Awards and Exhibitions

'Untitled #16'; Corrugated iron on canvas; 41x41 cms; SOLD
‘Untitled #16’; Corrugated iron on canvas; 41×41 cms; SOLD


Ruth Katzman Scholarship, for 4 week residency in New York, 2013.


Various private collectors in Scotland, England, USA, Canada and Australia.



Shared exhibition, Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Wallpaper, Paint, String Theory and Bombglass

This art exhibiton of four contemporary artists collectively brought an experienced and reflective eye to the fringe with a feast of colour, verve, gentle humour and imagination.

Solo Show: Nairn community and Art Centre, Dreams of Land and Sea

Solo Show, Moray Art Centre, Findhorn: Retrospective

Solo Show, Nicholson allery, Forres: Dreams of Land and Sea

The Nicholson Gallery, Forres, Solo show: Double Take

Solo Show ‘Peripheral Vision’ at The Bakehouse, Findhorn.

September: Artist-in-Residence, Art Students’ League of New York.
February/March: Nairn Arts Society workshop leader ‘Painting Expressively”
Moray Art Centre “Painting from the Inside Out”.

October: One-day Masterclass “Painting From the Inside Out” with Nairn Arts Society.
September: Solo Show “From the Inside Out” at Moray Art Centre, Findhorn
Joined Side Door Studio, Forres
July: Solo show “Making Waves”. Elgin Library Gallery.
Teaching workshop “Making Waves”, May, Moray Art Centre.

December: Bridgeview Gallery, Aberdeen, Winter Exhibition.
Peacock Gallery, Aberdeen, Winter Show.
Aberdeen Artists’ Society Winter Show.

March: Debut solo show ‘New York Blue’, Aberdeen, Scotland, with Limousine Bull Artists’ Collective.

Strathpeffer Pavilion Exhibition.
Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, A96 group exhibition. I have organised two exhibitions a year at this venue, having curated the first.
Artist-in-Residence, Art Students’ League of New York. A one month residency with New York’s oldest Art School.

December, Strathpeffer Pavilion Fundraising Exhibition.
September, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, A96 group exhibition.
June -July, Moray School of Art, Past Graduates’ Exhibition.
May, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, A96 group exhibition.

April-May, Aberdeen Artists’ Society annual exhibition, City Art Gallery.

December, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, A96 group Curator and
exhibitor at the first exhibition in the newly renovated arts complex.
December, Group show, Cromarty Arts Fair.
June, Honours Degree Show, Moray School of Art.
May, Society of Scottish Artists annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh.

April, “Art a Porter”, Elgin. St. Giles shopping centre: Group show with A96 Artists’ Collective.
March, HealthWorks Complementary Health Centre, Forres: Solo exhibition in the foyer and waiting areas.
February, Elgin Library Exhibition Space: Inaugural group show with members of A96 Artists’ Collective.

Northern College, Dornoch: two-person exhibition with Louise Dunn, during the UHI Annual Lecture.
Moray College, Elgin: Fundraising exhibition for students on BA Fine Art Degree.

The Nicholson Building, Forres: “Introspections” Shared show with Georgina Porteous.

Art-related education and employment

2004 – 2008
BA Fine Art Honours (2-1). Moray School of Art, UHI.
I was in the first group of graduates for the inaugural year of the honours degree course.

2001 – 2004
Private tuition with A.S. Campbell D.A. (Duncan of Jordanstone School of Art)

1996 – 2000
Official Photographer, Findhorn Foundation, Visuals Department, Moray.
General commercial, portraiture and advertising photography.

1988 -1996
Freelance Film and Video Editor, Assistant Producer, Location Manager.

1982 -1988
Supervising Film Editor, Grampian Television, Aberdeen.

Film Editor, Grampian Television plc, Aberdeen. News, Documentaries, L.E.

Assistant Film Editor, Scottish Television plc. Apprentice in the Film Department which worked with John Grierson in making “This Wonderful World”. Used his edit bench!

Glasgow College of Printing, School of Photography. College Diploma (Merit) C.G.L.I.
This was the only serious photography course available in Glasgow at the time.

Brian in front of completed commission
Brian in front of completed commission

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