• Arctic Paintings
    30 Jan 2023, 09:00 – 09 Apr 2023, 17:00
    The Stirling Smith Museum & Art Gallery , 40 Albert Pl, Stirling FK8 2RQ, UK
  • RA Summer Exhibition 2022
    21 Jun, 10:00 – 18:00
    Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, UK
    An explosion of colour in the galleries, drinks in the courtyard and artist-designed flags flying down London’s iconic Piccadilly – it’s summer at the RA.
  • Featured Artist - Glasgow Print Studio
    06 May, 09:00 – 04 Jun, 17:00
    Glasgow Print Studio, 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD, UK
  • RSA Annual Exhibition 2022
    23 Apr, 09:00 – 12 Jun, 17:00
    Edinburgh, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, UK
  • Artmap Argyll Open Studios 2021
    20 Aug 2021, 10:00 – 23 Aug 2021, 17:00
    Lesley's Studio, 73 Argyll Street, Lochgilphead, Scotland PA31 8NE
    Artmap Argyll is a network and membership organisation open to professional and aspiring artists alike. We help artists network with each other and to share their work and experience with a wider audience. https://artmapargyll.co.uk/directory-artmap_artis/listing/lesley-burr/




2020        Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards - Creative Scotland

2019        RSA Annual exhibition – RSA Maud Gemmell Hutchinson Prize and W. Gordon Smith and Jay Gordon Smith Award (for best work depicting an animal).

2019        Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute Arctic artist in residence, supported by One Ocean Expeditions and Bonhams.


2016          New Paintings, Crinan Gallery, Argyll  

2015          Luminous Places, Crinan Gallery, Argyll  

2009          New paintings, Compass Gallery, Glasgow  

2006          The House for an Art Lover, Glasgow 

2006          Inner Outer Landscape, Glasgow Buddhist Centre  

2001          New Prints and Paintings, Glasgow Print Studio 

1999          French Landscapes, NHS Trust Hospital, Shetland  

1998          Autumn Wind South, Shetland Museum 

1998          Landscapes, Royal Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow 

1998          French Landscapes, Aberdeen Art Gallery Café 

1996          Bird of Passage, Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland  

1996          Shetland Paintings, MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling University  

1995          Heart of an Island, Compass Gallery Glasgow 

1995          New paintings, Shetland Museum, Lerwick 

1995          Monoprints, The Original Print Shop, Glasgow Print Studio 

1994          Dawn to Dusk, Sumburgh Airport, Shetland 

2020               Creating Connections, The RGI, Kelly Gallery, Glasgow 

2018, 2019     The Winter Show, Compass Gallery, Glasgow 

2015               Earth, Land, Sea - Three Argyll artists, Leiper Fine Art, Glasgow  

2014               20:20 - Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland  

2013               McGill Duncan Gallery, Castle Douglas 

2010-12           400 Women, London, Amsterdam, Edinburgh International Festival 

2011                Mystical Landscapes, Tighnabruich Gallery  

                         -Crossing Watter, 8 Shetland artists to Kunsthus Farum, Denmark  

                         -Islay Landscapes, Outback Art Gallery, Isle of Islay 

2009                 Earra Ghaideal), Artmap Argyll, Pentagon Business Centre, Glasgow  

2008                 Crossing Water, Shetland Museum and Inverness Museum Gallery 

                         - Painting Venice, Vaila Fine Art, Shetland, with Alison Harper and                                 Rosemary Beaton 

2007                 New Paintings, Archway Gallery Lochgilphead with Gillian Goodheir 

2004                 “Love” Vaila Fine Art, Lerwick Shetland, with Alison Harper and                                      Rosemary Beaton 

2002, 1997       “The Glasgow Girls” Boundary Gallery, London  

and 1992

1998                 “Myth, Metaphor and Storytelling” Collins Gallery Glasgow, Leicester                              City Art Gallery, Smith Museum, Stirling (with Helen Flockart, Alison                                Harper, Rosemary Beaton and Debbie Lee) 

1999                  Six Shetland Artists, Maloy, Norway 

1993                  China Paintings, Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath (with June Carey) 

1992                  Scottish Figurative Painting, Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath 

1990                  Five Girls from Glasgow, Compass Gallery, Glasgow 

                           -Works on Paper, WASPS Gallery, Glasgow (with Alison Harper) 

                           -Art from the Billiard Room Inaugural exhibition Glasgow 


1990- 19    Regular exhibitor with RSW RoyaL Scottish 

                  Watercolourists, RGI Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, RSA - Royal                          Scottish Academy and Compass Gallery.  

2009-19      Argyll landscapes, Outback Art Gallery, Isle of Islay. 

2010          ‘Lyrical’, An Tobar, Isle of Mull 

2009‘          Argyll Landscapes’ Outback Art Gallery and Kilchoman

                   Distillery, Isle of Islay 

2008          Scottish Contemporary Art Sale, McTears, Glasgow  

2007           Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition  

                   -Argyll Boxed Collection, touring show, An Tobar, Mull 

2006           Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh 

                   -Rivers, Lochs, Still Waters, Compass Gallery, Glasgow 

                   -The Aspect Prize, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery 

2005           Paisley Drawing Competition, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery 

                   -Solas, Glasgow Print Studio 

2002           Dundee Print Open exhibition, Dundee Contemporary Arts 

2001           Aberdeen Artists, Aberdeen Art Gallery 

                   -Castle Gallery, Inverness 

                   -Cabinet paintings, Glasgow Print Studio 

2000           Aberdeen Artists, Aberdeen Art Gallery 

1998           Scottish Show, Thompson Gallery, London 

1997           The Royal Academy Summer Show, London 

1996           The Royal Academy Summer Show, London 

                   -Second Sightings- Inverness Museum and Gallery 

                   -Island Artists, Crawford Museum and Arts Centre 

1995           The Continuing Tradition, Glasgow School of Art 

1990           A View of the New, Royal Overseas League, London 

                   -The Compass Contribution – Tramway, Glasgow 


Smith Art Gallery & Museum 

Shetland Amenity Trust 

St Andrews College 

NHS Stobhill Hospital  

The Royal Jubilee Hospital, Glasgow 

The Public Catalogue Foundation