SCOTLAND

 

 /// ABERDEENSHIRE

until 21 July | Newave Gallery
Catherine Ross: Snowblind Eyes
Paintings & models by Catherine Ross Gray’s School of Art graduate.

6 – 9 July | Gray’s School of Art
4 Day: Introduction to Fundamental Fashion & Textile Design
This course is perfect for students who wish to pursue their interest in the fashion and textile industry with progression onto degree level study.

6 – 13 July | Scottish Sculpture Workshop
Camp Breakdown Break Down
An 11-day Public Talks Programme organised by artist Brett Bloom with activists, writers, broadcasters & artists invited to speak.

25 July – 18 August | Newave Gallery
R. Liwen ‘Eighteen by fourteen’
Acrylic paintings & mural by R. Liwen- a talented Polish artist with roots in graffiti & street art.

 

 

 /// ARBROATH

8 – 11 July | Hospitalfield House
FIELDWORK International Summer School 2015 – Talking About Influence
A programme of conversations, talks and workshops thinking through the relationships between education and influence.

 

/// DUMFRIES

29 – 30 August | Morton Castle
Environmental Art Festival Scotland Off Grid
An intriguing & playful opportunity for artists to help change ideas & influence thinking about how we need to adapt & change in an era of climate change.

 

 /// DUNDEE

until 5 September | University of Dundee
Transmissions: Exploring the Microbial World
Transmissions is an exhibition that explores the microbial world and the implications of human co-existence with microbial life.

 

 

/// EDINBURGH

until 4 July | Ingleby Gallery
Craig Murray-Orr: Thirty Small Paintings
Discover Craig Murray-Orr’s 50-year career as a sculptor of meticulously carved wooden forms & as a painter.

until 4 July | Dovecot Studios
Garry Fabian Miller: Dwelling
Featuring two new gun-tufted hearth rugs created in collaboration with the artist & the many threads of influence which inform their design & creation.

until 4 July | Ingleby Gallery
Ben Cauchi: Echo Chamber
Ben Cauchi is a Berlin-based photographer whose work is made using the very earliest photographic techniques.

until 12 July | St Margaret’s House
14.15
A collective of recent creative graduates, as they emerge as “practicing professionals” – in every sense of both words.

until 12 July | St Margaret’s House
Robyn Benson – From a Horizontal Line
An exhibition of new works by Robyn Benson that explore structural capabilities of the curve.

until 12 July | St Margaret’s House
Dominic McIvor – 24
Dominic’s deconstructive paintings are created by repeating a linear sequence of coloured dots hundreds of times over.

until 18 July | Jupiter Artland
Edwin Burdis: The Thickening
Burdis employs painting, sculpture & performance to create a cure centre in which his orchestrated act is played out throughout the gallery building.

until 23 July | Jupiter Artland
Mika Rottenburg
Featuring sculptures that resemble elements used within the artist’s film sets; flickering mechanical ponytails & film work.

until 26 July | Various venues
ACTINIC Festival
New photography festival featuring a series of exhibitions & events showcasing the work of Scottish & international artists.

7 July | Codebase & Gayfield Creative Spaces
Creative Circles North/South
Creative Circles North/South is a casual monthly meetup for creative & tech folks to exchange ideas, discuss projects, share advice & stories over a cuppa.

7 – 28 July | Jupiter Artland
Summer Writing Group
Join Marjorie Lotfi Gill, Jupiter’s Poet in Residence, on Tuesdays throughout July for four mornings of creative writing at Jupiter Artland.

7 July | The Forest Café
Inky Fingers Open Mic Night with Chrissy Barnacle
Free to attend & free for anyone to perform, regardless of style, experience, or identity.

9 July | Bargain Spot
We’ve Met Before, Haven’t We?
Exhibition of painting works by Scott McCracken.

30 July – 26 September | Ingleby Gallery
Charles Avery: The People and Things of Onomatopoeia
As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2015, Ingleby Gallery will present a major solo exhibition by Charles Avery.

30 July – 30 August | Various venues
Edinburgh Art Festival
The 12th edition of Edinburgh’s annual art festival brings new contemporary works, traditional art & special events to Scotland’s leading galleries.

31 July – 30 August | Rhubaba Gallery
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Group exhibition that brings together a range of work from artists Anne-Marie Copestake, Alexa Hare, Sophie Mackfall & John Robertson.

31 July – 27 September | Jupiter Artland
Lauren Gault: lipstick-NASA
Working primarily in sculptural installation, Gault’s practice employs a variety of  materials – selected for their physical properties & specific histories.

31 July – 27 September | Jupiter Artland
Tara Donovan
Tara Donovan’s first large-scale solo exhibition in the UK will see 3 dramatic sculptural installations at Jupiter.

31 July – 27 September | Jupiter Artland
Samara Scott: Still Life
London based artist Samara Scott exhibits for the first time in Scotland in The Tin Roof Gallery with elements of found, bought & remade items.

31 July – 26 September | Dovecot Studios
Kwang Young Chu: Aggregations
First Scottish solo show of Korean artist Kwang Young Chun unites the traditions of making & Eastern philosophy with American Abstract Expressionism.

