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Curriculum Vitae





Born in 1969 in Banff, North East Scotland. Living and working in the Scottish Borders.

E D U C A T I O N

Edinburgh College of Art 1991 - 1993Master of Fine Art (M.F.A.)
 1987 - 1991BA (hons), Drawing and Painting

A W A R D S

2009Awarded £5000 by the Scottish Arts Council towards research and development for a new major body of work
2003Visual Arts Award, City of Edinburgh Council
2001Visual Arts Award, City of Edinburgh Council
1999Arts Trust for Scotland Award, Scottish Arts Council
1999Scottish Arts Council Assistance Grant
1999Ballinglen Arts Foundation: 2-month residency in Co. Mayo, Republic of Ireland
1998Hope Scott Trust Award, Edinburgh
1991London Royal Academy Aeneas Award: scholarship to Florence
1990 Erasmus Exchange Program: 3-month period of study in Athens School of Fine Art

S O L O  E X H I B I T I O N S

2014- Forthcoming solo exhibition, Sarah Myerscough gallery, London
2013- Approaching the Verge, An Talla Solais, Ulapool
2012- Silver Between the Falls, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
2010- Still Surfacing, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
 - Interview with New Linear Perspectives magazine
 - Spectator review of Still Surfacing
2008- Andrew Mackenzie and Jackie Anderson, Amber Roome Contemporary Art, Edinburgh, November
 - Cross Section of a Cascade, Sarah Myerscough, London, July
2006- Delicate Ground, Amber Roome Gallery, Edinburgh
2005- Counterpart, with James Lumsden, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
2003- Sunlight on Grey Painted Steel, Watching Water Rise, Round Room, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
2002- Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
 - New Work, Merz Gallery, Edinburgh, November
1999- Semi-detached, East Kilbride Arts Centre, East Kilbride, Scotland
 - New work, Courthouse Gallery, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Republic of Ireland
1998- Between states, Bellevue Gallery, Edinburgh
 - Between states, Project Room, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
1996- New Work on Paper, Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh
1994- Recent Work, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
 - Bytes, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

S E L E C T E D  G R O U P  E X H I B I T I O N S

2013- London Art Fair
 - Paris Art Fair
2013- Drawn Away Together, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
 - A Parliament of Lines, Pier Art Centre, Stromness, Orkney
 - A Parliament of Lines, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
 - Wider Than a Postcard, Breezeblock Gallery, Portland, Oregon
 - Art for Nature, Bonhams, Edinburgh
2012- Parliament of Lines, forthcoming drawing show at City Art Centre, Edinburgh
 - Evaluation of Space, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester
2011- RSA Annual Exhibition, invited artist
 - Permanent Collection: rehabilitation unit at Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow
 - Fleming Collection Scottish Summer Exhibition, The Fleming Collection, London
2010- Abstraction, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2009- Strata, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh
 - Seven Short Sails, online group project
2008- London Art Fair 2008, with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
 - Toronto Art Fair 2008, with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
2007- Transcriptions, with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
 - London Art Fair 2007, with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art and Amber Roome Gallery
 - Toronto Art Fair 2007, with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art and Amber Roome Gallery
 - Equinox, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
 - Group show, Amber Roome Contemporary Art, Edinburgh, June
2006- Art 2006, London Art Fair, with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
 - Glasgow Art Fair, with Merz Art and Amber Roome Gallery
2005- Art 2005, London Art Fair, with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London
 - Greetings From Edinburgh, curated by Helen Monaghan, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh
 - Fearful Symmetry, Merz Gallery, Edinburgh
 - Works on paper, Amber Roome gallery, Edinburgh
 - Viewpoint, National Galleries of Scotland, Duff House, Banff
2004- The Birthday Party, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
 - London Art Fair, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art
2003- Miniatures, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art
 - Past Standing, The Changing Room, Stirling
 - ArtFutures 2003, Contemporary Art Society, London
 - Work on Paper, Eye-2, Edinburgh
2002- ArtFutures 2002, Contemporary Art Society, London
 - Aphelion (with James Lumsden, Eric Cruikshank and Friedhard Kiekeben), Art.tm, Inverness
 - Glasgow Art Fair with Art.tm
2001- Fresh Art, art fair for independent artists, Business Design Centre, London
 - TCC gallery (with Shane Bradford, Luke Frost, and Mark Pearson), London
2000- On Land, touring group show, Travelling Gallery, various locations in Scotland
 - Primed (with Paul Keir, James Lumsden and Raymond Mulligan), Bellevue Gallery, Edinburgh
 - S.S.A. (Society Scottish Artists), Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
1999- In The Summertime, curated group show, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
 - Edinburgh Postcard Projects, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1997- Shockproof (with Donald Urquhart, Paul Keir and Graham Todd), Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, Canada

C O L L E C T I O N S

P U B L I C  A R T

2011 -Crown House Project, Kingsway, London. Major commissioned paintings for foyer
-Way Installations Project, 6 artists in a bothy along the Southern Upland Way
2004 -Drylaw ARTWORKS public art project, North Edinburgh Arts Centre

