CV

EDUCATION
2009-2013  BA (Hons) Degree, Painting. Grays School of Art. Aberdeen, Scotland
2012  Erasmus Study Programme. Turku Arts Academy. Turku, Finland

SOLO + TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018
As yet untitled An Tobar, Isle of Mull
2017
‘islandess’ Eastern Edge Gallery, Newfoundland. With Jane Walker
‘Island Connections’. Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland
2015
Erosions’. Newave Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
‘VAU Members Show 2017’ Crownpoint Gallery, Glasgow
‘RSA Open 2017’ Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
‘Traces’ Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland
2016
One of the most essential things one needs to walk on the archipelago islands is a reflector’ AARK, Korpo, Finland
‘VAU Members Show 2016’ St Margarets House, Edinburgh
Black and White’ Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale, Shetland
‘Method (in the madness)’ Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh
‘Toaty Wee’ VAU Studios, Glasgow, Scotland
‘Stuffed Gallery’ Newave Gallery, Aberdeen
2015
‘VAU Members Show 2015’ Generator Projects, Dundee
‘VAU Corridor Exhibition’ VAU Studios, Glasgow, Scotland
2014
‘VAU Members Show’  The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
‘Shetland Arts Visual Art & Craft Awards Exhibition’  Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland
‘Shetland Open 2014’ Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland
‘Fragments’  Da Gadderie, Shetland Museum and Archives, Shetland
2013
Gray’s School of Art Degree Show 2013’  Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen
‘Fourth Year Painting Exhibition’  The Arts Complex, Edinburgh
2012
‘Ice Hole’.  Turku Arts Academy, Turku, Finland
‘A Study Abroad’  Grays School of Art, Aberdeen
‘Idyll’ Brinkhall Manor, Turku, Finland
2011
‘Winter Exhibition’  Peacocks Visual Arts, Aberdeen
2008
‘On Course’  Da Gadderie, Shetland

WORKSHOPS and TALKS
2017
‘Are we at the Tipping Point?’ Sonica, CCA, Glasgow 
‘Fish Skin as Art and Craft’ 
Bonavista Biennale, Newfoundland, Canada
Guest Artist/Speaker Flotilla, Charlottetown, PEI

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2016
Artist in Residence. Archipelago Art Residency Korpo (AARK) Finland
2015
Mull Arts and Sustainability Residency. Facilitated on the Isle of Mull, Scotland by Creative Carbon Scotland and Comar

AWARDS
2017
Visual Art and Craft Award. Shetland Arts in partnership with Creative Scotland and Shetland Islands Council.
2016
Shetland Open, Black and White. Winner of ‘Painting, Drawing and Sculpture’ category
2013
Visual Art and Craft Award. Shetland Arts in partnership with Creative Scotland and Shetland Islands Council.

ART ROLES
2016 -Present
Creative Industries & Community Learning Lecturer. University of the Highlands and Islands, Shetland College
Workshop Leader. Arts in Care, Shetland Arts
2017
Frontiers in Retreat: Edge Effects, Assistant Producer. SSW at CCA, Glasgow
Freelance Arts Assistant. Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden
2016
Programme Assistant Intern. Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden
2015
Facilitator. Sonica. ‘Music, Technology and Engagement’. CCA, Glasgow
Facilitator. ‘VAU Pillow Talk: Emerging Years’. South Block, Glasgow
2011- 2013
Textile Studio Assistant. Neila-Nell Artwear. Shetland.
2010
Freelance invigilator. Bonhoga Art Gallery. Shetland.
Workshop Assistant. Alison Macleod Jewellery. Shetland

VISUAL ARTIST UNIT
Co-Founder and Communications Officer for Visual Artist Unit, an arts organisation supporting emerging artists based in Scotland and improving public engagement and access to contemporary art for the wider community.

COMMISSIONS and PUBLIC ART PROJECTS
2013
Plutonic‘.  Blue Sky Office Space, Westhill, Aberdeen
2012
‘You Cannot Step in the Same River Twice’.  Roskisgalleria – Turku, Finland
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