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Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop's new Sculpture Centre

Edinburgh Sculpture Centre
Architect's impression of the new Sculpture Centre

New Sculpture Centre opens June 2012
Call for studio applications

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop's new Sculpture Centre is due to open in June 2012, and will be the first purpose-built open access sculpture facility in the UK.

The Sculpture Centre facilities will be open to anyone wishing to come and produce work, as a member or non member, just by phoning to book a working space. Facilities will include:

  • Six days a week, open access working
  • Two production spaces which can be hired by the table or by the space
  • Fully equipped Metal and Wood Workshops
  • Mixed Media Workshop with kiln suitable for glass, clay and ceramics
  • Dedicated Project Space
  • Technical support 6 days a week
  • Research Space suitable for drop-in working, meetings and members' projects/exhibitions
  • Meeting spaces available to hire
  • IT Suite with Mac facilities
  • 26 Studios
  • Membership scheme
  • Funded artists opportunities
  • Reduced accommodation rental for artists available through ESW's National User Scheme
  • Two apartments to enable international exchanges
  • Applications are now invited for studios in the new Sculpture Centre:
    Deadline: 31st January 2012

    Monthly Studio Rental Rates
    (Maximum lease length is 5 years)
    Single studio: £136
    Shared studio £96
    Graduate studio: £76 (gradually increasing to £96 after 3 years)
    Two studios will be available for recent graduates (up to 3 years after graduating from college/university).
    Studio floor area: 16m sq. (approx.)
    Although single studios are available, applications for a shared studio will be looked on favourably.
    Studios are expected to be available from 1st June 2012, although this date may shift if there are delays with the construction.

    Spatial Thoughts on Sculpture by Bill West
    This is just a great facility, really great. Kudos to all involved with the Edinburgh Sculpture Centre, they should be so proud that they are creating such a wonderful space for sculptor creativity...
    A full application pack is available by emailing Full information about ESW can be viewed on their website:

    Edinburgh Sculpture Centre
    Architect's impression of a studio in the new Sculpture Centre