Education

2011-2016                 BA with First-class Honours in Fine Art, The University of Highlands and Islands, Moray College, Elgin.

1996-1998                Social Anthropology MSc, The University of Edinburgh.                                 

1988-1992                History of Art/English MA Honours, The University of Aberdeen.                  

 

Exhibitions

2017                          Murmur, 5 August - 10 September - An Talla Solais, Ullapool.

                                 RSA Open Exhibition, 22 July - 1 October, The Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture, Edinburgh.

2017                           Oirthir - the edge of the land, April - May - An Lanntair Arts Centre, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.

2017                           Elemental, 14 January - 25 FebruaryTaigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides.

2016                           FLY, 3 - 27 DecemberVisual Arts Scotland, RSA, Edinburgh.

2015                           Vibrant Matter - Focal Exhibition, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides.

2013                           Between the Tides - Uist Arts Association Annual Exhibition, Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides.

2012                           Ways of Seeing - Uist Arts Association Annual Exhibition, Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides.

 

Appointments

 2013-15                     Chair, Board of Trustees, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides.

 

Awards

2016                           Shortlisted for Visual Arts Scotland's Graduate Showcase, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

 

Career

 2010-present           Visual Artist

                                  Sole Trader– The Birlinn Yarn Company

2004-2010                Arts Development Officer, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Outer Hebrides.

2004                         Marketing Development Officer, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides.

2002-2004               Freelance Cultural Research & Project Co-ordinator.

1999-2003                National Co-ordinator, Initiative at the Edge, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Inverness.

1998-1999                 Freelance Cultural Research & Project Co-ordinator.

1994-1999                 PA to Director & International Research/Project Co-ordinator, The FruitMarket Gallery, Edinburgh.

1992-93                    Free-lance English Teacher, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

         Ranch Hand, La Higuera Estancia, Corrientes, Argentina.

1987-1988                 English Teacher, Institut Seni Indonesia (Fine Arts Institute of Indonesian), Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia.