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.


A Billboard for Newhaven

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

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.

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.

Linear swathes of ebonised wood across a white backdrop.

Line Drawings: Alice Dudgeon with Oisín Gallagher

PREVIEW Friday 21 October 5 -7pm
Line Drawings: New work from Alice Dudgeon and Oisín Gallagher
22 October 2022 – 8 January 2023
Viewable daily from the street.


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.

Flower and fruit sculptures made by the MCFB young women's Clay Club sit on a wooden table

MCFB Clay Club

Celebrating the work of our young women’s Clay Club in partnership with MCFB, winter 2021-22


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.


Sculpture Saturdays Family Workshops

Book now for Sculpture Saturdays, designed for families to make and play together running until 3 September 2022.


Dancing a Peripheral Quadrille: Ashanti Harris

28 July – 28 August, 2022
Every day 11am – 5pm
Final performance Saturday 27 August, 1pm