1999 –2003 Edinburgh College of Art. BA (hons) Drawing and Painting – 1st class

1993 –1999 Kirkwall Grammar School, Orkney


SOLO (selected)

2018    Exhibition Room, Old Library Kirkwall. Fea

2016   Tooin Studio, Kirkwall. Scarsa

2014    Custom House, Kirkwall.  Skein

2012    Bonhoga, Shetland Arts. Bosquoy

2011    Kirkwall, Orkney. Tooin

2007    The Loft, St Margaret’s Hope,Orkney.Bird Wedding and the Skein

2006    Orkney Museum, Kirkwall. East

2006    Heilendi Medical Practice, Kirkwall. work

2005    Royal Bath and West Show. The Orkney Brand

2005    Amber Roome Contemporary Art. Edinburgh

2004    Waterfront gallery, Stromness.  Noust

2004    Seatters gallery, Westray.  Sneuk

2004    Orkney gallery, Kirkwall. West

2002    Orkney gallery, Kirkwall.  Places


GROUP SHOWS (Selected)

2020    Fundraiser in aid of MND Scotland – Many New Dances

2016    Kirkwall. Open Windows

2015    Pier Arts Centre, Stromness.  Open exhibition

2014    Shetland Museum. What Seas What Shores

2011    Helensburgh, Scotland. Lifeworks 11

2008    HiArts, Inverness

2008    Porteaus Brae, Stromess, Hoy T Five

2008    Helensburgh, Scotland. Lifeworks 08

2007    VAS Exhibition. Edinburgh.

2007    Glasgow Art Fair

2007    Newcastle Art Fair

2007    RSA exhibition, Edinburgh

2006    HI Arts, Glasgow Art Fair

2006    Stenton Gallery, Edinburgh Fringe, Lloyds TSB, Edinburgh

2005    Waterfront Gallery, Stromness. An Orkney Mix

2005    The Stenton Gallery, East Lothian.

2005    Smithy Gallery, Glasgow, Orkney Mixed

2003    City Arts Centre, Edinburgh.  RSA student exhibition

2003    Edinburgh College of Art. Degree show

2003    South street gallery, St Andrews Orkney landsacpe

2002    Edinburgh College of Art. Don’t jump (sponsored by Grolsh)

2002    Fetes College, Edinburgh. Group

2001    Edinburgh College of Art. The Sausage Factory

1998    Tankerness house museum. Norway, Voss


Edinburgh College of Art

James Cumming student collection

Kirkwall Grammar School

Orkney College

Private collection: The Mill, Westray.

Arcadia Insurance, Kirkwall

Scholes Chartered Accountant, Kirkwall

Voluntary Action Orkney, Kirkwall


2020   VACMA Award – OIC and Creative Scotland

2015   Visual Arts and Crafts Awards Scheme

2012   Calum MacDonald publishing prize Ecstatics:a language of birds

2006   Short listed for Orkney Arts Society Commission

2005   Grant for IT equipment from Orkney Enterprise

2005   Hi-Arts award

2005   Live Wire regional winner for new business

2004   Business start up grant from Orkney Enterprise

2003   ECA January open exhibition. Dayler Rowney drawing prize

2003   RSA Painting prize & the Maclaine Watters Meda

2003   Sponsorship for degree show from Adam & Company

2003   Andrew grant bequest: travel scholarship

2003   The George Jackson Hutcheson Memorial Prize


2008   Triangle Arts Trust 3 Islands Workshop, Hoy

2004   Orquil gallery, Rendall, Orkney


What Seas What Shores, Hansel Cooperative

Ecsatics – a Language of Birds. Brea Editions ISBN 978-1-907508-04-2

Reading Holderlin on Orkney, Harry Gilonis ISBN 978-1-907508-02-8.  2010

Bosquoy II. AFO 9 – Art from Orkney

Mailboats, Hansel Press. ISBN 978-0-9558414-3-9. 2008

3 Islands, Triangle Arts Trust. ISBN 978-0-95457-87-87. 2009



2018-present           Chair Soulisqouy Printmakers

2020                        Organised Online Fundraising Exhibition. 20 artists and makers included. (over £8k raised for MND Scotland

2019                        Beyond Landscape workshops (celebrating 40 years of the Pier Arts Centre)

2014- 2017.             Chair of Pier Arts Centre Board

2007 – 2017            Advisory Group Orkney College Art and Design

2006 – 2017             Director Pier Arts Centre Board.

2016                         Organised Open Windows Community Exhibition, Kirkwall (30 artists/30windows)

2011                          Sylvia Wishart workshop –The Pier Arts Centre

2007                          Member (Treasurer) of ‘Untitled’ Art group – Orkney

2007-08                    Member of Triangle Arts Trust working group

2005                          PAC Commissioned Arts Forum Tullimentum

2004                          2 month workshop advanced higher KGS Soulisquoy Studio.

2004                          The Big Draw Tankerness House Museum, Orkney.