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1979-1983Edinburgh College of Art - 1st Class Hons.


1985Fife Regional Council Murals Co-Ordinator.
1987Artist in Residence Aberdeen Art Gallery.
1987-1988Lecturer Fine Art Grays School of Art.
1988-PresentLecturer in Drawing & Painting, Glasgow School of Art.
1989-1991Visiting Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.
1990Selection Committee, Seagate Open.
1997Visiting Lecturer, Ohio State University
2004Visiting Artist, Royal Academy Schools London
2006Carlas: Six art Gaelic arts programme
2008Drawing Co-ordinator, Glasgow School of Art
2008Postgraduate Elective Drawing tutor
2009Member of the Academic Council, Glasgow School of Art
2010External Assessor, Leeds Metropolitan University (North Glasgow Campus)

Solo Exhibitions

1984Gravelle Gallery, USA.
1987Aberdeen Art Gallery.
1989Peacock Artspace.
1996North Hopkins Hall.
North Oval Mall.
Ohio State University, Columbus, USA.
1997Mackintosh Museum/Gallery, Glasgow School of Art.
1998Peacock Printmakers/Art Space, also Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen.
2001Solo Exhibition The Pentagon Centre, Glasgow
2003Pentagon Gallery
2004Iggs restaurant & Gallery, Edinburgh
2008Iggs restaurant & Gallery, Edinburgh (permanent installation)
2009The House for an Art lover

Two/Three Person Exhibitions

1990Paton Gallery, Covent Gardens, London
1991Paton Gallery, Covent Gardens, London
Newbery Gallery, Glasgow School of Art
2003Pentagon Centre, Glasgow
2004‘The Lang Byre’ with Doug Cocker, Banchory
2005Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2006Suitcase Show, Harberfront Gallery, Ontario, Canada
2008Rachmananov Gallery London
2009House for an Art Lover, with Jimmy Cosgrove
2010Hughson Gallery

Group Exhibitions

1983Hospitalfield House, Arbroath.
1983-1984Royal Scottish Academy.
1984Royal Academy, London.
1984-1985Gravelle Gallery, USA.
"Germinations" Germany, London, France, Scotland.
1986GDC House, Fife.
1987Aberdeen Artists.
Philips Scottish Contemporary Art.
Scottish Art in Yugoslavia.
1988Six North East Artists: Peacock Artspace, 369 Pier Art Gallery.
A Hive of Activity: Aberdeen Art Gallery, Edinburgh City Art Gallery, Dundee Art Gallery, Collins Gallery, Glasgow.
1989Glasgow School of Art Staff Show, Mackintosh Museum.
Smith Bienalle.
1990Barbizon Gallery, Glasgow.
Glasgow School of Art Staff Show, Mackintosh Museum.
Philips Scottish Contemporary Art.
Mayfair Fine Art, London.
Royal Glasgow Institute.
1993"Rites" Combined Arts Performance, The Brigait, Glasgow.
"Sculpture in a Garden" Aboyne, Aberdeenshire.
"Wasps" Aberdeen Art Gallery
1994RSA annual exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
Aberdeen Artists Society annual exhibition, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
"Art and Tourism" Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
1995"Celtic Connections", The Royal Glasgow Concert Halland the Seagate Gallery, Dundee.
1997-1998Scottish Equitable, The Gyle, Edinburgh
1998"The History of Hospitalfield House"
1999"Silver" 25 Years of Peacock Printmakers
"Artspace", Aberdeen
"The Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2000-2007Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2001Pentagon Centre, Galsgow
2000-2008The Blyswood Gallery, Curated by Graham Harnis
2010The Scottish Still Life Gallery


2000"Only Connect" collaborative installation with Doug Cocker, Peter Cox and Allan Ramsay Waterstone Bookstore, Glasgow/Edinburgh.
Invited Guest Artist, Royal Glasgow Institute, Glasgow
2004‘The Lang Byre’ with Doug Cocker
2008-2010‘Hector Menzies MacDonald’ with Paul Cosgrove


1993"Rites" combined arts performance, The Brigait, Glasgow
1994"Elements" combined arts performance The Ramshorn, Glasgow
2008-2010‘Hector Menzies MacDonald’


1982Hospitalfield Scholarship.
Helen R Rose Bequest.
1983Stowells Trophy Gold Medal for Painting RA.
"Richard Ford Award" Madrid.
1984Travelling Scholarship, Madrid.
1985Princes Trust Grant.
1986Tennent Assistance Grant.
1993"Rites" funded by Scottish Arts Council, Glasgow City Council, Strathclyde Region.
1994"Elements" funded by Scottish Arts Council.
2000Noble Grossant award (runner up)


1983Edinburgh College of Art.
Edinburgh University.
1984Royal Scottish Academy.
1987Aberdeen Art Gallery.
1987-1989Scottish Arts Council.
Mellon Foundation.
Works in Several Private Collections.

Publications / Interviews

1983The Times.
The Observer.
BBC Scotland.
1984The Glasgow Herald.
1985Berkley University Press.
1986Dundee Courier.
1987Grampian Television.
Northsound Radio.
Variant Magazine.
Radio Forth.
1987-1989Press and Journal.
The Independent.
1988-1989The Scotsman.
The Glasgow Herald.
1990-1991Arts Review.
1992BBC Radio Scotland.
1993The Scotsman.
The Glasgow Herald.
1995Celtic Connections, catalogue
BBC Radio Scotland, interview
1996Paper presented at European Conference of Culture and Politics
Politscher Club, Bonn, Germany
1997Exhibition Brochure, Stuart MacKenzie Paintings, Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art
The Glasgow Herald, Glasgow
1998The Press and Journal, Aberdeen
2000"Scotland on Sunday"
"Newsnight", BBC Scotland
2003BBC Scotland, Jack Vetriano
2005American Abstract Artists Journal
2006BBC Scotland, Franz Ferdinand interview
2008Carlas, Gaelic Television


Many Private Commissions
Fife Regional Council: Portraits of former councillors
Carlas: Gealic six part arts programme

Selected Works (8)

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