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

4 Mar 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.

Peacock Visual Arts Print Shop is now live! Have a look at the new print shop here.

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March 2015

5thOpen Now! In Motion Animation Festival 2015

<b>21 February - 21 March 2015</b><br> <br> This second, much anticipated, edition of <i>In Motion Animation Festival</i> will focus on the work of Dutch artist <a href=" http://www.hiskohulsing.com/">Hisko Hulsing</a>, creator of the multi-award winning <i>Junkyard</i>, with an exhibition of his development sketches, storyboards, paintings, and films at Peacock Visual Arts, and at Belmont Filmhouse, a special selection of short and feature length animation films will be screened. Animation workshops will turn viewers into animators and the grand finale is an evening of open submission shorts and the presentation, voted for by the audience, of the ‘prestigious and shiny’ Golden Rowie Award.

4thOpen Submission, Call out for Short Stop Motion Animations

Due to popular demand, we are again looking for submissions of short stop-motion animated films, to be shown at an informal evening of screenings at Peacock Visual Arts. The event is being organised as part of Peacock Visual Arts’ second, much anticipated, edition of <a href=" http://www.peacockvisualarts.com/events/482/in-motion-animation-festival-2015">In Motion Animation Festival</a>

3rdVacancy! Communications and Marketing Manager

We are looking for an experienced Communications and Marketing Manager to join our Aberdeen-based team. Applicants will have at least two years experience in digital marketing and sales, preferably (though not necessarily) in a fine art context.<br> <br> The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon Monday 6 April.


January 2015

9thBook Now! Workshops in Jan, Feb & March 2015

We have organised a series of one and two-day workshops for the first few months of the year. 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.


December 2014

17thPeacock Prints at BrewDog Aberdeen Bar!

Thanks to our friends at <a href="http://www.brewdog.com/bars/aberdeen">BrewDog Aberdeen</a> we are excited to announce that we will now be displaying and selling artwork in their bar!<br> <br> The prints will be changed round regularly and we plan to have an official launch in January; keep an eye out for updates in the New Year.<br> <br> The first installation is now complete so why not head round for a drink and a look!


September 2014

3rdA new publication from Peacock Visual Arts

To accompany our current exhibition <a href="http://www.peacockvisualarts.com/archive/455/exhibition-coming-soon-paintings-as-arguments-five-decades-of-cultural-and-political-change-in-scotland">Paintings as Arguments: Five Decades of Cultural & Political Change in Scotland</a> we have published a book by Alexander Moffat and Alan Riach. <a href="mailto:sarah@peacockvisualarts.co.uk">Order now. </a>


August 2014

21stMAKE aberdeen continues! Already a member? Get 25% off annual membership if you join before the end of September 2014.

Join now to be part of the MAKE aberdeen community. Existing members - don't forget to sign up by the end of September to get your 25% discount.


July 2014

4thBook Now! Summer Workshops in July and August 2014

We have a variety of workshops available this summer, led by friendly, experienced and supportive tutors. All our courses are designed for beginners unless we let you know otherwise. Just bring yourself – all materials are included. Workshops are available in the following disciplines: <b>Screenprinting</b>, <b>Etching</b>, <b>Bookbinding</b> and <b>Screen Monoprinting</b> <a href="http://www.peacockvisualarts.com/get-creative/courses-classes">Find out more</a> and book now to avoid disappointment.


May 2014

9thBuy Peacock Visual Arts prints on Artfinder

Are you thinking of investing in a fine art, limited edition print? Have a look at the range of Peacock prints for sale on Artfinder, where you can purchase work by Ralph Steadman, Barbara Rae, Adam Bridgland, Toby Paterson, Frances Walker and many more exceptional artists. <a href="https://www.artfinder.com/peacock-visual-arts">Browse away!</a>


February 2014

25thAdam Bridgland prints accepted into the Victoria and Albert Collection

Congratulations to Adam Bridgland, a number of whose works are now part of the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, London.