31 July – 26 September | Dovecot Studios
Bernat Klein: A Life in Colour
A retrospective exhibition featuring tapestries created with Dovecot & paintings by the Serbian-born textile designer Bernat Klein.

5 – 28 August | Summerhall
SHIFT/ Spoken Word
At the Fringe festival, SHIFT/ collective presents original shows devised by each member, with an unabashed blurring of the lines between poetry & performance.

20 August | Jupiter Artland
Jupiter at Night
Experience the collection at night, when the dusk settles in around Laura Ford’s Weeping Girls & Nathan Coley’s light art illuminates the surrounding lawn.

throughout the year | Various
Screen Academy Scotland Courses
Professional short course training (screenwriting, cinematography, film, TV & cross-platform production & image & sound editing).

throughout the year | Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre
Writing Courses
Courses in Novel Writing, Poetry, Short Story Writing, and Screenwriting.

 

 

/// GLASGOW

until 5 July | CCA
Glasgow Comic Con
Glasgow Comic Con returns for its fifth year, bringing a host of internationally-acclaimed comic book artists & writers to Glasgow.

until 5 July | Gallery of Modern Art
Moving Image Season: Clyde Reflections
An audio-video installation by the collaborative art/science team artist Stephen Hurrel and social ecologist Ruth Brennan.

until 11 July | Queen’s Park Railway Club
Mimei Thompson – Flies in my Eyes
QPRC are delighted to present a solo exhibition by London based artist Mimei Thompson.

until 17 July | The Lighthouse
Handmade by Machines
The exhibition features student’s work from HNC and HND courses from The City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow Kelvin College, Fife College and London’s Holts Academy.

until 17 July | The Briggait
All I want is to take a Bath
For the last 9 months Margré Steensma has participated in the MANY Studios Graduate Residency Programme. This is the result of her work.

until 26 July | The Lighthouse
Raphaela Rose: Auckland Strip
This exhibition consists of a series of drawings, plans and marzipan-like 3D printed ceramic representations of 13 buildings comprising a small scale city.

until 2 August | South Block
Chica Street
An exhibition of handmade posters & customised objects by Peruvian Designer & lettering artist Elliot “Tupac” Urcuhuaranga presented by Wasps Studios.

until 9 August | Tramway
The Persistence of Type
An exhibition commissioned by Panel featuring new work by artist Fiona Jardine & graphic designers Sophie Dyer & Maeve Redmond.

until 27 August | Street Level
Open For Business
The largely untold story of British manufacturing & industry through the lens of nine Magnum photographers.

until 30 August | Glasgow Print Studio
Comic Art: Millarworld and Beyond
See work from some of the world’s foremost comic book artists and writers including Mark Millar, Frank Quitely, Goran Pavlov & Dave Gibbons.

until 4 October | The Lighthouse
Touch the Earth Lightly
A new exhibition featuring the work of world-renowned architect Glenn Murcutt.

until 28 February 2016 | GoMA
Ripples on the Pond
An exhibition designed as a conversation between works by women on paper & moving image.

4 – 5 July | The Briggait
Furniture Pop Up #3
An amazing selection of Scottish Artisan Furniture Makers, Textile Designers & Artists dressing the Courtyard at The Briggait.

5 July | GFT
LUX Scotland presents: Over Our Dead Bodies
Documentary traces the HIV/AIDS activist movement in the US & the UK. Q&A with artist Conal McStravick & researchers Ed Webb-Ingall & Laura Guy.

7 July | CCA
In Process Masterclass with Alasdair Gray
Witness Scottish literary giant Alasdair Gray share his thoughts & writing tips.

9 July | CCA
Writing Creative Non-Fiction: Determining the Form
Join editors Laura Tansley & Micaela Maftei for the launch of this new collection of essays & writing on the complex art of the non-fiction author.

9 July – 1 August | Compass Gallery
The New Generation Show
This exhibition showcases the work of selected new graduates from the four Scottish Art Schools, with an emphasis on painting, drawing & print-making.

9 July – 30 August | Platform
Martin Hunter, Allan Bovill, Lisa Boyd
People & places in Glasgow, the neglected & the disappearing, landscape & portraiture, these approaches to documentary are captured in this group show.

10 – 12 July | CCA
UNFIX Festival of Performance and Ecology
A brand new festival of live performance, dance, film, installation, workshops & debate that wants to unravel the knots in how we’re living.

11 July | The Whisky Bond
PechaKucha 24: Society by Design
Experience a journey of the principles of design & how their application to sectors from Smart Cities to frontline health, Government to high street bakeries.

11 July | The Whisky Bond
TWB Summer Party
A day of creative workshops, food, drinks, music & guaranteed sunshine!

11 – 25 July | CCA
Sarah Rose: The Printer’s Devil
The Printer’s Devil is a new installation of audio & sculptural work that considers practices of information proliferation & the identity of destabilised materials.

11 July  – 5 September | Glasgow Sculpture Studios
Marysia Gacek Pleasant Setting
Solo exhibition of new work Pleasant Setting by Marysia Gacek, born out of her one year Graduate Fellowship at GSS.

