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Biography

Born 1955 – Dundee


Solo Exhibitions

2018 Collected, Zembla, Hawick.

2017 Tartan Setts and Pattern Sticks, An Lanntair, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Oval Curves, Tartan Setts and Carved Stone Balls,
Print Festival Scotland, Centrespace, VRC, Dundee Contemporary Arts.

2015 Tartan Setts and Pattern Sticks, Christopher Boyd Gallery, Old Gala House, Galashiels.
Tartan Setts and Pattern Sticks, Briggait Project Spaces, Glasgow.
Vestiarium Scoticum and Tartan Setts, Mitchell Library, Glasgow.

2014 Models of Mind: Carved Stone Balls from the Islands of Scotland, Shetland Museum, Lerwick, Shetland Isles.

2013 Models of Mind, Carved Stone Balls from the Islands of Scotland, Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney.

2012 Models of Mind, Carved Stone Balls from the Islands of Scotland,
Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist.
Observations, with Murray Robertson, Glasgow Print Studio.

2009 Connections, Centrespace, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts.

2008 Art of Science, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Leeds University.

2006 Translations, Edinburgh Printmakers.
Translations, Centrespace, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts.

2004 Piran Paintings, Galerija Interart, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2003 Layers, Glasgow Print Studio.

2002 Colour Maps, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow.

2000 Colour Maps, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen.
Colour Maps, Centrespace, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts.

2001 Painted Forms, House for an Art Lover, Glasgow.

1997 Painted Forms, Compass Gallery, Glasgow.

1993 Vienna Series, Meffan Gallery, Forfar.

1992 Vienna Series, Glasgow Print Studio.
Paintings and Prints, Seagate Gallery, Dundee.

1991 Jim Pattison: Prints, Galerie in Zabo, Nurnberg, Germany.

1990 Amsterdam Paintings, Black Bull Gallery, London.
Amsterdam Paintings, Shelter Gallery, Glasgow.

1987 Paintings and Prints, Glasgow Print Studio.
Paintings and Prints, Seagate Gallery, Dundee.

1984 Paintings, Cooper Gallery, Dundee.

1982 Paintings and Prints, Forebank Studios, Dundee.

1981 Jim Pattison, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh.


Group Exhibitions

2018 Innovative Printmaking, Glasgow Print Studio.
Conversations with Paolozzi, Academician's Gallery, RSA, Edinburgh.
40/40 Vision, Kirkcudbright Galleries.
Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh.

2017 bubble, bulge, bleb, Lifespace, University of Dundee.
Postcards Exhibition, Zembla,Hawick.
Academicians Now, Ages of Wonder, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
INK: Public Archive - Five Decades of Printmaking at the Glasgow Print Studio.
Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh.
Academicians’ Prints, Academicians’ Gallery, RSA, Edinburgh.
Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh.

2016 A Sketch of the Universe: Art, Science and the influence of D'Arcy Thomson. City Art Centre, Edinburgh.
Black, White and Grey, Zembla, Hawick.

2015 Festschrift, Studio Pavillion, House for An Art Lover, Glasgow.
Behind Appearance, Zembla, Hawick.
Hearts and Minds, Lifespace, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.
Print Festival Scotland, The D’Arcy Thompson Print Folio,
The D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, University of Dundee.

2014 GENERATION : 25 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, A Glimpse of a Great Vision: The D’Arcy Thompson Art Fund Collection, Lamb Gallery, University of Dundee.

2013 Impact 8 Print Conference, The D’Arcy Thompson Print Folio, Tower Foyer Gallery,
University of Dundee.

2012 The Science of Art, Edinburgh International Science Festival.

2011 Wellcome Trust 75th Anniversary Exhibition: Shared Imagination,
Visual Research Centre, DCA, Dundee.
From Art to Science and Back Again: Translation and Re-sensing,
Wellcome Trust Building, University of Dundee.

2009 Tasmania 1:100,000, Mapping the Island, 1XL Atrium, Hobart, Tasmania.

2008 Merge, Glasgow Print Studio.

2007 Oldenberg Triennial 2007, Horst Janssen Museum, Oldenberg, Germany.

2005 Op and Pop, 108 Contemporary Fine Art, Harrowgate.

2004 Lelocleprints04, Musee de Beaux Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland.
Eurographic Moscow 2004,Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow.
Lavra Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.

