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 – present (a selection of solo and group shows)

  • Gallery48, Cromarty, 2018.
  • Freedom Hair, Dundee, 2018.
  • The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, 2018.
  • The Weem Gallery, Pitenweem, 2018.
  • Eduardo Alessandro Studios, Broughty Ferry, 2017/8.
  • The Hour Image Gallery, Forfar – On Land and Sea, 2016.
  • The Hour Image Gallery, Forfar, (permanent collection).
  • The Meffan, Forfar – 2018, 2015 + 2009.
  • Galway Arts Centre – Right of Way (Ceart Sli), (with Alec Finlay, Guy Moreton, and Zoë Irvine,).
  • The Changing Room, Stirling. Work in Progress.
  • 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,).
  • Original Arts, Harrogate – Expressed Visionary Viewpoints.
  • Central Saint Martins, London – collaborative project with final year fashion design student.
  • Park Gallery, Falkirk – 12 in to 2000 – Inaugural exhibition.
  • Sunhoney & Where the Land Meets the Water & Land, Suddaby’s Crown Hotel, Malton.
  • Yorkshire Television Studios, Leeds.
  • Mall Galleries, London – Society of Designer Craftsmen Annual Winter Exhibition, (Cert. of Dist).
  • The Grouse and Claret Restaurant and Gallery, Kinross.
  • New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, Islington, London.
  • 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.

MAKERS-MARKETS/POP-UPS/OPEN STUDIOS

  • Studio Open Weekend, March 2019.
  • Urban Market, Dundee, 2018.
  • Kitschnbake, Newport-on-Tay, 2018
  • Tea Green at Kibble Palace, Glasgow, June + December 2018.
  • Tea Green at the Bowhouse, St Monans, 2017 & 2018.
  • Tea Green Pop-up Boutique – The Stables at Taypark House, Dundee, 2017.
  • Makers for Maggie’s – Christmas Fair, Dundee, 2017 & 2018
  • Festive Pop-up – 56° Collective, Kirriemuir & Arbroath, 2017.
  • Angus Autumn Fair – 2017.
  • Thrums Up – Pop-up Gallery (Traditional Music Festival), Kirriemuir, 2017.
  • Pop-up Angus – the inaugural series of events organised by the 56° 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.
  • Christmas Pop-up #1, Kirriemuir, 2016.
  • Angus Open Studios 2015, with Woven Willow & Momentum Pottery, Forfar.
  • Open House, Brighton Festival.

RESIDENCIES:
Oct 2018 & April 2019
Murton Trust, with Rachel Bower – Woven Willlow.

MEMBERSHIP:
Visual Arts Scotland: Ordinary member

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. (chosen as the artist to represent 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.