GERALD MC GOWAN

ARTIST

Biography

 

CURRICULUM VITAE.

 

 

GERALD MC GOWAN

374 Leith Walk

Edinburgh

EH7 4PE

0131 554 2782

07971 516 898

 

 

 

Born Glasgow, Scotland, 1949

 

 

 

 

Artists Representative and founding Gallery co-ordinator WASPS Edinburgh 1986-1995

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2013

AT SOURCE 2, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

RSA OPEN, RSA Gallery, the mound, Edinburgh

Brousses, France

Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition 2013,The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London

Scottish Society of Artists [SSA], Annual Open Exhibition, RSA Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh.

Visual Arts Scotland [VAS], Annual Open Exhibition, RSA Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh.

 

2012

 

Scottish Society of Artists [SSA], Annual Open Exhibition RSA Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh.

 

'At Source ' exhibition, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh


'Natural Curiosity ' exhibition, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh.

 

2011

 

ScottishSociety of Artists [SSA], Annual Open Exhibition RSA Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh,

Visual Arts Scotland [VAS] Annual Open Exhibition,RSA Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh..

Aberdeen Artists Society, [AAS],Anual Open Exhibition , Aberdeen Art Gallery.

Axolotyl Gallery, Edinburgh.

Larks Gallery, Ballater.

L'Abbaye de Caunes Minervois, France.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

 

2010

 

Aberdeen Artists Society [ AAS ] Aberdeen Art Gallery

Visual Arts Scotland, [ VAS ],Annual Open exhibition, RSA Gallery, The Mound,Edinburgh

Scottish Society of Artists [ SSA ] Open exhibition, RSA gallery, Edinburgh.

Aspect Prize exhibition, Paisley Art Gallery.

Royal Glasgow institute [RGI ] Open exhibition, Glasgow,

Royal Scottish Academy [RSA ] Open exhibition, RSA gallery, the Mound, Edinburgh,

Larks Gallery, Ballater.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh.

Compass Gallery, Glasgow..

North Ayrshire Open, Irvine

 

2009

 

Royal Scottish AcademyOpen Exhibition [ RSA ], The Mound, Edinburgh.

Royal Scottish Acdemy Annual Exhibition [ RSA ], The Mound, Edinburgh

Scottish Society of Artists [ SSA ], Dundee

Aberdeen Artists Society [ AAS], Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen.

Just Scottish Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh.

Paisley Arts Institute [PAI ], Paisley, museum and Art Gallery, Paisley

Aspect Prize Exhibition, Paisley Art Gallery.

North Ayrshire Open exhibition, Irvine

Filmhouse, Edinburgh.

Lark Gallery, Ballater.

 

2008

 

Galerie Theophane, Paris.

Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh.

Lark Gallery, Ballater.

People Like Us Exhibition, Edinburgh [ prizewinner ]

Paisley Arts Institute [ PAI ] Annual Open exhib, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery.

Aspect Prize Exhibition, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, Paisley.

Royal Glasgow Institute [RGI ] Open Exhibition, Glasgow.

 

2007

 

Galerie Theophane, Paris.

The Ropewalk Gallery, Hull.

Art in Plockton, Plockton.

Aspect Prize Exhibition, Paisley Art Gallery, Paisley.

Visual Arts Scotland [ VAS ] Annual Open exhib, RSA Gallery, the Mound, Edinburgh.

Paisley Arts Institute [ PAI ] Annual Open exhib, Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, Paisley.

Just Scottish Gallery, the Mound, Edinburgh.

Lark Gallery,Ballater.

Royal Glasgow Institute [RGI ], Glasgow.

 

2006

 

Lark Gallery, Ballater.

Cairns Gallery, Peebles.

Aberdeen Artists Society [AAS] Annual Open exhib,Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen.

Paisley Arts Institute [PAI] annual Open exhib,Paisley Art Gallery,Paisley.

Scottish Society of Artists [SSA] Annual Open Exhib,RSA Gallery, the Mound, Edinburgh.

Strathearn Gallery, Crieff.

Artdecaf Gallery, Glasgow.

Art in Plockton, Plockton.

Aspect Prize Exhibition,Paisley Art Gallery, Paisley.

North Ayrshire Open, Irvine. .

Compass Gallery,Glasgow.

