The Story Timeline; Dates

2022 Full Circle Exhibition at Uk- Arctic Science Conference (NERC)

2021 Relate North Exhibition and Symposium at the same time as COP 26

2021 All Things Connect Exhibition at Resipole Gallery in conjunctions with COP 26

2020 March- April. One Body, One World, solo exhibition in conjunction with IASC and ASSW in Akureyri, Iceland. Postponed due to COVID-19.

2020 16th February- 14th March. Arctic Sunrise expedition to Longyearbyen and Ny Alesund, Svalbard.

2019 Moved into WASPS studio at Meadow Mill, Dundee.

2019 February- ongoing. Part-time Contemporary Art Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. Invited Guest Lecturer at Gray’s School of Art and Leith School of Art.

2019 17th January- 28th February. ARCTIC CRACKING, solo exhibition at 501 Xu Space Gallery, Chongqing, China. 

2018 Autumn. Awarded British Council Sino-UK Culture Grant.

2018, 4th August- 9th September. Shelter Stone- The Artist and The Mountain, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. An exhibition of works by 19 contemporary Scottish Artists.

2018, January- January 2019. Programme Leader (1+1+1) International Pre- Masters Course in Art and Design, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China.

2017, 9th November. POLAR NIGHT, MIDNIGHT SUN, STUDIO ONENESS, Lecture in the Main Gallery, at Duff House, Banff, Scotland.

2017, October- December. FIRST DARKNESS THEN LIGHT, solo exhibition at Duff House, Banff, Scotland.

2017, September-December.1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Contemporary Art Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.

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

2017, All year. 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). “The door to the invisible must be made visible” Rene Daumal, Mount Analogue.

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

2017, 7th April. GOLDEN ALCHEMY IN THE ARCTIC, Guest Lecture at Arctic Science Summit Week 2017, conference in Prague. (The biggest Climate Change Conference in Europe).

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.

2016-2017: Visiting Lecturer on The Painting Course at Leith School of Art, Edinburgh.

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.

2013-2016: Artist at WASPS Studios, Patriot Hall, Edinburgh.

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

2014, Summer: Research project, The 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 RETROSPECTIVE, 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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