Who we are

Applied Arts Scotland is a free membership organisation run by makers for makers giving an authentic, collective and professional voice for the sector and delivering tangible benefits to the professional maker community in Scotland. We nurture the creative heart and soul of making practice, celebrate expertise, and facilitate practical opportunities for creative and professional development.

Join for free today

Welcome to Applied Arts Scotland’s website. Take a look at our Membership section for information on how to become a member and check out our Projects pages to find out what we are currently working on. If you would like to register as a user or get regular updates from us then you can sign up here.

Latest news

Follow the journey of Louise Hitchon, Creative Modern Apprentice at Vanilla Ink Jewellery School & Studios CIC and Katie Lees Jewellery. Read about Louise here and on instagram.

Applied Arts Scotland is taking part in Opportunities to Connect 2018 an event for new makers and craft & design graduates organised by Fife Contemporary on 26 April 2018. Come along & hear about the Scottish organisations that offer support, funding and opportunities.

Applied Arts Scotland SCIO is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC022604.