© 2018 Denise Findlay

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scottish portrait artist figurative art painting portrait artist glasgow scotland renowned commission international glasgow school of art drawing award winning sky arts  

 

 

C.V.

 

BORN  GLASGOW, 14TH DECEMBER 1973 


GRADUATED FROM GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART IN 1996 WITH A BA(HONS) IN FINE ART.


ELECTED AS AN ARTIST MEMBER OF THE GLASGOW ART CLUB IN 1997.


AWARDS AND PRIZES
1998 RECEIVED THE ELIZABETH GREENSHIELDS FOUNDATION AWARD
2001 RECEIVED THE ELIZABETH GREENSHIELDS FOUNDATION AWARD
2002 RECEIVED THE ELIZABETH GREENSHIELDS FOUNDATION AWARD
2004 RUNNER UP TO THE ASPECT PRIZE, THE PAISLEY ART INSTITUTE
2004 ARNOLD CLARK AWARD, THE PAISLEY ART INSTITUTE

2008 THE GLASGOW ART CLUB AWARD, THE ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE

2009 THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND PRIZE, THE PAISLEY ART INSTITUTE

2012 WORK PRESENTATION FOR THE EARL OF WESSEX, CARGILL COMMUNITY CENTRE, KILMACOLM

2012 INVOLVED IN ARTWORK APPEARING IN THE FILM 'SONGS FOR AMY'.

2013 FEATURED ON SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR, PORTRAIT WAS SELECTED BY SOPHIE TURNER.

2016 ELECTED AS AN ARTIST MEMBER OF THE PAISLEY ART INSTITUTE.

2017 INVITED TO BECOME AN ASSOCIATE ARTIST OF UNISON COLOUR.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
H.R.H. PRINCE OF WALES
PICARDY TELEVISION
COSTLEY AND COSTLEY HOTELS, TROON
NUMEROUS PRIVATE COLLECTIONS IN U.K,, NEW YORK, TEXAS AND SWITZERLAND, THE NETHERLANDS AND KENYA
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
FEATURED IN THE BBC SERIES "GLASGOW KISS" 

THE ROBERTSON TRUST, GLASGOW

WALTER SCOTT & SONS, EDINBURGH

MAGAZINE AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
1996 THE SCOTSMAN, 12TH FEBRUARY 1996
1998 ELITE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 1
1999 HOMES AND INTERIORS SCOTLAND, ISSUE 12, "FACE THE FRONT"
1999 EVENING NEWS, 16TH APRIL, "HEAD AND SHOULDERS ABOVE THE REST OF THE CROWD"
2000 THE HERALD, 14TH SEPTEMBER 2000, "FIGURES STILL IN THE BEST OF SHAPE"
2001 EVENING NEWS, 18TH OCTOBER 2001, "DRAWING ON FAMILY TALENT"
2004 THE HERALD, 7TH MAY 2004, "PAISLEY CAN SET A PATTERN FOR A NEW LIFE"
2004 THE PAISLEY GAZETTE, 6TH OCTOBER 2004, "OUR PAINTERS ARE DECORATED"
2005 THE EXTRA, 20TH OCTOBER 2005, "SHOWTIME FOR THE ARTISTS"
2005 THE GREENOCK TELEGRAPH, 5TH NOVEMBER 2005, "FAMILY PORTRAIT"

2008 THE ARTIST, FEBRUARY 2008, “YOUTH AND BEAUTY”

2008 HOME PLUS SCOTLAND, SEPTEMBER 2008, “FACIAL AWARENESS”

2009 HOMES AND INTERIORS SCOTLAND, APRIL 2009, “PAINTING BY NUMBERS”

2013 'MY FRAME OF THRONES', SUNDAY MAIL

2014 'INSIDE SCHOOL RAVAGED RUINS, THE SUN

2015 'ART TREASURES UNVEILED AFTER FOUR DECADES', PAISLEY DAILY EXPRESS

2015 WORK APPEARED ON TV SERIES, GRAND DESIGNS'

2015 INTERVIEWED FOR STV GLASGOW, 'THE RIVERSIDE SHOW', 'A PAISLEY LEGACY', THE PAISLEY MUSEUM

 

