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2017-2018 MFA Art and Humanities – Distinction
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee

1996-2000 BA (Hons) 2:1 Fine Art Printmaking,
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee

1991-1994 1st Level, Registered General Nurse,
Lothian College of Nursing and Midwifery (Napier University), Edinburgh

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Citizenship of Academic Community Award – DJCAD – University of Dundee
Alumnus Scholarship for MFA study – University of Dundee
Studio Faire Inaugural Student Residency –Nerac – France
Invited Artist: Etching Symposium: Castle Mojmirovce – Slovakia
Morton Award for new lens based art – through RSA 2007-08
SAC Ethnic minority Grant 2004
Bernard Couper Printmaking Prize (DOJ) 2000


Dec-Mar 20-21 To be confirmed – Edinburgh Printmakers – in collaboration with Louise Ritchie
May-Aug 2020 Druckwerk, Austria
Aug 2018 MFA Degree show – room 512 –
June 2016 PaintPrintPaint – with Louise Ritchie – The Meffan, Forfar, Angus
March-Apr 2016 Loch Computer – with Norman McBeath – Tent Gallery, ECA, Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh
July-Aug 2013 Distance Learning – collaboration with Louise Ritchie, President of SSA, the British Ambassador’s Residence, Bratislava, Slovakia
Feb 2012 Remembered Places – Filmhouse Cinema Bar, Edinburgh
Jan – March 2009 Space to Breathe – Edinburgh Printmakers, Union Street, Edinburgh
April-June 2006 Hospital Series: sleep well, in association with Functionsuite, Artlink – New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
July 2005 “Realidad” in collaboration with Helen Waddington – Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh
June 2004 Exhibition – George Watson’s College, Colinton Road, Edinburgh
June 2003 Exhibition – George Watson’s College, Colinton Road, Edinburgh
October 2002 “Belonging” – Brander Building, Huntly
October 2001 The Foyer Restaurant – Aberdeen


July-Aug 2020 Pentalogia – Patriothall – group exhibtion with Louise Ritchie, Paola McClure, Jill Skulina and Gillian Murray
Jan – March 2020 DJCAD Alumni selected Exhibition – Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma College, Michigan – USA
Jan 2019 WaysWeWork @ Tatha Gallery – Newport, Fife
Dec-Jan 2019 SSA Annual Exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh
December 2018 Third space – Hiwar, collaboration with Helen Angell-Preece, cultural dialogues – Meadowmill – WASPS, Dundee
Oct-Dec 2018 Deluge – group exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers
Sept 2018 WaysWeWork@WestWardWorks – Dundee – post MFA group exhibition, curated by Louise Ritchie, Leena Nammari, Paola McClure, Joanne Hall
Sept 2018 Thinking of Place II – Printmaking group show for IMPACT 10 – Santander, Spain
Aug 2018 MFA Degree show – room 512 –
Jan – Mar 2018 SSA annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh
Nov -Mar 2017-18 Paper to Gold – Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh
Nov-Dec 2016 SSA Annual Exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh
Oct-Nov 2016 Exquisite Corpse – SSA – St Andrews Museum & Gallery – St Andrews, Fife
Dec – Jan 2015 SSA Annual Exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh
May-June 2015 Actinic Festival – Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh
May 2015 Group show: Etching Symposium: Castle Mojmirovce – Slovakia
May 2015 Gallery One, Inaugural exhibition: group exhibition Ramallah, West bank, Palestine
March-Nov 2015 PostPost – exhibition for imaginary stamps – for IMPRINT Australia, Brisbane & Melbourne
February 2015 New Bridges Nove Mosty 11:11 – GMAB Nitra Trenčín, Slovakia
January 2015 Gallery One – Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine
December 2014 Society of Scottish Artists – RSA, Edinburgh
Dec 14-Feb 15 2014 Royal Overseas League – London
November 2014 Royal Scottish Academy, Open Exhibition -RSA, Edinburgh
November 2014 New Bridges Nove Mosty 11:11 – House of ART Piešťany, Slovakia
Aug – Oct 2014 Gallery 1940 – Edinburgh
July – Aug 2014 Royal Overseas League / Edinburgh Printmakers – Edinburgh
July – Sept 2014 Bridges 11:11 – Nitra State Gallery – Nitra, Slovakia, with SSA
Mar-May 2014 RSA Annual Exhibition – Focus on Film – RSA, Edinburgh
Jan-Mar 2014 In a Jiffy, SSA Professional exhibition – the Meffan, Forfar
July 2013 “Another Show” curated by SMART consultants exhibition at BP Atrium Gallery, Aberdeen
Mar 2013 Featured artist – Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh
Mar 2013 SSA Annual exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh
Dec 2013 RSA – open exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh
Dec 2013 The Written Image – Edinburgh Printmakers – Collaborating with Robert Crawford
May 2012 Bridges – with SSA – Piestany, Slovakia
Feb 2012 SSA Annual Exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh
Jan 2012 Big Print Small Print – Wroclav, Poland
Oct 2011 Poetry beyond Text – RSA Edinburgh
May 2011 Poetry beyond Text – Poetry library – Edinburgh
May June 2011 Bridges 2011 Piešťany – Slovakia – SSA Exhibition
Feb 2011 SSA Annual Exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh
Nov-Dec 2010 Winter Exhibition – Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh
Oct 2010 WASPS Open Studios – Edinburgh
June 2010 WASPS Open Studios – Edinburgh
Feb – Mar 2010 SSA Annual Exhibition – RSA, Edinburgh

