Sensitive Chaos, Oil and Resin on Canvas, 2018
Sensitive Chaos (detail) | Oil and Resin on Canvas |  2018


Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee 1986 – 1990
B.A (Hons) Fine Art – Painting (First Class)
M.A European Fine Art, Barcelona, Winchester School of Art 1994 -1995

Professional Membership

President, Society of Scottish Artists, 2017 – 2020
Vice President, Society of Scottish Artists, 2013 – 2017
Board Member, Exhibiting Societies of Scottish Artists, 2013 – 2020
Elected Council Member, Society of Scottish Artists, 2012
Scottish Artist Union, 2019
Society of Scottish Artists, Professional Member, 1998


W Gordon Smith Award for Painting
Hope Scott Trust Award
Edinburgh Printmakers Visiting Artists Printmaking Prize
Hope Scott Trust Award
Royal Glasgow Institute Exhibitionship
Royal Scottish Academy Latimer Award
James Guthrie Orchar Award for Painting

Selected Collections

Bank of Montreal
Rohallion Psychiatric Unit, Art in Healthcare
University of Stirling’s Art Collection |  Anne Frank Trust Commission
Cardiology Department, Forth Valley Royal Hospital,
Baillie Gifford Headquarters
Mastercard International
Royal Bank of Scotland
University of Dundee
International Centre for Cultural Development, India

Selected Residencies and Commissions

‘Hail and Rain |Commission, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, 2019 – 2020
‘Ladysbridge Stories’, Map and Publication Commission, Project Ability, 2018 – 2019
‘Memory Bower’, Public Art Commission, Inverclyde Royal Hospital, 2017 – 2018
University of Stirling | Anne Frank Trust, Visual Art Commission, 2016 – 2017
Cultural Crofting Playing Cards, ATLAS Arts, Visual Art Commission, 2016 
‘Bring the Outside in’, Public Art Commission, Stirling Community Hospital, 2014-2016
Stirling District Asylum Archive, Artist in Residence, University of Stirling and Bellsdyke Hospital, 2014-2015
Gartnavel Royal Hospital Cuthbertson Dementia Research Residency, 2014-2015
Stirling Community Hospital Commission, 20142015
Atlas Arts/ Broadreach Residency Taighchearsabaigh Art gallery and Museum, North Uist, July-October 2014
Children’s Spaces, Artist in Residence and Commission, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, 2013-2014

Selected Exhibitions and Events

‘Not as it Seems’, Tatha Gallery, Newport-on-Tay, January- March 2019
40/40 Vision, 40 Years of WASPS Studios, June – July 2018
Luminal- House for an Art Lover Pavilion Gallery, October 2016 – January 2017
Staring at the Ceiling Looking at the Stars – University of Stirling Art Collection, University of Stirling, January-May 2016
Dreaming of Sleeping II – East Kilbride Art Centre, East Kilbride, October 2015
Staring at the Ceiling Looking at the Stars – Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, August- October, 2015
GARAGE, Edinburgh Arts Festival, August 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
‘The Cut of Your Jib’, SSA/Rosalux- Minneapolis, May 2015
Miloš Alexander Bazovský Gallery, Trenčín, Slovakia, February 13 – March 22 2015
House of ART, Piešťany, Slovakia, November 2014
Beatha air an Fhearainn- Life on the Land- Taighchearsabaigh Art gallery and Museum, North Uist, October 2014
Pállfy Castle, BratislavaSlovakiaSeptember – October 2014
Nitra Gallery Representative Halls, NitraSlovakia, July 10 – August 31 2014
In a Jiffy, The Meffan Gallery, Forfar, January- February 2014
Paper Planes, Sound It Out Festival, Stowe, August – September 2013
Another Show, BP Atrium Gallery, Aberdeen, July – October 2013
Dreaming of Sleeping, Bedroom, Garage, Edinburgh, June – July 2012
Re Draw, Eastwood Park Gallery, Glasgow, October – November 2010
Strata- Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London, July 2009
Drawing Room, The National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, May 2009
Strata, Patriot Hall Gallery, Edinburgh, April 2009
WASPS Scottish Parliamentary Event, Edinburgh, December 2008
Amber Roome Contemporary Art, Edinburgh February, May – Sept 2008
International Centre for Cultural Development, Trivandrum, India, May 1998
Invited Artist, Facultat Gestalung Hochschule, Weimar, Germany. November 1996
Language and Location, Byam Shaw Gallery, London. January 1996
Language and Location, Palo Alto Studios, Barcelona, June 1995
Gravino Centro de Artes, Huelva, Spain, April 1995
Royal Glasgow Exhibitionship, Glasgow Art Club, Glasgow, May 1994
New Art from Scotland, Gruzelier Modern and Contemporary Art, London, 1993
Collectors Eye, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, December 1992
Inscape / Landscape, Gruzelier Modern and Contemporary Art, London, August 1992
Works on Paper’, Gruzelier Modern and Contemporary Art, London, March 1992
New Generation, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, August 1991