BIOGRAPHY

Ann Oram RSW

  1. Born in London in 1956.
  2. 1976-82 Studied at Edinburgh College of Art
  3. 1983-85 Part-time lecturer, Edinburgh College of Art
  4. 1986 Elected to RSW (Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour)
  5. 1987-88 Lived and painted in Spain
  6. 1988 Visiting lecturer, University of Northumbria
  7. 1991-93 Part-time lecturer, Edinburgh College of Art
  8. Is married to David Cemery and has one son, Andrew.
  9. 2006-2007, lived and painted in Vienna, Austria. Visited and worked in Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy and Hungary.
  10. Paints full time, except when running the Art School with her husband.

Awards

  1. 1980 Carnegie Travelling Scholarship, Royal Scottish Academ Student Exhibition
  2. 1981 Andrrew Grant Travelling Scholarship to New York
  3. 1981 Largo Award, Edinburgh College of Art
  4. 1981-82 Andrew Grant Major Award. Travelled to France and Italy
  5. 1991 May Marshall Brown Award (RSW)
  6. 1998 William Gillies Award (RSW)

Group Exhibitions Since 1985

  1. The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
  2. Macaulay Gallery Stenton
  3. Thackeray Gallery, London
  4. Corrymella Scott, Newcastle upon Tyne
  5. Portland Gallery, London
  6. Henshelwood Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
  7. Roger Billcliffe, Glasgow
  8. Falle Fine Art, Jersey
  9. Richmond Hill Gallery, London
  10. Corto & Nero Vienna
  11. Galerie Wolfrum, Vienna
  12. The Jerdan Gallery, Crail
  13. Duncan Miller Fine Arts, London.
  14. Lemon Street Gallery, Truro. The Edinburgh School.
  15. Royal Glasgow Institute, R.S.A, RSW, R.A London.
  16. Gullane Art Gallery
  17. Islington Art Fair, 20/21st Royal College of Art, Glasgow Art Fair

Solo Exhibitions Since 1985

Recent Group Shows

  1. The Edinburgh Show, Lemon Street Gallery, Truro
  2. RSW. RGI, R.A
  3. Art Fair, Islington; 20/21st Art Fair, Royal College of Art; Affordable Art; Glasgow Art Fair. Duncan Miller Fine Arts and Scottish Gallery.
  4. Partridges, London (Scottish Gallery) Flower Show
  5. Richmond Hill Gallery, Featured Artist, Summer Exhibition

Commissions

  1. 1999 Royal Bank of Scotland: Designed two tapestries for the Younger Building, Edinburgh. Unveiled by the Princess Royal.
  2. Standard Life: Paintings of the Edinburgh International Festival Fireworks, and Princes Street Gardens, for their new Headquarters in Lothian Road.

Collections

  1. Bank of Scotland; Britoil; Credit Lyonnais; Dundas and Wilson; Dunedin Fund Managers; Edinburgh University; Edinburgh Fund Managers; Ethicon; Heriott-Watt University; Northern General Hospital; Robert Fleming Holdings Ltd; Royal Bank of Scotland; Royal Bank of Scotland Singapore; Scottish Life; Scottish Provident; Scottish Widows; Shepherd and Wedderburn WS; Standard Life; Tysak and Partners.
  2. Work in numerous Private Collections throughout Britain and Ireland, USA, Singapore, New Zealand, Spain, Austria and Holland

Located at 3 Seymour Place