Press Release June 2013

Not Static but Progressive

The ‘Adventurous’ Art Society Unveils a Unique Digital Masterpiece

Late last year, the Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) launched it’s stunning new and improved website at, which is jam-packed full of 121 years worth of pivotal Scottish art history, striking imagery from leading contemporary artists, international exchanges and information about upcoming exhibitions from the society and it’s partners.

They have now made it even more appealing, as this is the only Scottish Art Society’s website to give artist members their own personally editable online profile.

With well over 500 members now able to add and update their personal details, and SSA news and opportunities being added frequently, this really is a truly fantastic online resource for Scottish and International contemporary artists, curators and art lovers alike. unique, unexpected, adventurous, historic, challenging, beautiful and diverse. Refresh your cache and fill your senses with the SSA’s brand-new website.

This website was donated to the charity by Colin and Julia Douglas Usher of Coffee With A Lid™.

If you have any questions or comments about the new website or would like to enquire about a particular artist or image, please email


The Society of Scottish Artists, a brief overview

The Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) is an artist-led membership organisation governed by an elected President and elected Council consisting of around twelve members of the Society. The SSA today continues in the spirit of its founders of 1891, to show the controversial and the unexpected and to give hanging space to new artists of promise. The SSA continues its tradition of holding an Annual Contemporary Open Exhibition in the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh and also regularly holds member exhibitions throughout Scotland and overseas most recently in Slovakia, Poland, and Canada.

Registered Scottish Charity Number: SC009586


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