19 March 2011
13 April 2011
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RSA New Contemporaries 2011 - **** The Skinny Review
RSA New Contemporaries 2011 - **** Scotsman Review
RSA New Contemporaries 2011 - Herald Review
RSA New Contemporaries is a curated annual exhibition which focuses on the finest emerging artists & architects in Scotland. Now in its third year, this exciting show has evolved out of the long standing and much anticipated RSA Annual Student Exhibition which was first held at the RSA in 1976 and marks our commitment to presenting and supporting the best contemporary art in Scotland.
It features nearly 60 graduates selected from the 2010 Degree shows by a team of RSA Members, led by Sandy Moffat RSA, and representatives of the six schools of Architecture and five main colleges of art in Scotland:
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Elgin (Moray College of Art).
The revamped exhibition held in all 12 of the magnificent RSA Galleries gives each artist the opportunity to showcase a selection of new work, providing a more comprehensive representation of their practise. Works will include painting, sculpture, film making, photography, printmaking, architecture and installation.
“We envisaged that the development of this exhibition will be one of the most important initiatives for emerging artists in Scotland each year, enabling a ‘first exhibition’ opportunity for some 59 emergent artists annually. The exhibition will be an unique opportunity to see the best of Scotland’s emerging talent under one roof.” Colin Greenslade, RSA Programme Director.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a full colour publication.
Many works will be available for purchase. The RSA is part of the Own Art scheme, offering interest-free credit for people to buy contemporary art and craft. For further details visit www.ownart.org.uk
LIST OF GRADUATE ARTISTS:
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee
Edinburgh College of Art
Geri Loup Nolan
Ruth A Nicol
Glasgow School of Art
Gabrielle Lockwood Estrin
Gray's School of Art
Alexander Storey Gordon
Moray School of Art, University of Highlands & Islands, Elgin
Paul Pattinson - University of Edinburgh
Rick Burney - Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Seán Gaule - Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Craig Johnstone - University of Strathclyde
Will Guthrie - Edinburgh College of Art
Alan Keane - University of Dundee
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