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Born: Glasgow, 1988, currently lives and works in Aberdeenshire.


Education:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2017

Slade School of Fine Art, London, MFA Painting, 2012-14

Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, BA Hons Painting, 2006-10


Exhibitions:

10th April – 31st May 2020: 194th Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, online gallery due to the Covid19 pandemic

2020

B!D, online auction fundraiser, Visual Arts Scotland

Borders Art Fair, Visual Arts Scotland Spotlight Area, Kelso, Scottish Borders

2019

Creekside Open selected by Sacha Craddock, A.P.T. Gallery, London

Shuffle, facilitated by Lyndsey Gilmour, Look Again Project Space and Gallery, Aberdeen

The Nomenclature of Colours, curated by Jo Volley and Stephanie Nebbia, The Slade Research Centre, London

Alight, Visual Arts Scotland annual show at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Submit, WorM, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

SSA Open, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2018

Fully Awake 3:5, curated by Ian Hartshorne and Sean Kaye, Dyson Gallery, Royal College Art, London

SSA and VAS Together, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2017

RSA Open, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Inside the Shadow, curated by Katherine Lubar and Asaki Kan, Arthouse1, London

2016

Fly, Visual Arts Scotland, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

20, Trongate 103, Glasgow

2015

as my pencil crumbles, Hyde Park Room, St George’s Hospital, London

Creekside Open selected by Lisa Milroy, A.P.T. Gallery, London

shapes and things curated by Lyndsey Gilmour and Matt Morris, Leytonstone Underground, London

RSA Open, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2014

MFA Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

Residency Exhibition, Stephenie Bergman studio grounds, Morocco

RSA Open, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2013

The Slade Print Fair, The Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, London

Colour, The Windshow, Camden People’s Theatre, London

2011

Figurative, La Galleria, Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London

Aberdeen Artists Annual Exhibition, Aberdeen Art Gallery

RSA New Contemporaries, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

New Faces, The Leith Gallery, 65 Shore, Edinburgh

Weeks: three, Studio 41, Glasgow

2010

Shame (response to participation in Pietro Fortuna’s Glory project at Tramway), Miller Street, Glasgow

Grampian Hospital Art Trust Graduate Show, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

New Graduate Show, Wall Projects, Montrose

BA Degree Show, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen

Gray Area, Pre-Degree Show, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

Aberdeen Artists Annual Exhibition, Aberdeen Art Gallery


Awards and recognition:

Invited by members of “Teaching Painting” organisation to exhibit in Fully Awake 3:5 (2018)

Selected for w(ORD) Residency (2018)

Aberdeen Creative Funding Award (2017)

 Featured in Saatchi’s “One to Watch” and “Invest in Art” online collections (2016)

RSA Latimer Award (2014)

William Coldsream Purchase Prize for University College London Collections (2014)

Nominated for the Adrian Carruthers Award (2014)

Residency at the studio of Stephenie Bergman, Taroudant, Morocco (2014)

Access to Learning Fund (extension), UCL (2014)

North Lanarkshire Educational Grant (2014)

Access to Learning Fund, UCL (2014)

Nominated for “Odd Bird” exhibition, Helsinki (2014)

Pocock Award, Slade School of Fine Art (2013)

Scottish International Education Trust Award (2013)

Dewar Arts Award (extension, 2013)

Dewar Arts Award (2012)

RSA New Contemporaries (invite to exhibit, 2010)

Commendation Award, Aberdeen Artists Annual Exhibition (2009)

Short-Listed for:

Jerwood Visual Makers Award (2018)

Dolbey and Duveen Travel Scholarship (2014)

The Grant Museum Artwork Commission (2012)

Long-listed for:

Mother Art Prize (2020)

Jerwood Painting Fellowships 2016

East London Painting Prize (2015)

Signature Art Prize (2015)

John Moores Painting Prize (2014)


     

Press: 

https://www.scotsman.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/art-reviews-visual-arts-scotland-annual-exhibition-alight-adrian-wiszniewski-rsa-not-now-126505

http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/culture/art/art-review-fly2016-1-4324346

www.dewarawards.org/awardees/awardees-2012/lyndsey-gilmour 

curatingthecontemporary.org/2015/02/27/a-memory-recalled-chp-2-can-i-borrow-your-pencil-lyndsey-gilmour/ 

www.scotsman.com/news/art-review-degree-show-2010-1-813919 

www.heraldscotland.com/arts-ents/stage-visual-arts/paint-praise-1.1092862 


Supporting links: 

https://lookagainaberdeen.co.uk/events/shuffle

www.creeksideopen.org/selected_works.html 

https://thewindshow.wordpress.com/gallery/slade-graduate-painting-colour/

sladeinterim2013.tumblr.com/post/62624877703/lyndsey-gilmour-studio-16-closed-umbrella-oil 

www.royalscottishacademy.org/pages/exhibition_frame.asp?id=274 

www.heraldscotland.com/arts-ents/stage-visual-arts/paint-praise-1.1092862 

www.scottish-art-scene.com/RSA_Open_Exhibition_2014.pdf 

northings.com/2011/03/14/rsa-new-contemporaries-2011-exhibition/