About The Embassy
Artist Run Space
The Embassy is a non-profit making artist-run gallery. The gallery holds a yearly programme of exhibitions and events, hosts video and performance nights at Edinburgh College of Art, and exhibits at off site projects including Zoo Art Fair.
The gallery co-ordinates and presents Art in Practice; professional practice events for students at Edinburgh College of Art in return for some funding towards the gallery's core costs. The Embassy has also received funding from the Scottish Arts Council, ECA Trustees and the Young Scot Award.
The Embassy was founded in May 2004 by Kim Coleman, Craig Coulthard, Tommy Grace, Jenny Hogarth, Dave Maclean, Kate Owens and Catherine Stafford who had variously intitiated the other exhibiting projects Win Together Lose Together Play Together Stay Together, Magnifitat and Edinburgh College of Art Video and Performance nights. Outgoing Directors of the second committee include John Farrugia, Deborah Jackson, Katie Orton, Debjani Banerjee, Dan Brown, Tessa Lynch, John A. Harrington and Shona Handley. Many thanks also to Oliver Herbert and Jenny Richards for their contributions over the summer of 2008.
The Embassy's current Directors are:
This is a rolling committee. All directors are volunteers and are supported by a member base.
The Embassy Gallery registered in Scotland