1970               Born Ayr, Scotland

 1988-93         BA (hons) Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art

2005               Elected member RSW (Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour)              


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018                'A Wilder Place' The Scottish Gallery

2016                'High Arctic' Strathearn Gallery

2013                'Indian Tigerlands' The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2010                Queen's Gallery, Dundee

2009               'Worn Tracks, New Marks, Kenya' The Strathearn Gallery, Crieff

2008               'Galapagos' The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2007               'St Kilda' Plockton Gallery @ The Manse

99,01,05         'Antarctica' Strathearn Gallery, Crieff

97,04              Maclaurin Art Gallery, Ayr

2003               Green Gallery, Aberfoyle

2000               'Outback and Beyond' Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1998               Edinburgh Zoo

98,00,05         Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeenshire

1997               University of York

1997               Crosskeys, Perth


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014                David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year, Mall Galleries, London

2011                The Scottish Gallery at Kinblethmont Gallery, Arbroath

2011                Whitehouse Gallery, Kirkcudbright

2011                Perthshire Open Studios

2009                Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly

2007-              Wade Gallery, Elie

1997-              RSW, Royal Scottish Academy

2000-              VAS, Royal Scottish Academy

96-98              SAAC, Royal Scottish Academy

2005                Castle Gallery, Bute

2004                Thomas Henry, Fine Art, Nantucket, USA

2004                Galerie Dauphin, Singapore

2003                Green Gallery, Munich

2002                Society of Wildlife Artists, Mall Galleries, London

1996-              Frames Gallery, Perth

1998-              Queen’s Gallery, Dundee

1998-              Fotheringham Gallery, Bridge of Allan

1996                New Faces, Perth Museum and Art Gallery

1995                Aberdeen Hospital

1993                Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art

1992                ‘Contain’, Sydney Australia

1991                The Old Museum, Belfast


Art Fairs

1998-              Art in the Square, Glasgow

    Affordable Art Fair, London

    Affordable Art Fair, New York

    Works on Paper, London


Public Collections

The Walter Scott Art Collection

Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Perth and Kinross Council

Royal Scottish Geographical Society

The Dick Institute, East Ayrshire Council, Kilmarnock


Invited Artist

2014               David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year, Mall Galleries, London

2004               Dunkeld Cathedral Annual Exhibition

2004               Perthshire Art Association, Perth Museum and Art Gallery


Awards/ Competitions

2017                Wildlife artist of the Year DSWF

2017                'The Artist' Magazine award DSWF

2014                RSW Summer Show:The Walter Scott Purchase Prize

2013                RSW Summer Show: The Fotheringham Gallery Award

2013                RSW Council Award

2011               David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year overall runner up and

                       Category Winner of Wildlife in Action

2010               Riverside Gallery Award, RSW

2006               SAC, Perth and Kinross Artists' Award

2002               Windsor and Newton, RSW

2002               Exhibitor at Singer and Friedlander/ Sunday Times Competition

1996               Arches Winter Painting Competition (wildlife)



1998               The Royal Zoological Society, Edinburgh



99-  2016         Dollar Summer School

1998                Summer School, Edinburgh College of Art



2002               Landward, BBC: Art and Nature

1998               The Zoo, BBC: Documenting the artist in residence programme


Study Visits

2015            Svalbard

2014            Greenland

2010               India

2009               Kenya

2008               The Galapagos Islands

2007               St Kitts, Nevis

2006, 07         St Kilda

2006               Australian Outback

2005               Grenada, Tobago

2004               Antarctica + South Georgia

2003               Caribbean Islands: Dominica, Barbados, Trinidad, Cuba

2003               Mexico: migration of the Monarch Butterfly

2002               Letterewe Estate, Wester Ross: Commissioned paintings for book ‘A Highland Deer Herd and Its Habitat’ pbl Red Lion Press, London

2000               Australia: 3 months travelling the Eastern and Central regions