Work Case Studies

Case Studies

A more in depth look at a variety of projects. This Section might be of interest to you if you would like some more background information on my work and working methods. You'll find a selection of projects described and illustrated here. Some of the case studies will provide you with links to more detailed documents and websites of interest where this makes sense.

‘take a cup o' kindness’

‘take a cup o' kindness’

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Bookwork ‘take a cup o' kindness’ 2016 (limited edition of ten)

In december 2016 I made a small bookwork for the Edinburgh Printmakers winter exhibition Time Is All Around. This show was the result of a collaboration between St Columba’s Hospice and Edinburgh Printmakers. When faced with a brief that suggested I...

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100 Flowers

100 Flowers

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Detail Aere Perennius

The new NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s (NHSGGC) New South Glasgow Hospitals (NSGH) were built with a fully integrated art strategy. This modern hospital complex is a sight to behold. It’s enormous. Ginkgo managed several projects for the site that aimed to enhance the environment for patients and relatives. I...

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Dignified Spaces

Dignified Spaces

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An exercise in logistics - in addition to extensive design work I tracked timelines and communications carefully.

The new NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s (NHSGGC) New South Glasgow Hospitals (NSGH) were built with a fully integrated art strategy. Art and Design consultancy Ginkgo managed several projects for the site...

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New Town Weeds

New Town Weeds

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New Town Weeds: work in progress

My contribution to gallery TEN’s festival show is a response to Edinburgh’s New Town architecture particularly the ornamental column capitals, cornicing and ceiling roses that are often a feature of these buildings’ interiors. Referencing the orderliness and motifs that characterize neo-classicism I have substituted common urban...

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Reflective Histories

Reflective Histories

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Traquair House in the Scottish Borders

In March 2012 I was one of seven artists selected for a commission that was to focus on Traquair House, a historic building in the Scottish Borders. A partnership project between Traquair House and Edinburgh Printmakers, it was funded in part by ‘Year of Creative Scotland’ investment in 2012. The project aimed to foster the production...

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Fugitive

Fugitive

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Edinburgh Printmakers (EP) Featured Artist Space, Oct 2010

I began this work in 2009 after approaching staff at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) to find out if I could access the plant material that is removed from the Garden in the course of its everyday business. Over the course of a year I made regular trips to the plant waste holding...

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