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Born in Paisley, Scotland

EDUCATION

2019 PGDE Education (Secondary), University of Glasgow, UK
2017 MFA Art, Society and Publics, Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee, UK
2008 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee, UK
2006 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht, Netherlands (Erasmus)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2019 To The Bears, The Arctic Agency, Tromsø, NO
2018 Foodstuff, Deveron Projects, Huntly, UK (Performance)
2017 Masters’ Show, DJCAD, Dundee, UK
2017 Festival of Museums, McManus Gallery, Dundee, UK
2017 Summa, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2017 The Birds Remind Me, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, UK (Performance)
2017 Dear Mr Saline, DCCS, Dundee, UK (Performance)
2016 Ink and Pixels, Dundee Comics Creative Space, Dundee, UK
2016 Riverside Regatta, The Tall Ship, Glasgow, UK
2016 Working 9-5, Drinking 5-9, Huntly, UK (Print Festival Scotland)
2015 AGK Retrospective, Roseangle Arts, Dundee, UK (Part of NEON Festival)
2015 TREEHOUSE, Arbroath Library, Arbroath, UK
2015 Need and Error, ZSenne Art Lab, Brussels, BE
2015 Nomadic Shorts, Hohe Wand, Austria (Film Screening)
2015 Comics, So What?, University of Dundee, UK
2015 Slow Marathon, Deveron Arts, Huntly, UK
2015 Members Show, Generator Projects, Dundee, UK
2015 Pilgrimage, St. Asaph’s Cathedral, St. Asaph, UK (Film Screening)
2015 The Drouth Five-Oh!, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK
2014 Sound and Silence, APT Gallery, London, UK (Screening and Performance)
2014 Generation: Open Dialogues, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2014 DeeCAP, University of Dundee, UK
2013 Lines Lost, Deveron Arts, Huntly, UK
2013 Crawl Inclusive, Dundee, UK
2012 Werkschau, Saline Hallein, Austria
2012 Go West, Area 405, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2012 Union, Outbye Gallery, Pittenweem (Collaboration with Neil Scott)
2012 Union (Part I - A beginning), Market Gallery, Glasgow (Collaboration with Neil Scott)
2012 Abomination, Market Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2011 Mapable, Spacecamp Micro Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
2011 One Night Stand, The Telfer Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2011 Twenty-four Hour Football, Generator Projects, Dundee, UK
2011 Annual General Karaoke, Chambers East, Dundee, UK
2011 Descent, Tin Roof, Dundee, UK (Collaboration with Neil Scott)
2010 Zzondag, Villa Ockenberg, Den Haag, Netherlands
2010 Black Spring, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh, UK
2010 YNY Mixtape, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK (Part of Kill Your Timid Notion)
2009 Reception, Plan 9, Bristol, UK (Performance and Film Screening)
2009 New Contemporaries, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

RESIDENCIES/PROJECTS

2019 Failure. Understanding. Care. Kunst, Tromsø, Norway
2016 Rhynie Woman Micro-Residency, Rhynie, UK
2015 RSA Residency for Scotland, Taigh Chersabhagh, North Uist, UK
2013 Artist in Residence, Deveron Arts, Huntly, UK
2012 Nomadic Village, Isis Arts, Newcastle, UK
2012 Schmiede, Hallein, Austria
2010 Creative Lab Residency, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK

