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Masters (Distinction), Art and Social Practice,  Centre for Island Creativity, Shetland College, UHI

BA (Hons) Degree in Sculpture, Camberwell School of Art (University of the Arts, London)

BTEC Diploma in Art and Design at Suffolk College

Postgraduate Teaching Qualification in Further Education, Stirling University


John Muir Award Leader

John Muir Conserve Award 


2022 Visual Artist and Craft Makers Award 

2021 HISA Award -Most Inspiring Lecturer category

2015 Creative Cromarty Award

2016 UHI Research and Travel Award

2010 UHI Research and Travel Award

2010 Hi-Arts Visual Arts Award

2007 Hi-Arts Visual Arts Award 


Scottish Artists Union

EIS Union

RSA member

Dark Room, Wasps Studio

Solo and Two-Person EXHIBITIONS

2019 Pilgrimage, Relate North Exhibition, State University, Komi Republic. Russia. Film in collaboration with Anita Murray

2019 Stravaig, Moray Art Centre exhibition with Izzy Thomson.

2015 Into the Wild, The Plockton Gallery

2013 When I Grow Up, Joseph Pearce, Edinburgh Festival

2012 Sometimes I feel more Awake When I’m Asleep, IG: LU, Inverness.

2012 Closer to Home, Sutor Creek, Cromarty

2012 Newton Dee Gallery, Aberdeen

2009 All Stitched Up, Cone 9, North Berwick

2007 Take Off,  SNH Great Glen House, Inverness

2012 A Flavour of Cromarty, Sutor Creek, Cromarty

2010 Home from Home, Aldeburgh Gallery, Suffolk

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Selected Group EXHIBITIONS 

2022 Terrafabulations, Circus Art Space, Inverness Creative Academy

2021-2022 The Liminal Zone Exhibition, Moray UHI, Taigh Chearsabhagh UHI, Rockfield Centre, Oban, Stirling University

2021 Black Isle Collective, The Stables, Cromarty 

2019 Black Isle Collective, The Summer Show, The Stables, Cromarty

2019 January UHI Beamer, Taigh Chersavagh, Uist

2018 Beaven-Baker Exhibition, The Stables, Cromarty

2018 Summer Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy  

2018 Small works, Gallery 48, Cromarty

2018 Cromarty Open Studios

2017 Winter Show, Moray Art Centre, Findhorn 

2017 Cromarty Open Studios 

2017 Art Point Gumno, Macedonia 

2016 Cromarty Open Studios 

2016 Gallery 48, Cromarty

2015 Heinzel Gallery, Aberdeen

2015 Milk and Honey, Sutor Creek, Cromarty 

2015 The Acts of St. Peter and St. Paul, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 

2014 Moray Art Centre Open

2014 Sheep Asleep in Trees, Findhorn Bay Art Festival 

2013 Sheep in Trees, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 

2013 Shelter, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

20013 Art Exposure Gallery Glasgow

2013 Wanderings Sutor Creek Cromarty 

2012  Cloud 9, Royal Glasgow Institute, Glasgow

2012 Sheep in a Greenhouse, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

2012 The Big See, Inchmore Gallery

2012 Scottish and Spanish Art,The Gladstone Gallery, Edinburgh 

2011 Wild Thing, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

2011 ASA Open Exhibition, Aberdeen Art Gallery

2011 Moss Couch, RSA,Edinburgh

2011 Wild Thing,  IOTA, Sublime Installation in Rose Street Car Park 

2010 Libra Gallery, Zaragoza, Spain

2010 Digit Nairn Open Art Exhibition

2010 Reinventing Cultural Iconography, Gladstone Gallery, Edinburgh Festival

2010 Celtic Connections, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 

2009 Royal Academy, Open Exhibition

2009 This One Feels Just Right Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

2009 Affordable Art Fair2008 Wall Works Eden Court

2009 London Art Fair

2009 The Big See Inchmore Gallery

2008 Royal Glasgow Institute

2008 Nairn Open Art Exhibition

2008 Celtic connections Royal Concert Hall Glasgow

2018 Summer Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh

2008 Florianopolis Museum and Art Gallery, Brazil 

2008 Hellish Dark and Smells of Cheese, Eden Court, Inverness

2007 The Gallery Theatre, Ahoskie, USA

2007 The Art of Being,  Midmills College, Inverness

2007 Double Vision St Mary’s Vault Inverness

2007 Art Exposure Gallery, Glasgow

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Residencies & Research & Publications

2021 Research Assistant, The Liminal Zone project, Funded by Carnegie Trust & UHI

2019 Publication in Relate North Collaborative Art, Design and Education, Edited by Timo Jokela & Glen Coutts. INSEA

2019 Research Residency with N Hunter & C Dear. Kingussie, Scotland

2018 Speaker at Arctic Sustainable Art & Design Symposium, Nesna, Norway 

2018 UHI Research & Scholarship Award 

2017 Research trip to Delhi College of Art, India 

2017 Resident Artist. Doctors Surgery, Sanday, Orkney

2016 Art Point Gumno, Artists Residency, Macedonia

2014 Residency, Inchmore Gallery Beauly

2006 Residency, No Boundaries North Carolina the USA

2006 Residency, Paint-a-Future, Brazil

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