part in this years New Work Scotland Programme has just been announced and Oliver Braid, Amelia Bywater, Christian Newby and Joey Villemont are amongst those to be slected. Congratulations to them.

2011 saw the introduction of a theme, Mining the Horizon,
and more critical discourse. All selected practitioners will now take part in a weekend retreat together with Collective, the selectors and invited guests, at Hospitalfield House. Participants will also undertake a residency at Studio Voltaire, London or MAP, Glasgow.

NWSP is a Collective initiative recognised as giving Scottish based graduates their first significant visual art project or commission. Through an annual open application NWSP identifies and supports some of the most promising new practitioners working in the visual arts in Scotland - providing them with the opportunity to make new work and bring it to the attention of a wider public.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

MFA Interim Show 2011

The annual MFA Interim Show opens on Friday 6th May, 6.00 to 8.00pm, and continues until Saturday 14th May.

The exhibition is open from 12 - 5pm each day, excluding Sunday.

MFA Graduates nominated for Turner Prize 2011

Two Glasgow School of Art MFA graduates, Karla Black and Martin Boyce, have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2011.

Karla has been shortlisted for work shown at Berlin's Galerie Capitain Petzel, while Martin has been singled out for his solo exhibition at the Garleie Eva Presenhuber in Zurich.

The other two artists nominated this year are George Shaw and Hilary Lloyd. Works by each artist will be exhibited in Gateshead from October, with the winner to be announced on 5 December at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.