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Biography:

2017 September. Invited speaker at The Orkney International Science Festival. Presentation about Arctic research experiences and the paintings created subsequently.

2017 June- July. Guest Critic. Dundee University International Summer experience.

2017 Shelter Stone- The Artist and The Mountain. Group project involving 40 visual artists and poets, curated by Edward Summerton. Scottish Bothies, Dundee Contemporary Art Gallery, The Royal Scottish Academy (Annual Exhibition 2018).

2017 12-23 April. ARCTIC NORTH 1+1-1=1, Solo exhibition opening at Knupp Gallery Prague.

2017 7th April. Guest lecturer at ASSW 2017 conference in Prague.

2016 August: Research expedition to the Arctic, Longyearbyen, Svalbard. Focus will be on summer colours with 24 hours sunlight and landscape changes due to climate change.

2016 July: Travel expedition to Taiwan for one month.

2016 June 23rd: LeithLate16 opens. Eye Be, solo exhibition at Victoria Bar, Edinburgh. Exhibition will run until mid-August.

2016 May- June: Painting full-time at Patriothall Wasps studios, Stockbridge, Edinburgh.

2016 April: Awarded SIET (Scottish International Education Trust) grant to travel to the Arctic.

2016 March: Libra solo exhibition at Summerhall, Edinburgh.

2016 February: Painting residency at Wellington College, Berkshire, England.

2016 January- February: -Light+Colour solo exhibition at Wellington College V & A Gallery, Berkshire, England.

2015 December: Freelance scenic painting work on Weir, Royal Lyceum Theater, Edinburgh.

2015 November: Awarded the RSA Guthrie Award of a medal and 750 pounds, for an outstanding painting by an artist under 35. Awarded to ‘Rainbow Trout Cormorant Noir’ ,exhibited in the upper galleries of The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

2015 September- ongoing: Painting Lecturer at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee University.

2015 August: Research trip to Handa Island, Northern Scotland.

2015 July/ August: Freelance scenic painting work, Royal Lyceum Theater.

2015 May: -Light+Shadow solo painting exhibition at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh.

2015 February: Upon return from Iceland, moved into a larger WASPS studio at Patriot Hall.

2015 February 8th: Research documentation at Hafnarhus, Reykjavik Museum of Contemporary Art.

2015 January- February: One months painting research in Iceland. Reykjavik/ Pingeyri

2014 November: Awarded RSA Meyer Oppenhein Prize.

2014 October: Artist in Residence, painting in response to an exhibition of Chagall Lithographs. Wellington College, Berkshire, England.

2014: Children’s painting workshop tutor.

2014 June- July: Snake-Wise+ Solo painting exhibition at Summerhall, Edinburgh.

2013-2014: Artist at WASPS Studios, Patriot Hall, Edinburgh.

2014: Visiting Lecturer/ Painting Tutor at Edinburgh College of Art.

2014: Undertook administration project, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

2013- 2014: Exhibitions staff, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

2013 July- August: Peaks, Flags and Faces Solo painting exhibition at Hula Gallery, The Grassmarket, Edinburgh.

2013 June- July: Kindly lent a space in The Royal Lyceum scenic painting workshop (to make upcoming solo exhibition) Roseburn, Edinburgh.

2011- 2013: MFA Contemporary Art: Practice, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland.

2012 November: Scenic painting for the BBC, Musselburgh Studios, Scotland.

2012 Summer: Artist and Art Teacher in Hong Kong.

2011 December: Painting Residency at An Talla Solais, Ullapool, Scotland.

2011 July: Our Taiwanese Retrosective, joint exhibition with Kyle Noble, Tainan City, Taiwan.

2010- 2011: Artist in Taiwan and Kindergarten Teacher.

2010 April: Awarded Royal Scottish Academy Landscape Prize at New Contemporaries 2010 Exhibition.

2009- 2010: Artist in Haults Yard Studios, Newcastle Upon-Tyne.

2009: Awarded The Sandra McNeillance Prize for Painting and Drawing.

2005- 2009: 1st Class Honours Degree: Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone, Scotland.

2008 Summer: Travelling painting expedition: Berlin, Prague, Munich, Zurich, Paris, Cahors, Foix, Ax Les Thermes, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Lake Idanha a Nova.

2000- 2005: King Edward V1 High School, Northumberland.

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