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News - Aberdeen's Centre for Contemporary Art. Gallery exhibitions, printmaking, photography, film & video, digital media

2 Sep 15

Peacock Visual Arts is the leading contemporary visual arts organisation in Aberdeen and the NE of Scotland, bringing artists and the public together through exhibitions‚ events‚ talks‚ residencies‚ film screenings‚ gigs and workshops to make and present art in exciting and innovative ways.

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August 2015

5thComing Soon // FUTUREPROOF 15 (some) new photography in Scotland

FUTUREPROOF 15 is a series of exhibitions organised by Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow and Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie profiling up-and-coming artists from Scotland’s Photography and Electronic Media courses.

3rdArt + Tech + Beer: Aberdeen leads the way in making art accessible for everyone.

Peacock Visual Arts is delighted to present a cutting edge event which is sure to be a memorable night out for anyone who loves art, beer or getting a sneak peek into the future.

2ndLooking for Meaning @ Peacock Visual Arts

Peacock Visual Arts is proud to announce Looking for Meaning, a unique exhibition of works by artist Jean Paul Baptiste, also know to his friends and family as Zafar Ahmad. Looking for Meaning opens 22 August, 2-4pm and runs until 3 October in the reception gallery. The exhibition coincides with FUTUREPROOF 15 being held in Peacock’s main gallery.

1stFrances Walker | Western Shorelines

Peacock Visual Arts are proud to announce the release of 'Western Shorelines', a suite of 3 new prints by Frances Walker. This suite by Frances Walker editioned at Peacock Visual Arts is based on a series of quill pen drawings made by the artist at Achmelvich, Western Sutherland and on Tiree.

1stBook Now! Workshops in August 2015

We have organised a series of one day workshops for the summer months. Led by our friendly, experienced and supportive tutors Michael Waight and James Vass, these are suitable for any skill level. Just bring yourself – all materials are included.

1stPrintmaking Workshop News

Visit our <a href="http://www.peacockvisualarts.com/printmaking/printmaking/featured-artist">Print Projects Page</a> to find out what Mike and James have been up to in the workshop recently.


June 2015

23rdHell Yeah // Feast Your Eyes

Live Drawing: 6 June – 25 June 2015 Opening Party: Friday 26 June. 6-8pm. All welcome. Exhibition: 27 June – 18 July 2015 From Saturday 6 June, Hell Yeah will be taking over Peacock Visual Arts to draw a sugar loaded, popcorn poppin', over indulgent large-scale illustration installation on the walls of our main gallery! Hell Yeah actively encourage viewers to visit them in the gallery throughout the duration of the installation in order for you to engage with their creative process, with questions and interaction with artists welcomed.

22ndJealous @ Peacock Visual Arts

Peacock Visual Arts present a selection of new works from the dynamic London based print studio Jealous in our reception gallery. Jealous is a contemporary screen print studio and publisher situated in the east London hub of Shoreditch and Crouch End.

19thPeacock Visual Arts Open Call 2015

Peacock Visual Arts (Peacock) would like to invite proposals from artists, curators and organisations. Peacock has three main areas of activity: exhibitions, printmaking and digital fabrication. We welcome proposals for all three areas.

18thDr Sketchy @ Peacock Visual Arts!

We will be hosting an extra special Dr Sketchy event within the Hell Yeah exhibition space on Saturday 4 July from 6-9pm! Dr Sketchy will have 2 cabaret performances which will include some burlesque from one our favourite little ladies, the stunning PEACHY MALONE and the absolutely enthralling, borderline incomprehensibly unusual JACK SQUAT as well as our usual competitions, FABULOUS PRIZES and witty banter for the fabulously affordable door tax of only £6. <br> <br> All abilities are welcome.