Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Graduate Open Day 2012

The Glasgow School of Art Graduate Open Day 2012

Saturday 1st December

More information here:

Exhibition by current MFA Darius Kowal

Blame it on the Black Star

Darius Kowal

Briggait Project Spaces, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow

24th November - 21st December

Friday, 23 November 2012

Alex Impey exhibition now open

Orangutan is an exhibition of new work by Alex Impey (MFA 2011) which follows the culmination of his one-year Gordon Foundation Graduate Fellowship at Glasgow Sculpture Studios (GSS).

The Graduate Fellowship is funded by The Gordon Foundation & The Hope Scott Trust.

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


Friday, 16 November 2012

Nils Guadagnin Panorama de la Jeune Creation, Bourges

Nils Guadagnin is included in the Panorama de la Jeune Création
Preview novembre 15th 2012
Pavillon d'Auron, Bourges


6ème Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Bourges
15 - 18 novembre 2012

Thursday, 15 November 2012



 Saturday 1 December, 2012­
6-8pm Silent auction
8.30pm Live auction

100 Eastvale Place
Glasgow G3 8QG

Students of The Glasgow School of Art MFA programme are delighted to announce that this year’s auction will include works by Turner Prize nominees and winners such as Simon Starling, Luke Fowler, Jim Lambie, and Karla Black in addition to many other internationally renowned artists including  Ryan Gander and Teresa Margolles.

The annual MFA auction is produced by second year Master’s students. Proceeds from this year's auction will be going towards a post-degree projects initiated and organized by the graduation year in collaboration with art professionals in Glasgow and internationally. The auction remains an essential date in the diary of both established and developing art collectors, offering the opportunity to purchase work by internationally recognised contemporary artists and invest in works by artists who will become the stars of the future. With reserves on the works in the Silent Auction at £25, there is something for all budgets and tastes.

Staged at SWG3 exhibition space, the evening consists of two parts: a Silent Auction and a Live Auction. The Silent Auction allows bidders to view an exhibition of over fifty works in a variety of media produced by MFA students and other emerging artists.  Bids may be placed on these works during a two-hour period.

Saving the best for last, the Live Auction is the main event of the evening. From 8.30pm onwards, Campbell Armour, Director of Edinburgh auction house Lyon and Turnbull hosts a traditional auction. Here you can bid on works by some of the best established and emerging contemporary artists Scotland has produced, including David Shrigley, Alan Michael, Neil Clements, Michael Fullerton, Ciara Phillips, Beagles & Ramsay, Nicholas Party, Sam Ainsley and Duncan Campbell, as well as those from further afield.

For those who are unable to attend the event in person, an advance or absentee bidding service is available.  For full list of artists and to view images and information about the works and artists, and to complete registration for the advance bidding process please visit

Contact Information


The Glasgow School of Art 2012 MFA Auction is kindly supported by: The Butterfly and the Pig, Art Hire, House for an Art Lover, Where the Monkey Sleeps, The Poetry Club and SWG3.

Thursday, 8 November 2012

MFA Auction 2012


Orangutan is an exhibition of new work by Alex Impey which follows the culmination of his one-year Gordon Foundation Graduate Fellowship at Glasgow Sculpture Studios (GSS). It continues a way of working in which, through sculpture and language use, Impey sets form production and processing of particularities against means of making visible simple backgrounds of expectation, interpretation and purpose. The installation experiments with inversions of territory claiming and figures of expense resulting from movements of intention.

Alex Impey was born in 1981 in Stockport, UK. He holds a BA from The Slade School of Fine Art and an MFA from Glasgow School of Art. Recent exhibitions were at sic! Raum Fur Kunst, Lucerne, CCA Glasgow, and Transmission Gallery. Publications include Oil past colour and Span, (2HB Vol.9).

The fellowship for MFA graduates of Glasgow School of Art is funded by The Gordon Foundation & The Hope Scott TrustExhibition runs from 17 November  15 December 2012. Gallery opening hours are Wednesday  Saturday, 11am  5pm, or by appointment and entry is FREE.