Awards

 

2015 - Nomination for Grand Prize, Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art Exhibition 2015, Sofia

           Bulgaria 

2015 - Short-listed for Cordis Trust Prize for Woven Tapestry, Edinburgh, Scotland

2014 - Nomination for Grand Prize, Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art Exhibition 2014, Sofia,

           Bulgaria

2013 - Creative Scotland Award for Talent Development/ Professional Development

2013 - Hope Scott Trust Award

2013 - Award for Innovation, Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art Exhibition 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria

2012 - Milly and Benno Schotz Award for best work submitted by a young sculptor, Royal

           Glasgow  Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

2012 - Certificate for Versatility, Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art Exhibition 2012, Sofia, 

           Bulgaria 

2000 - Commendation for Simon Jersey Ltd Tapestry Award, London

2000 - Helen A Rose Bequest Award for distinguished work, Edinburgh, Scotland

1998 - 2nd prize, 1st International Flag Biennial, Szombathely, Hungary

 

 

 

Education

 

2001-2003 - Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland: MFA Tapestry

1996-2000 - Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland: BA(Hons) Tapestry-1st class

 

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2016 - Forth Valley ArtBeat 2016, West Moss-side Organic Farm and Centre, Stirling,

           Scotland

2016 - Converge 2016 - Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Scottish National Galleries,

            Edinburgh, Scotland

2015 - Society of Scottish Artists-The 118th Annual Open Exhibition, Scottish National

            Galleries, Edinburgh, Scotland

2015 - Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries 2015, Australian Tapestry Workshop,

           Melbourne, Australia

2015 - The 9th International Biennial of Textile Miniatures "Out of the Box", Art Gallery ARKA,

           Vilnius, Lithuania

2015 - Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art Exhibition 2015, Art Alley Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2015 - VAS:T 2015, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2014 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh,

           Scotland

2014 - The Collection (solo show), McNaughtan's Bookshop, Edinburgh, Scotland

2014 - Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art Exhibition 2014, Art Alley Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2014 - In a Jiffy - Society of Scottish Artists Professional and Honorary Members Exhibition,

           Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, Forfar, Scotland

2013 - Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts - 152nd Annual Exhibition, McLellan Galleries,

             Glasgow, Scotland

2013 - In Perspextive, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2013 - Visual Arts Scotland Members Exhibition 2013, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries,

            Scotland

2013 - International Handmade Paper Art Exhibition - Paper-Tradition and Experiment, Art

            Gallery ARKA, Vilnius, Lithuania (Supported by Creative Scotland)

2013 - 'Another Show' - Society of Scottish Artists Members Exhibition, BP Atrium Gallery,

            Aberdeen, Scotland

2013 - Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries 2013, Australian Tapestry Workshop, 

            Melbourne, Australia

2013 - The 8th International Biennial of Textile Miniatures "Thought - that is...", Art Gallery 

            ARKA, Vilnius, Lithuania 

2013 - Sofia International Paper Art Biennial 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria

2013 - Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art 2013, Art Alley Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria (Supported by

            Hope Scott Trust)

2013 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh,

            Scotland

2013 - Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2013 - The Art and Soul of Paper Open Exhibition, Anteros Arts Foundation/ Mandells Gallery,

            Norwich, England

2013 - Parcours off Miniartextil Montrouge, Galerie Atelier du Genie, Paris, France

2013 - Agora - Miniartextil a Montrouge, Le Beffroi, Montrouge, Paris, France

2012 - The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts - 151st Annual Exhibition, The Mitchell,

            Glasgow, Scotland

2012 - Inspired Editions, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr, Scotland

2012 - Agora 2012 Miniartextil Como (22nd edition), Villa Olmo, Como, Italy

2012 - Vive la Tapisserie 3!, French Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland

2012 - Amateras Annual Mini Paper Art 2012, Art Alley Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2012 - Woven From Nature, Blackwell The Arts and Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere,

            England

2012 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh,

            Scotland

2012 - Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2011 - That was Then: This is NOW, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland

2011 - Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries 2011, Australian Tapestry Workshop,  

             Melbourne, Australia

2011 - Vive la Tapisserie!, Galerie Associative la Tour Montsalles, Aveyron, France

2011 - Vive la Tapisserie 2!, French Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland

2011 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh,

            Scotland

2011 - Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2010 - Hidden Histories, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries

2010 - Hidden Histories, Rothes Hall, Glenrothes

2010 - Hidden Histories/ Partial Paradise, Morley College, London

2009 - This Is Now: From Drawing to Contexture, Patriothall, Edinburgh

2009 - Suas Leis an Oir-Ghreus/ Long Live Tapestry, An Lantair, Stornoway, Scotland

2009 - Vive la Tapisserie!, French Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland

2007 - Displaced Dialogues, Scottish Widows, Edinburgh, Scotland (2 person show)

2007 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy,Edinburgh,

            Scotland

2007 - Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2006 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy,Edinburgh,

            Scotland

2005 - Group Exhibition, Tartan gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2005 - Group Exhibition, Christo’s Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

2005 - Pulputations, artworks-mk, Milton Keynes, England

2004 - Revised Edition 2004 (All Rights Reserved), The Foyer Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

            (solo show)

2004 - Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy,Edinburgh,

            Scotland

2003 - Christmas Exhibition, Henshelwood Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

2003 - The New Generation Show, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

2002 - Glasshouse, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland

2002 - Ida Branson Memorial Bequest Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset, England

2001 - Art for Breast Cancer Foundation 2001, Phillips Auctioneers, Edinburgh, Scotland

2000 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh,

            Scotland

2000 - Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2000 - Graduating Scottish Students Exhibition, Korea

2000 - Simon Jersey Ltd Tapestry Exhibition, The Loading Bay Gallery, London

2000 - Miniature Textiles Exhibition, The Gallery of Szombathelyi, Szombathelyi Keptar,

            Hungary

2000 - Ready, Willing and Sable, The Sable Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

1999 - Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh,

            Scotland

1999 - ECA to USA Woven Intimacies, New Jersey Visual Arts Centre, New Jersey, USA

1998 - 1st International Flag Biennial, The Gallery of Szombathelyi, Szombathelyi Keptar,

            Hungary

1997 - Box of Delights Miniatures Exhibition, Old Town Hall, Kedainiai, Lithuania

1997 - Simon Jersey Ltd Tapestry Exhibition, London

 

 

 

Collections/ Commissions

 

Apex International Hotels, London

University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Gallery of Szombathelyi, Hungary

Dallas and Dallas Business Interiors, Glasgow, Scotland

Private commissions in UK, France, USA, South Africa, Hungary

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Elected council member of Society of Scottish Artists

Professional member of Society of Scottish Artists

Professional member of Visual Arts Scotland

Member of The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts

Member of STAR* (Scottish Tapestry Artists Re-grouped)

 

Part-time/ Sessional tutor in adult education, various venues , Edinburgh, Scotland

Workshop tutor, various venues, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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