Graduate Studio: Call for Applications

The deadline for this opportunity has now passed

Deadline: 29 January 2024, 11.55pm

Applications are invited from artists working within contemporary sculpture practice, who graduated in the last 3 years and are resident in Scotland (since 2021).

Two spaces are available in a shared studio* (2 sharing), from 1 April 2024.

Download the application form for the Graduate Studios and read more about selection criteria and benefits at:

(Another call for applications will be issued in April 2024 for one artist available from 1 October 2024.)


We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, including people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector, or under-represented at ESW,  including:

  • Black, Asian and People of colour
  • People with disabilities, including people with mental health issues or long-term health conditions or chronic illness or learning disabled
  • People from lower socio-economic backgrounds


Rent and Membership Costs*:
£95.00 per month in first year
£102.00 pm in second year
£109.00 pm in third year
*Costs include mandatory Concession Membership.

(Sessions are included in studio rent. Additional charges apply for anything with a running cost, including machine use in the workshops, kiln firings, metal casting, Project Space hire and printing)


To apply:
Email completed application form to Lynn Cowan, with 8 images of your work, image list (1 side A4), CV (1 side A4) – as a single pdf. Important: links to information and images are not accepted. Links can be provided for supporting video/sound works. Maximum email attachment (total) is 10MB.

Selection is by a panel led by Laura Simpson, Director

More about the Studios Community at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Read more about current Studio Holders at ESW here in our series of Studio Conversations.

See the list of current Studio Holders.