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BORN: Edinburgh, Scotland – Biography

RESIDENCE: Orlando, FL

 

EDUCATION:

M. F.A. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2002

B.F.A. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, Scotland, 1998

Study Abroad Program, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada, Fall, 1997

 

RESIDENCIES:

Listhús Artist Residency Program,  Olafsfjordur, Iceland, May 2017

The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, GA, 2017

CentralTrak, The University of Texas at Dallas Artists Residency, Dallas, TX, 2012

Vermont Studio Center, Full VSC Fellowship supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation, VT, 2009

Greatmore Studios, Cape Town, South Africa, 2007

Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship Grant for Int’l Artist, Johnson, VT, 2003

Visiting Artist & Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee, Scotland 2002

Government Training Scheme, Artist Support & Studio Residency Program, Dundee, Scotland 1999

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

“Facades”  permanent public art display, 420 East Building,  Snap! Downtown, Orlando, FL, 2016

“In Search of the Spectacular”, Window  Re/production Re/presentation (public art project space), Asheville, NC, Apr 2015

“Right to Roam”, Alt_space Gallery, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, Nov 2014

“Aspect Forming”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 2013- Jan 2014

“Art in Chambers”, City Hall Commission Chambers, Winter Park, FL, Jan 2011

“Inhabit”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Sept 2010

“Point of Departure”, College of Saint Benedict/Saint Johns University, Collegeville, MN, Feb- March 2010

“Mediated Landscapes”, Hiestand Gallery, University of Miami, Oxford, Ohio, Dec/Jan 2010

“Divide and Consider”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 2008

“Transcapes”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Oct 2006

“Survey” Bloch Hall Gallery, Montevallo, Alabama, 2005

“House” Site specific Installation, large scale sculpture, downtown Kansas City. Collaboration with Colby Smith, 2003

“Rooted” Installation in Downtown Glasgow, Scotland, 2003

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

“Florida Prize”, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL, June 2017

“Precipice”,  curated by Dana Hargrove, Deiglan Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, May 2017

“Le Salon”, Snap! Space, Orlando, FL, 2017

8th All-Media Juried Biennial  Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL, 2017

Art in Odd Places, AiOP 2016: PLAY, public art and performance festival, Orlando, FL, 2016

“a thing re | sembling a win • dow”, off-site project of Window (Re/production | Re/presentation), Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC, 2016

“Constructed Abstractions”, Snap! Downtown, Orlando, FL, 2016

“Faculty Exhibition 2016”, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL, 2016

“Gallery Artist Group Show”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2015

“Women and Abstraction”, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL, 2015

“Terrain”, J.K. and Sarah Galloway Foundation Gallery, Winter Park, FL, 2015

“Art SV/SF”, International Contemporary Art Fair, Art Silicon Valley, San Francisco, CA, 2014

“2014 Benefit Exhibition for Ballet X”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2014

“Faculty Exhibition”, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL, 2014

“Mapping the Terrain”, Art Source, Mills Building, San Francisco, CA, 2013

“Synchronicity”, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL, 2011

“Aqua Art Miami”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Miami, FL, 2010

“Group Show Benefit for Ready Willing and Able”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2010

“Group Show Benefit for Back on my Feet”, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

“Control_Shift_Option” The Centre for the Living Arts/Space 301, Mobile, AL, 2009

“Studio Faculty Biennial” Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, 2009

“National Young Painters Competition”, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH, Jan 2009

“Re: Group” Humanities Center, Chico, California, May 2008

“Bay Two” Mills Park, Orlando, FL, April 2008

“Red Dot Art Fair” New York City, NYC, March 2008

“FOOD: From Hunger to Plenty” Towson Arts Collective,Towson, MD, Dec 2007

“Black and White” Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 2007

“Roots Routes” Two person exhibition, Greatmore Studios, Cape Town, July 2007

“Suburbia Redefined” Towson Arts Collective,Towson, MD, May 2007

“Group 62901″ Well St. Art Co, Fairbanks, Alaska, February 2007

“Crossing Borders” International Juried Exhibition, Laredo Center for the Arts, TX, Dec-Jan 2007