SOLO, TWO MAN AND SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1999 SOLO SHOW, THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2000 “YOUNG CONTEMPORARIES” THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2001 SOLO SHOW, THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2002 SELECTED ARTISTS, THE PORTLAND GALLERY, LONDON

2003 SOLO SHOW, THE PORTLAND GALLERY, ISLINGTON ART FAIR, LONDON

2004 SOLO SHOW, SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2005 FOUR MAN SHOW, THE ASPECT PRIZE THOMPSONS GALLERY, LONDON

2005 THE HUMAN CONDITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2006 SOLO SHOW LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL

2008 'FAMILY AND FRIENDS', ARTERIES, GLASGOW

2011 TWO MAN SHOW, LEMOND GALLERY, BEARSDEN

2015 CRITICAL PERIODS OF SCOTTISH ART, SELECTED ARTISTS, THE LEMOND GALLERY, BEARSDEN

 

EXHIBITIONS CHRONOLOGY
1994 THE LAINGS ART EXHIBITION SCOTLAND STREET MUSEUM, GLASGOW
1995 THE SCOTTISH SOCIETY OF ARTISTS THE MOUND, EDINBURGH
1996 R.S.A., STUDENT EXHIBITION THE MOUND, EDINBURGH
1996 PRESENTATION TO HRH PRINCE OF WALES GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
1996 GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART DEGREE SHOW GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
1996 THE NEW GENERATION SHOW COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
1997 ART’97, ISLINGTON ART FAIR WILLIAM HARDIE GALLERY, LONDON
1997 THE GLASGOW ART FAIR WILLIAM HARDIE GALLERY, GLASGOW
1997 KUMULUS GALLERY MAASTRICHT, THE GLASGOW ART CLUB TOURING EXHIBITION
1997 THE WORLD TRADE CENTRE AMSTERDAM, THE GLASGOW ART CLUB TOURING EXHIBITION
1997 THE HOLLAND ART FAIR THE HAGUE, AMSTERDAM, THE GLASGOW ART CLUB TOURING EXHIBITION
1998 THE ART CENTRE VALKENBURG THE GLASGOW ART CLUB TOURING EXHIBITION
 1998 THE ACADEMY FOR FINE ARTS BILZEN, BELGIUM, THE GLASGOW ART CLUB TOURING EXHIBITION
1998 GALERIE NESTLE PARIS, THE GLASGOW ART CLUB TOURING EXHIBITION
1998 SUMMER SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
1998 SCOTTISH TSB HEADQUARTERS-
“CONTEMPORARY SCOTTISH ART” THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
1998 CHRISTMAS SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
1999 ART’99, THE ISLINGTON ART FAIR THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, LONDON
1999 ART ON PAPER, THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, LONDON
1999 SOLO SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
1999 “THE NEED TO DRAW” THE OPEN EYE GALLERY, EDINBURGH
1999 GLASGOW ART FAIR THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
1999 SCOTTISH T.S.B. HEAD QUARTERS:
“ CONTEMPORARY SCOTTISH ART” LLOYDS T.S.B. HEADQUARTERS, EDINBURGH
1999 SUMMER SHOW MEADOWS FINE ART, AYRSHIRE
1999 ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE MCLELLAN GALLERIES, GLASGOW
1999 LEMON STREET GALLERY LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
1999 CABINET PAINTINGS COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
1999 POSTCARDS FOR SICK KIDS PHILLIPS AUCTIONEERS, EDINBURGH
1999 CHRISTMAS SHOW COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
1999 CHRISTMAS SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
1999 CHRISTMAS SHOW MEADOWS FINE ART, AYRSHIRE
2000 SCOTTISH ART CLUB EXHIBITION SCOTTISH ART CLUB, EDINBURGH
