b. 1991

Associate Member,
British Society of Scientific Glassblowers


Modual: Climate Emergency,
University of the Arts London, virtual course, 2020

Sculpture & Environmental Art,
BA Hons (first class)
Glasgow School of Art 2015/19

Sculpture, Exchange Programme
Kyoto Seika University, Japan 2017/18

Portfolio Preparation, Visual Arts Studio
Tramway, Glasgow 2014/15

Selected Exhibitions

Bathyal Crease
Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh
10th – 11th May 2024

‘Mythic Instruments’ (solo show) [Edinburgh Science Festival]
Lab Gallery, Summerhall, Edinburgh
30th March – 26th May 2024

2023/24 ‘What is Left Behind’ (solo show)
Post Mortem Gallery, Summerhall, Edinburgh

2023 ‘Aphotic Archaeology’

Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh

2023 ‘Tools for the Gloaming’
Seripaja Gallery, Helsinki

2022 ‘NORTH’ [Visual Arts Scotland] 
Inverness Creative Academy, Inverness

2022 ‘Effusus Over Nothing’ (solo show)
Patriothall, Edinburgh

2022 ‘Unknot’ (solo show) [Marchmont Creative/Wasps]
South Block, Glasgow

2022 ‘Second Nature’ [Marchmont Creative/Wasps]
Patriothall, Edinburgh

2021 ‘Åbne Værksteder’ [AiR Assens/PABiAK/Assens Kunstråd]
Nårup Savværk, Funen, Denmark

2021 ‘Imprints: Art Editing Modernism’ [Blue & Green Project/New Modernist Editing]
Shandy Hall, Coxwold

2020 ‘RSA: New Contemporaries'
Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2020 ‘Viridescent Epiphyte'
The Briggait, Glasgow

2019 ‘Degree Show 2019’
Glasgow School of Art, Stow Building, Glasgow

2019 ‘Systemeterographgauge’
The Art School, Glasgow

2018 ‘I’ll Have to Calm Down A Bit Or Else I’ll Die With Happiness’
Pig Rock Bothy, National Galleries Scotland: Modern One, Edinburgh

2018 ‘Poach Lab: Phenomena Delicti’
Pig Rock Bothy, National Galleries Scotland: Modern One, Edinburgh

2018 ‘ASSEMBLY LINE’ The Pipe Factory, Glasgow

2018 ‘24の交差 (24 Crossing)’ Gallery Fleur, Kyoto, Japan

2017 ‘BETWEEN THE GAPS’ Yokai Soho, Kyoto, Japan

2017 ‘CAHOOT’ Laurieston Arches, Glasgow

The Old Hairdressers/Stereo, Glasgow

Cass Art, The Art Space, Glasgow

2016 ‘( BODY )’
The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Cass Art, The Art Space, Glasgow

Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2015 ‘ART ASSISTANCE’ Tramway, Upper Foyer, Glasgow

2015 ‘VISIONS’ Hoxton Arches, London

2015 ‘PARADISE’ Voidoid ARCHIVE, Glasgow

2015 ‘AM I AN ARTIST?’ Tramway, T4, Glasgow


Various Authors, “Blue & Green Project”, [New Modernist Editing, 2021] <Read Here>

Hislop, Emma, “Empathy for Entropy”, [GENERATOR Projects, 2021] <Read Here>

Various Authors, “Aeffect. The Journal of Innovation Management”, ‘Twicelight: Collaborative disruption and advocacy for the amateur’, [MAIM, Central Saint Martins, 2020]

Various Authors, “QUALITY, SLEEP, HARMONY, LIFE ! Vol. 1”, [Edinburgh Art Festival, 2019]

Hislop, Emma, “Onomasticon”, [Downie Allison Downie, 2019]

Hislop, Emma, “Tenki Archive: Conditions of a Treasury”, [S.I. Blurb: 2018]

Woresley, Dawn (Ed.), “Psyche. 1”, ‘Forgotten Shopping’, [Glasgow: 2017] p. 4

Hislop, Emma, “: This is a body of text”, [Glasgow: 2016]

Hislop, Emma, “Split the Veil”, [Glasgow: 2016]


Hidden Door, Environments, “Sea Bed: Aphotic Archaeology”, 2023

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop “Studio Conversation with Studio Holder Emma Hislop”, 2023

OFLUXO “Tools For The Gloaming, Maija Fox & Emma Hislop at Paja Galleria, Helsinki”, 2023

Kuba Paris “Maija Fox & Emma Hislop: Tools For The Gloaming”, 2023

The Scotman, “Making Art in a Beautiful Setting: Artists are invited to get creative in the Borders”, 2022

