TRAINING

1973-1977 Glasgow School of Art- Diploma Art
1977-1978 Awarded Post Graduate Studies - Commended
1978-1979 St Andrews College of Education-Dip Ed

WORK EXPERIENCE

1979 Teaching Art and Design
1980 Illustrated teenage, social education publication - Harper Collins
1986-2007 Job-share post Art and Design
In 1990’s held post Acting Principal Teacher,
SQA marker and moderator.
2001 Teacher placement
Auld Kirk Museum Kirkintilloch
2002-2004 Cultural Coordinator in East Dunbartonshire.
2005 Curated ‘Making Connections’ Exhibition,
Auld Kirk Museum Kirkintilloch.
2007 Left teaching to paint full time
Organize group painting holidays in Scotland,Italy, Spain,France

AWARDS
2015 Edinburgh Art Shop Award, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2014 Bessie Scott Award, Paisley Art Institute
2013 Elected RSW
2013 Dalrymple Award, Maclaurin Annual Fine Art Exhibition
2013 Elected RGI
2013 Elected PAI
2012 Anne Stevenson Memorial Award East Dunbartonshire Council
2012 Joe Hargan Award Paisley Art Institute
2011 James Torrance Award,RGI
2010 Glasgow Art Club Fellowship
2008 Art Hire Award, Paisley Art Institute
2007 East Dunbartonshire Council Purchase Prize
2002 D.Muirhead Purchase Prize RSA
1978 D.Sommerville Award GSA

SELECTION OF EXHIBITIONS

2016 'Cabinet of Curiosities' Solo Exhibition,Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh
2016 ‘Spring Exhibition’ Tolquhon Gallery, Ellon
2016 ‘A Space of One’s Own’, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2015 ‘Allusion’ RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
2014 Festival Show, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2014 ‘Scottish Exhibition’ Stafford Gallery, Wimbledon
2013 Scottish Exhibition, Stafford Gallery, Wimbledon
2013 Winter Exhibition, Smithy Gallery, Blanefield
2012 Stockholm AAF,Sweden - Tig Gallery
2012 Six Degrees of Separation' Smithy Gallery,Blanefield
2011 'Tableaux Vivants'- Solo Exhibition, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2011 Two Person Exhibition - Auld Kirk Museum, East Dunbartonshire
2011 'Through the Looking Glass' - Scotlandart.com
2011 Group Show - Contemporary Fine Art Gallery,Eton
2010 Glasgow Art Fair - Mansfield Park Gallery
2010 Solo Exhibition - Mansfield Park Gallery
2010 Art London - Open Eye Gallery
2010 6 Artists - Scotland Art.com
2010 Art London Fair - Open Eye Gallery
2009 'Cabinet Pieces' - Fraser Gallery, St Andrews
2009 Group Show - Lemon Street Gallery, Truro
2009 Edinburgh Art Fair - Mansfield Park Gallery
2009 101 Exhibition - Maclaurin Galleries, Ayr
2009 Glasgow Art Fair - Mansfield Park Gallery
2009 Two Person exhibition - Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
2009 Solo Show - Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2007 ‘Seven’- Kelly Gallery,Glasgow
2004 ‘Five’- Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
2002 ‘Seven’- Kelly Gallery,Glasgow
1999 Vallico in Arte Exhibition, Tuscany
1996 Two Person Exhibition Aldessan Gallery, Clachan of Campsie
1985 ‘Ten Glasgow Artists’ Glasgow Art Centre
1979 3 Person Exhibition-Collins Gallery, Strathclyde University.


Associate Artist Member of Hospitalfield Alumni Association.

Regular exhibitor in RGI,RSA,RSW,PAI
Work in private collections in Scotland, England, Italy, Spain and USA