2000 ISLINGTON ART FAIR, 2000 COMPASS GALLERY, LONDON
2000 GLASGOW ART FAIR, 2000 COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2000 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY 2000 THE GALLERY IN CORK STREET, LONDON
2000 SUMMER EXHIBITION MEADOWS FINE ART, AYRSHIRE
2000 SUMMER EXHIBITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2000 BRITISH SHOW 2000 LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
2000 CABINET PAINTINGS COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2000 “CONTEMPORARY SCOTTISH ART”,
LLOYDS TSB SCOTLAND LLOYDS TSB HEADQUARTERS, EDINBURGH
2000 “YOUNG CONTEMPORARIES” THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2000 ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE MCLELLAN GALLERIES, GLASGOW
2000 WINTER EXHIBITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2001 GLASGOW ART FAIR THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2001 SUMMER EXHIBITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2001 SOLO SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2001 STRATHCARRON HOSPICE, WINTER ART SHOW THE SMITH ART GALLERY, STIRLING
2001 CABINET PAINTINGS THE GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO, GLASGOW
2001 DRAWING EXHIBITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2001 CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION MEADOWS FINE ART , AYRSHIRE
2002 ISLINGTON ART FAIR 2002 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, LONDON
2002 GLASGOW ART FAIR 2002 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, GLASGOW
2002 SPRING EXHIBITION THE PORTLAND GALLERY, LONDON
2002 ART ON LINKS THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, ST ANDREWS
2002 SUMMER SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2003 ISLINGTON ART FAIR, 2003 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, LONDON
2003 SUMMER SHOW MEADOWS FINE ART, AYRSHIRE
2003 SUMMER SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2003 PRINCES TRUST CARERS THE GLASGOW ART CLUB, GLASGOW
2003 SOLO SHOW, ART LONDON THE PORTLAND GALLERY, LONDON
2003 GROUP SHOW BAILLIE GALLERY, LONDON
2003 MACMILLAN ART SHOW THE SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL, GLASGOW
2003 CABINET PAINTINGS THE COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2003 ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE THE ROYAL CONCERT HALL, GLASGOW
2003 CHRISTMAS SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2003 CHRISTMAS SHOW MEADOWS FINE ART, AYRSHIRE
2004 ISLINGTON ART FAIR, 2004 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, LONDON
2004 SOLO SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2004 GLASGOW ART FAIR, 2004 THE COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2004 THE PAISLEY ART INSTITUTE THE PAISLEY MUSEUM, PAISLEY
2004 SUMMER EXHIBITION THE LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
2004 THE ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE THE KELLY GALLERY, GLASGOW
2004 SUMMER EXHIBITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2004 THE SCOTTISH SHOW THE AIR GALLERY, LONDON
2004 CABINET PAINTINGS THE COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2004 POST CARDS FOR SICK KIDS PHILIPS AUCTIONEERS, EDINBURGH
2004 CHRISTMAS SHOW THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2004 CHRISTMAS SHOW LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
