Watergaw is ancient scots for a partial or incomplete rainbow.
did a variety of jobs before the ‘magic’ that
I associate with clay first took hold.
1990 – 91 Shop assistant and worker in George Young’s
Church Square Ceramic Workshop in St Andrews.
1991 – 93 Assistant Clay Worker in Anne Lightwood’s Pottery
Workshop in St Andrews during which time I took an Open College Arts
1993 – 94 Dundee College, Graham Street, Dundee, Portfolio Year
1994 – 98 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, a faculty
of the University of Dundee. Bdes (Hons) in Ceramics with Photography
as my elective
1998 – 99 Grays School of Art, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.
MA in Art and Design.
2000 ‘Watergaw Ceramics’ established
Selected Group Exhibitions
1997 Angus College Annual Exhibition, Angus
1997 SAAC Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
1997 AAA Gifted Exhibition at the Crawford Centre, St Andrews
1998 Aberdeen Artists 64th Exhibition in Aberdeen Art Gallery
1999 Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
1999 Aberdeen Artists 65th Exhibition in Aberdeen Art Gallery
1999 Angus College Annual Exhibition, Angus
1999 – 2002 The Plate Show – a touring exhibition starting
at the Collins Gallery, Glasgow
2001 Aberdeen Artists Annual Exhibition in Aberdeen Art Gallery
2002 Aberdeen Artists Annual Exhibition in Aberdeen Art Gallery
2003 Aberdeen Artists Annual Exhibition in Aberdeen Art Gallery
1997 Elizabeth Ballantyne Award at SAAC Exhibition
Ceramic Series of Pods and Day Lily Photographs, Botanical Gardens, University