Visual Arts News

Catch up on all the latest exhibition news across the Scottish art scene and further afield.

Melanie Guatelli, 'String figure'

Class of 2021 at Gallery Heinzel Aberdeen

Distilled at Gallery Heinzel in Aberdeen features work from the 2021 Gray’s School of Art Degree Show, which was largely unseen by the public due to Covid restrictions.

Erin Thomson (winner, 2021 New Graduate Award), 'Curse of the Ninth', fountain pen on tea-stained watercolour paper

SSA Returns to the RSA this Autumn

The Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) Annual Exhibition returns this autumn to the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, showcasing work from around 150 artists and designers, from painting, sculpture and printmaking to installation and moving image.

Margaret Evans, 'Quiet Waters Venice', pastel and gouache

Travelling not Travelling at Glasgow Gallery

Margaret Evans’ new exhibition at the Glasgow Gallery is the product of diaries of trips to her favourite locations around the world – unreachable due to Covid travel restrictions.

John Kingsley, 'Canticle', watercolour

Time to be Part of RSW’s 141st

The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) is calling for entries for its 141st Annual Open Exhibition at Edinburgh’s Royal Scottish Academy in November.

Siobhan O'Hehir, 'The Edge of the Water', oil on canvas

Welcoming the Autumn at White Fox Gallery

White Fox Gallery’s Autumn Delights exhibition begins on 9th October: a showcase for a variety of artworks inspired largely by the season of colour and transformation.

Colin Hay, 'The Old Pylon', acrylic on canvas

Edinburgh’s BirdsNest Gallery Takes Flight

Scottish artist Colin Hay’s exhibition The Magic before Dawn is the first showing at Edinburgh’s new BirdsNest Gallery, set up during lockdown in an A-listed Victorian building on the city’s Southside.