It is with a mixture of anticipation and relief that I announce I am now Programme Leader for Drawing and Painting at the Open College of the Arts - the open learning department of the University of the Creative Arts. The role is one day per week so once the dust...
From: 11th August To: 26th August Preview: 11th August 6pm – 8pm An exhibition curated by Emma Drye of new work by: Yolanda Mckean Emma Drye Michael Coombes Work which concerns itself with what happens alongside, in the gaps between. A reflection on intimate urban...
This month I will begin research for a PhD at Chelsea School of Art (UAL). I'm looking forward to working more collaboratively and finding my community of practice. I hope to generate opportunities for artists who are interested in how we connect with each other (or...
.... and not just standing about in a blue T-shirt this time. I am so pleased to have been selected by curatorial collective place+platform to make new work in response to the locally renowned Leith Settlement Projects junk shop. It's going to be a fantastic group...read more
BABA PIE - Assembly House 44 Canal Road Armley Opening 9th June 6PM - 9PM 10th - 14th June 12PM - 5PM Baba Pie is an exhibition of 6 studio holders from Rhubaba gallery and studios in Edinburgh, at Assembly House, Leeds. Both are artist run studio and gallery spaces;...read more
Okay, it's not a ring with special words on it, but it is special to me. In recognition of my attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in Higher Education I have been awarded the status of fellow of the Higher...read more
I am launching a new service, offering one to one support via tutorial or portfolio review at my own studio, the tutees own home or a number of inspirational venues around Edinburgh. Please see my website and the 'teaching' tab for more information. I look forward to...read more
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation have made a toolkit for museums to use to implement organisational change and improve particpation. Part of that toolkit is a short film which focusses on my own practice and my residency within the Glasgow...read more