2004 ISLINGTON ART FAIR THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, LONDON
2005 FOUR MAN SHOW , THE ASPECT PRIZE THOMPSONS GALLERY, LONDON
2005 SUMMER SHOW STUDIO FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE
2005 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, “FLOWER POWER” THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2005 AFFORDABLE ART FAIR BAILLIE GALLERY, LONDON
2005 FIGURATIVE SHOW HAGEN ARIA, LONDON
2005 CHELSEA ART FAIR HAGEN ARIA, LONDON
2005 THE GLASGOW ART FAIR COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2005 THE PAISLEY ART INSTITUTE PAISLEY MUSEUM, PAISLEY
2005 THE ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE THE MITCHELL LIBRARY, GLASGOW
2005 MACMILLAN CANCER RELIEF SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL, GLASGOW
2005 WINTER SHOW MEADOWS FINE ART, AYRSHIRE
2005 EPILEPSY CHARITY AUCTION THE GLASGOW ART CLUB, GLASGOW
2005 WINTER SHOW STUDIO FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE
2005 WINTER SHOW HAGEN ARIA, LONDON
2005 CHRISTMAS SHOW LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
2005 CHRISTMAS SHOW COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2005 WINTER SHOW STUDIO FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE, INVERCLYDE
2005 THE HUMAN CONDITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH
2006 ISLINGTON ART FAIR, 2006 THE LEMON STREET GALLERY, LONDON
2006 THE CALEDONIAN SHOW CONTEMPORARY FINE ART ETON, ETON
2006 THE SCOTTISH SHOW THOMPSONS MARYLEBONE, LONDON
2006 THE GLASGOW ART FAIR COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW
2006 PRINCES TRUST CARERS THE GLASGOW ART CLUB, GLASGOW
2006 CELEBRATION OF ART THE MACLAURIN GALLERIES, ROZELLE PARK, AYR
2006 CHELSEA ART FAIR CONTEMPORARY FINE ART ETON, LONDON
2006 SPRING EXHIBITION STUDIO FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE, INVERCLYDE
2006 ANNUAL EXHIBITION THOMPSONS, ALDEBURGH
2006 SPRING EXHIBITION STUDIO FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE, INVERCLYDE
2006 SUMMER SHOW E-GALLERY, BEARSDEN
2006 SUMMER SHOW LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
2006 SOLO SHOW LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
2006 WINTER SHOW STUDIO FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE, INVERCLYDE
2006 ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE THE MITCHELL , GLASGOW
2006 CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, GLASGOW
2006 CHRISTMAS SHOW LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL
2006 EDINBURGH ART FAIR ARTERIES GALLERY, THE HAYMARKET , EDINBURGH
2006 EPILEPSY CHARITY AUCTION THE GLASGOW ART CLUB, GLASGOW
2006 MACMILLAN ANNUAL EXHIBTIION THE SCOTLAND STREET SCOOL. GLASGOW
2006 THE CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION COMPASS GALLERY , GLASGOW
2006 THE CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION ARTERIES GALLERY, GLASGOW
2006 WINTER SHOW MEADOWS FINE ART, AYRSHIRE
2007 THE ISLINGTON ART FAIR THE LEMON STREET GALLERY, LONDON
2007 THE CALEDONIAN SHOW CONTEMPORARY FINE ART ETON, ETON
2007 THE ROYAL INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND BONHAMS, EDINBURGH
2007 MIXED EXHIBITION THE LIME TREE GALLERY, SUFFOLK
2007 THE GLASGOW ART FAIR COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW 