“The Red Show” Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 2006

“Fresh Picks on Top” Cherry Street, Orlando, FL, Aug 2006

“Color my World” Bridgette Mayer Gallery, NewHope, PA, 2006

“Drawing a Conclusion” Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 2006

“Sum of all Parts” Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 2005

“AAF Affordable Art Fair” New York City, NYC, 2005

“Scapes” 2 person exhibition, 2 person Exhibition, Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, May 2005

“No Dumping” 7 person group exhibition, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, FL, March 2005

“Domestic Confections” 5 person group exhibition, Avalon Gallery, Orlando, 2005

“Bridgette Mayer Gallery Group Show” – Tierney Communications, Philadelphia, PA 2005

“Visible Spectrum” Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2004/2005

“Urban” Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2003/2004

“Reset” Festival of Media Art, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Crakow, Poland 2002

“Miniprint 7″ Artspeak Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, Canada 2001

“Miniprint 5″ Hotel Kangetsu Gallery, Nigata, Japan 2000

“Miniprint 5″ Yoyoura Historical Museum, 1st Annuals Market, Japan

“Degree Show 1998″ Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland

“Royal Scottish Academy Students Exhibitions” RSA, Edinburgh, Scotland 1998

“Browsing 2″ The Changing Room Gallery, Stirling, Scotland 1998

“Deep Frieze” Mail Art Exhibition, Greenland 1998

“Homebrewed” Generator Collaborative Members Show, Dundee, Scotland 1998

Royal Scottish Academy, RSA, Edinburgh, Scotland 1998

“Common Sight” A collaboration between five artists, Henderson’s Warehouse, Dundee, Scotland 1998

“Checkout” Unit 13 Collective, Produce Supermarket, Dundee, Scotland 1998

“In Flight Entertainment” Unit 13 Collective, Bibliotek Nightclub, Dundee, Scotland 1998

“Launch” Unit 13 Collective, WestDene, Dundee, Scotland 1998

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Capital Alliance, New York, NY

The Fox School of Business at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

2017  Shortlisted artist for the Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

2009 William and Dorothy Yeck $10,000 First-Place Purchase Award, National Young Painters Competition, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH, Juror Bob Nugent

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY/PUBLICATIONS:

ArtMaze Magazine, January 2017

Allen, Jen, Artborne Magazine, November 2016

Fresh Paint Magazine, October 2016

Reep, Richard, Orlando Weekly, April 2014

Newhall, Edith, Philadelphia Inquirer, December, 2013

Zagaria, Kat, Paperclips, December, 2013

Otterbein, Holly, Philadelphia Citypaper, October 2010

Newhall, Edith. “Past is present,” Philadelphia Inquirer, November 16, 2008

Amorosi, A.D. “City Limits: Divide and Consider,” ArtMatters, November 1, 2008

Cole, Antrenise. “Free exhibit showcases world-wide talent,” The Auburn Plainsman, June 2006

Fallon, Roberta. “New Mayer in Town” Philadelphia Weekly, Dec 2005

Newhall, Edith. “A new Approach,” Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 10, 2005

Mezick, Will, “Surveying new Landscapes” The Auburn Plainsman, June 16, 2005

Bennet, Lennie, Local finds, St Petersburg Times, March 24, 2005

Strauss, R.B., A First Friday, The Weekly Press, January 5, 2005

Strauss, R.B., Mayer and Highwire Galleries, aroundphilly.com, January7, 2005

May, Jacqueline, Is a Theme Necessary? Austin Chronicle, April 2004

‘AN’ Artists Newsletter Billboard at London art fair, 2004

‘AN’ Artists Newsletter cover of supplement 2004

Cain, Marcus, Review, September 2003.

Reset Festival of Media Art, Catalogue, Poland, 2002.

“An,” Artist Newsletter, Degree show supplement, United Kingdom, June 1998.

“Artifax,” February 1998, Scotland.