Biography

Visual artist
Lives and works in Glasgow
b. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 1985

Education
2004 – 2009 Fine Art (MA) University of Edinburgh

Solo Exhibitions

2015
Open Studio, Yoshimi Arts, Osaka, Japan
2014
Long Reach, domobaal, London
How to Live in a Flat, The Tetley, Leeds
2013
Suburban Mystic, The Lombard Method, Birmingham
Space-Craft, Tramway, Glasgow
2012
Posturing, as part of ‘The Sculpture Show’, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Refurnished, Galerie De Expeditie Amsterdam, Holland
2011
Cut From Whole Cloth, domobaal
Marble Mouthed, the duchy, Glasgow
The Compleat Lounger, The Shop, Cambridge
2010
Blind Alchemy, collaborative exhibition with Ian Giles, Royal Standard, Liverpool and Studio Warehouse, Glasgow.
2009
Golden Years, New Work Scotland Programme, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
“_”, Alt gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Group Exhibitions

2016
March Mostra, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
June Mostra, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
Material Form in a Digital Age II, Yoshimi Arts, Osaka, Japan
2015
December Mostra, British School at Rome, Rome, Italy
2014
£1 Fish, S1 Art Space, Sheffield
Vivariam, Model, Liverpool
Material Form in a Digital Age, Yoshimi Arts, Osaka, Japan
Mood is Made/Temperature is Taken, Glasgow Sculpture Studio, Glasgow
New Work, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
2013
blipblipblip, Leeds
Game Changer, Off-site group exhibition at Meadowbank Stadium, curated by the Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Commissioned Artist, The Collection, Lincoln
Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London
Costume: Written Clothing, Tramway, Glasgow
Jesmonite on Paper, Malgras/Naudet, Manchester
2012
Last Chance, Studio Warehouse, Glasgow
Artlicks Pavilion, ICA, London
Pavilion, David Dale Gallery & Studios, Glasgow
Arrives in Starting, The Lighthouse, curated by The Duchy, Glasgow International
Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam, Holland
2011
LABF, Whitechapel Gallery, London, domobaal
Look with all your eyes, Look, Frith Street Gallery, London
Outpost Summer Fayre: Am Nuden Da, Embassy, Grand Union, OUTPOST, Permanent, Norwich, UK
2010
LABF, Whitechapel Gallery, London, domobaal
Be The Hammer or The Anvil, Generator Projects, Dundee, UK
Bold Tendencies IV, Hannah Barry Gallery, Peckham multistory car park, London
Nothing New Under the Sun, The Duchy, Glasgow
Ekkert Nytt Undir Solinni/Nothing New Under the Sun, Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland and The Duchy, Glasgow
2009
Time is a Sausage (A Show of Shows), domobaal, London
4 New Sensations, A Foundation, London
Neapolitan, Intermedia Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

Awards and Residencies
2014
Creative Scotland Artist Bursary
Micro-Residency, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
Henry Moore Foundation Project Funding
2013
Art Angel Open 100
Artist in Residence, The Lombard Method, Birmingham
Arts Trust Scotland Award
2012
Standpoint Futures Residency, Standpoint, London
Visual Arts & Crafts Award, Edinburgh City Council
2010
Birgir Andressen Residency, Skaftfell Centre for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
2009
Visual Art Creative and Professional Development Grant, Scottish Arts Council.
2009
Visual Arts & Crafts Award, Edinburgh City Council
Andrew Grant Award, Edinburgh College of Art

Talks and Discussions

2015
Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting and Sculpture, British School of Rome, Rome, Italy
2014
Artist Talk, University of Edinburgh
Artist Talk, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh.
2013
Artist Talk, The Lombard Method, Birmingham
In Conversation with Claire Jackson, Tramway, Glasgow
NWSP: discussion panel, Collective Gallery in collaboration with Tramway, Glasgow
2012
Five Hats, discussion panel, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.
It’s Hard To Find a Good Lamp, a group exhibition curated by Rachel Adams at Rhubaba, Edinburgh.
2011
Contemporary Art and its relationship with Feminism, Panel discussion at The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
ArtLicks ‘The Introduction’ Rachel Adams interviewed by Ian Giles, Issue 5 Winter 2011.
2009
Fear of Photography, Addiction to Surveillance, Reading group project initiated at Stills Gallery Edinburgh.

Positions
Satellites Programme, Selector, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Visiting Lecturer, Leeds College of Art, Leeds
Visiting Artist, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
Rhubaba Gallery & Studio Trustee 2012 onwards
Rhubaba Gallery & Studio co-founder and co-director 2009-12
2011-12: Digital Media Graduate Assistant, Edinburgh College of Art

Collections
Saatchi Collection, David Roberts Collection, Hedge House Bonnefanten Foundation Wijlre, NL, Azko Nobel Art Foundation