PUBLICATIONS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021 Imagining the unimaginable, Berwick-Under-Tweed? Artwork Issue 218 Sept / Oct
2021 Climate in spotlight…, Northumberland Advertiser, Fri 17th Sept, Alnwick
2019 Feiler Seg Framover, Hakapik.NO, Mon. 18 Nov, Tromsø
2018 Yuck n Yum Compendium, Dundee, UK
2017 ARTS NEWS, Herald Scotland, Thurs. 9 Nov, Glasgow
2017 Deveron Projects Plan Peace Walks and Talks, Huntly Express, Fri. 27 Oct, Huntly
2017 Art reviews: Summa, The Scotsman, Wed. 31 May, 2017, Edinburgh, UK
2017 Treehouse Comic, Issue 11, Spring Issue, Dundee, UK
2016 Treehouse Comic, Issue 10, Winter Issue, Dundee, UK
2016 Tin Roof Retrospective, Tin Roof, Dundee, UK
2015 Vi-King of the Road, Jul. 3, Am Paipear, Benbecula, UK
2015 Treehouse Comic, Issue 7, Dundee, UK
2015 Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Press & Journal, Thurs. 23 Apr, Aberdeen
2015 Lines Lost: A Guide, Walking Institute, Deveron Arts, Huntly, UK
2015 Treehouse Comic, Cover, Issue 5, Spring Issue, Dundee, UK
2014 Open Dialogues, The Skinny Issue 108, September 2014, Edinburgh
2014 Beyond the Cosmos, The Scotsman, Sat. 26 Jul, Edinburgh
2014 Great Scots, The Spectator, 19 July 2014, The Spectator (1828), London
2014 Generation Reader/Guide, Moira Jeffrey (Editor), National Gallery of Scotland
2014 New Scottish Artists, Scottish Art News Issue 21, The Fleming Collection, London
2013 Room to Roam is a State of Mind, Press & Journal, Thu. 8 Aug, Aberdeen
2013 Lines Lost, Scottish Art News Issue 20, The Fleming Collection, London
2013 Exhibition on Track As Railway Reminder, Press & Journal Fri. 29 Mar, Aberdeen
2012 The Drouth Magazine, Cover, Issue 43, Winter 2012
2012 Union, Dundee Courier Fri. 29 Jun, Dundee
2011 Footy as Art, Sunday Post, Sun. 28 Aug, Dundee
2009 Yuck’n’Yum, Spring Issue, Dundee
2009 New Contemporaries 2009, Exhibition Catalogue, RSA, Edinburgh
2008 Dundee Degree Show, Exhibition Catalogue, Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee

DISCUSSIONS/TALKS

2021 Pecha Kucha 8 (Elemental), Berwick-Upon-Tweed, UK
2019 Artist Talk: To the Bears, Small Projects, Tromso, NO
2018 Foodstuff, Deveron Projects, Huntly, UK
2017 Practices of Peace, Deveron Projects, Huntly, UK
2017 Gallery Talks, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2017 Life After Art School, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, UK
2017 Il n’y a pas de Lignes Fines, University of Dundee, UK
2017 Find One Place, Making Museums Symposium, Timespan, Helmsdale, UK
2016 Artist Talks, Orb’s Books, Huntly, UK (Deveron Arts 21st Birthday Event)
2015 Lunchtime Artist Talk, Deveron Arts, Huntly, UK
2015 A Pile a’ Stanes, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2015 Art and Archaeology and Me, Lews Castle College, UHI, North Uist, UK
2015 Artist’s Talk, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, North Uist, UK
2015 Slow Marathon, Gordon Arms, Huntly, UK
2015 Walking Institute Steering Group Invited Speaker, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK
2014 Measuring the Value of RSA: New Contemporaries Exhibition, University of Stirling, UK
2014 Creative Conversations: Open Dialogues, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2013 Lines Lost, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2013 No Fine Lines, Deveron Arts, Huntly, UK
2011 State of Play: Art and Culture in Scotland Today, Dundee Contemporary Arts
2008 Panel Discussion: Constructive Mismatch, Exhibitions Dept, University of Dundee

TEACHING / WORKSHOPS

2019-2022 Teacher of Art and Design, Scottish Borders Council
2018 Park Lives Workshops, Beith Community Trust, Garnock Valley, UK
2017 Visiting Lecturer, Perth College UHI, Perth, UK
2017 Visiting Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, UK
2017 Youth Action Group, McManus Gallery and Museum, Dundee, UK
2015 KUBB!, Bernerey Week, Isle of Bernerey, UK
2015 Make Comics!, North Uist Agriclture Show, Hosta, UK
2013 Cartoon Workshop, Huntly Hairst, Huntly, UK

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2017 The People’s Story, Creative Learning Unit Placement, McManus Gallery, Dundee, UK
2017 Living Our Values, CS Participatory Arts Masterclass with Chrissie Tiller, Stirling, UK
2017 Making Museums | Place and Politics, Timespan Museum and Gallery, Helmsdale, UK
2017 Performance Workshop with Richard Layzell, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
2016 MUba Remix, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing, France

AWARDS

2018 Aberdeenshire Visual Arts and Craft Award
2011 Dundee Visual Arts Award (with Neil Scott)
2011 Best Performance, Yuck ‘n Yum, AGK 2
2009 RSA Chalmers-Jervise Prize (For a work in any medium)

MEDIA

2017 Sunday Morning With… Cathy MacDonald, BBC Radio Scotland, Edinburgh, UK

COLLECTIONS

2019 Town Collection, Deveron Projects, Huntly, UK