Biography

Visual Artist, Facilitator, Educator, Artist Assistant
Born Inverness

Education:
2008-2012
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, 1st Class BA: Fine Art
2007-2008
Bridge House Art, Portfolio Course, Ullapool, Wester Ross
2001-2007
Grantown Grammar School, Grantown-on-Spey

Awards:
2014 The Hope Scott Trust Award for Visual Arts
2013 The Royal Scottish Academy’s Residencies for Scotland Award
2013 Hi-Arts, Visual Artist and Craft Award
2012 The John Kinross Scholarship
2012 The John Guthrie Orchar Memorial Prize for Painting
2008 The Cross Trust Award

Collections:
Permanent Collection, Zembla, A Gallery for Contemporary Art, Hawick
The Haining Charitable Trust Collection, Selkirk
The Royal Scottish Academy Collection, Edinburgh
Clinical Research Centre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Collection
Maggie's Cancer Support Collection
Commemorative Limited Edition Art Calendar Maggie's Cancer Support Centre, Dundee
Private collections throughout the UK and Italy

Curatorial Projects
2015
‘Festschrift,' House for An Art Lover, Glasgow, co-curator

Selected Exhibitions
2017
Gallery Heinzel, Aberdeen, 'New Faces'
RUST, Wall Projects LTD, Montrose
Newave Gallery, Aberdeen, 'Stuffed Gallery'
London Art Fair, Cyrill Gerber and Compass Gallery Stall G2
2016
The Compass Gallery, Glasgow, ‘Winter Exhibition’
Newave Gallery, Aberdeen, 'Winter Exhibition'
Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, Postcard Exhibition
Newave Gallery, Aberdeen, 'Mixed Exhibition'
Zembla, Hawick, 'Black White Grey'
BP Private Gallery, Dyce, 'Mark Making'
Wall Projects II, Montrose, 'Impressions of Catterline III'
Junction Arts, Aberdeen, 'Artist in the Spotlight'
Newave Gallery, Aberdeen, 'Stuffed Gallery'
London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington, Cyrill Gerber and Compass Gallery
2015
Suttie Arts Space, Aberdeen, 'The November Issue'
House for An Art Lover, Glasgow, ‘Festschrift'
Zembla, Hawick, ‘Behind Appearance’ with Glen Onwin and Jim Pattison
Glasgow Print Studio, Featured Artist, Lower Gallery
The Ceilidh Place for Bridge House Art, Ullapool, ‘CELEBRATION’
Glasgow Open House Festival, Venue 24-4th May-23rd May
London Art Fair, Cyrill Gerber and Compass Gallery Stall G2- 22nd- 25th January
Glasgow Print Studio, Christmas Member’s Show - 4th December 2014- 14th January
2014
Wall Projects Ltd, Montrose, ‘Life is Better with Art in It,’- 6th-20th December
The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, SSA Annual - 5th-20th December
The Compass Gallery, ‘Cabinet Show’, Glasgow-6th November- 3rd December
The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh ‘Resident 14’,- 10th October- 9th November
(Solo) Grampian Hospital Art Trust Gallery, Aberdeen, ‘Condita Series,’ July-September
(Solo) Christopher Boyd Gallery, Galasheils, ‘RSA Residency Works,’-April- May
Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow, ‘The Melting Pot,’- 11th April- 30th April
(Solo) The Haining House, Selkirk 'Residency Painting’,- 22nd- 25th January
Cordy Hedge Gallery, Logie Steadings, ‘Manifold’- August 2013- January
2013
The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, ‘Resident 13’, 14th September-27 October
Inverness Art Gallery,Inverness, ‘New Highland Graduate Show’,-13th September- 19th October
McClure Art, Edinburgh ‘Thomson's Tower Festival Exhibition’,-10th-26th August
(Solo) Wall Projects Ltd, Montrose, ‘AESTHETICA I’,- 7th July-21st July
(Solo) Meffan Gallery, Forfar ‘Enquiring Gestures,’-1st- 29th June
Mellerstain Gallery, Berwickshire, McClure Art - 6th July- 2nd September
The Compass Gallery, Glasgow, ‘Still Spaces,’-1st May-30th June
Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh, Spring Exhibition,' McClure Art, - 16-27th April
London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington, Cyrill Gerber and Compass Gallery- 16-20 January
2012
Wall Projects, Montrose, ‘A’Scattering of Stars III’,-23rd November- 5th December
Whitespace, Edinburgh, ‘Choice’,- ‘21st July- 25th August

Publications/Media:
2017
Homes & Interiors Scotland
Grand Designs Magazine
‘Untitled (Big Orange)’
Featured in Zembla, A Gallery for Contemporary Art
2016
Scottish Art Scene
Online Magazine
2014
BBC Your Paintings
'Untitled (Triptych) 2012'
2014
Interview with Summerhall TV
RSA Residency Exhibition featured in ‘Weekend Advertiser'
RSA Residency Exhibition and Interview
Featured Border Life, Episode 5 from Monday 3rd February 2014