Biography

born Edinburgh 1980, Lives/works in Glasgow, UK

EDUCATION

2009 Master of Fine Art (Distinction), Glasgow School of Art

2008 Master of Fine Art (Exchange Semester) Hunter College, New York

2003 BA (hons) Fine Art Photography, 2:1, Glasgow School of Art

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 This Mess is Kept Afloat, DCA, Dundee

2017 Object Appreciation Room, TRG3, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

2016 Semper Vigilantes, OBJECT / A, Manchester

2016 Semper Solum, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art

2016 Adaptive Expectations, Figure Three, BALTIC 39, Newcastle

2014 In Progress, Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow

2013 Paper Works + other 2D sculptures, Glasgow Project Room

2012 Kilian Rüthemann & Kate V Robertson, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow.

2011 Plaza, Rez de Chaussee, Glasgow

2010 Tomorrows Another Day, Market Gallery, Glasgow

2010 To Be Continued…Edinburgh Sculpture Workshops

2010 Pieces, Feinkost, Berlin

2010 What Structures, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 It Happened in Üzümlü, Golden Rule, Liverpool

2015 JHB Archive, Birmingham Open Media

2015 Finite Project Altered When Open, David Dale Gallery

2014 Reclaimed: the Second Life of Sculpture, The Briggait, for Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art (curator/designer)

2014 Art Lending Library, UK Tour

2013 41 Meter Fluchtweg, Schaumbad, Graz, Austria

2012 Paper, Musée d’Art Moderne et Art Contemporain, Nice, France

2011 Vault Art Glasgow, the Briggait, Glasgow

2011 Industrial Aesthetics: Environmental Influences on Recent Art from Scotland, Hunter College Times Sq Gallery, New York

2010 All Insignificant Things Must Disappear, Trinity Church, NYC

2010 During Office Hours, Feinkost hosted by VGF, Berlin

2010 Rubble Stir, The Glue Factory, Glasgow

2010 Breaking Windows, Feinkost, Berlin

2009 Running Time, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

2009 Vantage, Bloomfield College, New Jersey

2009 Set it Up and Go, Artnews Projects, Berlin

2009 MFA Degree Show, Tramway, Glasgow

PUBLIC ART / OFFSITE / PERFORMANCE PROJECTS

2014 converse, Glasgow XX Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme public art commission, various locations

2013 Walls Work, Embassy Gallery Offsite Project, Edinburgh

2012 Rough Mix, with Magnetic North, interdisciplinary workshop

2012 Nothing About Us Without Us is For Us: riverside public art project

2012 HAUNT anonymous performance series, Glasgow

2009 Shortlisted for ‘Artists Taking the Lead’ commission, London2012 Cultural Olympiad, Scotland

2009 Les Urbaines Festival [with Shelly Nadashi & Nicolas Party] Lausanne

2009 Notices, Edinburgh Art Festival

2009 Plateaux Festival [with Shelly Nadashi & Nicolas Party], Frankfurt

2008 Times Square Billboards, New York

2008 Election Tree [performance on election day] New York

 

RESIDENCIES

2017 Interdisciplinary Residency, Hospitalfield

2015 Rough Mix residency at Cove Park

2015 Eastside Projects ESP Summer Residency, Birmingham

2012 Chateau de Sacy, France

2011 Creative Lab, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow

2009 Plateaux Festival of Live Art, Kunstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt [with The Cause of Inflation Damage Limitation Orchestra]

SELECTED AWARDS

2017 Pollock Krasner Foundation Award

2017 Creative Scotland Open Project Award

2016 Creative Scotland Open Project Award

2015 Hope Scott Trust Visual Artists Award

2014 Creative Scotland 20for14 Award

2013 Glasgow Life Visual Artists Award

SELECTED PRESS/PUBLICATIONS

2018 Art Monthly, review of This Mess is Kept Afloat by Tom Emery

2018 The Scotsman, review of This Mess is Kept Afloat by Susan Mansfield

2018 The Skinny, review of This Mess is Kept Afloat by Colm Pearce

2016 Art Monthly, Glasgow International review, Martin Holman, issue 396

2016 A-N artist newsletter, Highlights of 2016, Chris Sharratt

2016 The Scotsman, Glasgow International review, Moira Jeffrey

2013 Måg Magazine by NABROAD, issue 12

2012 Frieze Magazine, review by Chris Sharratt, issue 149

2012 Art Review, feature by Oliver Basciano, issue 60

2011 The Skinny, ‘Weird Silence’ by Alex Hetherington

2009 The Herald, ‘Artists Taking the Lead’ Sunday Herald

2009 ‘The Art of Being Invisible’, Sarah Urwin Jones

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL

2018 Represented by Patricia Fleming Projects

2018 Regular Visiting Lecturer at Glasgow School of Art

2018 Member A-N (£5million Public Liability Insurance)

2011-17 on Board of Directors of Glasgow Sculpture Studios