2006-07 University of the Arts London, PGCE (with distinction) Teaching and Learning (HE Art & Design)

1988-92 Duncan of JordanstoneCollege of Art BFA (Hons) Drawing and Painting 

1983-87 AberdeenUniversity BSc (Hons) Biology

Solo Exhibitions

2010  The Bay Blueprints Library Foyer, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh

2010  Fugitive Edinburgh Printmakers, Union Street, Edinburgh

2006  Yield, Gallery 1, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh

2005  Yamal Works, aboard Russian Icebreaker Yamal in the Arctic Circle

2004  Anatomy of Absence, ET4U, En Tangsoøgade 4 Udstilling, Bøvlingbjerg, Denmark

2002  Anatomy of Absence, Glasgow Print Studio

2001  Translations, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh

2000  Translations, Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaques, Spain

2000  Re-Fuel, Commissioned site-specific work, Harvey Rd Service Station, Derby

Recent Selected Exhibitions

2021 Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

2019 Folly, selected for forthcoming Cutlog artists moving image screening, (SSA) Contemporary Art Open 2019/20

2018 Deluge, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh

2016 Time Is All Around, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh

2015 100 Flowers Collection, New South Glasgow Hospitals, Glasgow

2013 Print Fusion, Gallery 10, Edinburgh

2013 ALT Photo Symposium, Edinburgh College of Art

2012  Reflective Histories: Contemporary Art Interventions at Traquair House, Innerleithen

2011  Reflection: Contemporary Visual Arts and Crafts in Edinburgh, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

2010  Scottish Society of Artists (SSA) Contemporary Art Open, Royal Scottish Academy (RSA)

2009  Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, By Leaves We Live, invited to contribute to 25th anniversary exhibition

2009  Inkubator II, Durham Art Gallery Durham. Commissioned to design and install wallpaper

2009  From Blackadder to Borland: Scottish Printmakers, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

2009  Visual Arts Scotland (VAS) Contemporary Art Open, City Arts Centre

2008  Garden Gallery, Portobello, curated by Amber Roome Contemporary Art

2008 SSA Contemporary Art Open, RSA

2008 Contemporary Printmaking from Scotland, toured: The CatStrand, Stranraer Museum & Gracefield Art Centre

2007  Inkubator, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh. Commissioned to design and install wallpaper

2006  Finalist, Unnatural Selection, Shrewsbury Art Open, Shrewsbury


2019 Selected to take part in ASCUS Lab Snow Science Event, Snow Shift: Reimagining Snow Data, Summerhall, Edinburgh

2016 Artist's talk and drypoint workshop, Visiting Speaker Programme, University of Teeside, Middlesborough

2014 100 Flowers Project, New South Glasgow Hospitals (NSGH), Glasgow, commissioned by Ginkgo Projects

2014 Dignified Spaces, NSGH, Glasgow, commission for lead artist A. Hamilton, project managed by Ginkgo Projects

2013 Speaker, ALT Photo symposium, Edinburgh College of Art


2011 Purcell Paper Prize

Society of Scottish Artists

2009 Nancy Graham Memorial Prize

Visual Arts Scotland

2005 Artist's Residency aboard I/B Yamal

Theme Exhibitions

2003 Edinburgh Visual Arts Artist's Award

City of Edinburgh Council

2003 Visual Arts Residency

Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

2002 Research Award

Edinburgh College of Art

2000 Studio Time Prize

Dundee Contemporary Arts

2000 Research Award

Edinburgh College of Art

1999 Solo Show Prize

Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain

1999 Photography Prize

Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network

1992 John Kinross Travelling Scholarship

Royal Scottish Academy (RSA)

1992 Macallan Award

RSA Student Exhibition



Scottish Arts Council

Pallant House Gallery

Gracefield Art Centre (purchased with National Fund for Acquisitions funding)

City of Edinburgh Council

RSA John Kinross Collection

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust

National Library of Catalonia, Biblioteca de Catalunya

Taller Galeria Fort, Barcelona, Spain

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Paintings in Healthcare Scotland

Stobhill Collection, New Stobhill Hospital

Dundee University

University of West England

Highland Distillers

The Gleneagles Hotel

Royal Bank of Scotland