Home » Spotlight » Awards » VACMA 2016-17 VACMA 2016-17 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013 2011-12 2009-10 CHARLES POULSENScottish BordersSupported to develop new work towards an exhibition called “Songs for Winter” a joint exhibition with Pauline Burbidge. FELICITY BRISTOWScottish BordersTo research and develop a body of site specific work using chromatography at the Dingleton Asylum Boiler House, Melrose and to design and publish an artist book to record the process. KATIE ANDERSONDumfries & GallowayWave Decay Sonotorium II: Next stage development of sculptural and audio installation for exhibition out with the region, including residential and studio time costs at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop. MARY KENNYScottish BordersSupport costs to develop printmaking skills at Edinburgh Printmakers, and mentoring support. MICHELLE DE BRUINScottish BordersResearch and develop a new body of work in which to explore the taxonomy and relationship between Art and Craft. MORAG MACPHERSONDumfries & GallowayTo attend a workshop with Annie Peel, to develop and experiment with abstract paint to learn new techniques and inform future product development and surface pattern designs for textiles. MORAG PATERSONDumfries & GallowayFunded to undertake training to learn video and sound capture, production and editing in order to start making artists films and working with a mentor to explore ways of translating concept to finished work. PATRICIA CAINDumfries & GallowaySupported the cost of the sculptural/mirror element key to the exhibition “Seeing Beyond the Immediate”. ROBYN KINSMAN BLAKEScottish BordersAwarded funding to study with an experienced jeweller to increase skills in stone setting and the high quality finishing of precious metals and expand knowledge of gemstones. RORY LAYCOCKDumfries & GallowayFunded to attend a Neon Workshop in Glasgow to learn how to create a neon light artwork. SARAHJANE SWAN & ROGER SIMIANScottish BordersSupported the development of analogue media in Sarahjane and Roger’s work by awarding funds towards purchasing equipment and film stock. SUSHEILA JAMIESONScottish BordersAwarded funds to purchase materials to produce a new body of sculptural work ‘A Delicate Balance’ exploring concepts of strength and fragility in nature. VICKY SWALESScottish BordersAwarded funds towards costs of materials for ‘Spring Up’ - A project to develop new and exciting work as a neighbouring artist at Spring Fling 2017. VIVIENNE HAIGScottish BordersFunded to research and develop glass and paper mould making and casting skills.