Selected solo exhibitions & projects
Master of Fine Art - Edinburgh College of Art (2004 - 2006)
Batchelor of Art - Edinburgh College of Art (1998 - 2002)
2017 - "This Is How I Copy, How Do You Copy?" - Screenlight Commission, Waterside Arts Centre, Sale
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
2018 - “Scottish Society of Artists Annual Exhibition” - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2018 - "The Travelling Gallery at 40" - City Arts Centre, Edinburgh
2018 - "Shelter Stone - The Artist & the Mountain" - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2018 - "Artists Who Make Music/Musicians Who Make Art" - Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow (Curated by Ross Sinclair)
2017 - "Shelter Stone - The Artist & the Mountain" - Publication edited by Edward Summerton
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
Work in public collections
“Under the Moon, One Thing I Crave”, “Term Lilt” & “Dinna Think Bonnie Lassie I’m Gaun to Leave You” all currently on loan to City of Glasgow College via the Sculpture Placement Group’s Sculpture Adoption Scheme
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
2017 - Wrote the preface for 'Michael Marra - Arrest This Moment' by James Robertson, published by Big Sky Publishing
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