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BIOGRAPHY

1962 Born Horsham, Victoria, Australia

1965 Came to live in Glasgow, Scotland

1980 – 84 University of Glasgow

Graduated Master of Arts with Honours in History of Fine Art and English Literature

1997 Elected Artist Member of Paisley Art Institute

 

Awards

1999 MacRoberts Open Prize

2009 House for an Art Lovers Award, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts

 

Solo Shows

1991 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

1991 - 1994 Art Exposure Gallery, Glasgow

1997 Inner Life, Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh

2000 - 2005 Ainscough Contemporary Art, London

2000 Red Earth, Blue Sea, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, Di Rollo Gallery. Edinburgh

2002 The Colour of the Land, Festival Exhibition, Di Rollo Gallery, Edinburgh

2004 The Colour of the North, Di Rollo Gallery, Edinburgh

2004 Richmond Hill Gallery

2006 Northern Lights, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London

2006 East Meets West, Di Rollo Gallery, Edinburgh

2007 Into the West, Annan Gallery, Glasgow

2007 Celtic Connection, Wren Gallery, Burford

2007 Beyond the Sea, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London

2009 Coast to Coast, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London

2009 Homecoming, Annan Gallery, Glasgow

2009 The Road to the Isles, Wren Gallery, Burford

2010 Four Seasons, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London

 

Selected Exhibitions

1993 Christmas Exhibition, Demarco European Art Foundation, Edinburgh

1994 Collins Gallery, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

1995 Collective Images, McLean Art Gallery and Museum, Greenock

1995 - 98 Christmas Shows, Compass Gallery, Glasgow

1995 - 2009 Annual Exhibition, Paisley Art Institute

1996 - 2010 London Art Fair, Business and Design Centre, Islington, London

1996 - 2003, 08 & 09 Annual Exhibition, Royal Glasgow Institute, Glasgow

1996 - 2009 Glasgow Art Fair

1997 Vicarage Cottage Gallery, North Shields

1997 Beatrice Royal Contemporary Art Gallery, Southampton

1997 The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton

1997 Laing Competition, Scotland Street School, Glasgow

1997 - 2009 Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley Art Institute

1998  Laing Competition, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

1999 - 2009 Scottish Show, Thompson’s Gallery, London and Aldeburgh

1998 Society of Artists and Artist Craftsmen, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

1998 Exhibition of Scottish Artists, Veem Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

1998 & 99, 2008 Chelsea Art Fair, London

1999 & 2000 ArtLondon, Chelsea, London

1999 - 2010 Affordable Art Fair, London

2001 Four person show with Pam Carter, Gerard Burns and Zlatan Pilipovic, Richmond Hill Gallery

2001 - 09 Jerdan Gallery, Crail

2002 Four person show with Lin Pattullo, James Orr and John Lowrie Morrison, Richmond Hill Gallery

2003 Exhibition of Scottish Painting, St Petersburg, Russia

2003 British Watercolour Roadshow, Uplands Vasby Art Museum, Galleri Verdi, Sweden

2004, 05, 08 The RGI Kelly Gallery, Christmas Exhibitions, Glasgow

2004 - 2009 Summer Exhibition, McEwan Gallery, Ballater

2004 Uisge Beatha – Water of Life

Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, British Medical Association, Edinburgh

2005 - 2009 Scottish Show, Wren Gallery, Burford

2005 Light on the Landscape, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, British Medical Association, Edinburgh

2005 - 2007 Christmas Exhibition, Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie

2005 - 2009 20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London

2006 Art Ireland, Dublin

2007 Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair

2007 - 2009 Bristol Art Fair

2008 Two person show with Gillian Goodheir, Tighnabruaich Gallery

2008 Art and Antiques Fair, Olympia, London

2008 Two person show with Mary Batchelor, Aberfeldy Gallery

2008 - 2009 Cambridgeshire Art Fair

2008 Two person show with Jenny Matthews at Thompson`s Gallery, Aldeburgh

2009 101 Homecoming Exhibition, MacLaurin Art Gallery, Ayr

 

Published Works

2001 Four paintings published as limited edition prints by Ecosse Fine Art

2003 Painting published as the paperback and hardback cover illustrations of “The Rhythm of Life” by David Adam

2004 - 08 Twenty two paintings published as limited edition prints by Di Rollo Fine Art

2009 Painting published as the paperback illustration of “Prayer, the Embrace of Love"” by Andrew Clitherow

 

Work in Private Collections

Paintings in private collections in England, Ireland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Turkey, Mexico, Canada, USA, Bermuda, Australia, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.

 

Works Purchased and Commissions

Sophos Plc Global Headquarters, Arisaig Partners, The Royal Bank of Scotland World Headquarters, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Caledonian University, British Midland (on permanent exhibition in the Executive Lounge at Glasgow International Airport). Work also owned as part of the Helen Cargill Thomson Collection, gifted to the University of Strathclyde.