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Craig Coulthard

Born Rinteln, West Germany, 10 February 1981

Lives & works Edinburgh

craig@craigcoulthard.com

 

 

Future Exhibitions

2012

Forest Pitch

 

Solo Exhibitions

2008

Der Die Das, Atelier Hoherweg, Dusseldorf, Germany

Black Swine in the Sewers of Hampstead, as part of “Did You Know For Instance?”, Camden Arts Centre, London

Yes May Be No - Life Is Interesting…When You’re Furious, Radar Projects, Loughborough University, Loughborough

2007

This Is For the Girls (It Takes Two to Tango), Porch Gallery, Manchester

2006

Black, White & Shades of Grey, Magdalen Chapel, Edinburgh

I Love You Means I Hate You, I Love You Means I Love You, “Yurta”, EmergeD, Edinburgh Book Trust Garden

2004

“Memento Mori” New Work Scotland Programme, 13 Collective Gallery, Cockburn Street, Edinburgh

 

Group Exhibitions

2009

7 Minutemen, Minuteman Copyshop, Edinburgh

The Other Side of the Fence, The Outbye Gallery, Pittenweem, Fife

Boneless Box, The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

2008

Scottish Polish Cultural Stimulation, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

2007

Your Words & My Mouth, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

Young Athenians, Athens Biennale, Athens , Greece

Name In Lights, Ross Bandstand, Princes St Gardens , Edinburgh

New Acquisitions, Paisley Museum , Paisley

2006

Young Athenians, RSA, Edinburgh

Sort of Like…The Corporal and The Commander, Craig Coulthard & Barry McLaren , Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Braveart 2006, Brick Lane , London

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, 126 th Annual Exhibition, Invited Artist, RSA, Edinburgh

Unpacking My Library , Flensburg University Library, Flensburg , Germany

Pawn Prawn Porn , Edinburgh College of Art

RSA Student Exhibition 2006, Royal Scottish Academy , Princes Street , Edinburgh

2005

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

Jamboree, Rutherglen Town Hall , Rutherglen

Collective Gallery Stand, EXTENSION, 2005 Glasgow Art Fair, George Square , Glasgow

The Embassy Collection II, The Embassy Stand, EXTENSION, 2005 Glasgow Art Fair, George Square , Glasgow

RSA Student Exhibition 2005, Royal Scottish Academy , Princes Street , Edinburgh

Fromage et Frottage, Evolution House, Edinburgh

Conquests & Techniques: A Synthesis, The Ship, Cable Street , London

2004

The Embassy Collection at Thermo '04, The Lowry, Manchester

Amaryllis sillyramA, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, The Briggait, 142 Bridgegate, Glasgow

The Embassy Collection, The Embassy Stand, EXTENSION, 2004 Glasgow Art Fair, George Square , Glasgow

2003

Cash Generator, The Embassy at Cabin Exchange, Glasgow School of Art, Renfrew Street , Glasgow

The Muckle Mantie Ceilidh, performed as part of Saturnalia, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place , Edinburgh

Thunder In Paradise, 3 person exhibition curated by Switchspace, Project Rooms, Glasgow

Win Together Lose Together Play Together Stay Together, temporary artist run gallery and exhibition space, 28 Leven Street, Tollcross, Edinburgh

The Other Slide, curated by Djinniditto, various locations inc. Scotsman building, Point Hotel, Apex Hotel, Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

2002

Process, Bongo Club, New Street, Edinburgh

Jessie Phillips You're Mine To Kill, K.Jacksons, Lady Lawson Street , Edinburgh

Beyond the Fringe, Club Ego, Picardy Place , Edinburgh

Out Now, Bongo Club, New Street, Edinburgh

Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show 2002, Edinburgh College of Art , Lauriston Place , Edinburgh

Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition 2002, McLellan Galleries, Sauchiehall Street , Glasgow

Art at the Forest , The Forest Cafe, Grassmarket, Edinburgh

2001

One Foot Square, The Stand Comedy Club, Queen Street , Edinburgh

 

EDUCATION

2004—06

Master of Fine Art, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland.

1998—2002

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Painting Upper Second Class, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland.