16 July | The Old Hairdressers
Matchbox Cineclub #7
Matchbox Cineclub’s July screening will be WD Richter’s The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984).

25 July – 2 August | Various venues
Merchant City Festival
The Merchant City Festival will cover 9 days from the end of July with live music, fashion & design events, dance, comedy, street theatre & more.

26 July – 31 August | GFT
Studio Ghibli Forever
GFT is screening a selection of master filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki’s classics throughout summer.

31 July | The Poetry Club
Paradise Exhibition
A collective of artists working from a variety of medias & backgrounds bring you varying perspectives of paradise.

1 August | Various venues
Streetland
A voluntary arts organisation focused on bringing high quality artworks & performances to the streets of Govanhill for all to enjoy.

10, 17 or 24 August | MAKLab
Fashion Textile Summer School
This creative course covers a diverse range of practical skills including pattern cutting, machine sewing and surface decoration.

13 August | Drygate
Screen Burn: Banter & Beer
An informal get together for people working in the creative industries. From Graphic Designers to Voice Over Actors – this event is for you.

17 August | MAKLab
Furniture Design Summer School
Intro to a range of design software, learn about the principles of furniture making & get an introduction to CNC routers & wood working tools.

Tuesdays | 8pm | The Flying Duck
All The Young Nudes – Life Drawing Club
All The Young Nudes is happy to welcome you every Tuesday evening for a relaxed couple of hours sketching.

First Saturday of the month | The Lighthouse
Repair Cafe
On the first Saturday of every month our team of fixers will be on hand to help you fix your broken items, in MAKLab, Gallery One.

ongoing | The Botanics
Art Classes in the Botanics
Weekly tutored classes in Glasgow Botanic Gardens, for anyone wishing to develop their artistic abilities.

ongoing | The Hidden Lane Gallery
Margaret Watkins: The Kitchen Sink (And other classics)
A major retrospective selection of some of the classic images which established Margaret Watkins as one of the most innovative artists of the 1910s & ’20s.

ongoing | 306 White Studios
Silk Screen Printing Workshops
Be your own designer for the day, learn silk-screen printing here at Shapes Of Things Ltd & create your own bespoke product every Wednesday & Saturday.

 

 

/// HELMSDALE

until 6 September | Timespan
ARTIST ROOMS: Joseph Beuys
An exhibition of work by the influential German artist Joseph Beuys whose belief in the social, cultural, and political potential of art continues to resonate today.

 

 

/// MONTROSE

until 11 July | Wall Projects II
Another Place’ Ellis O’Connor
An exhibition showcasing prints, photographs & drawings all directly inspired by Scotland’s remote & wild landscapes.

 

 

/// PERTHSHIRE

until 31 August | Perth Concert Hall Threshold artspace
Ten
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Perth Concert Hall & Threshold artspace, Ten will show the last decade of commissioning & collecting by Horsecross Arts.

 

 

 

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ELSEWHERE

 

/// CARDIFF

3 July | G39
There’s nothing More Unequal than Equality amongst Unequals
A performance by Ellie Harrison in collaboration with Made in Roath, exploring the different interpretations of the concept of ‘equality’.

 

 

/// LONDON

until 4 July | dalla Rosa Gallery
CARTA
Works on paper by artists Karl Bielik, Jessie Brennan, Gary Colclough, Matthew Corbin Bishop, Terry Greene, Philip John Jones, Kasper Pincis, David Webb.

until 19 July | FABRIANO boutique
Kyla McCallum of Foldability
A new series of unique, limited edition origami artworks, handcrafted using fine FABRIANO papers on display & on sale.

until 26 July | Barbican
Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening
The only international stop of Station to Station, American multi-media artist Doug Aitken’s experiment in spontaneous artistic creation with over 100 artists.

until 26 July | Vulpes Vulpes
The Capital
A new body of work by Laura Yuile concerning spaces of economic speculation on both a global & individual basis.

5 July | West Norwood
FEAST
A volunteer powered street market in South London across five sites including food, retro village and health & wellbeing.

10 – 24 July | dalla Rosa Gallery
Kasper Pincis: C’est Pas Sage
Kasper Pincis presents works using a typewriter, newsprint & the letter ‘O’.

16 – 18 July | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
This Is What Democracy Looks Like!
A new project by Ellie Harrison offers you the opportunity to meet your newly elected politicians at a roundtable discussion upon a bicycle built for seven.

19 – 27 September | Various venues
London Design Festival
One of the world’s most important annual design events with over 350 events & exhibitions staged by hundreds of Partner organisations from around the world.

 

 

 

/// MANCHESTER

25 July – 18 October | The Lowry
Extraordinary: Everyday objects & actions in contemporary art
This exhibition brings together artists from the UK & Europe who use banal objects or deceptively simple actions to turn the everyday into art.

12 September – 1 November | HOME
I Must First Apologise
HOME announce first UK solo exhibition from Lebanese artists Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige.

 

 

 

/// OXFORDSHIRE

7 – 9 August | Braziers Park
Supernormal Festival
A three-day, experimental arts & music festival which offers a platform for artists, performers & musicians.

 

 

 

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