Flowers are a passion, and always have been.The paradox of capturing their strong
intense colour while describing their delicate transient beauty is the starting point for
most of my work . My interest lies in going beyond the observed, to also explore the
remembered and the imagined.
1976-1980 Graduated BA(Hons) Edinburgh College of Art
2009 – Full time Professional Artist
2006- 2009 Associate Lecturer in Art Education, University of the West of Scotland.
1991- 2006 Head of Art and Design, Wellington School, Ayr
1980-Freelance Botanical Artist
Trained in Ceramics and Woven Tapestry but works principally in watercolour, mixed
media and oil.
Elected President of Paisley Art Institute 2010
Elected Vice – President of Paisley Art Institute 2007-2010
Elected artist member Paisley Art Institute 1998
Elected artist member GSWA 2000
Elected artist member Glasgow Art Club 2007
The Honorary Diploma of Paisley Art Institute( HPAI ) 2013
The Adam Award PAI 2008
The GSWA Special Award for Painting 2007
‘Summer Show’ The Tollboooth Gallery, Kirkcudbright
‘Botanical Illustrations’ The Riverside Gallery, Coleraine
Selected Group Exhibitions
RSW Annual Exhibition, RSA Gallery, Edinburgh
PAI Annual Exhibition, Art Gallery and Museum, Paisley
RGI Annual Open Exhibition, Glasgow
‘Selected Scottish Artists’, St Petersburg, Russia
GSWA Annual Exhibition, Lillie Gallery, Milngavie
Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh
RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright
Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington
Frames Gallery, Perth
Six Ayrshire Artists, Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr.
101 Invited Artists, Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr.
‘Images and Reflections’, Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr
‘Images and Reflections’, Gracefield,Dumfries
‘Octagon’, Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr
Set of four cards published 2010 The Kiama Trust
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