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Printmaker / artist collaborator with Scottish Women’s Aid/Shakti and Scottish Poetry Library, creating with the participating women, and artistic intervention to be published in a book, and create dust covers for Poetry publication as part of the “employability” funding from Scottish Government, Jan-April 2019

Artist / printmaking consultant and printer / bookbinder for Scottish Print Network – ww100 project with Lateral North. assisting, inspiring and finally printing plates that will be presented as part of the project at the Scottish Parliament, amongst other touring venues Jan – April 2019

Printer in residence – Ages of Wonder at Borders Art fair March 2019 – Continuing on from earlier incarnation, this was mainly to engage the public, talk about printmaking, in particular etching/intaglio/engraving techniques, whilst printing contemporary copies of plates by William Wilson RSA.

Creative Pipelines – Perth Museums and Gallery – Oct-Nov 2018. Working with young socially excluded 16-24 year olds, trying to create marketable products for Christmas Market, whilst reflecting and drawing inspiration from a touring South East Asia exhibition of costumes and objects.

Printer in Residence – Ages of Wonder- Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) – October 17-Jan 18 Printing, editioning and demonstrating, while engaging the public, using a series of plates made for and with the Royal Scottish Academicians during the exhibition run.

Perth Museum Sept 2018 – lino/relief printing workshop in response to Louise Bourgeois – Artist rooms exhibition.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery 2017 In collaboration with Adamson and Hill exhibitions, 2 cyanotype workshops, for families, exploring the heritage of early photography and photographic pioneers.

Loch Computer 2014 – 2016: a collaborative project with University of St Andrews Dept. of Literature, various writers, poets and IT specialists, exploring the idea of connectivity and remoteness in a digital age. Basing our explorations around the idea of a loch/lochen on Iona, once most connected in the British Isles, now one of the most remote, culminating in a publication of short stories and poems, and an exhibition with Norman McBeath.

SSA education projects 2012 — 2015. Working with Glasgow college 2nd year HND students on an interpretative book binding workshop, reflecting their response to the annual SSA exhibition in the RSA building. In collaboration with SSA president Louise Ritchie.

Cells – 2012 – Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPGS), Edinburgh, in collaboration with the Roslin Institute. Working with 2 schools in Edinburgh: Penicuik High School and James Gillespie High School. Working with Cyanotype, investigating ways expressing individuality through looking at cells, cell structure, DNA, cloning, culminating in an exhibition of the pupils work in the SNPGS in September 2012 till March 2013.

Language with Flowers – 2009- 2012 – Stills, Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh Printmakers. Collaborating with Jila Peacock, working with various groups – Libertus, Shakti, NKS and Saheliya, using digital imagery, photography, calligraphy and screenprinting, translating ideas from image to text to print, culminating in an Open Day of printing and disseminating skills.

See Me, Saheliya. Working with vulnerable women with mental health concerns on a digital photography portraiture project, presenting what they would like to see in themselves, and how they would like to be seen, culminating in small, hand-bound book, March – May 2009.


Sept 2019 Artist in Residence – Cultural Documents – Filignano – Molise – Italy
March – July 2019 Artist in Residence – Edinburgh Academy, Edinburgh.
April 2018 Studio Faire Student residency – with Louise Ritchie and Paola McClure, Nérac, France.
Nov 2002 – June 2004 George Watsons College, Colinton Road, Edinburgh. Working within the school curriculum, introducing printmaking and photography to the senior secondary pupils, culminating in two end of year exhibitions of my own work and work of the pupils.
April – October 2002 Deveron Arts, Huntly, Aberdeenshire. 7-month artist residency funded by SAC and Paul Hamlyn Foundation Residential residency in Huntly, rural Aberdeenshire, part of Cultural Diversity working closely with the local community, engaging the local schools with workshops, and with the local businesses and camera club, culminating in an exhibition debate and publication.

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