Call for Graduate Studio Applications

The Deadline for this opportunity has now passed.

Studio spaces available from 1st July 2017

Download the Application Form here.


Applications are now invited for two graduate studio shares (2 sharing) in the Bill Scott Sculpture Centre. Graduate studios are offered at a reduced rate over a three year period.

Applications are welcome from artists working within contemporary sculpture practice who have graduated from a College or University within the last three years and are resident in Scotland.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s Bill Scott Sculpture Centre opened in June 2012, and offers purpose-built facilities for sculptors, with 26 studios, a shared project space, well-equipped workshops and several communal workshop and meeting areas.


Studio Rental Rates (per person)

Year 1: £80  per month *

Year 2: £86 per month *

Year 3: £93 per month  *

 Maximum lease length for the graduate spaces is three years.

Studio area is approximately 16m2.

Studios have natural light, a sink and a small mezzanine area for storage.

Prices shown are for two sharing. We will also accept a joint application for three sharing with price share reduced proportionately.

* ESW Membership is mandatory for studio holders, and is paid monthly along with studio rent, at the rate of £2.92 per month.


Studio Holders Benefits:

  • 24 hour access to studios all year round
  • Free access to use communal workshop spaces *, Meeting Room, Research Space and IT Space (subject to availability, advance booking at Front of House required)
  • Technical and staff support available 6 days a week
  • Free wi-fi

* –  additional charges apply for use of: Named-User equipment in the Wood and Metal Workshops, kiln firings, training, pallet hire, forklift usage, locker hire and photocopying / printing.

Additional Information:

  • ESW facilities include well-equipped Wood, Metal and Mixed Media Workshops, Kiln and IT Space
  • Studio holders are all required to become a member of ESW and this is paid monthly by standing order along with Studio Rent
  • All prices include VAT at the current rate

To Apply:

Please complete the attached Application Form and send with the following:

  • Examples of your work – 8 images in jpeg, pdf, or film in dvd format (maximum length 10 minutes). Please note that the maximum e-mail total attachment size is 10MB.
  • Description of images and works, limited to one A4 page
  • Current CV
  • Artist’s statement

Please contact Gordon Munro, Assistant Director, if you would like to discuss your application.

E-mail your application to: gordon@edinburghsculpture.org

Deadline: Tuesday 6th June 2017

Studio spaces available from 1st July 2017

Download the Application Form here.

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