Selected EXHIBITIONS____________________________________


Forthcoming:   Obsolete and Discontinued, Magazzini Fotografici, Naples Italy  info

                     Decade: Edinburgh LoFi @ Printspace, Dundee

2019    Almanac, Edinburgh LoFi, Edinburgh Public Library, Edinburgh

          Everything I Ever Learned, Art in the ARB, Cambridge University, Cambridge

          Ambit II: Photographies from Scotland, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh


2018    Obsolete and Discontinued, Waterstones, London

           Callum MacDonald Awards, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

           Magnus Jackson and the Contemporary Practitioners, Perth Museum, Perth


2017     Hidden, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

           Off Print, Tate Modern, London

           Takeover, Photographer's Gallery, London

           Memory of Shadows, University of Oslo, Norway

           RCA Secret, Dyson Gallery, London

2016     Obsolete and Discontinued (touring), Revela T, Barcelona and Photokina, Cologne 

           8 x 10 AUCTION, Stills Edinburgh UK                  

           4th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography, Berlin

           Chasing Shadows, Photo Ireland, Dublin 

           RSA Open, Royal Scottish Academy , Edinburgh UK

           Plastic Colour, Edinburgh LoFi, Edinburgh UK


2015    Society of Scottish Artists 118th Open, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh UK

          Glasgow Photomonth, 4/4 Six Foot Gallery, UK

          Plastic Camera 8, Rayko Center Photography, USA

          Sky,, Duncan Miller Gallery, (Juror Paula Tognarelli *curator the Griffin Museum of Photography) 

          Do You Copy?, Potter Gallery, Missouri Western State University, USA


2014    A Midnight Eerie, Photosynthesis, Manchester, CT, USA (Juried By Jessica Somers) 

          Alternative Process, Shutterhub, The Engine Room, Lancashire, England

          Aura, Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR, USA (Juried By Michelle Rogers Pritzl)

          Dreams, Fantasies and Illusions, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, USA (Juried By Selsnick + Kahn)

          Handmade: Alternative Photography, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT, USA (Juried By Jesseca Ferguson)

          Regulars, Staff & Musicians (2013-2014), Sandy Bells, Edinburgh, Scotland


2013     MFA Degree Show Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

           Past Forward: Alternative Processes in Contemporary Photography, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
           Alt Photo Festival, Edinburgh's Royal Botanics, Scotland


2012    Masters Open Studios, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland 
          INsite Photography Project Auction, Brattleboro, VT, USA
          AS220, Providence, RI, USA

2011    Hardcore and the Gentle, Edinburgh College of Art,
          Forest Art Auction, Scotland Axo Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

          untitled, Total Kunst, Edinburgh, Scotland

          Co2, Project Space, ECA, Scotland

2010    Heroes, Clemente Soto Valez Gallery, New York, NY, USA

          Lost and Found, Nave Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA           

          BFA Grad Show, Arnhiem Gallery, MCAD, Boston, MA, USA

          All School Show Select All School Show Select, President's Gallery, MCAD, Boston, MA, USA

          A Million Little Pictures, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CAUSA

          Hasta El Peru, Godine Gallery, Boston, MA, USA

Education and Qualifications_________________________________________

2013      Masters in Fine Art Photography

              Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland
2010     Bachelors in Fine Art Photography and Sculpture

               Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA

           PVG (Protecting of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme

           COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)

Selected AWARDS, GRANTS and FELLOWSHIPS_____________________

2018  Royal Photographic Society 100 Heroines Nomination

2015 7th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Award

2015 Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship, Finalist

2014 Honourable Mention, Jessica Somers for Photosynthesis

       Jurour's Award, Jessica Ferguson for Vermont Centre for Photography 

2013 Arctic Circle Expeditionary Fellowship Supported by Council for the Arts MIT, Brown University, and The National Science Foundation

2013 Nomination for Futurproof
2010 MassArt Academic Scholarship
2009 Anderson Ranch Fellowship awarded by Laura McPhee & Abelardo Morrell

