Education

 

2014- 2015 - MFA Art and Humanities with Distinction, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland.

2010-2014 - BA Fine Art, First Class Honours, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland.

September 2012-December 2012- Drawing and Painting, OCAD University, Toronto, ON, Canada.

2009-2010 - HNC in Contemporary Art Practices, Dundee College, Dundee, Scotland.

 

Awards

 

2017 - Klein Artist Works scholarship.

2016 - Nominee Scottish Variety Award for Best new Scottish artist.

2016 - The W.Gordon.Smith Painting Competition runner up prize.

2015 - The Fife Decorative and fine Arts Society Award. 

2015 - The Duncan of Jordanstone Postgraduate award for best academic performance.

2015 - RSA John Kinross Scholarship to Florence.

2015 - Friends of the RSA award.

2014 - The Alexander Monroe Travel Award, best work for an artist under 30.

2014-15 - The William Sangster Phillip's academic scholarship and bursary.

2014 - The James Guthrie Memorial Art Prize.

2014 - The Hermione Hammond runner up drawing prize.

2010 - The Benni Esposito Drawing Award.

 

Residencies

 

June – August 2017 – Imagining the Future, A School and Community Arts Development Initiative - with Chittaranjan Nayak, as part of c-Hub and Tafaria foundation, at Tafaria Castle, Nyeri, Kenya.

September - November 2016 - ‘Making Visible’ as part of c-Hub and Tafaria foundation at Tafaria Castle, Nyeri, Kenya.

April 2016 - Zorba The Buddha  - Creativity, Consciousness, Celebration, Delhi, India. 

February 1st - March 1st 2016 - JIWAR International Residence for Artists and Researchers in Urban creativity, Barcelona, Spain.

October 1st - November 3rd 2015 - RSA John kinross Scholarship, Florence, Italy.

 

Group Exhibitions

 

July 2017Imagining the Future, A School and Community Arts Development Initiative - with Chittaranjan Nayak, as part of c-Hub and Tafaria foundation, at Tafaria Castle, Nyeri, Kenya.

December 2016 - Group showing of community driven projects as part of c-Hub and Tafaria foundation at Tafaria Castle, Nyeri, Kenya.

September 2016 - Supporting Mind Scotland - The Image Collective Gallery, Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh.

May 2016 - Awakening Hearts (Delhi)  - Zorba the Buddha International Residence Exhibition, Delhi, India. 

April - May 2016 - Gallery 48 Opening Night - Gallery 48, Westport, Dundee, Scotland.

February 2016 - Open Studio Exhibition, Jiwar International Residence for Artists and Researchers in Urban creativity, Barcelona, Spain.

January 2016 - The W. Gordon Smith Painting Competition Exhibition, The Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh.

November 28th 2015  - February 14th 2016 - RSA Open, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.

December 6th - February 1st 2015 - Winter Postcard Show, WALL PROJECTS, 13 Bents Road, Montrose, Scotland.

September 19th - November 7th 2015 - ARTSYLAND 9 NEW GRADUATES EXHIBITION II, WALL PROJECTS, 13 Bents Road Montrose, Scotland. 

May 12th - June 24th 2015 - New Scottish Artists. The Fleming Collection Gallery, London.

March 2015 - New Contemporaries 'Selected Artist', RSA (Royal Scottish Academy) Edinburgh.

January 2015 - RSW (Royal Society Watercolours), RSA (Royal Scottish Academy) Edinburgh.

December 2014 - Solstice Gallery De Goede Toronto, ON.

November 2014 - Winter Tales, Duncan of Jordanstone College of art and Design, Dundee.

July 2014- Best of Degree show, The Sixfoot Gallery, Glasgow.

 May 2014 - Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Degree Show, Dundee.

July 2013 - Open Up I'm Burning Through third showcase, Top Floor Studio, Corktown, Toronto.

May 2013 - Open Up I'm Burning Through second showcase, Top Floor Studio, Corktown, Toronto.

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

August 21st - 29th August 2015Beyond The veil, Masters show, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee.

December 2012 - Open up I'm Burning Through The Blossom Lounge, Toronto.

August 2012 - The Pittenweem Arts Festival, Pittenweem, Fife.

August 2011 - The Pittenweem Arts Festival, Pittenweem, Fife.

 

Publications

 

August 2015 - The Courier, Artist's Imagination Fired by Gunpowder, by Mark Mackay.

August 2015 - GQ Magazine, Why Dundee is becoming Britain's coolest little city, by Robert Johnston.

May 2015 - New Scottish Artists on Show at the Fleming Collection, London, by Ian Caldwell.

March 2015 - ART Scottish Art News: RSA: New Contemporaries 2015, Griselda Murray Brown.

March 2015 - University News, Art and Architecture graduates to exhibit at 2015 new Contemporaries by Grant Hill.

January 2015 - The Scotsman Weekend Life magazine, RSW 134th Annual Exhibition, Water World, by Duncan Macmillan.

January 2015 - STV Dundee, Award-winning Dundee artists pick up nearly £5k in prizes, by Joe Birchenall.

 January 2015 - Dundee University, Travel Beckons for Award Winning Artists, by Grant Hill.

January 2015 - Dundee Wave 102 Radio, Interview on RSW Alexander Monroe Travel Award.

December 2014 - Central Station, The Creative Social Network, Life After Art School with Samantha Wilson.

May 2014 - Central Station, The Creative Social Network, DJCAD Degree Show Review.

May 2013 - Holly In The City blog, Upcoming Art Show, Open Up I'm Burning Through.