Education

 

 

 

Selected solo exhibitions & projects

 

 

Master of Fine Art - Edinburgh College of Art (2004 - 2006)

Batchelor of Art - Edinburgh College of Art (1998  - 2002)


2014 - "The Drummer & the Drone", Trinity Apse Edinburgh - Edinburgh Art Festival commission & part of GENERATION.

2009 - 2012 -"Forest Pitch" - Scottish commission (£460,000) for Artists' Taking the Lead, part of the London 2012 Festival & Cultural Olympiad. Funded by Creative Scotland Lottery Funding.

2012 - "Know Yr Grammar" - a 'Billboard for Edinburgh' commission, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh.

2010 - 'Selected Works 2004-2010' - Outbye Gallery, Pittenweem.

2008 - "Der Die Das" - Atelier Höherweg, Düsseldorf.

2008 - "Black Swine in the Sewers of Hampstead" - part of 'Did You Know For Instance?' Camden Arts Centre, London

2008 - "Yes May Be No" - part of 'Life is Interesting, When You are Furious', a Radar Project, Loughborough University, Loughborough

2006 - "Black, White & Shades of Grey" - part of 'Locus of the City', Magdalen Chapel, Edinburgh

2004 - "Memento Mori" - New Work Scotland commission, Collective gallery, Edinburgh


Selected group exhibitions & projects

2016 - "DCA Thomson" - Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee

2016 - "Abolish Trout (Craig Coulthard/Peter Donaldson/David Maclean)" - Lewisham Art House, London

2014 - "Billboard for Edinburgh" - Ingelby Gallery, Edinburgh

2014 - "Generation:TG" - Travelling Gallery

2013  - "Collective Auction" - Collective/Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh

2013 - "The Agent RIA:REGISTEREDINART" - Careof, Milan, Italy

2011 - "Solar" - Solar Pavilion, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh

2010 - "The Secret Confession" - Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

2007 - "Your Words & My Mouth" - Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

2007 - "Young Athenians" - 1st Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece

2006 - "Young Athenians" - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2006 - "Unpacking My Library" - Flensburg University Library, Flensburg, Germany

2005  - "Bloomberg New Contemporaries" - Cornerhouse Manchester, Spike Island Bristol & Barbican London

2004 - "Amaryllis Sillyrama" - Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow

2003 - "Thunder in Paradise" - Switchspace, Project Rooms, Glasgow

2003 - "Win Together Lose Together Play Together Stay Together" - Temporary artist-run gallery, 28 Leven Street, Edinburgh


Selected awards & affiliations

2009 - Awarded £460,000 commission for 'Forest Pitch', Scotland's contribution to Artists' Taking the Lead, part of the London 2012 Festival and Cultural Olympiad. Funded by Creative Scotland

2006 - Wrote the song 'The Rebel's Complaint' for artist Ruth Ewan's award-winning East International 06 work.

2003 - 2006 - Joint founder, committee member and director of The Embassy, artist-run gallery in Edinburgh.

2003 - Joint founder member of artist group 'Win Together Lose Together Play Together Stay Together' Edinburgh



Residencies

2013 - One week self-directed residency at The Bothy Project, Inshriach, Aviemore

2012 - One week residency in Filignano, Molise, Italy.

2008 - Three month residency at Atelier Höherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany.

2007 - One week residency at Hospitalfield House, Arbroath


Selected talks & presentations

2014 - Taigh Chearsaghagh, Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist

2014 - In conversation with Brigadeer David Allfrey MBE & Sorcha Carey, Trinity Apse, Edinburgh Art Festival

2013 - 'Parley Discussion: Tae Think Again, Rethinking Identity in Contemporary Scotland' - curated by Rachel Maclean, Edinburgh Art Festival

2012 - Atlas Arts, Portree, Isle of Skye


Other work

2015 - Judge on panel choosing artists for Early Career Artists exhibition as part of Edinburgh Art Fesitval 2015

2014 - One day banner making workshop with 1st Year students, Lionacleit School, Isle of Benbecula

2013 - 6 week workshop with Primary 5 children, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

2006 - Curator of "I2XU" - Paul Carter solo exhibition, The Embassy, Edinburgh