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.

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