abstract seascape painting

As well as undertaking a variety of private commissions, projects and sales of work, I have exhibited extensively, as well as receiving a number of awards. A selection of these are listed below:

Exhibitions: 1995 – 2017 (solo and group shows)

  • Makers for Maggie’s – Christmas Fair, Dundee. (upcoming December 2017)
  • Festive Pop-up – 56° Collective, Kirriemuir. (upcoming December 2017)
  • Festive Pop-up – 56° Collective, Arbroath. (upcoming November 2017)
  • Angus Autumn Fair – Art/Food/Music Fair, Forfar. (upcoming October 2017)
  • Thrums Up – Pop-up Gallery as part of Traditional Music Festival, Kirriemuir.
  • Pop-up Angus – the inaugural series of events organised by the 56º Collective 2017.
  • PopDundee Valentines/Anti Valentine’s Pop-up Shop, 2017.
  • Christmas Pop-up Gallery #2, Kirriemuir, 2016
  • PopDundee/Dundee Mini Make-off @ Dundee Maker Space, 2016.
  • Angus Open Studios 2016,  with Jacqueline Ritchie, Forfar.
  • On Land and Sea, the Hour Image gallery, Forfar, 2016.
  • Christmas Pop-up #1, Kirriemuir, 2016.
  • Angus Open Studios 2015,  with Woven Willow & Momentum Pottery, Forfar.
  • Winter Exhibition 2009 & 2015, The Meffan, Forfar.
  • Right of Way (Ceart Sli), Galway Arts Centre. (with Alec Finlay, Guy Moreton, and Zoë Irvine,).
  • Work in Progress, The Changing Room, Stirling.
  • Generator member’s show, Dundee (various).
  • Masters Expo, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.
  • Wegrecht, Dortmund. (with Alec Finlay, Guy Moreton, and Zoë Irvine,).
  • Expressed Visionary Viewpoints, Original Arts, Harrogate.
  • 12 in to 2000 Inaugural exhibition, Park Gallery, Falkirk.
  • Open House, Brighton Festival.
  • Sunhoney, Where the Land Meets the Water & Land, Suddaby’s Crown Hotel, Malton.
  • Yorkshire Television Studios, Leeds.
  • Society of Designer Craftsmen Annual Winter Exhibition, (Cert. of Dist), Mall Galleries, London.
  • The Grouse and Claret Restaurant and Gallery, Kinross.
  • New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, Islington.
  • Degree Show ‘97, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee.
  • Simon Jersey Tapestry Awards, London.
  • Wellington School of Design, New Zealand
  • Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist.

Awards:

  • Featured Artist Award – Maisie & Mac (Art & Contemporary Craft), awarded at PopDundee/Dundee Mini Make-off, 2016.
  • Craft Makers Award 2009/10 Dundee, in partnership with the Scottish Arts Council and Dundee City Council.
  • engage Scotland Visual Arts Education Awards in association with the Scottish Arts Council. (The Changing Room.)
  • Grant awarded by Stirling & District Arts Forum for Work in Progress at The Changing Room.
  • Certificate of Distinction received at The Society of Designer Craftsmen Annual Winter Exhibition.
  • Elected as licentiate (with distinction) of The Society of Designer Craftsmen.
  • Tapestries exhibited and commendation awarded at Simon Jersey Tapestry Awards, London.