EDUCATION and AWARDS
2012 – Knowledge Exchange Fellow, University of Edinburgh
2009-2010 – Edinburgh Beltane Artist-in-Residence
2005 – Icon of Scotland, Visual Arts, New York
2003 – Lecture, Edinburgh College of Art Summer School
1999-2003 – Artist in Residence, Caledonian Brewery, Edinburgh
1982 – Scottish Arts Council Bursary, used for travel to China
1979 – Awarded Meyer Oppenheim Prize, Royal Scottish Academy
1976-77 – Andrew Grant post-graduate scholarship, Edinburgh Collage of Art
1972-76 – Studied at Edinburgh College of Art
Born Wick, Caithness, Scotland

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 - The Art of Intelligent Ageing: Portraits of the Lothian Birth Cohorts, Edinburgh Collage of Art
2017 - Kilmorack Gallery, Scotland
2014 – Portraying Ageing, Chaucer Room, British Library, London
2013 – Medical Research Council Centenary Debate, University of Edinburgh
2011 – ‘Energy: North sea Portraits’, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh,
2009/10 – Edinburgh Science Festival Drawings – Edinburgh University ; Sir Michael Atiyah at 80
2008 – ‘Energy: North Sea Potraits’ Total HQ. La Defense Paris, Duff House, Shetland Museum, European Parliament Brussels
2007 – Scottish Arts Club, Portraits & Landscapes
2007 – ‘Energy: North Sea Portraits’ Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Highland Region tour
2006 – ‘Energy: North Sea Portraits’ Scottish National Portrait Gallery
2001 – Archeus Fine Art, London
2000 – Crete & Caithness, Northlands Festival, St. Fergus Gallery, Wick & Ackergill Tower
1998 – Portraits on Paper, Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh
1997 – The Scottish Gallery, Aitken Dott, Edinburgh
1995 – The Scottish Gallery, Aitken Dott, Edinburgh
1992 – 369, London
1991 – Calart, Geneva
1990 – Forum, Dusseldorf
1990 – Mayfair Fine Art, London
1988 – The Barbican Centre, London
1986 – 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1984 – The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
1982 – 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1981 – The Fine Art Society, Glasgow
1981 – Lothian Region Travelling Exhibition
1981 – 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1978/79/80 – 369 Gallery, Edinburgh


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 - Artists of Xania Interpret Babel, Xania Municipal Art Gallery, Crete, Greece
         - Travelling Gallery at 40, City Art Centre, Edinburgh
         - 369 Remembered: The Women, Summerhall Gallery, Edinburgh

