Darling Newhaven: Residency for Scottish and Quebec Based Visual Artists

Deadline for Applications: 6 February, 2023 at midnight.
Residency Dates 1 September – 30 November 2023 in Quebec & Scotland.

Linear swathes of ebonised wood across a white backdrop.

Line Drawings: Alice Dudgeon with Oisín Gallagher

Line Drawings: New work from Alice Dudgeon and Oisín Gallagher
22 October 2022 – 8 January 2023
Viewable daily from the street.

Gordon Munro leaving reflections

After 36 years at ESW, Assistant Director Gordon Munro is leaving and reflects on his time here as the organisation has evolved over the years.

Glowing red metal within the mould with some flames.

Report on Berlin Iron Conference, September 2022

Read a report from Technician Stephen Murray about involvement in the 9th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art in Berlin, September 2022.

Member’s Opportunity: Call for Proposals for the Hawthornvale Space


ESW is welcoming proposals from our members for new work for the Hawthornvale Space Exhibition Programme 2023.

Deadline 5pm, Sunday 27 November 2022. 

Sebastian Thomas project space wall with drawings and view of desk.

Reach Scotland Residencies Now Open for Application until 27 November 2022


Applications are open for our Reach Scotland Residency Programme 2023.

REACH Scotland residencies are subsidised, self-funded opportunities for artists from anywhere in the world.

ESW/ECA Graduate Residents 2022: Christian Bajenaru, Matilda Bird, Jill Boualaxai and Isobel Leonard

We are delighted to announce that this year’s ESW/ECA Graduate Residents are Christian Bajenaru, Matilda Bird, Jill Boualaxai and Isobel Leonard.

A Billboard for Newhaven

The final two (for now) new Billboards for Newhaven are Untitled, 2019, Sebastian Thomas and Untitled, 2021, Suzanne Anthony.

Youth Bursary: Alliyah Enyo, Lorenzo Rangoni Robertson and Niamh Hughes

Over the last 9 months Alliyah Enyo, Lorenzo Rangoni Robertson and Naimh Hughes have been in residence at ESW as they undertook our Youth Bursary Programme.

Portrait of Chris Coatham wearing a grey shirt and glasses.

Chris Coatham joins ESW as Learning Assistant

ESW is delighted to welcome Chris Coatham who joins us as Learning Assistant for this year.

Facilitating Magic by Megan Rudden

Facilitating Magic, a new text by Megan Rudden reflecting on her time as Learning Assistant at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.

Artists’ projects created with our support during 2022: Jonny Walker and Tessa Lynch

Read about how artists Jonny Walker and Tessa Lynch worked on their projects within our facilities to create work to be shown elsewhere in Edinburgh.