Examples of projects by ESW Members over 2021-22 year

Jonathan Owen, a Studio Holder at ESW, had a large solo exhibition gathering together many of his works between May and July 2021 at Ingleby Gallery in Edinburgh.

Project Space Holder, Tonya McMullan was part of extensive group exhibition The Normal at Talbot Rice Gallery in Edinburgh, which ran from May to August 2021. She also took part in TULCA Festival in Ireland in November 2021.

Nick Jusi and Victoria Smith, who were ECA/ESW Graduate Residents, had a two-person exhibition at Gallery Malmo in Edinburgh entitled Star Dawg in June 2021.

We were part of the group to co-commission Sarah Tripp for her online project Guitar and worked with Rumpus Room in Glasgow and Atlas on Skye to form Mutual Playing Ground.

Annie Campbell a previous Reach Scotland Resident from the States, curated an exhibition which showcased her work alongside a group of other artists including Studio Holders Kate Ive and Teresa Hunyadi between July and August 2021 at Whitespace in Edinburgh.

Emma Hislop a Studio Holder and team member showed her work in Imprints, a special research project supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in August 2021.

Keith Farquhar, who has a Studio at ESW, presented new paintings and sculptures within Phantasia Bouquet at Sandy Brown Gallery in Berlin.

We were delighted to lend the very special sculpture by Bill Scott to the Royal Scottish Academy for the large scale exhibition of his work there in August and September 2021.

Project Space Holder, Johnathan Elders exhibited Laser Garden at the Glasgow Science Festival in 2021.

Past Funded Resident Mina Heydari Waite presented her work in a solo exhibition at Collective in Edinburgh between October and November 2021.

Assistant Director Gordon Munro curated a large exhibition focusing on iron which was presented at the Royal Scottish Academy in January and February 2022. It included the work of several past and present Studio Holders – Ewan Robertson and Oana Stanciu among others.

One of our Studio Holders, Katie Paterson‘s Future Library 2014–2114, continued to progress with Tsitsi Dangarembga as the 2021 author and Judith Schalansky as the 2022 author.