Shortlist announced for the 10th Creative Edinburgh Awards

17 October 2022

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees of the 10th Creative Edinburgh Awards.

This year saw an impressive calibre of applications, which proved difficult to narrow down by our team of 15 independent reviewers. The following shortlist represents people, projects and organisations which went above and beyond to make an impact on Edinburgh's creative landscape.

The Collaboration Award


The Earthing Project

Theiya Arts Dance Collective

Tinderbox Collective and Pianodrome @ Old Royal High School - Fringe 2022

The Innovation Award

Continuum Industries Ltd

Neon8 (Neoneight Ltd)

The Portobello Beach Campfire by Unco Equipment

The Freelance Award

Camila Ospina Gaitan with the project exhibition Thorn in the flesh

Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir

Move To Feel

The Student Award

Ally Zlatar - The Starving Artist

Levi J. Richards

Nathaniel Cartier and Fraser Macdonald (The Edinburgh Collective)

Tanatsei Gambura

The Edinburgh City Award

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Edinburgh International Festival & Leith Academy High School

Push the Boat Out

The Sustainable Creativity Award

Alice Mary Cooper and Co.'s 'The Bush' carbon light theatre tour

Art Buds Collective

by Jen Byrne

Earthing Project

The Leadership Award

Ally Zlatar

Claire Carpenter

Persephone Nichol-Bose

The Community Award

Art Buds in Muirhouse

The Aye Festival by Spit it out

BE United

The Community Wellbeing Collective

The Creative Startup Award

Move To Feel

little living room

Quindrie Press

Stories Untold Productions

The Inclusion Award

AMPLIFI at The Queen’s Hall

Aye Festival - Spit it Out

Liminal Studios

Queer Folks' Tales

Celebrate the brightest talent in the city at the long-awaited 10th anniversary of the Creative Edinburgh Awards.

We’ve waited three years to bring our awards back in-person, so this time we’re back with a bang at Summerhall on 18 November. As well as showcasing nominees and announcing our winners, we’re throwing a big birthday party to celebrate 11 years of Creative Edinburgh and 10 years of Creative Edinburgh Awards. We'd love to see you there!

Book tickets here.

Artwork by our Awards Artist in Residence Chiara Celini.