SelectedRESIDENCIES and PROJECT BASED TRAVEL__________________
2018  Orkney Cultural Exchange & Residency Supported by Highland Park and Stills Gallery

        VARC Northumbria Finalist

2018 Royal Photographic Society's 100 Heroines Nomination

2010 Artist Residency Transylvania, Romania Subsidised by Swiss Cultural Programme Romania and Arts Council Switzerland

Selected PUBLICATIONS___________________________________
Photomonitor review of Ambit Photographies From Scotland by Tom Jeffreys here

Obsolete and Discontinued edited by Mike Crawford with Forward By Brigit Lardoinois  order here

Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists Christina Z Anderson, Routledge      order here

Time out, 2015, London UK

Handmade, 2014,  VCP exhibition catalogue

Life and Fate (cover), 2011 Random House, UK, Canada and ebook

The Skinny, December 2011 Edinburgh, Scotland
Unless You Will (blog), May 6, 2010 Fill In The Blank, March 7, 2010

FIll In the Blank Gallery Interviews

Boston's Weekly Dig, “Dig This,” 14 Jan 2008 Boston, MA
JPG Magazine Issue 7, “Shoot Yourself,” 2007


Preuis Museum, Norway

National Library Scotland Collections, Edinburgh

Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Art History Department
Special Collections Norlin Library University of Colorado at Boulder 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE and ACTIVITIES___________________________

2019                   Wet Plate Collodion Southern Maryland College of Art - Study Abroad

     Intrepid Bicycle Tour - Large format photography work and ride with Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

                         Intro to Platinum Palladium Printing @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Intro to Alternative Process (salt, cyanotype and toning) @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Intro Alternative Darkroom (Chemigrams, Lith, Chromoskedaisic Sabatier) @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Intro to Large Format Photography: Intrepid 4x5s @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Ambit Artist Talk with David Grindley, Morwenna Kearsly and Francess Scott @ Stills Photography Centre

2018                   Intro to Platinum Palladium Printing and Digital Negatives @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Intro to Gum Bichromate Printing @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Masterclass for Stills Academy @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Cyanotype taster sessions with Plantain Productions at The Mungo Foundation and Adelphi Centre, Glasgow

                         Wet Plate Workshop Perth Museum of Art, Perth UK

2016- 2018          Media Instructor & Darkroom Manager Royal College of Art

2017                   Intro to Platinum Palladium Printing and Digital Negatives @ Stills Photography Centre

                         Artist Talk, Perth Museum of Art, Perth UK

                         Mordançage Workshop, London

                         Special Collections Research Project with National Library Scotland Archives

                         Wet Plate Collodion and Salt printing with Southern Maryland College of Art

                         Making with Your Hands Guest Speaker Erasimus/ Royal Academy Den Haag / Willem De Kooning Rotterdam

                         Platinum and Palladium with Digital Negatives Stills 

2016                   Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) Consultant

                         Intro Alternative Photographic Processes Stills Photography Centre

                        Photography Instructor Wet Plate Collodion  @ St Andrews Photography Festival 

                        Salt & Albumen  @ Stills Photography Centre  

                        Artist Talk and pinhole workshop  @ Oxbridge Programs St Andrews UK

                        Artist Talk, University of Wisconsin (Study Abroad), Dalkeith UK   

                        Guest Speaker and Panel @ Analogue Now!  Berlin 

                        Digital Negatives @ Streetlevel Photoworks

                        Digital Negatives @ Stills Gallery 

                        Cyanotypes @ Scottish Maritime Museum

2015                   Digital Negatives @ Streetlevel Photoworks 

                        Introduction to Alternative Photography, Stills; Scotland's Photography Centre


                         Digital Negatives, Van Dyke Brown, Liquid Emulsion @ Streetlevel Photoworks 

                         Cyanotype, Anthotype, Lumen, chlorophylle workshops at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