2007 THREE MAN SHOW, THOMPSON’S MARYLEBONE, LONDON

2007 “FAMILY AND FRIENDS”, ARTERIES, GLASGOW

2007 TRACEY MCNEE FINE ART, MAYFAIR, LONDON

2007 “CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2007 “CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, THE LEMOND GALLERY, BEARSDEN

2007 “CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL

2008 ART LONDON, LEMON STREET GALLERY, LONDON

2008 “FIGURATIVE SHOW”, RED RAG GALLERY, STOW-IN -THE-WOLD

2008 “SUMMER EXHIBITION”, SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2008 “SUMMER EXHIBITION”, WILSON DAVIS FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE 

2008 “SUMMER EXHIBITION”, LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL

2008 “SUMMER EXHIBITION”, ARTERIES, GLASGOW

2008 “FAMILY EXHIBITION”, WILSON DAVIS FINE ART, QUARRIERS VILLAGE

2008 “CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, SCOTTISH GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2008 “CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, THE LEMOND GALLERY, BEARSDEN

2008“CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, LEMON STREET GALLERY, CORNWALL

2008 “CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, RED RAG GALLERY, STOW-IN-THE-WOLD

2008 “CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION”, LEMON STREET GALLERY CORNWALL

2009 ISLINGTON ART FAIR, LONDON, LEMON STREET GALLERY

2009 RED RAG FIGURATIVE SHOW, STOW

2009 LEMON STREET GALLERY ANNIVERSARY SHOW, TRUTO, CORNWALL

2009 PAISLEY ART INSTITUE DRAWING COMPETITION, PAISLEY MUSEUM, PAISLEY

2009 GLASGOW ART CLUB FELLOWSHIP AWARD EXHIBITION, GLASGOW

2009 “THE DAVIS FAMILY SHOW”, ARTERIES GALLERY, GLASGOW

2009 THE LEMOND GALLERY CHRISTMAS SHOW, BEARSDEN GLASGOW

2009 BOHUN GALLERY - SMALL WORKS, OXFORDSHIRE

2009 MACMILLAN ART SHOW, INCHINNAN

2009 EPILEPSY ART SHOW, THE GLASGOW ART CLUB

2009 THE SCOTTISH GALLERY WINTER SHOW, EDINBURGH

2009 ARTERIES CHRISTMAS SHOW, GLASGOW

2010 ART 2010, THE SCOTTISH GALLERY, ISLINGTON ART FAIR, LONDON

2010 RED RAG, FIGURATIVE ART SHOW, STOW ON THE WOLD

2010 LEMON STREET GALLERY, STILL LIFE, TURO, CORNWALL

2010 THOMPSONS GALLERY, ANNUAL SHOW, ALDEBURGH

2010 RED RAG, FIGURATIVE ART SHOW, STOW

2010 “THE SPRING THING”, WILSON DAVIS,QUARRIERS VILLAGE

2010 THE LEMOND GALLERY, SPRING SHOW, BEARSDEN, GLASGOW

2010 BERESFORD GALLERY, AYR

2010 GLASGOW ART CLUB SPRING SHOW, GLASGOW

2010 ARTERIES GALLERY, SUMMER SHOW, GLASGOW

2010 EPILEPSY ART SHOW, GLASGOW ART CLUB

2010 BOHUN GALLERY, SMALL WORKS, OXFORDSHIRE

2010 THE LEMOND GALLERY, CHRISTMAS SHOW, BEARSDEN , GLASGOW

2010 MACMILLAN ART SHOW, INCHINNAN, GLASGOW

2010 EDINBURGH ART FAIR, SCOTLANDART.COM, EDINBURGH

2010 SCOTTISH GALLERY, “WEE GEMS“, EDINBURGH

2011 TWO MAN SHOW, THE LEMOND GALLERY, BEARSDEN

2012 'TOMS' SHOES, "THE ART OF GIVING", THE WHITESPACE GALLERY, EDINBURGH

2013 MACMILLAN ART SHOW, GLASGOW 

2013 THE ROYAL GLASGOW INSTITUTE, GLASGOW

2013 ARTERIES, CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION, GLASGOW

2013 THE LEMOND GALLERY, GROUP SHOW

2014 CABINET EXHIBITION, COMPASS GALLERY, GLASGOW

2014 MACMILLAN ART SHOW, FEATURED ON CHRISTMAS CARD and EXHIBITOR, GLASGOW 

2014 "UNWRAPPED", THE THISTLE GALLERY, GLASGOW

2014 ARTERIES, CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION, GLASGOW

2014 THE LEMOND GALLERY, GROUP SHOW

2015 THE ISLINGTON ART FAIR, COMPASS GALLERY, LONDON

2015 CRITICAL PERIODS OF SCOTTISH ART, SELECTED ARTISTS, THE LEMOND GALLERY, BEARSDEN 

2015 RED RAG GALLERY, FIGURATIVE SHOW, STOW

2016 ARTERIES, SUMMER EXHIBITION, GLASGOW

2016 THE LEMOND GALLERY, GROUP SHOW, BEARSDEN

2016 MY WORK, MY STUDENTS: GROUP EXHIBITION, BRIDGE OF WEIR

2016 ORKIDSTUDIO EXHIBITION, SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL, GLASGOW

2016 MAGGIES ART SHOW, THE CHESTER HOTEL, ABERDEEN 

2016 THE LEMOND GALLERY WINTER SHOW, BEARSDEN

2016 ARTERIES GALLERY, WINTER SHOW, GLASGOW

2017 DEMONSTRATION OF PORTRAITURE IN PASTELS, LOCHGREEN HOUSE HOTEL, TROON

2017 THE LEMOND GALLERY, 3 MAN SHOW, FIGURATIVE ART, BEARSDEN

2017 THE PAISLEY ART INSTITUTE ANNUAL EXHIBITION, PAISLEY