CV

Education
2010 - 2014 BA Fine Art, Honours, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
2015 - 2016 Master of Art & Humanities with Distinction
Member of Visual Artist Unit
Self employed Freelance Artist
Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust Practitioner

  • Awards
  • 2016 International Travel Bursary for Visual Arts supported by the Saltire Society and the British Council Scotland
  • Tay Landscape Award
  • Dundee Visual Art & Craft Award

 

  • 2015 William Sangster Phillips Award
  • Royal Scottish Academy Landscape Award
  • Fleming Collection selected Scottish Artist
  • Dundee Visual Art and Craft Award

 

  • 2014 Bernard Cooper Memorial Prize
  • Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross Florence Scholarship
  • Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries 2015 Selected Artist

 

  • Talks/ Workshops
  • 2017 Invited speaker to the Scottish Parliament as part of Scot Link Week
  • 'Deep Time Drawing with Ellis O'Connor' a drawing workshop as part of the An Talla Solais Murmur Show

 

  • 2016 Green Tease: Iceland’s Landscapes: Science & Art with Dr Anthony Newton & Ellis O’Connor, Tuesday 25th October.
  • Speaker at the Just Landed Exhibition, An Talla Solais, Ullapool
  • Led community engaged drawing workshops in Ullapool

 

  • 2015 Creative Conversations selected speaker, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
  • Speaker to coincide with Another place Show, Wall Projects, Montrose
  • Speaker at the Arctic Circle Conference as part of Lateral North, Reykjavik
  • The Sublime in Landscape Art Presentation and Workshop, Ólafsfjörður
     

Exhibitions 2018

  • 2018 Uncharted Lands, Maclaurin Galleries, Ayr, 11th January – 11th March
  • Selected Works Cobalt Gallery, Pittenweem, 1st April – ongoing
  • Selected Works Morven Gallery, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, 1st April – ongoing
  • Solo Exhibition WWT Caerlaverock Centre, Dumfries, 28th April – 16th June
  • Solo Exhibition Taigh Chearsabhagh Lochmaddy, North Uist, 1st May – 31st July
  • Solo Exhibition Resipole Gallery, Ardnamurchan, 6th July – 24th August
  • Elemental Solo Exhibition, Talla Na Mara, Isle of Harris, September 1st – 30th

 

  • 2017 Murmur - Artists reflect on climate change, An Talla Solais, Ullapool, 5th August - 17th September
  • Autumn Show, Resipole Studios, Ardnamurchan, 1st September - 22nd October
  • Members Show, An Talla Solais, Ullapool, 30th September - 23rd December
  • Group Show, North Lands Creative Winter Show, 24th November - 2nd February

 

  • 2016 Skammdegi Group Show, Salur Myndlistarfélagsins Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland
  • Listhus Art Space Group Show, Listhus 10 Art Space, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland
  • Tracing the Land, Solo show, Mjólkurbúðin Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland
  • Moving Mountains, An Ealdhain Arts Trust, Lime Tree Gallery, Fort William
  • Just Landed, New Graduate Exhibition, An Talla Solais, Ullapool
  • Fading Light, Grampian Arts Trust, 11th May – 24th June, Aberdeen
  • SCOTLAND + Venice: Prospect North, Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice, June - July
  • Image Collective, Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh, 2nd - 16th September
  • Dundee Science Festival, Dundee, 29th October – 13th November
  • Solo show, John Muir Wild Space, Pitlochry, 8th November – 4th January 2017

 

  • 2015 RSW Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
  • Group show, La Galerie 1940, Edinburgh
  • RSA New Contemporaries, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh
  • New Scottish Artists, Fleming Collection, Mayfair, London
  • Corridor: VAU Members Show, Visual Artist Unit, Glasgow
  • Another Place, Wall Projects Solo Exhibition, Montrose
  • Dimmi Tell me, Group Exhibition, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh
  • Edges, Solo Exhibition, Meffan Gallery Solo Exhibition, Forfar
  • DJCAD Masters Show, Duncan of Jordanstone College, Dundee
  • VAU Annual Members Show, Generator Projects, Dundee
  • Lateral North, South Block Gallery, Glasgow,
  • Festschrift, House for an Art Lover’s Studio Pavilion, Glasgow

 

  • 2014 Way Points, Group Show, Isle of Eigg Exhibition, Isle of Eigg, Small Isles
  • Black Cube Collective’s Annual Show, St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh
  • Traces; Aesthetics of the Landscape, Solo Exhibition, Discovery Point, Dundee
  • Degree Show, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee
  • Generator Members Show, Dundee

 

  • Collections
  • 2016 Royal Scottish Academy Collection, Edinburgh
  • University of Dundee Private Collection, Dundee
  • Ninewells Hospital Private Collection, Dundee

 

  • Residencies
  • 2017 Visiting Artist, The International School of Graphics, Venice, 9th January - 19th February
  • Bothy Project, Isle of Eigg, 15th - 22nd March
  • Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Ireland, 29th March – 12th April
  • Leveld Arts Centre, Norway, 25th April - 28th May
  • ØY Festival 2017, Papa Westray, Orkney, 16th – 20th November

 

  • 2016 Cove Park Residency, Cove Park, Scotland, March
  • Artist in Residence, Lyth Arts Centre, Wick, March
  • DJCAD Artist in Residence, University of Dundee
  • Arctic Circle Expedition, selected worldwide artist to Svalbard, October
  • Sumburgh Head Artist in Residence, Shetland, November

 

  • 2015 Bothy Project, Sweeney's Bothy, Isle of Eigg, January
  • Nes artist studios, Skagaströnd, Iceland, October - November
  • Listhus Skammdegi AIR Award, Ólafsfjördur, December - March

 

  • 2014 Bothy Project Inshriach, Aviemore, Highland Scotland, January
  • Northern Isles Expedition to Shetland, July
  • Fljotstunga Eco Farm, Iceland, November

 

  • Publications
  • 60 North Magazine, Summer Issue, Shetland
  • The North of Scotland Grapevine, Front Cover, Inverness
  • The Bridge Magazine