Member Opportunities

Current opportunities for Applied Arts Scotland Members.

AAS Members ‘Connecting Makers’ online events and regular meet ups

Once a month, online we hold a themed Connecting Makers event, and invite Members to gather in good company to discuss, reflect and share thoughts on a relevant topic and for an informal catch up.

Sessions alternate between mornings and evenings, and we encourage Members to propose themes and topics they wish to explore with their fellow makers.

We continue to host our regular meet ups for distinct groups (e.g. by region) monthly, online.

Members will receive event specifics and details to join the online sessions hosted on Zoom in the monthly Members Bulletin.

If you’ve not Zoomed before, find out more about How to Join a Zoom meeting or email us as we are happy to give you a gentle introduction.

Current Opportunities

Promote your work in ArtMag

Double page spread from magazine with headling 'Hand-made for your home' with six images of hand made work, each with text.
‘Hand-made for your home’, Artmag 6 May 2022, Issue 212

Do you have work readers of Artmag could buy to wear or for their home? AAS are publishing the Hand-Made section in Artmag, featuring work/s by 6 AAS Members. Deadlines to apply to be featured in upcoming monthly issues will be shared in advance in the Members Bulletin. For reference, by the published deadline, Members are required to email, with ‘Artmag’ in the subject heading, the following:

  • an image or small selection of images (300dpi jpg preferred)
  • up to 50 words about the work/s
  • a web address

Please note, inclusion of AAS Members’ work in Artmag is subject to their editorial approval.

Anarkik3DDesign Haptic Modelling Programme

Exclusive offer for AAS Members in partnership with Anarkik3D for AAS Professional Members to access their Cloud9 software and haptic Flacon hardware for using haptic Anarkik3DDesign, a 3D modelling programme for two months without providing a returnable deposit (usually £450) and at a lower monthly fee.

View more details about the exclusive offer for AAS Members here, using the password VirtualTouch! You can also email your enquiries to Ann Marie Shillito for

Open laptop with a joystick device operated by a hand on the right. On the laptop screen is an image of a turquoise oval filled with a yellow honeycomb pattern withe a bee on top, with a 3D print out of the image on the laptop keyboard.
Anarkik3D haptic 3D modelling hardware and software

Making your AAS Profile work for you

Every AAS Member has a Member profile which comes up in online searches, and if you are a Professional Member, on the AAS Directory of Members. This can be used by buyers, galleries, curators and general public to find and contact makers in Scotland. We have pulled together some guidelines for how to update & make the most of your profile. Add your photo & promote your practice today!

We will update member opportunities on this page regularly. Please do return to keep abreast.