Making Meaningful Change in the Visual Arts

We’re an artist-led organisation that makes meaningful change in the visual arts.  Our action research projects are informed by the Climate Emergency and aim to improve the economic conditions for artists.  

Values that lead us

Action Research

Sculpture Placement Group (SPG) is an action research organisation based in Glasgow, Scotland.


SPG implements meaningful change in the visual arts. Understanding sculpture in the context of the climate emergency.


We pilot new models for commissioning, collecting and engaging with sculpture.


SPG work in contexts and communities outside of the gallery.

Our team 

Kate V Robertson


Michelle Emery-Barker


Josh Hill


Megan Williams


our Work Makes an Impact

The projects we’re involved in range from digital circular economy tools to collaborative resource management. We also have a series of research projects on commissioning practices which highlight how sculpture can embody a deep ecological connection. 

Orgs we Work With

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