 

One Person Exhibitions:-

 

Patriothall Gallery,Edinburgh.

An Tobar Arts Centre, Tobermory.

 

2005

 

The Discerning Eye,Mall Gallery,London.

Contemporary Art Fair Edinburgh.

Cairns Gallery,Peebles.

Compass Gallery,Glasgow.

Lark Gallery,Ballater.

Just Scottish, the Mound,Edinburgh.

Aberdeen Artists Society [AAS] Annual Open exhib,Aberdeen.

Scottish Society of Artists [SSA]Annual Open exhib,RSA gallery,the Mound, Edinburgh.

Visual Arts Scotland [VAS] Annual Open exhib,RSA gallery, the Mound Edinburgh.

London Art Fair, Compass Gallery.

Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.

 

 

2004

 

AAS Annual Open exhib,Aberdeen.

Paisley Arts Institute,[PAI] Annual Open exhib,Paisley.

Just Scottish Gallery,the Mound,Edinburgh.

Leith Gallery,Edinburgh Festival Exhibition,Edinburgh.

North Ayrshire Open,Irvine.

Rosselle Gallery,Ayr.

Mertz Gallery,Edinburgh.

Royal College of Physicians,Edinburgh.

Celebrations Exhibition,Patriothall Gallery,Edinburgh.

Workshop Gallery, Tobermory.

Cairns Gallery,Peebles.

SSA Annual Open,RSA,the Mound,Edinburgh.

VAS Annual Open,RSA,the Mound,Edinburgh.

Compass Gallery, Glasgow.

 

2003

 

North Ayrshire Open.

PAI Annual Open,Paisley.

VAS Annual Open,RSA the Mound Edinburgh.

SSA Annual Open,RSA,the Mound,Edinburgh.

Thompsons of Marylebone,Marylebone,London.

Collyer Bristow Gallery,Bloomsbury,London.

Compass Gallery,Glasgow.

Mertz Gallery,Edinburgh.

 

2002

 

North Ayrshire Open,Irvine.

Royal Glasgow Institute [RGI], Annual Open,Maclellan Galleries,Glasgow.

VAS Annual Open,RSA,the Mound, Edinburgh.

SSA Annual Open,the Mound,Edinburgh.

Gymnasium Gallery,National Gallery of Modern Art,Edinburgh.

Patriothall Gallery,Edinburgh.

Compass Gallery,Glasgow.

 

 

2000/2001

 

Selected for "British Midlands Airlines" collection.

VAS,AAS,SSA.

Forteviote Gallery,Perth.

Lochgelly Centre,Fife.

Patriothall Gallery,Edinburgh.

Contemporary Art Fair,Battersea,London.

 

 

1998/1999

 

Scottish Spirit Exhibition,tour of USA,including:-

Arthur Ross Gallery,University of Pennsylvania,

Rutgers University,New Brunswick,

South Eastern Louisiana Uniersity,

New Orleans University,

Colorado University.

 

 

Pre 2000

 

Numerous exhibitions throughout Scotland including :- City Arts Centre,Edinburgh,Collins Gallery,Glasgow,Aberdeen Art Gallery,McManus Gallery,Dundee,Edinburgh College of Art,Smith Biennial,Stirling,Pernod Exhibition,Edinburgh,Institute Francais D'Ecosse,Edinburgh,Patriothall Gallery,Compass Gallery,Heinzal Gallery,Forteviote Gallery.

 

 

Awards/Prizes

 

People Like Us Exhibition, prizewinner.Edinburgh, 2008.

North Ayrshire Open,2006,1st prize.

The Discerning Eye,Mall Gallery,London,Regional Prize,Scotland,2005.

Grampian Hospitals Arts Trust Award,SSA exhibition 2005.

North Ayrshire Open,2003,2nd prize.

PAI Open,2003,Small Painting Prize.

RGI OPen,Glasgow,2002,David Cargill Award.

North Ayrshire Open,2002,1st Prize.

SSA Open,2000,two Prizes.

Gallery Forteviote Open Drawing Competition 1999,1st Prize.

 

 

Grants

 

 

SAC small assistance grant for touring exhibition,1994.

SAC grant to visit Venice Biennale,1996.

SAC small grant to develop overseas exhibition opportunity 2002.