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Event: Inspiring Innovative Sustainable Materials

Inspiring Innovative Sustainable Materials An Applied Arts Scotland event in association with Interface. 28 February 2019, 1-4 pm, Dundee Contemporary Arts, 158 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DU A session to inform and inspire new ways of ...

Success in the Making

Everyone has their own thoughts on what is success and as an organisation run ‘by makers for makers’ we decided to carry out research to find out what makers consider as success. Existing research on makers primarily focuses on ...

Exciting New AAS Project with British Council Supports Makers

Our mission to celebrate and share maker expertise and experience has taken us to all parts of Scotland, and introduced us to a wide range of people, skills and making practices. However, this year has expanded our horizons through an ...

Making Feedback Easier to Experience

One of the hardest things a maker has to experience is getting feedback on their work and to find a way to make this less nerve wracking AAS has been developing new critical feedback sessions. Based on the Critical Response Process ...

Tell Us – What Does Success Mean to You as a Maker?

It’s not often you get asked by a Scottish Government advisory group what success means for makers but this is exactly what happened to our Chair, Carol Sinclair when she attended the recent Creative Industries Advisory Group meeting. ...

Understanding GDPR & Updated AAS Privacy Policy

With one week to go before the EU General Data Protection Regulation come into effect, we are confident you are aware of GDPR!  Who hasn’t had a couple of emails a day asking them to read updated privacy policies and update their ...

Opportunities to Connect 2018

Applied Arts Scotland is among the organisations taking part in the Opportunities to Connect 2018 conference being presented by Fife Contemporary to introduce new makers and craft & design graduates to Scottish arts organisations that offer support, funding and opportunities.

Applied Arts Scotland and Fife Cultural Trust training event

What does it take to make a great application? Come along and hear from makers who have done it themselves and can offer valuable insights and helpful tips.

Applied Arts Scotland and Craft Scotland training events

Your Brand and Online Selling What does your work mean to you and how do you present this to other people? In telling your story a customer can form an important emotional connection with your work that transforms them from being a ...