Biography

EDUCATION

1985-1989
BA(Hons) Painting, Edinburgh College of Art / Heriot-Watt University

1989-1990
Pg Diploma Painting, Edinburgh College of Art / Heriot-Watt University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009
‘Herbarium’, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2007
‘Edinburgh, a visual handbook’, book launch, Edinburgh World Heritage

2006
‘Palimpsest’, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2005
‘Jane Hyslop, Artists’ Books’, Book Shop Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax

2001
‘New Drawings & Paintings’, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

'New Works', Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1994
'New Works', Highland Printmakers Workshop, Inverness

1993
'Ita Ga', Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Invited Artist at Visual Arts Scotland annual exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, Edinburgh

2015

'Curved Stream', Traquair House, Peeblesshire

2014
‘“Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower”: Artists’ Books and the Natural World’, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, USA

"A Capital View, the art of Edinburgh", Edinburgh Museums

2013
‘The Library of Lost Books’, City of Birmingham Library, Birmingham

2013
’A68’ and ‘The Book Artist as Explorer’, Impact 8 International Printmaking Conference, University of Dundee

2011-12
‘Korespondencja’; venues throughout Poland

2011-12
‘Reflection, Contemporary Visual Arts and Crafts in Edinburgh’; City Art Centre, Edinburgh

2011
‘Cabin : Codex’; Centre for Artists’ Books, Dundee Contemporary Arts

2009
‘Our Stories’; 2009 Southern Graphics Council Annual Conference, Chicago, USA

2007
‘New Commissions’, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh

2006
‘Inkubator’, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh

2006-2008
‘Sitting Room’, Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester and venues throughout the UK and abroad.

2005 - 2008
‘Arcadia id est: artists’ books, nature and the landscape’, touring exhibition, UK and international, organised by the University of West England Centre for Fine Print Research

2003
‘2003 Southern Graphics Council Annual Conference’ Boston Museum School of Fine Art, Boston

2000
‘Forma 17’, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia

1998
'The Contemporary Print Show', Barbican Centre, London

1997-1998
'Contemporary Scottish Graphic Art Exhibition', Vodnikova Domaciva, Ljubljana and other veunes throughout Slovenia

1995
'The Gathering - A Celebration of Scottish Printmaking', Galerie Beeldspraak, Amsterdam
'A Battle for Hearts and Minds', Halliwell's House Museum, Selkirk
'Lill Tschudi and the Continuing Tradition of the Linocut', Coram Gallery, London
‘Counterpointing - New Art from Scotland', Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

COLLECTIONS

Yale Centre for British Art

Tate Gallery

National Gallery of Scotland Archive

National Library of Scotland

Manchester Metropolitain University

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Korean Ministry of Culture

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

The Contemporary Art Society, London

Scottish Mining Museum

Tankerness Museum, Kirkwall

Nuffield College, Oxford

Deutsche Bank

University of West England

Winchester School of Art

Royal Scottish Academy Archive

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2006
Birgit Skiold Memorial Trust Award, London Artists’ Book Fair, ICA

1997
Latimer Award, Royal Scottish Academy, Annual Exhibition

1990
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Canada

COMMISSIONED WORKS / ILLUSTRATION

2013 -14
Artwork for murals, Leith Academy Redevelopment, Sundial Properties, Edinburgh

2011
Illustrations, (cover and end paper) for Don Patterson’s Selected Works of Robert Burns, Faber and Faber

2005
Edinburgh World Heritage, ‘Inspiring Cities’ Conference Print

2002
ITU Extension, Grampian Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen

2001
Edition of Prints, National Galleries of Scotland

2000
Banners and plaques, Cowane’s Hospital, Stirling

1999
Millenium Banners for Stirling Town Centre, Stirling Council

1995
Victoria Primary School, Falkirk, Central Regional Council

1994
Blantyre Rail Station Project, Hamilton District Council / Art in Partnership
Tercentenary Print, The Mary Erskine School, Edinburgh
St Johns and Bangour Hospital, Livingston

1993
Linoleum Commission, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy; British Health Care Art / Forbo-Nairn Ltd
HMSO Textile Commission, HMSO Scotland / Art in Partnership /
Edinburgh Tapestry Company

1992
Janet Hamilton Map, Art in Partnership / Monklands District Council

1990
Water Of Leith Project, Art in Partnership