The University of Aberdeen

Science Teaching Hub

Installed September 2023, 

4 Artists were commissioned to create a set of individual and collaborative pieces inspired by the various subjects housed within the new building for display.  The new science hub is designed around the provision of specialist teaching, training and learning for students across a number of disciplines including chemistry, medical sciences, biological sciences and geosciences.

Deflectors produced by Norsign


The University of Aberdeen

Museums & Special Collections

Artists facilitated a fun & relaxed drop-in experience and creative collage workshop using materials highlighting the museum collections and archives of The University of Aberdeen.

The session was held in the new Science Teaching Hub.


All In Ideas x Elev8 Arts

Winter 22/23 & 23/34 , The Anatomy Rooms, AB10 1AP (November - March)

Arkade Studios opens their doors weekly on Fridays 10am - 5.30pm to visitors. SNUG provides an opportunity to come and relax in a friendly, creative, warm space where you can grab a free cuppa and enjoy free access to art materials, resources & activities at your leisure.Free artist-led workshops run from time to time in the space. The project was funded by the ACVO Communities Mental health and Wellbeing fund and is for all adults (over 18s).

The aim is to create a space for visitors to take some time out, and get creative 

*Warm space
*Time to relax
*Free teas and coffees
*Free art activities
*Adults only

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We were awarded creative funding to research, develop and fabricate fully adaptable outdoor mobile exhibition unit(s) as a method of display which would be able to pop-up in spaces in different formations or groupings around the city. These units would create innovative outdoor art spaces which would allow artists to create installations, transport, display, sell their work, and create an arts hub outside for the public to visit.

In collaboration with Polka Design

Funded by Aberdeen City Council

We held an open community feedback event on 14th April at The Anatomy Rooms.

You can now view the K:ART Summary & Design video online


Working with NHS Staff 


As a special tribute to NHS workers Elev8arts supported CLAN in delivering a wellbeing workshop programme and lighthouse sculpture for NHS staff to contribute to for Light the North as a tribute to their services during the pandemic. 

Due to Covid-19 the workshop programme was delivered remotely.

A team of 3 artists developed remote wellbeing workshops for NHS staff, activity packs were sent out and art sessions were held on zoom.  The artists produced the sculpture based on the workshops including the artwork of the participants to produce this special sculpture for the community.

'The Outpost' lighthouse was situated in Victoria Park, Aberdeen as part of the 50 lighthouse sculptures across the North East of Scotland.  The sculpture raised £12,000 for CLAN at auction.


Working with CLAN Commuities


Elev8arts was delighted to support CLAN with the delivery and co-ordination of their community programme for Light the North. 

Due to Covid-19 the workshop programme was delivered remotely.  

10 Participating CLAN centres and services worked together with an artist and a group of their service users to produce a small lighthouse. 10-12 project participants received a creative activity pack, had fun and enjoyed the wellbeing benefits of creativity whilst working together to produce a special sculpture for the community.

These 10 lighthouses were inspired and produced by our communities and displayed at CLAN centres and across the North East of Scotland.

Three community lighthouses were auctioned and together raised £8,600 for CLAN


Funded by Aberdeen City Council

In spring 2019 we provided 4 artists the opportunity of a week-long paid artist development residency hosted by Ke'ku:n Studio.

Each residency included a free workshop for the community and final weekend exhibition.

The project focused on installation and professional skills development, providing much needed versitile studio/display space, public engagement and highlighting art and artists in the area.

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ADP South Community Forum


Working with ADP South Community Forum (Aberdeenshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership) Professional artists were commissioned to engage with Forum members and created a series of public artworks and creative workshops for the community. 

The project has to date installed 2 final outcomes; A mosaic in Stonehaven and a mural in Banchory.  Multiple workshops have been held for a diverse range of particpating community groups and have covered techniques including collage, mosaic, expressive painting and stenciling.

The main aims of the project were to:

Challenge stigma facing those in recovery

Unleash creativity and increase wellbeing of forum members

Engage with the public and create an artwork for the local community

Raise awareness for the Forum and the work they do