1989 The School of ‘89 The Step Gallery, Edinburgh.
1989 Soft Ground, Hard Ground Edinburgh Printmakers’ Workshop. 1989 The New Scottish Art Edinburgh College of Art.
1990 Work Adam and Co. , Edinburgh and the Scottish Gallery, London. 1990 Three Scottish Painters Stamford Art Centre. 1990 Of Woman The Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow. 1990 Inverclyde Biennial The McLean Gallery, Greenock. 1991 Trace Elements solo show at The Crawford Art Centre, St. Andrews. 1992 Genetics solo show at The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh. 1992 Spring The Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh and Concourse Barbican Centre, London 1992 Margins Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych, Slupsk, Poland. 1992 Collective Gallery Touring Exhibition: Vilnius, Kiev, St Petersburg 1992 Twenty-one Works By Women Edinburgh Printmakers’ Workshop. 1993 Common Origins Edinburgh International Science Festival at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. 1993 Works By Women The Crawford Art Centre , St Andrew. 1993 The Sea, The Sea exhibition and portfolio of prints, Edinburgh Printmakers’ Workshop 1994 Joan Smith solo show at the Pier Art Centre, Stromness, Orkney. 1994 Konstnarskoloni i Norsjo , Norsjo, Sweden. 1994 Elizabeth Adamson and Joan Smith , Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh. 1995 Soutra solo show at The Christopher Boyd Gallery, Galashiels 1995 Group exhibition, Castillo de Soutomaior Arcade, Pontevedra, Spain. 1996 10 Years of WASPS Patriothall, Assembly Rooms, Gilded Balloon, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh 1996/7 Grave Goods, Crawford Art Centre, St Andrews and tour 1997/8 Drawing Comparisons Touring exhibition and publication 1999 IndustriaArt, Bank of Ireland Art Centre, Dublin and Artstore Gallery, Dublin 1999 Connections, Royal Scottish Academy Festival Exhibition, Edinburgh 1999 ECA@Miro Eight printmakers at the Miro Institute, Palma, Majorca 1999 19th Mini Print International, Cadaques, Spain and international tour 1999 Created Space, Atrium Gallery, London 1999 SSA annual exhibition, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh 1999 Nexus Gallery Edinburgh opening exhibition 2001 20x20 University of Kansas USA 2002 ArtTm Group show Inverness 2004 SSA annual exhibition, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh 2005 SSA annual exhibition, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh 2006/7 6th British International Miniature Print Exhibition, touring UK and Northern Ireland 2006 Bimpe print exhibition, Vancouver, Canada 2006 SSA annual exhibition, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh 2007 Prints Tokyo International Print Exhibition Tokyo 2009 SSA exhibition, Eastwood Park Gallery, Glasgow 2010 Smugglerius Unveiled, collaborative research project exhibited at the Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh and in the Sculpture Court of Edinburgh College of Art 2011 SSA annual exhibition, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh 2012 Big Print Small Print exhibition of Scottish Printmakers at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design, Wroclaw, Poland 2012 Cast Contemporaries, Edinburgh College of Art 2013 SSA annual exhibition, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh
RESIDENCIES 1992 Margins international artists’ residency in Sutherland, Scotland. 1994 Konstnarskoloni i Norsjo, international artists’ residency in Sweden.
COLLECTIONS My work is held in public and private collections including:
The Royal Scottish Academy Heriot Watt University Edinburgh College of Art Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries, Edinburgh City Art Centre Paintings in Hospitals (Scotland) Sakima Art Museum, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, Norsjo town collection, Sweden
PRINT CO-PUBLICATIONS (with Edinburgh Printmakers’ Workshop) The Sea,The Sea 21 Works by Women
AWARDS 1987 John Kinross Scholarship Royal Scottish Academy 1988 Andrew Grant Major Award Edinburgh College of Art 1989 Edinburgh Printmakers’ Workshop Prize, The Royal Scottish Academy 1989 George Jackson Hutchison Memorial Prize for Painting, Edinburgh College of Art. 2004 Printmakers’ Workshop Prize, SSA Annual Exhibition 2008 ‘Dean’s Research Fund’, University of Edinburgh for collaborative and interdisciplinary project, ‘Smugglerius Unveiled’, with Dr Jeanne Cannizzo from the Social Anthropology Department in the University of Edinburgh
1982-198 Edinburgh College of Art and Edinburgh University. M.A. (Honours) Degree in Fine Art 1987-1988 Edinburgh College of Art. Post-Graduate Diploma in Painting (with Distinction). 1988-1989 Edinburgh College of Art / Heriot Watt University. Master of Fine Art Degree.
EMPLOYMENT AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
Edinburgh College of Art
since 2002 to present: Academic Coordinator for the BA Combined Studies (Art and Design); Lecturer in Painting
1989 - 2006 Lecturer in the Department of First Year
1989 - 2004 Lecturer in the School of Drawing and Painting
Conference contributer: Artefacts conference, Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2012
Conference contributor: The Analysis of Beauty: Art, Anatomy and the Cast Cast Collection ConferenceEdinburgh College of Art 2011
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 2010 Invited speaker on the research project, ‘Smugglerius Unveiled’
Visit Scotland 2009 - 2010 talks on the Edinburgh College of Art anatomical cast collection
Conference contributor: Pushing myself harder and listening differently: the student experience of reflective practice 2009 CAUCE conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Conference contributor: What Lies Beneath: Exploring the affective presence and emotive materiality of human bones. 2008 conference organised by the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh
Estonian Art Academy, Tallinn, Estonia 2007 invited visiting lecturer, delivering CPD for academic staff
Kyoto Prefectural International Centre (KPIC) 2007 Artist’s talks and creative workshops for art students and lifelong learners at venues in Kyoto including City Art University, ‘Juno’ artists’ workshop and Saga Art College
University of Sheffield Department of Education 2006 - 2009 External Examiner
Glasgow University Department of Continuing Education 2005 - 2008 External Examiner
Agder College of Art and Design, Kristiansand, Norway 2005 invited visiting lecturer
Society of Scottish Artists Professional Member since 2000
Edinburgh Printmakers’ Workshop 1992-1994 member of the Council; currently a Workshop member
The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh 1992-1993 member of the Management Committee
The Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh 1992 educational workshops for children
Artlink: Partners in Print 1990 taught workshops for Artlink, an organization which organizes art tuition for people with disabilities. “Partners-in-Print” was a printmaking project; work made during the project was exhibited at the Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh
The National Galleries of Scotland 1988-1991 Series of gallery talks and related drawing and painting classes at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh