Curriculum Vitae

Kevin has participated in numerous exhibitions and residencies both in the UK and abroad. He has won several awards for his sculptures including a major award from the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Foundation in New York. Recently he had a solo exhibition at the Shetland Museum and in July last year his work was selected for the 7th Figurative Painting and Sculpture competition organised by Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona. He currently lives in Edinburgh and lectures part-time at Edinburgh College of Art.

Solo Exhibitions

2013 – Surface Tension- Shetland Museum and Archives, UK
2004 – Eye of the Storm- Höherweg 271, Düsseldorf, Germany
2001 – Can’t see the trees for the wood – Kunsthaus Strodehne. Potsdam, Germany
2001 – Can’t see the trees for the wood – Kunstraum Zehn, Hanover, Germany
2000 – Out on a Limb- Monaghan County Museum, Eire

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 –Museum of European Modern Art – 7th Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Barcelona
2013 – Beeldentuin Ravesteyn- Group exhibition, The Netherlands
2012 – Landart Diessen- Site-specific exhibition in Diessen, The Netherlands
2011 – Les Jardin de Drulon- Loye sur Arnon, France
2011 – Land en Beeld- Aperen, The Netherlands
2010 – pARTners- Cultureel Centrum, Schijndel, The Netherlands
2010 – Decay-Edinburgh International Art Festival Exhibition, Patriothall, Edinburgh
2009 – Bedlicht en Gedicht- Schjindel, The Netherlands
2007 – Circumnavigate- Poimena Gallery, Tasmania
2006 – Flüchtig- Künst in Kontakt, Hannover, Germany
2005 – Royal Academy of Arts- Summer exhibition, Piccadilly, London
2004 – Face- Cork Street Gallery, London
2002 – Insolite/ Solite- Oporto, Portugal
2002 – Nimes Biennale- Europèenne d’art Contemporain, Nîmes, France
2002 – 20/20- Deptford X, London
2001 – Regionale- Exhibition in the Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland


2013 – Aberdeen Artists Society first prize, Aberdeen Art Gallery
2012 – Hope Scott Trust Visual Artists Award
2010 – SSA Award, Scottish Society of Artists
2007 – Benno Shotz Prize for Sculpture. Royal Scottish Academy
2001 – Pollock-Krasner Foundation $25,000 artists award, New York
2001 – The Guthrie Award first prize at the Royal Scottish Academy
2001 – British Council Visual Artists Award
2000 – The Arts Trust of Scotland Visual Artists Award
1999 – Scottish Arts Council Visual Artists Award
1998 – Hope Scott Trust Visual Artists Award
1998 – British Council Visual Artists Award
1997 – NS Macpharlan Award Royal Glasgow Institute
1993 – The John Kinross Scholarship to Florence.


2009- Patagonia Studios- Artist in residence, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2007- Poimena Gallery- Artist in residence, Launceston, Tasmania
2004- Höherweg Ateliers – Artist in residence, Düsseldorf, Germany
2001- International Artists Exchange Program Basel- Six month residency, Switzerland
2000- Monahan County Museum- Artist in residence, Monaghan County Museum, Eire
1999- Ucross Foundation- Artist in residence, Wyoming, USA
1998- Arctic Festival- international snow symposium, Lulea, Sweden
1997- Frontieres Invisibles- symposium and site-specific exhibition, Montpellier, France
1997- Rural / Digital- Residency, Scottish Sculpture Workshop.

Professional position

1998-2015 Part-Time Lecturer in the Sculpture, University of Edinburgh.






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