2015 - New Acquisitions Scottish National Portrait Gallery
2014 – Lothian Birth Cohort Reunion, Edinburgh
2014 – British Academy Debate, Edinburgh
2013 – XaniArt, Greece
2012 – Portrait Exhibition Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh
2012 – Summer Show Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2010 – Scottish Makars, Highland Region Tour
2010 – ‘Man and Technology’ Olive Oil Press Gallery, Crete, Greece
2010 – ‘Drawn from Xania’ Municipal Gallery, Hermoupoli, Syros, Greece
2009 – Scottish Makars, Scotland House, Brussels
2008 – New Acquisitions, National Galleries, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2006 – Channel 4 Political Awards, London
2005 – Scotsman Portraits, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
2005 – Off Shore Europe Exposition, Total E&P UK PLC, Aberdeen – more info »
2004 – Singer Friedlander, Mall Gallery, London
2004 – Scottish Gallery Summer Show
2004 – Modern Women, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
2003 – Private A84Showing, Portrait of Sylvia Stevenson, Tate Britain / Dean Gallery, Edinburgh
2003 – Scottish Gallery Summer Show
2002 – Summer Show, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2002 – Summer Show, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2002 – End of the Pier Show, Crovie & Duff House, Banff
2002 – Artists of Xania, Crete, Greece
2002 – Adapt, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow
2001 – Group Exhibition, Archeus Fine Art, London
2001 – Gallery Artists, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2000 – The Scottish Gallery, TSB, Edinburgh
2000 – Expressions Scottish Art 1976- 89, Aberdeen Art Gallery, McManus Galleries, Dundee Contemporary Arts
2000 – “Art 00?, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, with The Scottish Gallery
1999 – Highland Open
1999 – “Art 99?, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, with The Scottish Gallery
1998 – Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
1998 – Provost’s Prize Exhibition, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
1998 – “Art 98?, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, with The Scottish Gallery
1997 – Glasgow Art Fair, with The Scottish Gallery
1997 – “Art 97?, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, with The Scottish Gallery
1996 – “Art 96?, Business Design Centre, Islington, London, with The Scottish Gallery
1995 – “The Beltane Spirit”, Highland Council touring exhibition to Wick, Thurso, Kingussie & London
1994 – The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1994 – “The Colourist Legacy”, Edinburgh City Arts Centre
1994 – “Students Past & Present”, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
1993 – “In Other Lands”, Highland Regional Council, including Collins Gallery, Glasgow & Dundee Art Gallery
1992 – “In Other Lands”, three person touring exhibition, Highlands Regional Council, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1991 – Moscow International Art Fair
1991 – “New Scottish Colourists”, Kirkaldy Museum & Art Gallery
1991 – “Edinburgh/Moscow”, The Georgian Cultural Centre, Moscow
1990 – “Painting the Forth Bridge”, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh (and touring)
1990 – “New Scottish Colourists”, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1989-90 – “Scottish Art since 1900?, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh & the Barbican Gallery,
London
1989 – Drawing Exhibition, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1989 – Chicago International Art Exposition
1989 – “Contemporary Scottish Painting”, The Palace of Youth, Moscow
1989 – “Coldhouse Soo”, Soo Terminal Building, Chicago
1988 – Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition
1988 – Chicago International Art Exposition
1988 – “Scottish Art”, Metropole Arts Centre, Folkestone
1988 – “Fruitmarket Open”, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1987-88 – “Contemporary Scottish Landscape”, 369 Gallery show, touring Highland Region
1987 – Festival Exhibition, Warwick Arts Trust, London
1987 – Chicago International Art Exposition
1987 – “Continuing the Tradition: 20th Century Scottish Painting”, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1986 – Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair
1986 – Le Cadre Gallery, Hong Kong
1986 – Chicago International Art Exposition
1986 – “Scottish Painting”, Perth Museum & Art Gallery
1986 – “Contemporary Scottish Landscape”, Chambers Institute, Peebles
1985 – Chicago International Art Exposition
1985 – “Scottish Painting”. Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1985 – “New Scottish Painting”, Dunfermline, Fife
1985 – “Contemporary Scottish Landscape”, Edinburgh City Arts Centre
1984 – The Caledonian Club, London
1984 – International Contemporary Arts Fair, London
1984 – Dart Gallery, Chicago
1984 – Chicago International Art Exposition
1984 – “What Are Young Scottish Painters Doing?”, 369, Travelling Exhibition
1984 – “The New Wave”, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition
1984 – “Scottish Expressionism”, Warwick Arts Trust, London
1984 – “Demarcations”, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh College of Art
1983 – Seven Scottish Painters, Bruton Gallery, Somerset
1983 – Chicago International Art Exposition
1983 – “The Scottish Expression: 1983?, Freidus/Ordover Gallery, New York
1983 – “Scottish Expressionism”, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition
1983 – “Scottish Contemporary Art”, Clare Hall, Cambridge
1983 – “Peintres Contemporains Ecossais”, Galerie Peinture Fraiche, Paris
1983 – “New Directions – British Art”, Puck Building, New York
1983 – “Best of 369?, St andrews Festival (University of St andrews)
1982 – Three person show, Watts Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
1982 – “Pictures of Ourselves”, Scottish Arts Council Travelling Exhibition, The Fine Arts Society, Edinburgh &
London
1982 – “Five Women Artists”, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
1981 – The Fine Art Society, Edinburgh & Glasgow
1981 – “Scottish Painting”, Watts Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
1981 – “Edinburgh Behind the Facade”, Scottish Arts Council Travelling Exhibition, Holsworthy Gallery, London
1980 – STV Festival Show, Edinburgh
1980 – Midton Gallery, London
1980 – Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1980 – Browse & Darby, London
1978-81 – Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, Edinburgh
1978 – Royal Scottish Academy
1977 – New 57 Group Show, Edinburgh
1976 – Three person show, Saltire Gallery, Edinburgh Festival
1974 – Three person show, Saltire Gallery, Edinburgh
1974 – Pernod Competition, Edinburgh City Arts Centre
COLLECTIONS
Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
University Of Edinburgh
House of Commons Collection
Max Planck Instituteof Mathematics, Bonn, Germany
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Art in Healthcare, Scotland
Chelmsford Arts Gallery
Conoco Philips Petroleum
Contemporary Arts Society
Coopers & Lybrand
De Beers
Dundee Art Gallery
Edinburgh City Arts Centre
Edinburgh College Of Art
Fettes College Edinburgh
Glasgow Museums & Arts Galleries
Highland Regional Council
I.B.M.
Leeds Education Authority
McLean Arts Gallery & Museum, Greenock
Motherwell District Council
Netherland Bank
Robert Fleming Holdings Ltd
Scottish Arts Council
Stirling University