SaltSpace Members Shop Launch 'Glasgow Doors Open Day Festival' 2021.
In September 2021 we launched our SaltSpace members shop as part of Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival! The shop sits in our Makers Space which are also our artist studios, in the historic Saltmarket St. of Glasgow and features work by our members from an eclectic mix of zines, prints, drawings, paintings, stickers, comics, jewellery, photography and apparel from emerging artists based across Scotland.
'More Space For The People' 2021 SaltSpace Members Show
16/09/21 - 26/09/21
SaltSpace 2021 Members Show presented our 2021 line up featuring 53 emerging artists from across Scotland. This years members show also featured in Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival 2021 programme. Members were encouraged to explore the festivals theme of sustainable communities / cities and the upcoming cop26 in Glasgow within their submissions.
'CashBack to the Future' led by Impact Arts
05/07/2021 - 02/08/2021
The Cashback programme offers young people across Scotland access to free workshops led by accomplished Creatives, through various sub programmes.
01/10/21 - 06/10/21
The work in this showcase presents an exciting and engaging series of projects from this year’s international cohort of graduating students from the MDes 1 year programme at Glasgow School of Art. Providing a unique insight into the Department of Communication Design’s ethos in relation to the continually evolving disciplines of graphics, illustration and photography, the students have based their practice in both traditional and emergent fields.
20/08/21 - 22/08/2021
'Plan B', was a physical intervention manifested from the minds of the participating artists Chonghe Fan, Ethan Dodd, Yoon Hong Il & Bori Gheorghita, presented as a mirrored double of their final post-graduate degree show at Glasgow School of Art.
'Fracture Of One' Balancing Art Showcase Round Three
13/08/21 - 15/08/2021
'Fracture of One' was the third showcase from our Balancing Art Collaborative Residency with members Fibi Cowley, Thyme James and India Boxall. The cumulative show presented work created as part of their residency time with us and in collaboration with each other for the past three weeks while working in our gallery space.
'Tracescapes' Balancing Art Collaborative Residency Showcase Round Two
09/07/21 - 11/07/2021
Our second ‘Balancing Art’ Showcase featured work created by SaltSpace members Nadja Andersson and Martha Stefani-Bose. The exhibition was the outcome of three weeks of collaboration between the two artists in our gallery space.
'Balancing Art' Collaborative Residency Showcase Round One
13/05/21 - 15/05/2021
Our first ‘Balancing Art’ Showcase featured work created by SaltSpace members Chonghe Fan, Adriana Minu and Julita Hanlon. The exhibition was the outcome of three weeks of intense collaboration between the three artists that had never met before: a painter, a fine artist and a sound artist.
'The Pieces Are In Flux Part.2'
27/05/21 - 31/05/2021
The Pieces Are In Flux Part 2’ was a collaborative group show featuring five of our ‘What If’ Digital Residents, Emily Dan , Ciara McInnes , Sharon Ferris, Hana Pokojna and Civic Soup.
'Pretty Ugly' Curated by Mira Knoche, WENCH Collective + Artemis Vulgaris
12/05/21 - 20/05/2021
Curated by WENCH Collective and Artemisia Vulgaris Collective. Exhibiting artists: Sofia Caers, Olivia Chebac, Mira Knoche, Julia Varis, currently Painting and Printmaking students at the Glasgow School of Art – “we have invited a group of budding and established artists, performers, activists and musicians based in Scotland, to showcase their different takes on female gazes on women, by women, for women and welcoming all the lovers thereof.”
'People don't no is it' // 'Drowning above water’ by Connor Ross
04/05/21 - 08/05/2021
‘People don't no is it’ and ‘Drowning above water’ a solo show by Connor Ross is an accumulation of works made during the SaltSpace X Print Clan residency and Covid19.
The work explores nostalgia and memory, and the censorship that comes with recollecting a memory through an installation of prints, drawings and recordings.
'After The Dinner Party'
27/04/21 - 30/04/2021
Group exhibition ‘After The Dinner Party’ features sculpture and mixed media artworks from Lesley McDermott, Chelsie Dysart, Alice Martin, Dawn McLaren, Val Martin and Eloise Kerr.
'Essential Forms' 2020 SaltSpace Members Show
5/11/2020 - 14/11/2020
SaltSpace presented our 2020 Members Show with 45 emerging artists whose work ranges from painting, drawing, film, printmaking, jewellery and sculpture.
Emily Dan - 'What If' Residency supported by Glasgow City Heritage Trust
17/01/2021 - 26/02/2021
Emily is an architect-in-training currently living in Glasgow and studying at The Mac. A Cambridge undergrad Emily also worked in London for two years at DSDHA and Haworth Tompkins.
Ciara McInnes 'What If' Residency supported by Glasgow City Heritage Trust
19/11/2020 - 19/01/2021
Ciara's residency explored Glasgow's brutalist legacy, documenting the impact these now lost structures have left on the city and gathered first hand accounts of people's experiences living in high towers and mid-century housing developments across Glasgow.
'The Pieces Are In Flux'
26/10/2020 - 31/10/2020
‘The Pieces are in ~ Flux’ was a collaborative group show featuring 16 of our Digital Residents from our various online residencies; 'What If' residency, Film & Audio-visual digital programme and our digital residencies via instagram and our website blog that we have hosted since March 2020 after the Covid-19 restrictions were under effect.
'Cherub' by Kirsten Shanks
1/10/2020 - 12/10/2020
The exhibition, Cherub, is by our spring artist-in-residence, Kirstin Shanks who has been making work both in our residency space as well as at home over the last few months. Shanks, graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 2019 and was the recipient of the RSA John Kinross Scholarship.
'Reading Circle' by Civic Soup supported by Glasgow City Heritage Trust
7/9/20 - 19/11/20
In the Autumn of 2020, members of the public and SaltSpace community gathered in an online reading circle centred on practices of decolonisation in relation to place and architecture.
'The Making of Killin' by Redstone Press
A deep and interactive look into the artistic process that helped form "Village Of Killin", a recent release from Liam Robertson, on Redstone Press.
'What If' Residency - Kim Tiong supported by Glasgow City Heritage Trust
Kim Tiong was the first resident of the Glasgow City Heritage Trust grant aided 'What If' residency.