2015: Royal Drawing School:
Offered a full scholarship at The Drawing Year 2015/ 2016
2011- 2015: Edinburgh College of Art:
Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours, Fine Art Painting
Awards and Exhibitions:
2017 - Granted the Richard Ford Award by the Royal Academy of 1200 pounds to visit Spain studying paintings particularly in the Prado.
2017 – Awarded a three week residency by the Royal Drawing School to Pignano in 2017
2017 - Offered a Solo Exhibition at the Compass Gallery in May 2018
2017 - Offered a Solo Exhibition at the Arusha Gallery in November 2018
2017 - Work Presented in May at Buckingham Palace for the Royal Drawing Schools Annual Fundraising event
2017 - January - Invited and stayed on the Isle of Iona for a residency
2017 - January, Work exhibited at the London Art Fair, Compass Gallery
2016 - Winner of the Trustees' Prize at the Royal Drawing School 2015, 16 End of Year Exhibition
2016 - Winner of the Stevenston Painting Award of 5000 pounds at Royal Scottish Academy New Contemporaries Exhibition
2015 - Work chosen for FBA Futures in January 2016. Invited to exhibit at the Mall Galleries FBA (Federation of British Artists) Members' favourite graduates of 2015.
2015 - Awarded RSA New Contemporary, work exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy in 2016
2015 - Awarded Catriona White Prize for Distinction in Drawing from Observed Reality
2015 - Compass Gallery Summer Exhibition - Paintings and Drawings chosen to be exhibited alongside artists such as Barbara Rae and Joan Eardley
2015 - Compass Gallery's New Generation Show, 9th of July to the 1st of August.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES
Violin: Played and studied beyond Grade 8, and performed in various orchestras, including as leader. National Youth Orchestra of Scotland (2009-Present), Edinburgh University Symphony and Chamber Orchestras (2011-Present), Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Juniors/Sinfonia (2009-2011), West of Scotland Schools Symphony Orchestra (2007–2011), East Renfrewshire Schools Orchestra (2006–2011). Glasgow Music Festival: 1st place in Violin Solos A (2008), 2nd in Violin Open Class (2011). Nominated as outstanding applicant for WSSO and participated in the Leaders Competition
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