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Professional Support


Links & Information Sources
Creative Scotland
‘a-n’ the artists information company, comprehensive information on opportunities and professional development
Visiting Arts
British Council
Axis the leading online guide to artists practising in the UK today. As an artist you can apply to have your profile and work online
Engage - National Association of Gallery Education
Scottish Artists Union
Arts Hub, arts jobs
Art Quest - Aimed at London artists but gives advice for International working
an electronic information service distributing world- wide selected information related to contemporary visual arts

Funding and Awards
Dundee Visual Artists Awards (DVAA) offers £1000 grants to artists living in Dundee
Scottish Arts Council has three fixed levels of bursaries available: £1,500, £3,000, £5,000. Also run residencies in Amsterdam and New York – see website for deadlines
The Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh offers the RSA Alastair Salvesen Scholarship of up to £10,000 for a Scottish artist to travel abroad.
- Hope Scott Trust.
open to students (e.g. for travel for projects) and young people

Trans Artist Database – Worldwide Residency Opportunities

Some Arts Organisations
Dundee Contemporary Arts
Generator Projects, artist-led organisation in Dundee
Fife Contemporary Arts and Crafts
The Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, Forfar
Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen
Changing Room, Stirling
The Embassy, Edinburgh artist-led gallery
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow
Mary Mary, Glasgow
The Modern Institute, Glasgow
Tramway, Glasgow
The Common Guild, Glasgow
LowSalt, Glasgow
Studio complexes across Scotland
New Media Scotland also creates international opportunities mostly in digital media and advertises wider opportunities to its networks via a newsletter email bulletin
Map Magazine
Hannah Maclure Centre at University of Abertay

Artist Residency Centres
Cove Park, Argyllshire
Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden Aberdeenshire
Hospitalfield House Arbroath
Grizedale Arts, Lake District
Wysing Arts
Delfina Studios, London
Braziers is an international workshop:

Other members of Dundee's cultural network
Hannah Maclure Centre at University of Abertay
University of Dundee Museum Services - historic art and artefacts from the university's collections, regularly displayed across the campus
University of Dundee Culture & Arts Forum - informal network bringing together cultural departments across the university
Creative Dundee highlights, showcases and generally shouts about all the creative happenings in and around Dundee