BIOGRAPHY

Born 1982, Edinburgh, UK
2000-04 BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture, Edinburgh College of Art
Lives in London, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Who Are You and What Do You Want?’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne, touring to Wasps Studios, Glasgow, and Ocean Studios, Plymouth
2012

The Eyes Turn’d Inward for the Nightmare was Real’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2009
‘I Go I Go I Go’, music video in collaboration with Alisdair Brotherston for ‘Wave Machines’, Trunk Animation, London
2008
‘Jock Mooney’ (The Skinny Showcase), Bongo Club, Edinburgh
‘Best Of Art Vinyl 2008’, Fishmarket, Northampton
A Feast of Folly’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘A Show Withdrawn’, Galleri 5, Lund, Sweden
‘That pig from Tokyo’, Waygood Gallery and Studios’ ‘Harker Herald’ billboard project, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Discontinued’, Waygood Gallery and Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne
2007
‘Funland was no more’, Gimpel Fils, London
2006
I wish I had electricity in my fingers then I’d blast ya’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2005
‘Studio Project #4’, Artist in residence show, Market Gallery, Glasgow
‘XL2’, Vilnius Dailes Akademija, Vilnius, Lithuania

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
‘SALON’, The Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘We don’t know what will happen?’, ArcadeCardiff, Cardiff
2014
‘50 50 50’, SYSON, Nottingham
In and out of windows’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Reclaimed: The Second Life of Sculpture’, Wasps Artists’ Studios, Glasgow
Between fact and fiction’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013

‘in perspeXtive: small boxed works’, The Royal Scottish Academy of Art Architecture, Edinburgh
‘Turquoise Heid’, The Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh
‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2012
‘Day In, Day Out’, Aid & Abet, Cambridge
‘Art Across The City 2012’, public art commissions, Swansea
‘Collecting Contemporary Art’, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Secret 7” (Teenage Cancer Trust Exhibition)’, Idea Generation Gallery, London
2011
‘Royal Scottish Academy OPEN 2011’, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
‘Artistic.ly’, Loading Bay Gallery, London
‘Polemically Small’, CHARLIE SMITH london, London
‘Black and White’, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen
‘Summer Exhibition’, Royal Academy of Arts, London
‘THE FUTURE CAN WAIT presents: Polemically Small’, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California, USA
‘Pile’, Chapter, Cardiff
2010
‘Pile’, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
‘We Love New York?’, Gallery North, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Deadpan’, The Royal Standard, Liverpool
‘Nowhere In Peculiar’, Five Hundred Dollars, London
‘We Love New York?’, Broadway Gallery, New York, USA
‘Based on a True Story’, Artsway, Sway
‘Franko B & Jock Mooney’, Globe Gallery @ Monument Mall, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Exquisite Corpse’, Core Gallery, London
‘British Animation Awards’ (Public Choice Programme), with animator Alasdair Brotherston for Tom Fun Family Orchestra: Bottom of the River, 27 venues around the UK
‘A hell of a fight for the last piece of pudding’ (with John Mooney), Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington
2009
‘O Fortuna!’, The Tricycle Gallery, London
‘Goblet’, BEARSPACE, London
‘The Future Can Wait’, Old Truman Brewery, London
‘Print’, Mushroom Works, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Laboratory’, Jerwood Space, London
A room inside them’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Strange days and some flowers’, Storey Gallery, Lancaster
‘Rotate’, Contemporary Art Society, London
‘Salon’, Whitecross Gallery, London
2008
‘A hell of a fight for the last piece of pudding’ (with John Mooney), Whitecross Gallery, London
‘Patti-Lee’, Evolution House, Edinburgh College of Art, Westport, Edinburgh
‘The Future Can Wait’, The Old Truman Brewery, London
‘Stolen presents...’, The Aquarium L-13 Gallery, London
‘Salon’, Whitecross Gallery, London
‘WYGD Slow TV’, Waygood on High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne
2007
Vane Shorts 2’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Review’, Gimpel Fils, London
‘EMERGENCY3’, Aspex, Portsmouth
‘Play’, Bearspace (@Cello Factory), London
2006
‘Greater than Ever’, Main Gallery, Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
‘Summer Exhibition’, Royal Academy of Arts, London
‘normalife unlimited’, curated by normalife, 6 Neal’s Yard, London
2005
‘Space’, Rednile Group, Sunderland
‘Out of the Ordinary’, The Travelling Gallery, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh
2004
‘Voodoo Shit’, Hales Gallery, London
‘Brave Art’, The Atrium Gallery, London
‘Best in Show’, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2015
Artist residency, Royal Scottish Academy, WASPS Artists’ Studios, Glasgow
2010

Music Video of the Year, for Tom Fun Family Orchestra’s ‘Throw Me to the Rats’, with animator Alasdair Brotherston, East Coast Music Awards, East Coast Music Association, Charlottetown, Canada
2005
Artist in Residence, ‘Studio Project #4’, Market Gallery, Glasgow
Artist in Residence, ‘Space’, Rednile Group, Sunderland
2004
The Cross Trust, Perth, vacation studies award

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
‘Who Are You and What Do You Want?’ (Ocean Studios, Plymouth), interview, Ocean Studios Blog (Plymouth), 14 September
‘Who Are You and What Do You Want?’ (Wasps Studios, Glasgow), review, Monolith Cocktail (online blog), 12 April
‘Who Are You and What Do You Want?’ (Wasps Studios, Glasgow), interview, Vimeo
The Beauty in Grotesque’, essay, Camilla Irvine-Fortescue, Vane, March
Sinister Sanctuary’, essay, Michaela Hall, Vane, February
‘Who Are You and What Do You Want?’, review, Liam McCabe, Corridor8 (Manchester), 1 February
2012

‘The Eyes Turn’d Inward for the Nightmare was Real’, review, David Whetstone, Metro Newspaper (London), 21 May
‘The Eyes Turn’d Inward for the Nightmare was Real’, review, David Whetstone, The Journal (Newcastle upon Tyne), 15 May
‘The Eyes Turn’d Inward for the Nightmare was Real’, preview, Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide (London), 5-11 May
‘The Eyes Turn’d Inward for the Nightmare was Real’, preview, David Whetstone, Metro Newspaper (London), 4 May
‘The Eyes Turn’d Inward for the Nightmare was Real’, preview, Robert Meddes, The Crack (Newcastle upon Tyne), May
‘The Eyes Turn’d Inward for the Nightmare was Real’, preview, The Journal: Culture (Newcastle upon Tyne), May
2010
‘Leggy Stunnerz’, limited edition artist book in collaboration with animator Alasdair Brotherston, pub. NoBrow (London), October
‘Based On A True Story’, review, David Trigg, Frieze (London), October
‘Critics’ Picks: Top 10’, Paul Carey-Kent, Saatchi Online (saatchi-gallery.co.uk), 7-13 June
2009
‘Goblet’, preview, a-n Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), December – January
‘Laboratory’, review, Charles Danby, a-n Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), October
‘Strange Days and Some Flowers’, preview, a-n Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), September
‘Strange Days and Some Flowers’, preview, Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide (London), 22-28 August
‘A room inside them’, review, Lee Turner, Printmaking Today (London), Autumn
‘Strange Days and Some Flowers’, review, Paul Cordwell, a-n Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), October
‘Rotate’, review, Martin Herbert, Time Out (London), 3 September
2008
‘A hell of a fight for the last piece of pudding’, preview, Art World (London/Australia), December
2006
A Feast of Folly’, essay, John Beagles, Vane
‘I wish I had electricity in my fingers then I’d blast ya’, review, Amy Rudd, Metro Newspaper (London), 8 September

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