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Dr Jen Clark

Dr. Jennifer (Jen) Clarke, Associate Professor at Gray’s School of Art, is a researcher, artist, lecturer, and curator. Her work intersects contemporary art and anthropology, focusing on ecology, landscape politics and sustainability, working mainly in the UK and Japan. Leading UKRI-funded interdisciplinary research and international socially engaged art projects, her academic background spans arts, anthropology, and artistic research, including degrees from Sint Lucas School of Art, Antwerp, University of Glasgow, Goldsmiths College, University of London, and University of Aberdeen. Clarke’s […]

Tamara Holmes Brothers, Ph.D

Tamara Holmes Brothers, Ph.D. was appointed Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, & Inclusion Manager for the North Carolina Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. Dr. Brothers provides program development and technical expertise to over the State’s 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the North Carolina Zoo, the North Carolina Symphony, the State Library, the State Archives, the North Carolina Arts Council, State Historic Preservation Office, […]

Céline Gagnon 

Céline Gagnon has over 15 years of experience in fundraising, grant-making and governance in the performing arts and social change sectors. Céline supports small and medium size organisations to strive for excellence, remain financially sustainable and develop a realistic business plan underpinned by a clear vision and a sound fundraising strategy. Previous and current clients include: Theatre503, artsdepot, Cockpit Studios, Fevered Sleep, ACAVA, Chisenhale Dance Space, London Funders, Javaad Alipoor Company, London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT), Black Funding Network, […]

Complaints Policy

Download PDF Scottish Sculpture Workshops Complaints Policy Scottish Sculpture Workshop aims to always provide a high-quality programme. Whether you think we’re doing well, or feel we need to do better, we value your opinion and want to hear from you. If you are not happy with Scottish Sculpture Workshop in any way, please let us know. We welcome the opportunity to put matters right, for you and for others who might take part in our programme in the future. What […]

Community Guidelines

Download PDF Where we are coming from SSW’s mission is to expand the possibilities of what sculpture can be – always working towards positive social and environmental change. One of the ways we are working towards this is to recognise the historic and ongoing omission of diversity within technical workshops and the cultures that this can create within these spaces. We believe that this has led to narrower visions for what sculpture can be and who is able to make […]

Fair work statement

Download PDF At SSW we are committed to ensuring a supportive and encouraging workplace for our team and the artists and communities we work with that is in line with our values and with the Scottish Government’s Fair Work First policy. We want to make sure SSW provides an accessible, inclusive, encouraging and empowering environment that enables everyone at SSW to thrive. As such we commit to the following areas: EFFECTIVE VOICE At SSW our small team works collaboratively across […]

Potland Inn Project

Community Making – inspirations

As part of our research and planning for the SSW Community Making Space programme 2024 we are welcoming three national and international guests who also run spaces that connect communities through making and craft. We are excited to welcome Manoeuvre, the Portland Inn Project and Myvillages. Join us for talks, activities and a bowl of soup and get inspired by our trans-local friends and colleagues. How to attend the event This programme is partially supported by the Aberdeenshire Council Local […]

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Sculptural Kiln Building Intensive

Course Leader: Jenny MacKenzie Ross Places: 6Cost: £650 residential / £550 non-residential (includes tuition, materials and consumables) Dates:28 October – 1 November Booking: Book online below or phone SSW on 01464 861372. Access information is at the bottom of this page. More information and booking to be announced shortly. Booking Booking opens soon. You will receive a booking confirmation email to the provided address once your booking is complete. Please read or listen to our Courses terms and conditions before making […]

Sculptural Carving in Clay

Course Leader: Amy Benzie Places: 6 (Beginners +)Cost: £250 (£225 non residential)This cost includes tuition, firings and materials Dates:Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 November 2024 Booking: Book online below or phone SSW on 01464 861372. Information on access is at the bottom of this page. In this course, participants will be guided through a range of processes centred on carving into clay. You will be introduced to a range of tools, learn how to add a variety of textures to […]

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Large Sculptural Handbuilding

Course Leader: Amy Benzie Places: 8 (Beginners +)Cost: £250 (£225 non residential)This cost includes tuition, firings and materials Dates:Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July 2024 Booking: Book online below or phone SSW on 01464 861372. Access information is at the bottom of this page. In this course, participants will be supported to develop and refine hand-building skills – specifically how to get the most from building with coils and pinching. Using this age-old technique, learn how to play with scale, form […]