2003 Aquaforte Contra Cyfra,
Contemporary Art Gallery, Opole, Poland.
Aquaforte Contra Cyfra, Galeria Studio, Warsaw.

2002 A Selection from the Scottish Arts Council Bequest,
Lamb Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee.
Moving Solutions, art.tm. gallery, Inverness.
In Print, Howard Gardens, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.

2001 In Print, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull.
Alan Woods Collection, Cooper Gallery, Dundee.
Digitally Mastered, Glasgow Print Studio.
Bridge to the Future, Cultural City Network, Graz, Austria.
Triennial 100 Cities, Municipal Cultural Centre, Rabka, Poland.
2000 International Print Triennial, Cracow, Poland, Mezzentrum, Nurnberg, Germany.
East meets West, Opole, Poland.

1999 Connections, R.S.A. Festival Exhibition, Edinburgh.
Scottish Prints, Purdue University, West Lafayette, U.S.A.
London Contemporary Print Show, Atlantis Gallery, London
Scottish Spirit, S.S.A. in the U.S.A:
Arthur Ross Gallery University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Innovative Print and Paper Centre, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, New Jersey.
Clark Hall Art Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, Louisi Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan.
The Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mount Vernon, Illinois.

1998 Crta-Ploskev (Line and Plane), Galerija Keleia, Celje, Slovenia.
Original - Druckgraphik, Galerie in Zabo, Nurnberg, Germany.
Gifted, McManus Galleries, Dundee.
Pilot... Cooper Gallery, Dundee.
Noble Grossart, R.S.A. Edinburgh and Glasgow School of Art.
Modern Scottish Graphics: Galeria Loskeg-Museja, Skofjalok.
Galerija Kolar, Gradec, Umentnostna Galeria, Maribor.
Vodnikova Domacija, Llubljana.
Galeria Mozaik, Celje.
Lamutov Likovni Salon, Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia.

1997 Printmakers Printmaking, Edinburgh Printmakers.
Noble Grossart, Glasgow. School of Art and R.S.A., Edinburgh.
Project Keleia, Viba Film Studios, Piran, Slovenia.
Celje International Painting weeks Exhibition, 1988 - 1997
Galerije Keleia, Celje, Slovenia.
C.M.S.T. Painting Weeks, 1997,Galerije Keleia, Celje, Slovenia.
Consument Art, Nurnberg, Germany.

1996 Pulling Prints, Andrew Grant Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art.
A Sense of Place, Stirling Smith Gallery, Stirling.
Networking, Edinburgh Festival exhibition, Edinburgh College of Art.
Lord Provost Painting Prize, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow.

1995 Gathering. A Celebration of Scottish Printmaking,
Galerie Beeldspraak Amsterdam.

1994 Abstraction 2, Paton Gallery, London.
Stimulants, Cooper Gallery, Dundee.
Common Ground: Grafisch Atelier, Utrecht. Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Edinburgh Printmakers.

1993 Alive and Printing, 21 years of Glasgow Print Studio,
Maclellan Galleries, Glasgow.
Solisquoy Prints, Pier Arts Centre, Orkney.
Critics Choice, Cooling Gallery, London.
Contemporary Scottish Painting, Flowers East, London.

1992 Scottish Monoprints, Glasgow Print Studio.
Decade exhibition: Cooper Gallery, Dundee,
Collins Gallery, Glasgow.
Scottish Screenprints, Glasgow Print Studio.
Fotofeis, Photography in Screenprinting, Glasgow Print Studio.
Unique and Original, Barbican Centre, London.

1991 Consument Art ’91, Nurnberg, Germany.
Scottish Contemporary Printmaking,
Palace of Arts, Moscow.
Print Triennial, Krakow, Poland. Nurnberg, Germany.
1990 Consument Art 90, Nurnberg, Germany.

1989 International Postal Art, Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh.

1988 Works on paper from Scotland: Netherlands and Belgium.
True to Form, The Orangery, Holland Park, London.

1987 Paperworks, Seagate Gallery, Dundee.

1986 Scottish Prints, Wenniger Graphics, Boston, USA.

1985 Relief Printing, S.A.C. touring exhibition.

1983 Etching and other Intaglio techniques, S.A.C. touring exhibition.
Scottish Art-2 Generations, City Art Centre, Edinburgh.

