2003 – 2005

Edinburgh College of Art
MFA in Drawing and Painting

1999 – 2003

Edinburgh College of Art
First class BA (hons) degree in Drawing and Painting

Selected Exhibitions

Feb 2016
Invited artist in the exhibition Drawing on Drawing, Edinburgh College of Art.

Nov 2013
Invited to exhibit in the exhibition The Model, Edinburgh College or Art.

Oct 2013
Created two new works to exhibit in In Perspextive, Royal Scottish Academy.

Mar 2013
Solo exhibition 88 These may be seen in the entrance as part of the Monument Project at The Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington.

Oct 2012
Created and exhibited two new pieces, Bubbles of History and Flow Measurement for the Exhibition River Crossings at The Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington.

Nov 2011
I was one of 22 Artists chosen to exhibit in the Reflection exhibition, City Art Centre. Reflection Exhibited Artists who have received funding through the Visual Arts Awards.

Oct 2011
Selected to represent the U.K. at the 15th European / Mediterranean Biennale of Young Artists, held in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Mar 2011
Material Rites exhibited in INSPACE, Edinburgh.

Jan 2011
Invited to be a part of a group show Material Rites at The Institute of British Sculptors, London.

Oct 2010
UK Young Artist exhibition, Derby.

May 2009
FLEE with Finesse exhibited in the Vision building Dundee for the Society of Scottish Artists.

Feb 2009
Solo exhibition, FLEE with Finesse, Edinburgh, funded by Edinburgh Visual Arts & Crafts Artists Award.

Jan 2009
Exhibiting Procrastination in the exhibition Re-Creation within St Andrews Museum.

Apr 2008
Invited to participate in Nature in the Art of the Twenty First Century, London.

Aug 2006
Created a commissioned piece of work for a group exhibition in the Dick Institute Eye poppers, Kilmarnock. Exhibition including such artists as Jake and Dinos Chapman, Jim Lambie, Alan Davie and Damien Hirst.

Jan 2006
Work selected for the permanent collection at the Royal Scottish Academy.

Oct 2005
Don’t Mind the Mule exhibited in London, BraveArt 05.

Aug 2005
Solo exhibition Procrastination in The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock.

Selected Awards

Mar 2012
Shortlisted for the Climate week award for best Artistic Response to Climate Change.

Mar 2011
Was selected as one of the UK Young Artists.

Nov 2010
Funded by The Hope Scott Trust to create a piece for the ‘Material Rites’ exhibition, London.

May 2009
Awarded the Society of Scottish Artists Prize.

Mar 2008
Awarded funding from Edinburgh Visual Arts & Crafts Artists Award Scheme 2007/08.

Feb 2006
Awarded a Grant from the Hope Scott Trust that covers all expenses for publishing my artists book Don’t Mind the Mule.

Jun 2005
Awarded the John Kinross Scholarship from the Royal Scottish Academy to study in Florence for three months.

Jun 2005
Received the Andrew Grant Bequest Travel Scholarship.

Feb 2004
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition: Received the RSA Stuart Award.

May 2002
Winner of the Andrew Grant Bequest Award for a collaborative installation at Edinburgh College of Art.

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