Glasgow international 2018

20 April—
7 May

About Glasgow International 2018

Glasgow International is a renowned biennial festival of contemporary visual art, which brings to the fore Glasgow’s strengths as a vibrant and unique centre of artistic production and display.

The next edition will be from 20 April to 7 May 2018.

In all our work we aim to:

  • Support and collaborate with locally-based artists and arts organisations to create ambitious new works as well as commission new work by artists working internationally;
  • Work with artists whose practices contribute to an essential and critical contemporary art discourse;
  • Develop artistic discourse between locally and internationally-based artists and audiences through talks, events, exhibitions and visits;
  • Extend the arts experience across the city and communities by showing work in non-traditional spaces as well as museums and galleries.

The Team

Emma Flynn, Festival Coordinator

Clare Harris, Print Editor

Poi Marr, Curator

Eilidh McCabe, Online Editor

Emma McIntyre, Associate Producer

Tracey Kelly, Marketing Manager

Richard Parry, Director

Caroline Winn, Festival Manager

To speak to a member of the team please call 0141 287 6412.

Rachel Wiseman (Sutton PR)
0207 183 3577



DEADLINE: Midday, Thursday 16th November
INTERVIEWS: Tuesday 21st November

GI has an exciting opportunity for a bright, creative and energetic individual to join our small team as Assistant Curator.  This is a new entry level post, supported by the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme, aimed specifically at recent graduates from low-income backgrounds to start a career in the arts.

The Assistant Curator will provide assistance to the Director, Curator and Associate Producer of GI in all aspects of GI 2018’s programme delivery; including the research, preparation, delivery, production, installation, maintenance and de-installation and extending into the planning and development of our 2020 edition.

ELIGIBILITY: You will be a recent graduate and must be a full-time UK resident. You must have received a Maintenance Grant during all years of your study.You must have received a Maintenance Grant during all years of your study. You must have a degree level qualification in any subject and have graduated in the years 2015, 2016 or 2017. We will require evidence of your degree and documentation of your funding through University. 

In order to prove eligibility you must have completed the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Survey to be considered for interview, click here. Further info on eligibility can be found here. 

For the full job pack, including: role profile, eligibility and how to apply please click here.


Artistic Advisory Board

Glasgow International’s Advisory Board offers guidance and support to the festival team. The current members of the board are:

Rob Churm, Artist

Andrew Hamilton, Director, The Modern Institute

Derek Harte, Co-founder of Hamilton Corporate Finance Ltd

Stephanie Macdonald, Founder and Architect, 6A Architects, London

Sarah Strang, Director, Civic Room, Glasgow