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Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020 October The Foveran, Kirkwall, Orkney
  • 2020 July “Lockdown Freedom” Northlight Gallery
  • 2019 summer front window and gallery Highland Park, Kirkwall, Orkney
  • 2018 – 2019 “Vanishing Point”, Tankerness House Museum, Kirkwall, Orkney
  • 2018 “Tak’ a Peep, Tears through Time,” Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
  • 2017 “The Heart of Stromness” book and illustration launch, show Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
  • 2017, 2016 Orkney International Science Festival, Peedie Kirk, Kirkwall Orkney
  • 2014 and 2015 “The VERY Large Painting of Hoy” Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
  • 2010  “You Didn’t Know I Could Paint?” The Wheatley Gallery East Williston, NY
  • 2005 “Stones in Common” Raven Heart Café  Sedona, Arizona
  • 2005 “Orkney” Footprint  Gallery, Huntington, NY
  • 2004 “Stones Around Town” The Art Mission, Binghamton, NY

Group Exhibitions/Juried Shows

  • 2020  Birsay Books, Birsay, Orkney
  • 2019 New Prints here and from Woodstock, NY  in Northlight Gallery Window, Stromness Orkney
  • 2018“Vanishing Point” Art and Archeology, The Orkney Museum, Kirkwall, Orkney
  • 2018 “Art to Like” Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
  • 2018 “Artefacts and Inspiration” Stromness Museum, Stromness Orkney
  • 2017 Solisquoy Printmakers, Pier Arts Center, Stromness, Orkney
  • 2016 “Pets We Love” Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
  • 2011- present “Holiday Show” Pier Arts Centre, Stromness Orkney
  • 2011 World Heritage Site “Museum on the Beach” Pier Arts Centre Orkney
  • 2016, 2014, 2012, 2011 OPEN Windows Stromness and Kirkwall  Orkney
  • 2005,2006, 2007, 2008 Woodwick House, Orkney, Scotland
  • 2004 – present, “Summer Show” Waterfront Gallery, Stromness
  • 2003 Small Print Show Woodstock Guild of Craftsman, Woodstock, NY
  • 2003 Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY Honourable Mention “Unicorn Mask”, 2002 Honourable Mention: “Small Prints” (with a Provincetown Print)
  • 2001 “National Parks” Smithtown Arts Centre, NY   Honourable Mention    
  • 2001 “Yes You Can” Huntington Art League, NY
  • 1984, 1977 Alumni Show, Masters Show Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
  • 1982  “Teachers Who Paint” Hofstra University,  Hempstead, NY

Collaborative Projects

  • 2019- 2020 collaborated and organized tour from Woodstock School of Art, New York led by artist Kate McGloughlin for 14 artists for 10 days
  • 2019 organized 2 renga events with Yvonne Gray on site at the Ness of Brodgar
  • 2018-2019 collaborated with Jim Bright to prepare multi-media and YouTube videos for solo exhibition, Vanishing Points” The Orkney Museum
  • 2018 “Pinholes Through Time” a renga mastered by poet, Yvonne Gray on site at the Ness of Brodgar, organized by J. Rose, illustrated by J.Rose
  • 2018 invited other staff and volunteers to add to the 15 ft residency painting and later developed their additions into a glossary to coordinate with the words they wrote onto the work “Hommage to the Sondage”, featured work at the Vanishing Point solo exhibition December 2018 – January 2019
  • 2018 March Tearing through Time: Painting Archaeology Series with Douglas Drever at Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
  • 2017  November Heart of Stromness illustrations for author Pat Long published by Blurb Books.com
  • 2017  July Scenic background for Young Farmers, Stromness Shopping Week, Orkney WINNER of most artistic background
  • 2017 Cover created Original watercolour for Orkney Archaeology Society ANNUAL REVIEW publication
  • 2017 August trained Kim Lowe as white-line instructor for Kirkcudbright Working Print Studio, Kirkcudbright
  • 2016 March White-line workshops for the Blide Trust, resulting in illustrations for the National Trust Forestry brochure distributed on the island of Hoy, Orkney
  • 2015 February White-line workshops After School Program for Children in Care for Social pedagogue (fostering and adoption), Orkney Islands Council
  • 2015 March “Festival of the Heart” White-line workshops Children in Care for Social pedagogue (fostering and adoption), Orkney Islands Council
  • 2015 June White-line workshops  Westray High School Calendar project
  • 2014 White-line workshops for Blide Trust resulting in illustrations for their literary publication Kirkwall Visions, Kirkwall Voices
  • 2014 assisted artist and author Lisa Hooper with Chapter on Japanese woodcut First Impressions, Langdale Press and trained her to instruct white-line printing
  • 2013 Summer Cover Art, white-line woodcut for book No Ordinary Journey, published as part of Open Windows Stromness Event  
  • 2012 25 foot painting of a universe for Stromness Drama Production scenery Return to the Forbidden Planet
  • 2011 Cover Illustration for Shadows of Our Ancestors Poems from the heart of Neolithic Orkney, part of World Heritage Site Day
  • 2007 “Art of the Folk” curated exhibition and arranged displays of the extensive folk art work of two long time residents of Kirkwall, Orkney with Neil Leask, director of Orkney Farm Museum


