CV

Born: 1962, Greenock
Art education: 1982-1985 Central School of Art, London
BA (hons) Three-dimensional design (ceramics)

2018
Homo Faber: crafting a more human future, Best of Europe, Venice
“Fired Earth” 3 ceramicists at The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Collect 2018 with Scotland:craft&design represented by Craft Scotland
Ceramic Art London 2018
Earth & Fire, selected British & international event
Exhibitions at Red Barn Gallery, Cumbria; Beaux Arts gallery, Bath;

2017
American Crafts Council, Baltimore show with Craft Scotland
Ceramic Art London
Earth & Fire, the Harley Gallery, selected British & international event
London Design Fair with Craft Scotland
National Centre for Craft & Design – window collection
‘Metamorphic Forms’ exhibition, Timespan Gallery, Helmsdale

2016
Ceramic Art London; Earth & Fire; Contemporary Ceramics Gallery, London.

2015
Craft Potters Association Selected Membership; Ceramics in the City, London; Potfest in the Park, selected British & international event; Earth & Fire; Potfest at The Palace, Scotland, selected event.

2014
Potfest in the Park, selected British & international ceramics event

2013
SOFA Chicago, represented by Craft Scotland
Fabric of the Land, selected exhibition exploring links between art & Science, University of Aberdeen
Potfest in the Park, selected British & international ceramics event

2012
Winner: craft&design Selected Gold Award 2012:Ceramics
Potfest in the Park, selected British & international ceramics event
‘Reliquary’ Imagine Gallery, Suffolk, mixed show British & American

2011
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, selected for Scotland in the guest country programme.

2009
Working with new wood fired kiln

2007
‘Analach inspirational’ selected show, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

2006
‘Gifted’ selected show at National Museum of Scotland
Solo exhibition – An Tuireann Arts Centre, Portree.

2005
Featured artist, Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington, Lothian
Gallery Heinzel, Aberdeen – summer show

2004
Featured maker – An Tuireann Arts Centre, Portree.
Featured artist – Just Art, Fochabers, Moray

2003
Winner, Talisker prize for the applied arts, Skye & Lochalsh Open.

2001
Featured maker – An Tuireann Arts Centre, Portree, Skye

1998/9
Constructed home made kiln & started working with clay again.
Awarded grant from Skye & Lochalsh Enterprise towards the building of a workshop.

Selected member of the Craft Potters Association

Collections: Ceramini Contemporary Ceramics Museum, Turkey
Private collections in UK, Germany, United States, Czech Republic