1980 Scottish Young Contemporaries, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.



Awards

2016 Elected to the The Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture

2015 Creative Scotland Award

2013Honorary Research Fellow, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee

2012 Carnegie Trust Award

2007 Oldenberg Print Triennial Award

2006 Wellcome Trust People Award

2005 Arts and Humanities Research Council Award

2005 Carnegie Trust Award

2003 Carnegie Trust Award

1999 Carnegie Trust Award

1999 Hope Scott Trust Award

1996 Scottish Arts Council Award

1997 International Painting Weeks Residency, Piran, Slovenia

1997 British Council Award

1993 R.G.I. Scottish Amicable Award

1992 Hope Scott Trust Award

1990 Glasgow Festivals Unit Vienna Residency

1988/89 Scottish Arts Council Amsterdam Residency

1988 Scottish Arts Council Residency, Solisquoy Print Workshop, Orkney

1988 Royal Scottish Academy Latimer Award

1984 Scottish Arts Council Award

1977 Farquhar-Reid Traveling Scholarship

1978 Duncan of Drumfork Travelling Scholarship



Collections

Aberdeen Hospitals Collection

Alan Woods Bequest, University of Dundee

Abertay University, Dundee

Abn Amro Collection

Art in Healthcare

British Midland

City Arts Centre, Edinburgh

Dundee City Council

Dundee Museum and Art Gallery

Glasgow Museums

Grampian Hospitals Trust

Greater Glasgow Health Board

Gullbenkian Society

Hunterian Museum

Motherwell District Council

Project Keleia, Slovenia

Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture

Scottish Arts Council

Scottish Equitable

SMTG, Poland

St Thomas Hospital, London

Standard Life Assurance Company

University of Dundee



Bibliography

2015 Tartan Setts and Pattern Sticks,
Text - Jim Pattison and Brian Wilton MBE,
Published by the Visual Research Centre, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art
and Design, University of Dundee,
ISBN 1 899837 71 X

2012 Models of Mind, Carved Stone Balls from the Islands of Scotland,
Text - Professor Murdo Macdonald,
Published by Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre,
ISBN 978-0-9535814-5-0

2012 Observations,
Text – John Calcutt,
Published by Glasgow Print Studio,
ISBN 978-0-9569054-1-3

2008 Connections,
Text – Professor Brian Robertson, Professor Gavin Renwick,
Published by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design,
ISBN 1-899837 59 0

2008 Edinburgh Printmakers, 40 Years of Original Prints,
Text – Daniel Hermann, Duncan Macmillan, John Calcutt,
Published By Edinburgh Printmakers. ISBN 978 0 9541530 1 4

2007 Social Impact of Artist Exhibitions,
Text - Annabel Jackson,
Published by the Arts and Humanities Research Council

2006 Translations,
Text – Euan McArthur,
Published by Duncan of Jordanstone College,
ISBN 1 899 837 51 5

2004 Piran Paintings,
Text – Tommy Lydon,
Published by Project Keleia, Slovenia.

2003 Layers,
Text - Hilary Macartney,
Published by Duncan of Jordanstone College,
ISBN 1 899837 44 2

2001 In-Print, Evolution in Contemporary Printmaking,
Text – Roland Box, Conrad Atkinson, Pat Gilmore,
Published by Hull Museums and Art Gallery,
ISBN 0 904490 25 4

1999 Colour Maps,
Text - Alan Woods, Lindsay Gordon,
Published by Duncan of Jordanstone College,
ISBN 1 899837 36 1

1997 Painted Forms,
Text - Alan Woods,
Published by Duncan of Jordanstone College,
ISBN 1899837 16 7

1997 Project Keleia, International Painting Weeks,
Text - Matjas Gruden, Tommy Lydon,
Published by Project Keleia.

1997 The Best of Printmaking, An International Collection,
Selected by Lynne Allen and Phyllis Mc Gibbon.
Text - Ruth Weisberg,
Published by Rockport,
ISBN 1 56496 371 3

1995 Common Ground,
Text - Mary Modeen, Elaine Shemilt,
Published by Duncan of Jordanstone College,
ISBN 1 899837 00 0

1992 Vienna Series,
Text - Andrew Patrizio,
Published by Glasgow Print Studio.

1992 Contemporary Scottish Painting,
Selection + Text - Bill Hare,
Published by Craftsman House,
ISBN 976 8097 25 6


Teaching

1990/2012 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee.

1985/88 Boclair Secondary School, Glasgow.

1981/85 Peripatetic Art Teacher, Dundee Primary Schools.

1980/81 George Heriots School, Edinburgh.


Higher Education

1979-1980 Dip.Ed. Art, Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh.

1978-1979 Post Graduate Diploma, Drawing and Painting,
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.

1974-1978 DA, Drawing and Painting,
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.

1973-1974 Studied Architecture, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.