Only an hour to go on our second day of the Coburg House Art Studios Showcase! But you can join us tomorrow to see more great work! In the Kalopsia Gallery, Ocean Terminal.
Set up and curation of the Coburg House Showcase.
- Making a retail unit into a Gallery Space.
And it was after 80 liters of paint and 4 days of work that we open the doors to our new Kalopsia Gallery space.
Check out the open call for Greyfriars Fashion and Design Competition here…
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The finalists will receive a cash prize and be featured on high end platforms. The Greyfriars Award will assign prizes to the 3 most interesting designs. By submitting to this competition you will have the opportunity to be selected as a finalist of the Greyfriars Award in Edinburgh and be highlighted for your artistic vision.
The call is open to
- Recent Fashion Design graduates
- Young talents
- Fashion design Companies
- Fashion Industry
- Deadline for submission - Sunday November 23rd
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Kalopsia are looking for volunteer exhibition invigilators to help with their major autumn showcase for Coburg House Art Studio at Kalopsia Gallery, Edinburgh. They are looking for enthusiastic and engaged individuals who are interested in getting more gallery experiences, starting mid October until end of December 2014. The invigilator also have the opportunity to be involved with the launch night of the exhibition on the 17th of October.
The Gallery is open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Each day will be split into two shifts (normally 10am-2pm and 2-6pm on a weekday and 11am-2pm and 2pm-5pm on a Sunday).
Invigilating in the gallery would include:
- Welcoming visitors
- Helping to organise sales of the art work
- Adhering to health and safety regulations both in the Gallery.
- Assisting the public with disability access etc.
- Helping with basic set up of events, private views and other events.
- Closing down; turning the lights off / closing doors
This opportunity is created to offer professional development for anyone who is wanting to pursue a career in the arts and design. This is also a good opportunity to get a references for future employment within this sector.
Work that will be within the gallery will include everything from Fine Art painting, jewellery, textile art, woodwork to fashion.
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It has actually been over 100 days since we opened the doors to Kalopsia’s exhibition ‘Textile Migration / Textiles Leith’.
An exhibition with work from archive footage, art installations, wall hangings, video work, photographs and fictional narratives, through different approaches and various voices which invited questions about nostalgia, despair, identity, urban nature, alienation, traditions, culture, and death.
Film: Andrew McMillan
Photos from the launch night of ‘Barefoot in Business’ by Andrew McMillan
at Kalopsia Gallery, Ocean Terminal Edinburgh