Curriculum Vitae

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1955 Born in Greenock, Scotland.
1974-78 Glasgow School of Art (Diploma in Drawing and Painting).
1978-79 – Studio space at the Glasgow Print Studio.
1977 Hospitalfield Scholarship, Arbroath, Scotland.
1982 – Awarded Scottish Arts Council Young Artist’s Bursary.
1984 – Elected a Professional Member of the Society of Scottish Artists.
1986 – Elected member of the Glasgow Group.
1981-86 – Studio space in the Glasgow Print Studio.
1986-89 – Worked as a part-time technician at the Glasgow Studio.
1993-94 Hospitalfield Fellowship, Arbroath, Scotland.
1987-1992 – Tavelled and worked in West Germany.
1986-2006 – Studio in the Gallowgate Studios, 15 East Campbell Stree, Glasgow.
2006-present – I have worked in Greenock and Glasgow in painting, sculpture and printmaking in a studio in my home. I have avoided solo exhibitions. I have lived in Glasgow since getting married (married to Sue Gerber) in 2014.

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

1982 Collages and Paintings,
Compass Gallery, Glasgow.

1983 Paintings,
Queenscourt Gallery, Ayr.

1984 Paintings,
369 Gallery, Edinburgh.

1985 Bilder und Grafik,
Kunstquarier, Nürnberg, Germany.

1985 Paintings and Prints,
Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow.

1985 Paintings,
Arts Guild, Greenock.

1987 Paintings,
Compass Gallery, Glasgow.

1989 Köpfe,
Galerie in Zabo, Nürnberg, Germany.

1989 Neue Bilder,
Galerie Reile, Munich, Germany.

1989 Collages,
Studio Exhibition, Düsseldorf, Germany.

1990 Paintings and Other Works,
Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow.

1991 Paintings,
Galerie Saqqarah, Gstaad, Switzerland.

1991 Paintings,
Anthony Hepworth Fine Art, Bath.

1992 Neue Arbeiten,
Galerie Reile, Munich, Germany.

1992 Paintings,
Compass Gallery, Glasgow.

1994 Neue Bilder,
Galerie Reile, Munich, Germany.

1996 Dark Times,
East Kilbride Arts Centre, East Kilbride.

1998 Bilder,
Galerie Reile, Munich, Germany.

1999 Köpfe,
Galerie in Zabo, Nürnberg, Germany.

2005 Collages,
House for the Art Lover, Glasgow.

2005, Marziart International Galerie, Hamburg, Germany.

2005, Pentagon Centre, Glasgow.

Group Exhibitions are to numerous mention.
In 2005 he retired from solo shows.