The Herald, “Borders estate Marchmont House welcomes artist Jack Brindley and Emma Hislop to the artist community”, 2022

Metro, “House That for a New Art Studio?”, 2022

“Two Artists Make Marchmont Their Spring Home”, Wasps, 2022

Robertson-Fall, Tansy, “The Role of Art in Driving Systems Change”, Ellen MacArthurFoundation, 2021

Assens Kunstrad, "AiR Assens: Artists Stay Assens", Oplev Kulturen, Assens Kommune, 2021

Cardone, Maurita, “Art in Search of Circularity. Emma Hislop, Ellen MacArthur Foundation's First Artist in Residence”, Economia Circolare, 2021

Royson Mayne, Brian, “Arts and The Circular Economy: An Introduction”, Wales Art Review, 2021

Ripples, “An Interview with Artist Emma Hislop”, Aeffect.co.uk, 2020

Explore The Circular Economy, “Reflections of an artist in residence: Emma Hislop”, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Apple Podcast, 2020

Ripples Event Catalogue, "An Interview with Emma Hislop", MA Innovation Management Central Saint Martins, 2020

Explore The Circular Economy, “How can art shape the economy for the better?”, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Apple Podcast, 2020

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, "Emma Hislop: Graduate Research Award", News, edinburghsculpture.org, 2020

Ellen MacArthur Foundation, "Emma Hislop Becomes Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s First Artist In Residence", News, ellenmacarthurfoundation.org, 2020

Kay, Rosemary, “At the Royal Scottish Academy: New Contemporaries 2020”, The Edinburgh Reporter, 2020

Macmillan, Duncan, "Art review: RSA New Contemporaries, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh", The Scotsman, 2020

McLeod, Robert, “British Society of Scientific Glassblowers Journal”, BSSG, August 2019

Boyd, Rachel, “Art and Anxiety: student artists discuss the fears and anxieties of creation”, Glasgow Guardian, 2016


2022 Wasps X Marchmont Creative, Marchmont House

2021 AiR Assens, Denmark 

2020 Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

2020 Ellen MacArthur Foundation

2019 Grizedale Arts, Lawson Park

2018 Pig Rock Bothy, National Galleries of Scotland/Bothy Project

Additional Work

Guest Tutor, University of Stirling Art Collections,
Stirling, 2022

Artist Talk, Sulelængen In Magtenbølle, AiR Assens, Assens Kunstrad, 2021

Artist Talk, Gæsteatelier Hollufgård, AiR Assens, Assens Kunstrad, 2021

Guest Speaker, “Good Habits for Freelancers”, SHIFT Programme, Shift into your Future, 2021

Guest Lecturer & Workshop Facillitator, School of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, 2021

Speaker, “Green Tease: Embedded”, Creative Carbon Scotland, 2021

Guest Lecturer, MA Innovation Management, Central Saint Martins, 2020 - 21

Speaker, A+E Collective, “BioXmas”, 2020

Guest Lecturer, “Sustainability in the Visual Arts and Crafts”, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, 2020

Guest Speaker, SHIFT Programme, Shift into your Future Summer School, 2020

Panellist/Industry Partner, "Ripples: Navigating liquid times with imagination and care", Virtual Conference, Central Saint Martins, 2020

Women's Art Class Tutor, Milk Café, Glasgow, 2019

Panellist, "Round the Canon", Glasgow School of Art, 2016

Families & Youth Workshop Tutor, Cass Art, Glasgow, 2016

Turner Prize Public Engagement Workshop Assistant, Turner Prize, Tramway, Glasgow, 2015


Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Graduate Reseach Award - Winner, 2020

Sir William Gillies Bequest Award - Winner, 2020

Red Line Artworks Annual Award (for series of works) - Highly Commended, 2020

GSA Sustainability & Sustainability in Action Group Award – Winner, 2019


VACMA: Edinburgh, Bursary 2023

Creative Edinburgh EPAD Fund 2022

Hope Scott Trust, Grant Recipient 2022

A-N: Time, Space Money Bursary, Grant Recipient 2022

Creative Scotland: Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers 2022

The Floor: Creator Fund 2021

Creative Scotland: Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers 2021

VACMA: Edinburgh, Bursary, 2021

A-N: Time, Space Money Bursary, Grant Recipient, 2020

Creative Scotland: Bridging Bursary, Grant Recipient, 2020

Princes Trust Enterprise Grant, 2020

Sustainability in Action Group Fund, GSA Sustainability, 2018

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