E D U C A T I O N  W O R K

2014 -Workshops at Abbotsford new education facility, Galashiels.
2013 -AIR project: workshops with Dunbar Primary School.
- Curators' talk, Paper Planes exhibition, Stow.
- Artists' talk, Heriot Watt University, Galashiels.
- Artists' talk, Scottish Artist Union and Applied Arts Scotland, Heart of Hawick.
- Artists' talk, forthcoming, an talla solais, Ullapool.
- Sitting with Silence, discussion at Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.
2012 -Artists' talk with Spin - A Parliament of Lines, City Art Centre, Edinburgh.
2011 -Artists' talk about Living Room project.
- Artists' talk at RSA Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh, with Anne Bevan.
-Natural Identity Project - working with 2 schools in the Stirling Area over 2 or 3 months, exploring Art, bookmaking, Poetry and the Natural Environment, culminating in an exhibition at The Changing Room in Stirling.
2010 -Bean Geese project - working with Slammanan Primary School and funded by SNH, examining the rare Bean Goose through field trips and art activity, culminating in an exhibition in the school.
-The Living Room. Working with a primary school in Kelso, Living Room is funded by The Scottish Arts Council to respond to the architecture of Kelso.
-Dutch Landscape - adult workshop at The Queens Gallery, Edinburgh.
2007 -6 Cities Design Festival - workshops in the Changing Room Gallery in Stirling (through Stirling Council), responding to the local urban environment, producing architectural models and posters on the theme of "recycled design", with under 12's, 12 - 18 yrs, and over 18's.
-Early Years Project at the Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. Working with the Off The Wall exhibition (including work by Jim Lambie, Christine Borland and Nathan Coley) in collaboration with Lis Dooner, a flute player with Scottish Chambers Orchestra, and Pam Wardell, a storyteller and dramaturge.
-Ark Trust Over 50s Forum tour of Off The Wall at the Gallery of Modern Art.
- Freelance gallery education with The National Galleries of Scotland: regular lectures and tours with school-groups and adults across all four galleries.
- Gallery of Modern art and Kaimes Special Needs School talks and workshops surrounding Off the Wall at the Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
- National Galleries writing tours and workshops with adults, with Helen Boden.
- Ca(i)re group, Eric Liddell centre, Edinburgh. 6 week course exploring The National Galleries of Scotland.
- 2 day drawing and painting course in Holyrood Palace, related to the Amazing Rare Things at The Queens Gallery, Edinburgh.
2006 - Changing Room, Stirling. The Big Draw, text-based workshops, and workshops with schools in conjuction with Stirling Library.
- Scottish Natural Heritage, Stirling. Flanders Moss Project with Thornhill Primary School.
- National Galleries of Scotland, Cowparade workshops and talks, with Vet Aid.
-Fruitmarket gallery, Edinburgh. Various talks and workshops with Calum Innes exhibition, including The Big Draw, and Opt in For Art with yound people.
2005 -Changing Room, Stirling Wallace 700 Project: working with a group from East Plean primary school towards an exhibition and performance in September 2005 at The Tolbooth, Stirling.
- Andy Warhol talks and workshops with a wide range of groups at the Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
- Francis Bacon talks and workshops with a wide range of groups at the Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
- Ben Nicolson relief workshop at The Dean gallery, Edinburgh.
2004 - Freelance gallery education with The National Galleries of Scotland: regular lectures and tours with school-groups and adults across all four galleries.
- Workshop based around Work in Progress exhibition at The Changing Room, Stirling.
- Travel Journals: Family day workshops at The National Gallery.
- Lucien Freud graphic workshop at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
2003 - Artist's Training for Gallery Education, with the Institute of Education, London.
- Freelance gallery education with The National Galleries of Scotland.
- Workshop and Artist Talk based around Past Standing exhibition at The Changing Room, Stirling.
- National Galleries of Scotland Family Day: drawing workshops based around The Macduff Circle by Richard Long at The Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
- Drop in and Draw: informal and experimental drawing workshops for adults at The Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
- Big Draw: Edinburgh Zoo, The Changing Room in Stirling and the National Galleries of Scotland.
- Get Arty: monoprinting workshop at Edinburgh Zoo.
- Saturday Art Club at The Dean Gallery, Edinburgh: 4 workshops based on Outsider Art from the Scottie Wilson collection.
2002 - Freelance gallery education with The National Galleries of Scotland.
2001 - Preparing and running day classes in Painting and Drawing with adults outdoors, through the Community Education Programme Summer School at Leith Academy, Edinburgh.
2000 - Preparing and running workshops in schools with The Travelling Gallery, in relation to the on land exhibition, various location around Scotland.
- Preparing and running a 2-day painting workshop for the Fleadh Suil in Ullapool, Scotland.
- Community Education Programme Tutor in painting at Leith Academy, Edinburgh.
1999 - Studio visits and talks with local schools, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland.
- Gallery talk, Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh, in relation to the "In The Summertime" show.
1997 - Voluntary work with Artlink at The Barony Housing Association, Edinburgh.

B I B L I O G R A P H Y

C U R A T O R I A L

2013 -Paper Planes, an exhibition of work on paper by 16 nationally and internationally recognised artists, curated by Andrew Mackenzie, in Stow, Scottish Borders. Artists included Callum Innes, Graeme Todd, Bronwen Sleigh, Philip Reeves, Pat Law, David Cass, Mary Morrison, Paul Keir and Alan Shipway.



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