CV

Curriculum Vitae

RECENT & CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
09/2000 – Present
Self Employed Mixed Media Artist, Graphic and Web Designer.
Founder of Studio Faire. Currently preparing a premises in the South West of France which will offer a residency programme for artists, designers, writers, musicians and other creative professionals.

11/2011 – 06/2016  Freelance Administrator and Exhibition Coordinator, Society of Scottish Artists

EDUCATION
Grays School of Art, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
1998-1999 MA Art & Design
1994-1998 BA (Hons) Design & Craft: Textiles & Surface Decoration (2:1)

SELECTED SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2010 Close-Knit – Timespan, Helmsdale Sutherland
2008 How Do I Look In This? (with Susan Cutts) – The Park Gallery, Falkirk
2002 Accoutre (with Clare Waddle) – The Foyer, Aberdeen
2001 Home Comforts – The Foyer, Aberdeen
2001 Full Fat – Stranraer Museum, Stranraer
2001 A Fixed Abode (with Clare Waddle) – Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen
2000 Retail Therapy (with Sorcha Dallas) – Limousine Bull, Aberdeen
1999 Threadbare – The Brander Museum, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Visual Arts Scotland (VAS) Annual Exhibition, The Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), Edinburgh
2014 Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) Annual Exhibition, National Galleries of Scotland, RSA, Edinburgh
2013 SSA, Another Show – BP Atrium Galley, BP Headquarters, Aberdeen
2013 VAS Professional members Exhibition – Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
2012 VAS Professional members Exhibition – The Glasgow Art Club
2012 ESSA Auction – Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh
2011 RSA Open – The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2011 Herring Road – Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington
2010 500 Miles North – Hannah Maclure Centre, Dundee
2010 Domesticated – PostModern Gallery, Theatre Square, Swindon
2009 Domesticated – Walcot Chapel, Bath
2009 The C Word – Craftscotland advertisement, International cinemas & STV
2009 The Inaugural Art Show – The Future Gallery, London
2009 Temporary Art Show – Temporary Art Space, Halifax
2008 Fabric of life – Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury, Berkshire
2007 Extreme Crafts – The Rogues Gallery, SMC, Vilnius, Lithuania
2007 In Residence – Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2006 Roter Salon – Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2006 Open Doors – Hospitalfield House, Arbroath
2005 Good Housekeeping – Blue, Teal & Silver, Wivelliscombe, Somerset
2004 Insideout – Corridor Gallery (Geraldine Pilgrim), London
2002 Works in Progress – The V.R.C., Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2002 Traces – R.K.Burt Gallery, London
2001 Creative Education – Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
1999 Flitting – 360 Contemporary Arts, Aberdeen & Vancouver

AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS
2011 The Richard Coley Award for Sculpture – Visual Arts Scotland
2008 The Russell Trust Prize – Visual Arts Scotland
2007 Courvoisier The Future 500 in collaboration with The Observer
2007 RSA Ottillie Helen Wallace Prize – Royal Scottish Academy
2006 Sally Schofield Memorial Prize – Visual Arts Scotland
2000 Shell Expro Award – Aberdeen Artists, Aberdeen Art Gallery
2000 Commendation – Aberdeen Artists
1998 N.S. MacFarlane Charitable Trust Award – The Royal Glasgow Institute

PROFESSIONAL BODIES
08/2007-present Visual Arts Scotland, Professional member

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Aberdeen Art Gallery – Highly Sprung
Deveron Arts – Prayer Gloves