A Billboard for Newhaven

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop invites applications from Members for poster artworks for the hoardings at the top of Hawthornvale.


Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop – Temporary Closure

ESW is adapting to the current guidance and statistics in relation to COVID-19. We are currently closed to the public and Workshop access is also paused.


Beacon Tower Commission – Call for Applications

Create a sound work for our buildings.
Deadline: 31 January 2021.
Number of Places: 2


Ceramic Sculpture Bursary – call for applications

Join our new Ceramics Sculpture Programme.
Deadline: 30 December 2020.
Number of Places: 3.


AGM and Activity during Summer and Autumn 2020

See info about our recent AGM and images celebrating activity within ESW communities.


ESW Welcomes New Board Members

Irineu Destourelles, Giulia Gentili and Sekai Machache join the organisation as voluntary trustees in November 2020.


Hawthornvale Space: Selected Artists

We are thrilled to announce that the artists selected for the Hawthornvale Exhibition Programme are Jonathan Elders and Alice Betts & Juliana Capes.


ESW/ECA Graduate Residencies 2020

The deadline for this opportunity has now passed. Applicants will be informed about the outcome of the selection process on Monday 14 December.


Emma Hislop: Graduate Research Award

Following her selection at New Contemporaries, Royal Scottish Academy Emma Hislop will be in residence at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop for the next three months. Emma will be working on new work and establishing herself in her new home city of Edinburgh



With our schools outdoor learning programme starting this week this is a chance to look back at the work done by last year’s cohort. WIP highlights the projects and work made by the Primary 5s of Trinity and Victoria Primary, Class of 2020 on our schools programme.


Member Events this Month – Join and Book online

Open Forum, artists’ presentations

Thursday 19 November 2020, 6.30 – 7.30pm


Winnie Herbstein & Katie Shannon: REACH Scotland Residents

Welcome to REACH Scotland Residents Winnie Herbstein & Katie Shannon!

They will be in residence at ESW for the next 10 days producing new work for their Glasgow International 2021 exhibition.