                         ACTINIC Festival Director / Curator

                        Introduction to Alternative Photography, Stills; Scotland's Photography Centre


                         Cyanotype Workshop for Edinburgh Science Festival 

                        Artist Talk; Doomed Gallery, London Curated by LAPC

                        Handmade: An Introduction to Alternative Photography, Stills; Scotland's Photography Centre

                        Event photography for Loud Poets, a monthly spoken word cabaret

2014                   Mordançage Workshop, Double Negative Darkroom, London

                       Handmade: An Introduction to Alternative Photography, Stills; Scotland's Photography Centre

                         1:1 Palladium printing introduction Stills; Scotland's Photography Centre

                       Handmade: An Introduction to Alternative Photography, Stills; Scotland's Photography Centre

                       Digital Negatives and Salt printing at Stills Scotland's Photography Centre

                       Event photography for Blind Poetics, a monthly open mic poetry night

                        Event Photography for Less is Mor, an antifolk night

2013                  Science of Photography Science Club Workshop Dunbar, Scotland Demonstrated photography as science while    

                    looking at various analogue cameras, focus on optics from a basic physics and biology perspective; examined  

                         camera obscure and diagrams of the eye; briefed on chemistry of light sensitive paper and guiding production  

                         of cyanotype paper sun prints.

2012                 Artist Lecture at AS220 Providence, RI Focus on work in alternative and historic process and practice.
                       Cyanotype Process Workshop, Scottish Parliament Edinburgh, Scotland Brief history of photographic  

2011                 Bookbinding & Screenprinting Workshop, Creative Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland Part of Volunteer Arts Week          

                         festival supported by Creative Scotland. Various book binding technical demonstrations as well as hands on  

                        workshops for both book making and stencil made screenprinting.

2010 11              Forest Artist Facilities Coordinator Edinburgh, Scotland Darkroom, screen printing and rehearsal space  

                        maintenance; class and workshop facilitator and lecturer; sound engineer; European Volunteer Service Project  

                        Supervisor; Art Auction Director; Event Manager.

2010 11              MFA Photography, Edinburgh College of ArtStudent Union Representative Edinburgh, Scotland

                        Attended meetings, regularly informed photography post grads about impending merger between UoE and ECA,  

                        acted on/spoke on behalf of colleagues.

2010                 Pecha Kutcha at Inspace, School of Informatics, Edinburgh, Scotland

                       Guest Lecturer, MassArt Photography Department, Boston, MA
2009 – 10          Research Assistant for Dr. John M. Russell, Boston, MA
                        Teaching assistant Ancient Art of Iraq course. Facilitated research pertaining to archaeology work done in  

                        Syria between 1991 and 2002.

2008 – 09          Student Government Representative Boston, MA BFA Photography, MassArt, Boston, MA

                        Bid and delegated department budget; arranged lectures and field trips; created and maintained the    

                        Photography Department blog (; planned trips and events, on and off  

                        campus; designed and created postcards. Chaired the Class of 2009 Senior Thesis Show.

                  Senior Thesis Auction/Catalogue Committee, MassArt Boston, MA

                       Foundation Department liason, sequenced all donated books and prints, completed event registration and    

                       alcohol forms, collected funds, met with purchasing, acquired bids from publishing companies, assisted in  

                       design of catalogue, advised and updated concerned parties, mentored Class of 2010.

              Photography Digital Lab Monitor, MassArt Boston, MA Performed maintenance of computers, assisted students    

                       with queries and problems, completed diagnostics on printers, replaced inks.

               Teaching Assistant for Eirik Johnson, MassArt Boston, MA
                       Major Studio Digital course: Contributed to lectures, critique, and in class studio work; assisted students    

                       working with digital capture using Nikon and Cannon; Silverfast, Bridge, Photoshop, Lightroom, Nikon and  

                       Epson scanners and printers.

2007                Teaching Assistant for Nettrice Gaskins, MassArt Boston, MA Visual Language course: Contributed in lectures,  

                      critiques, assisted students with in and out of class projects.