Scottish Society of Artists

We are the Society of Scottish Artists.

We’re the largest artist-led organisation in Scotland. We lead a diverse and ambitious programme and invite artists based anywhere in the world to join us.

SSA 126TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION
PROPOSALS & INSTALLATIONS

This year marks the return of the SSA Annual Exhibition to the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh: 23 November – 11 December 2024. We are accepting submissions for installationssite specific work, performance and proposals for an unrealised work.

Entry deadline: Monday 22 July, 12 noon

THREADS | SSA AT OLD GALA HOUSE

We are delighted to be collaborating with Live Borders for the first time to present an exhibition of work by SSA Members with the compelling theme of ‘Threads’. The exhibition includes work by invited artist, Denise Zygadlo alongside selected works by SSA Members who responded to themes explored in the Great Tapestry of Scotland.

Exhibition Open: 20 July – 30 September

NEW PROFESSIONAL ARTIST MEMBERS 2024

We are delighted to welcome our 15 newly elected Professional Members for 2024. They have been selected in recognition of their ongoing commitment and dedication to their professional art practices as well as their continued involvement with the SSA.

MARION BARRON | GREG BRYCE | TOM CARTMILL | RACHEL DUCKHOUSE | AGNES EPERJESY | AMY DURY | HETTY HAXWORTH | JANE HUNTER | OLIVIA IRVINE | ALEXANDER NISBET | VALERIE O’REGAN | MARY MAY | NICOLA MCINALLY | VALERIE MCLEAN | JUDITH SHAYLOR

Image: Mary May, A Scots Migration (2024) Acrylic

SSA 126TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION
GENERAL SUBMISSIONS

The SSA invites both members and non-members to apply to be part of the 126th SSA Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy: 23 November – 11 December 2024
Entry deadline: Monday 26 August 2024, 12 noon

ULAIDHEAN / TREASURES | SSA AT GAIRLOCH MUSEUM

The SSA is delighted to be collaborating with Gairloch Museum for the first time with an upcoming exhibition Ulaidhean / Treasures taking place across both the Upper and Lower galleries in Gairloch Museum, 6 July – 28 September 2024.

BE PART OF THE GENERAL SUBMISSIONS SELECTION COMMITTEE 2024

We are looking for 3 members of the Society of Scottish Artists to be part of the General Submissions Selection Committee for the 126th Annual Exhibition.

Deadline to apply: Monday 12 August 2024, 12 noon