 

AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS

2006

Wrote the song “Rebel's Complaint” for artist Ruth Ewan, part of her East International '06 winning work

Nomination for Vordemberg Gildewart Bursary

Founder, Committee Member and Director of The Embassy Gallery, 76 East Crosscauseway, Edinburgh

Joint Co-ordinator, Drawing & Painting Professional Practice Course, Edinburgh College of Art

2005

Sir William Gillies Bequest Award, £2000, Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition, RSA Edinburgh

2004

Edinburgh City Council Visual Arts & Crafts Award

Scottish Arts Council Creative Development Award

2003

Founding Member of artist group Win Together Lose Together Play Together Stay Together

Scottish Arts Council Individual Assistance Grant

Edinburgh City Council Visual Arts & Crafts Award

2002

The Sir Robin Phillipson Memorial Medal & £200 Award, Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition, Glasgow

2001

Edinburgh College of Art January Open Exhibition £100 Award

 

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

“The Source of Eden ” DVD 2006 & “Directions for the Creationist Canoeist (Parts I&II)”, Paisley Museum , Paisley

 

RESIDENCES

2008

Three month residency at Ateliers Hoherweg, Düsseldorf

2007

One week residency at Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

 

TALKS & PRESENTATIONS

2006

“Contemporary Art in Scotland ” speaker in discussion as part of Edinburgh Arts Festival, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh

2005

“Way to Go!” speaker in discussion as part of New Contemporaries 2005, International 3, Manchester

2003

“Curating Contemporary Art”, Centre for Visual & Cultural Studies, Edinburgh College of Art

 

CURATION PROJECTS

2006

Paul Carter Solo Show, The Embassy, Edinburgh

2005

The Embassy Collection II, The Embassy Stand, EXTENSION, Glasgow Art Fair 2005

This Year's Models, Joy Beecroft, Miranda Blennerhassett, Ben Robinson, The Embassy, Edinburgh

2004

But n' Ben, Kevin Pollock, The Embassy, Edinburgh

Best in Show, Annual Members show, The Embassy, Edinburgh

Bishops Move, exchange show of Manchester based artists, The Embassy, Edinburgh

Feast of Silenus, video & performance exhibition, Edinburgh College of Art

The Embassy Collection, The Embassy Stand, EXTENSION, Glasgow Art Fair 2004

The Brides of March, video & performance exhibition, Edinburgh College of Art

2003

Saturnalia, video & performance exhibition, Edinburgh College of Art

Win Together Lose Together Stay Together Play Together, Tollcross, Edinburgh

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2008

1st Athens Biennial, Martin Herbert, Frieze

2007

Locus of the City, Karen Forbes/Gordon Brennan published by Visual Arts Research Institure Edinburgh (VARIE)

Destroy Athens 1st Athens Biennial, Neil Mulholland, published by Futura Publications

Cover Image for Another publication, Edited by Renee Ridgway & Katarina Zdjelar published by Piet Zwart Institute

2006

Thompson, Susannah, Young Athenians, Art Review

Faringold, Lucy, Young Athenians, The Skinny

Johnson, Miles, City Lines: Edinburgh , Dazed & Confused

2005

Lyons , Will, Visions of the Future, Spectrum Magazine, The Scotland on Sunday

Jeffrey, Moira, You'll Have Had Your Chips?, The Herald

2004

Monaghan, Helen, Art in the Frame, The List

Mulholland, Neil, The Embassy Collection, Essay to accompany The Embassy Collection, Glasgow Art Fair

2003

Mulholland, Neil, Best in Show, The Scotsman

 

OTHER WORK

2008

Singer of Paul Rooney song at opening of Paul Rooney Solo show, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

2005

Selective Memory, Alex Pollard, Tatham & O'Sullivan, Cathy Wilkes, Invigilator, Venice Biennale, Venice

2004

Portrait painter of lingerie models in window of Marks & Spencer, Princes Street , Edinburgh

2002

Art in the Home, Exhibitions Invigilator, various locations across Edinburgh

2001

Painted Spaces, Installation Assistant, Talbot Rice Gallery

 

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