Colin Brown was born in Dundee, Scotland in 1962


Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee 1982 - 1987

B.A. Honours Degree in Fine Art (Painting) 1986

Post-Graduate Diploma in Fine Art (Painting) 1987



The John Kinross Scholarship 1987 Awarded by The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh Studied in Florence, Italy The Pollock-Krasner Award 1996 Major Artist's Grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York Aspect Painting Prize 2005



Work represented in private collections in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, U.S.A., New Zealand, Japan, and in Public Collections of the Highland Regional Council, Scotland; Norddeutsche Landesbank, Hanover, Germany, Grampian Arts Trust, Scotland; Hibernian Football Club, Edinburgh.



2020 ‘Days in Europa’, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2019 ‘Love Letter to Europe’, Kilmorack Gallery, Scotland

2018 Lemond Gallery, Glasgow Fraser Gallery, St Andrews

2017 ‘New Work’, Kilmorack Gallery, Scotland

2016 The Marlin Project, Gallery Different, London

2014 Fraser East, St Andrews

2013 Icon Gallery, Singapore

2010 Panter and Hall, London

2008 'Yesterday is Here', John Briggs Gallery, Stonehaven

2007 'Heroes and Icons', Mansfield Park Gallery, Glasgow

2007 'New Paintings', Foyer Gallery, Aberdeen

2004 Urban Dada, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen. Woodend Barn Art Centre, Banchory

2003 Circle Gallery, Edinburgh

2000 Woodend Barn Art Centre, Banchory

1999 Nord/LB Galerie, Braunschweig, Germany

1998 Galerie Bongartz + Partner, Hanover, Germany

1997 Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Inverness Carron Works, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

1996 Galerie Friedhelm Huter, Anrath, Germany Meffan Institute, Forfar

1994 Stadt Kramer Museum, Kempen, Germany

1993 Galerie Kulturfabrik, Krefeld, Germany



2020 Cameron Contemporary, Brighton + Hove

2019 Stafford Gallery, London Union Gallery, Edinburgh Modern Artists Gallery, Reading Fidra Fine Art, Gullane

2018 Art Salon, Bath Thompson’s Gallery, London Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, Edinburgh

2017 Panter + Hall, London (Scottish Show)

2016 Union Gallery, Edinburgh Richard Hagen, Broadway Visual Arts Scotland: CONVERGE RSA, Edinburgh

2015 Panter and Hall, London Mansfield Park Gallery, Glasgow Velvet Easel Gallery, Edinburgh Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow GROUP 13 Smithy Gallery, Blanefield, Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly

2014 Group 13 Collective, Union Gallery, Edinburgh, Icon Gallery, Singapore Modern Artists Gallery, Reading Fraser Gallery, St Andrews Richard Hagen, Broadway Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly Urbane Art, Edinburgh

2013 'Mind the Gap', touring exhibition, Korea Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, Edinburgh

2012 'On a Grand Scale', Gallery 27 Cork Street, London V.A.S., R.S.A., Edinburgh The Scottish Show, Panter + Hall, London Fraser Gallery, St Andrews McAuley Fine Art, Edinburgh Stafford Gallery, London Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory Saffron Gallery, Battle, East Sussex Lightbox Museum (Ingram Collection), Woking, Surrey

2011 Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow Richard Hagen Gallery, Broadway, Union Gallery, Edinburgh

2010 'The Scottish Show', Oakham Contemporary, London Richard Hagen Gallery, Broadway JHW Fine Art, London Paisley Art Institute

2009 'Chasing Flames', Turn-Berlin Galerie, Berlin Panter and Hall, London 'Paintwork', Galerie Borchardt, Hamburg 'The Scottish Show', Oakham Contemporary, London London Art Fair (with Panter and Hall) 'The Painted Word', Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

2008 100 Years of Scottish Painting, Panter and Hall, London Art London (with Panter and Hall) Latitude 57° - A Line of Thought, Aberdeen, 20/21 British Art Fair, London "Progressive Transformations", Limousine Bull, Aberdeen

2007 Panter and Hall, London Adam Gallery, Bath ArtLondon (with Panter and Hall) Fraser Gallery, Dundee "Home Grown Talent", Duff House, Banff Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2006 Aspect Prizewinners, Adam Gallery, London Art Chicago, U.S.A. (with Adam Gallery, London)



Colin Brown’s work has featured in many publications including ‘Collage- Assembling Contemporary Art’, a major overview of international collage artists edited by Blanche Craig (Black Dog Publishing. London 2008) and ‘Cutting Edges’ A survey of contemporary collage, edited by James Gallagher and Robert Klanten (Gestalten, Berlin 2011).