Curriculum Vitae

Professional referees:  Mel Gooding - Writer, Curator           Emma Nicolson - Curator, Head of Exhibitions at Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, (former Director - ATLAS Arts)


2006 - 07           Centre for Learning & Teaching in Art & Design, University of the Arts, London (PGCert.)

1991 - 93             Royal College of Art, London (MA)

1985 - 88            Chelsea School of Art, London (BA Hons.)


 2015 -               Board of Directors, Atlas Arts

                          SCAN/Scottish Contemporary Art Network, a-n Network

2001 -                SAU/Scottish Artists Union


2018                  Inshriach Bothy, Bothy Project Residency

2016                  Trelex Amazon Residency, Tambopata Research Centre, Madre de Dios, Peru

2015                  Creative Scotland/CNES Visual Arts & Crafts Award

2012                  John Moores Painting Prize. Selected for stage 2

2010                  Creative Scotland / CNES development award

2008                 Triangle Trust, 3 Islands International Artists Workshop

1998                   British Council Exchange, Mahraja Sayajirao University, Vadodra, India

                          The Enduring Image - Drawing Residency, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai

1993                   English National Opera, Bayliss Programme, Artist in Residence

                          Folio Society/Royal College of Art Award

1992                   Royal College of Art Barcelona Studio, Spain

1991                    Faber Castell / Royal College of Art Drawing Award


2018                 Island Time: North Uist works  Bermondsey Project Space, London, Curated by Mel Gooding 

2015                  Refugium                            Jersey Art Centre, Channel Islands

2015                  Biomass (NU20072014)      Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Centre

2008                 Out of the Woods                Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art, Kingston, N.Y. USA

2007                 Transparent Eye                    Atrium Gallery, Glasgow School of Art


2017                 Fèill Ceáird is Còcairachd    An Lanntair, Isle of Lewis  

2016                 Neo-Neo // Extreme Past      Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Pig Rock Bothy

2014                  20:20                                      Hot Bed Press Gallery, West Yorkshire Print Workshop

                         So much depends upon      Parliament building Holyrood, Edinburgh, Tent Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art

2013                  Fragility of Flight 2              Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Centre

2011                   sOOt                                     Oo Gallery, Kingston N.Y. USA

2010                  Come Ye Hither                     Crofters Store

2007                 A Confluence                        Logbook/Artists project with Ian Stephen & Saki Satom

2006                 Inaugural                              Paper Gallery, Kingston, N.Y. USA

2005                 Landmarks                            Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Centre

2004                 Red Headed Stepchild          Atrium Gallery, Glasgow School of Art

2001                  Group Show                         The Wright Gallery, Kingston, N.Y.­­ USA

2000                 Hypostasis                             Atrium Gallery, Glasgow School of Art


2015                  The Royal College of Art                         Visiting artist

2014                   West Highland College                            Visiting artist

2012- 14             University of Highlands and Islands       Course Leader, LCC, Fine Art, B.A.

2010                  University of West of England                Faculty of Creative Arts, Visiting lecturer

2007- 12            University of Highlands and Islands      Lecturer, Fine Art, B.A.

2006                  Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing    Visiting lecturer

1998                   Mahraja Sayajirao University                 Vadodra, India/  British Council, Visiting lecturer

1996 - 06           Glasgow School of Art                             Department of Visual Communication, Head of Illustration

1994 - 96           Glasgow School of Art                             Department of Visual Communication, Lecturer

1997 - 00            Edinburgh College of Art                        External Supervisor, M.A. Illustration) 

1997 - 00            University of Central Lancashire            External Examiner, B.A. Hons. Illustration

1994 - 95            Anglia Polytechnic University                 Drawing Lecturer

1989 - 91             H.M.P. Brixton, London                           Drawing & Painting Tutor


2015                   Metropolitan Field Studies                     Visual research project, The Royal College of Art

                           Towards An Ecology of Drawing            Workshop for AOS

2014                   Beyond Location                                     Artists presentation for Traveling Dialogues, a Generation event for Broad Reach/ Atlas Arts 

2013                   We Are Northern Lights                          Collaborative documentary film, Co-Director,

                           Out of Place                                            Public discussion for Time Span / Broad Reach - Chair

                           In Conversation with Gwen Hardie         UHI Event

2010                  Everywhere & No where                            Faculty of Creative Arts, University of West of England         

                           Locality                                                              "                        "  

2008 -11             Curracag Newsletter                                 Natural History Society of the Outer Hebrides, Editor - Voluntary   

1995 - 06           Glasgow School of Art                               Environmental field trips, Leader

1999                   Points of Departure                                  Exhibition, collaboration between Railtrack & Glasgow School of Art, Curator

1995                   The Artificial Horizon and Eccentric Ladders   Public lecture by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, Glasgow Film Theatre, Organiser

1993                   Inside Out           Exhibition of work by men in H.M.P. Brixton, Gulbenkian Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, Curator


2015                   ‘Untitled fragments in acid green’ and ‘Proceedings Of The Society/ Niall Macdonald & Bobby Niven                                             Press review, Scottish Art News, 2015   ISBN 1749-7310

2014                    Art, the thing that makes life more interesting than art     Press review of Vija Celmins/ Tate Artist’s room, a Broad Reach /Atlas Arts project at Taigh Chearsabhagh

2011                     A wealth of gestures – George Rowlett’s North Uist works                                                                                               Catalogue essay,  Art Space Gallery, London, ISBN 978-0-9563072-8-6                 

2010                    Experience & Remembering - the late works                                                                                                            Catalogue essay, Taobh an Iar, Domhnall Fearghasdan, ISBN 978-0-953814-4-3

2008                   A Human Force In Nature                                                                            Andy Goldsworthy in N.Uist, Press article for Am Pàipear, used as intro. text Goldsworthy An Tobar,  Arts Centre, Mull

2004                   Of Atmosphere and Otherness                                                                                                                                          Catalogue essay, Everything Remains, Gareth Reid, Ava Gallery, N.Ireland

2001                    An Opportunity to Explore                                                                                                                                                               Catalogue essay, Joe Concra Paintings, Marist College, N.Y. USA