  • Herriot Watt University Library at Stromness
  • Anan Caram Gallery, Binghamton, New York
  • Little Red Dog Productions, Sedona, Arizona
  • Imari Arts Gallery, Hudson, New York
  • CraftsPeople, West Hurley, New York
  • Long Island Picture Frame Gallery, Massapequa, NY
  • Private collections: in the UK –  Stromness Drama Club, Tankerness, Inganess, Stenness, Birnam Woods, London, Derby, Nottingham, and more
    • Worldwide Falkland Islands, Japan, Prague, New Zealand, Slovenia, Brazil, Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, Germany, South Africa, Canada, China, Japan, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Argentina, Kenya, and more
    • Private collections in the USA – California, Arizona, Kansas, Texas, Maine, Florida, New York, Georgia, Wisconsin, Utah, and more


  • Hamnavoe Restaurant, handpainted lampshades, painted outside signage
  • Numerous watercolour white-line prints for customers worldwide
  • Herriott Watt University Library at Stromness,  Orkney 6 x 5 foot oil painting
  • Tankerness, Orkney  Green Family 11 x 5 foot oil
  • Stromness scenery ‘Forbidden Planet’  Orkney 2013
  • Stromness Shopping Week Float backdrop, Orkney  ‘Most Artistic Award’ 2017
  • Stenness, Orkney Lochend Self-Catering  5 x 4 foot oil
  • Inganess, Orkney  8 x 5 foot oil
  • Birnam Woods, Scotland Birnam Woods Nursing Home  3 hangings 3 x 6 ft oil
  • London, England Jane W.  10 x 12 watercolour white-line woodcut
  • London, England Anne Ro. 3 hand painted lampshades
  • Dublin, Ireland Mc. family 8 x 10 watercolour white-line woodcut
  • North Side School Library, East Williston, NY 3 x 5 foot oil


July – August 2018 and 2019 Artist -in-Residence at the Ness of Brodgar excavation with exhibition  December/January 218/2019 at the Kirkwall Museum.  Residency working alongside international artists. Painted a 15 ft x 6 ft piece and engaged the volunteer archaeology staff to add input.

November 2010 – April 2011 resident in late Sylvia Wishart’s home and studio Heather Braes where ‘Moonrise, Sunset, and Hoy in the Middle’ a 45 x 5 ft painting was created

Summers 2005 – 2009 Woodwick House self-arranged art workshops and cultural immersion travel experience for visitors from North America, mainly fellow working artists ORKNEY ART ADVENTURES

Related Studies with…

  • Staats Fasoldt, watercolor      
  • Pia Oste-Alexander, printmaking
  • Milton Goldstein, printmaking
  • Karen O’Neil, painter of light                     
  • Richard Vaux, painter, mixed media
  • Peter Jennerjahn, ‘after Joseph Albers’                   
  • Francis Avery, painter
  • David Haussler, sculptor 
  • Madeline Lane, potter