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Events and Exhibitions

 

I pursue my artistic practice from my studio in Kilcreggan

overlooking the Clyde estuary

Lighthouse at Port Glasgow

June 2014                          Project: Sea Change Festival. Rosneath Peninsula.  developing concept & workshops with upper primary school kids, Outcome painting rock on shore; art performance with kids at festival.

Sept 2014                           New work with Art Pistol, Glasgow.  Faded Image Series 8 new works.  more…

May 2014                           Rolling exhibition with Art Pistol. Supplying new work.

Dec 2013                            Joint exhibition Art Pistol Gallery Glasgow

October 2013                   Merge joint exhibition and art performance at Glasgow Sky Park.

Sept 2013                           Lifeworks 13 Joint exhibition Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club

Jan – Mar 2013              Mentoring and tutoring one-to-one.

Ongoing:                           Running courses on creativity in my studio in Kilcreggan

October 2013                   Exhibition in The Forrest bookstore, Selkirk

August 2013                     Works in Creative Scotland Head office Edinburgh for Edinburgh Festival

October 2012                   Visual Artist on Imaginarium childrens’ festival in Eastgate Arts Centre, Peebles

September 2012             1 week’s collaborative commission with artist Jill Carter “My Time My Space” project.

February 2012                Society of Scottish Artists annual exhibition RSA Building, Edinburgh

January 2012                  gallery artist at Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow.

June 2011                          Set up Rosneath Open Studios, started blog.

Dec 2011                             Mixed drawing exhibition Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow

Dec 2011                             Mixed exhibition Queens Gallery, Dundee

29th Oct 2011                   Award Winner of  the Paisley Art Institute/Uni of WestScotland 2011 Scottish Drawing Competition 2011 

May 2011                            Lifeworks 11 The Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club, Rhu

Feb – 3rd Mar 2011       Society of Scottish Artists annual exhibition RSA Building, The Mound, Edinburgh

24th April 2010             Solo Exhibition Victoria Halls, Helensburgh

October 2009                  Selected for Argyll Artist’s week’s residency at Cove Park.

October 2009      Selected for drawing masterclass, Cove Park with Frances Priest.

Jun 2009               3works selected The Society of Scottish Artists Exhibition The Vision Building, Dundee

June 2008            3 works selected to exhibit in Society of Scottish Artists exhibition.

April 2008            Engaged as Art Specialist with Tullochan Trust – involves devising and delivering community weekly art workshops (2 years).

20th July – 10th August 2007     2 artists exhibition in Beltane Studios Peebles

5th June – 31st July 2007  Argyll Boxed Collection at Hill House, Helensburgh

 May 2007              Took part in Geopoetics weekend on Isle of Luing, and as a result contributed two prints and one written  piece for an artist’s book .

16th April – 14th May 2007  Argyll Boxed Collection at Dochas Centre, Lochgilphead

March April 2007     3 pieces selected to exhibit in Society of Scottish Artists exhibition in RSA, The Mound, Edinburgh

17th January  2007    Argyll Boxed Collection chosen to launch Highland Year of Culture at celebration event in CalMac Ferry Terminal, Oban

Dec 2006 – Jan 2007    Joint exhibition in Stroud House Gallery, Gloucester, “Art The  Musical. (14) Paintings hung in their own space with my songs playing in the same atmosphere.

November 2006              Joint exhibition Atticsalt Gallery, Edinburgh. “The Figure “

September 2006              Selected to take part in Argyll Boxed Collection. Themed, touring exhibition of the work of Argyll artists.

September 2006             Joint exhibition Bridge View Gallery, Aberdeen (13 paintings)

April 2006                          Joint exhibition “Lifeworks”, Cove Park, Argyll

December 2005                    Joint exhibition in Atticsalt Gallery, Edinburgh

September 2005                   Joint exhibition in Atticsalt Gallery, Edinburgh

June 2005                           Graduated in Fine Art Painting from The Glasgow School of Art. Awarded BA Hons (2:1) Fine Art Painting.
Achieved a distinction in my thesis which was on the theme of  cultural and national identity.

November 2004                Collaboration with sculptor Sari Lievonen on a piece of performance art performed in The Arches, Glasgow.

involved  body painting the sculptor who then carried out her performance.

June 2003                            Commission for installation based on Calum Colvin’s work as advertisement for travel company.

Involved working with two fashion models, body paints and a painted set.

June 2002                            Winner Robin C Rennie Memorial prize for Historical and Critical studies. Glasgow School of Art.

September 2001               Accepted as a mature student to study for full time honours degree course at The GSA

Prior to GSA:                      Previously worked as broadcaster  and  journalist.  Trained relationship counsellor.  Also a qualified yachtsmaster.