1962 Born in Malawi, Central Africa
1984 BA Hons. Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland
1985 Post Diploma in Fine Art, Cyprus College of Art, Paphos, Cyprus
1985-88 WASPS Studios, Forebank and Meadowmill, Dundee, Scotland
1988-90 ACME Studio/accommodation, London
1990-2003 ACME Studio, Childers Street, Deptford, London
2003-present Living and working in Carnoustie, Scotland

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
1995-98 The Bruton Street Gallery, London
1996 Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands
1999 Caldwell Snyder Gallery, New York
2000 England & Co., London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam
2001 England & Co., London
2003 England & Co., London
Davis, Langdon and Everest, London
2005 Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands
2008 Galerie Rademakers, Amsterdam, 'Something of the Night'
2009 Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA
2010 Galerie Rademakers, Amsterdam 'Message from the Dark Side' (6-21 February)
Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA

2013 Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA 'Playground of the Mind'

2016 Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA 'Mind Games'

2019 Kilmorack Gallery, 'Journeys Into the Unknown'


Selected Group Exhibitions

1985 Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
Kyklos Gallery, Paphos, Cyprus
Dundee Printmakers, Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland
1986 Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Aberdeen Artists Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland
Dundee Printmakers, Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland
1987 Stirling Biennial, Stirling, Scotland
Dundee Printmakers, Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland
1988 Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
1989 Hunting Group Prizes Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
1992 'Far Horizons' with Campbell Sandilands, Kyoto, Japan
Whitechapel Open Studios, London
1993 Joint show with Campbell Sandilands, Gallery Forty-Seven, London
Merz Contemporary Arts, London
Open Studios, Deptford, London
1994 Whitechapel Open Studios, London
The Bruton Street Gallery, London, '3 + 3'
William Jackson Gallery, London
William Jackson Gallery at The 20th Century British Art Fair, London
The Blue Gallery, London
1995 The Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, London and Swansea
William Jackson Gallery at Art 95, Business Design Centre, London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries at KunstRai International Art Fair, Amsterdam
The Blue Gallery, London, 'Elemental'
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands, Summer Exhibition
The Bruton Street Gallery, London, Summer Exhibition
The Discerning Eye Competition, Mall Galleries, London
The Blue Gallery, London, Christmas Exhibition
1996 Royal Overseas League 13th Annual Open Exhibition, London
The Discerning Eye Competition, Mall Galleries, London
The Blue Gallery, London
1997 The Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, London and Bath
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 20, Walker Gallery, Liverpool
1998 The City Gallery, Leicester, 'Animal Tales and Pet Confessions'
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands, 'Miniatures'
1999 The Bruton Street Gallery, London, Summer Exhibition,
Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, 'Grand Opening Exhibition'
England & Co., London, 'Continuation'
2000 England & Co. at Art 2000, Business Design Centre, London
Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, 'Modern Figuration'
2001 England & Co. at Art 2001, Business Design Centre, London
Caldwell Snyder Gallery at Art Miami, Florida, USA
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2002 England & Co. at Art 2002, Business Design Centre, London
Old Mutual, London
The Market Gallery, London, 'Animal'
England & Co. 'Summer in the City'
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Joint show with Kevin Hendly
2003 England & Co. at Art 2003, Business Design Centre, London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam, joint show with Chris Stevens
John Jones, London, Childers Street Studio Artists
2004 England & Co. at Art 2004, Business Design Centre, London.
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, 35th Anniversary Exhibition
St. Andrew's Museum Cathedral Project, Pilgrims Exhibition
England & Co. Christmas Exhibition of Gallery Artists
2005 England & Co. at Art 2005, Business Design Centre, London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam
Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho
Eduardo Alessandro Studios at AAF, London & Christmas Exhibition

2006 Eduardo Alessandro Studios, at The Glasgow Art Fair & AAF, London
Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA.
2007 Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 07 & AAF, Amsterdam & Art Fair ‘S-Hertogenbosch
Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA.
PM Gallery, Ealing, London. ‘Beyond the Narrative’
Eduardo Alessandro Studios at Glasgow Art Fair & AAF London
2008 Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 08 & AAF, Amsterdam
Kowalski Gallery at DACS, London. ‘Romance’
De Queeste Art, Watou, Belgium, ‘Time space & the Other’ with Chris Stevens and Eve Sargent
Eduardo Alessandro Studios at Edinburgh Art Fair & AAF, London
2009 Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 09, Amsterdam & Art Fair ‘S-Hertogenbosch
Stewart Gallery at Los Angeles Art Show 09 & International Art Fair, Pasadena
Eduardo Alessandro Studios at Glasgow & Edinburgh Art Fairs
De Queeste Art, Quest 21, Brussels, Belgium
Royal Scottish Academy of Arts, Edinburgh, 183rd Annual Exhibition
2010 Stewart Gallery at Los Angeles Art Show 2010
Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 10, Amsterdam
Galerie Rademakers at Dutch Art Now, New York (March 3-14)
Eduardo Alessandro Studios at Glasgow Art Fair ’10 (March 25-28)
Stewart Gallery at Art Chicago 2010 (April 30-May 3)
Scion Art Show, Culver City, Los Angeles (May 17-21) ‘Palate’
2011 Stewart Gallery at Dallas Art Fair 2011
Stewart Gallery at Chicago Art Fair 2011
Kilmorack Gallery, Inverness-shire
2012 Eduardo Alessandro Studios at Glasgow Art Show
Stewart Gallery at Dallas Fair and San Francisco Fine Art Fair @Fort Mason
2013 Stewart Gallery at Dallas Fair
‘The Dark Art Of Humour’, Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland.
Beaux Arts, Bath, Summer Exhibition, (24th June to 31st August)
Beaux Arts, Bath at the 20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London
Beaux Arts at Strarta Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London
Royal Scottish Academy of Arts, Edinburgh
Open Exhibition Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Winter Exhibition
2015 ‘REALITY, Modern & Contemporary British Painting’, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts,
University of East Anglia, Norwich, England.

2016 W Gordon Smith Award Exhibition, Dovecot Studios Gallery, Edinburgh
Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Sring/Summer Exhibition
'Yours Sincerely', at Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay, Fife, Scotland

2017 Curiouser and Curiouser Auction, The exceptional to the eccentric, Marion Harris Curator, Rago auction, New York, Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Stewart Gallery Summer Exhibition

2018 Curiouser and Curiouser Auction, Eccentric Art and Extraordinary Objects, Marion Harris Curator, Rago Auction, New York, Kilmorack Gallery Christmas Exhibition, Winter Exhibition, Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay, Scotland

2019 Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, Mall Galleries, London, Kilmorack Gallery Winter Exhibition, 'A Taste of Sparrow' NYC, New York, Group Exhibition Fidra Gallery, East Lothian

 

Collections

Alan Macdonald's paintings are in public, private and corporate collections worldwide including EMI London, Corinthia Hotel London, Kayley Hong Kong, WorldCom UK, Old Mutual London, Artemis Artforms Leeds, The Prudential London, Ampersand Hotel London, Scion Los Angeles.