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  • Glasgow Girls: Resist Much, Obey Little
    Glasgow Girls: Resist Much, Obey Little
    Sat, 18 Nov
    The Art Pavillion
    18 Nov 2023, 11:00 – 27 Nov 2023, 18:00
    The Art Pavillion, Clinton Rd, London E3 4QY, UK
    40 years of painting and friendship!
  • Painting the Polar Landscape
    Painting the Polar Landscape
    Fri, 28 Jul
    Dunoon Burgh Hall
    28 Jul 2023, 09:00 – 03 Sept 2023, 06:00
    Dunoon Burgh Hall, 195 Argyll St, Dunoon PA23 7DD, UK
  • Book Launch - Painting the Polar Landscape
    Book Launch - Painting the Polar Landscape
    Sat, 11 Mar
    Argyll Book Centre, Lorne Street
    11 Mar 2023, 11:00 – 13:00
    Argyll Book Centre, Lorne Street, Lochgilphead PA31 8LU, UK
  • Painting the Polar Landscape
    Painting the Polar Landscape
    Mon, 30 Jan
    The Stirling Smith Museum & Art Gallery
    30 Jan 2023, 09:00 – 09 Apr 2023, 17:00
    The Stirling Smith Museum & Art Gallery , 40 Albert Pl, Stirling FK8 2RQ, UK
  • Colinton Arts Gallery
    Colinton Arts Gallery
    Sat, 05 Nov
    Colinton Arts Gallery, Edinburgh
    05 Nov 2022, 19:00
    Colinton Arts Gallery, Edinburgh, 52 Bridge Rd, Colinton, Edinburgh EH13 0LQ, UK
    Mixed Palette - Winter Exhibition
  • RA Summer Exhibition 2022
    RA Summer Exhibition 2022
    Tue, 21 Jun
    Royal Academy of Arts
    21 Jun 2022, 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
    Featured Artist - Glasgow Print Studio
    Fri, 06 May
    Glasgow Print Studio
    06 May 2022, 09:00 – 04 Jun 2022, 17:00
    Glasgow Print Studio, 103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD, UK
  • RSA Annual Exhibition 2022
    RSA Annual Exhibition 2022
    Sat, 23 Apr
    23 Apr 2022, 09:00 – 12 Jun 2022, 17:00
    Edinburgh, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, UK
  • Artmap Argyll Open Studios 2021
    Artmap Argyll Open Studios 2021
    Fri, 20 Aug
    Lesley's Studio
    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.


2019        Royal Scottish Academy (W. Gordon Smith & Jay Gordonsmith Award and Maud Gemmell Hutchison Bequest prizes)
2019        Arctic Artist in Residence, Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute
2017        Artist in Residence, Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve (NNR), Scottish Natural Heritage
2003        Faroe Islands Lithographic Workshop and Smyril Line commission
2002         John Goudie Printmaking Prize, Shetland
1997         Ruth Davidson Memorial Scholarship, Languedoc, France
1993         The Laing Art Competition – Scottish Prize and National Highly Commended
1992         The Laing Art Competition – National Prize



2023          ‘Arctic Paintings’, Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling
2023          ‘Arctic Paintings’, Dunoon Burgh Hall, Dunoon
2022          Arctic monoprints – featured artist, Glasgow Print Studio

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 

1990          ‘Five Girls from Glasgow’, Compass Gallery, Glasgow


2020 - 22   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 

2022               Colinton Arts Gallery, Edinburgh

2022               RA Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2022               Featured Artist, Glasgow Print Studio

2022               RSA Annual Exhibition, The Mound, Edinburgh

2021               Artmap Argyll Open Studios, Lochgilphead

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

1999                  Six Shetland Artists, Maloy, Norway 

1993                  China Paintings, Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath

                          (with June Carey) 

1992                  Scottish Figurative Painting, Cleveland Bridge Gallery,



2016      8 Tanks, painted murals, Gleaner Oil Works, Ardrishaig
2015       Skylark, galvanized steel sculpture (0.6 x 1.2 m), Blarbuie Woodland,
2010       Threshold coat of arms mosaic, The George Hotel, Inveraray
2007       Fisherman’s Garden, pavement mosaic, with Scalloway pottery, Scalloway Art Trail
2002       Sugar Kelp, hand-painted wall mural, West Mainland Leisure Centre, Shetland
1994       Four Seasons, hand-painted tile gable panels, Kittoch Street, East Kilbride
1993       Hand-painted fired tiles, mosaic step, Burrastow House, Shetland
1992–3   Six Marine Forms, freeform mosaic/painted fired tiles, Rutherglen Swimming Pool
1990       Five panels, painted, fired porcelain tiles, East Kilbride housing project
1988       Whale tile mural, manufactured tiles, Dundee Leisure Centre,
1988       Hand-painted tiles for interior of renovated jute mill, Hillcrest Housing Projects, Dundee
1987       Tay Water Course, hand-painted tile arches, former Dens Works, Hillcrest Housing Projects


Smith Art Gallery & Museum 

Shetland Amenity Trust 

St Andrews College 

NHS Stobhill Hospital  

The Royal Jubilee Hospital, Glasgow 

The Public Catalogue Foundation
Dundee Public Art Programme
Glasgow City Council

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