Professional experience

2019Initiator/organiser of exhibition Distant Kinship/Verre Verwanten – the Netherlands/New Zealand
2015-2019Chair selection committee for new members Artist Society LKV de Ploegh
2013-2019Attended II, III and IV International Mezzotint Festival, Yekaterinburg, Russia
2011-2019Regular contributor to Printmaking Today
2015Member of the jury, which awarded the prizes at the III International Mezzotint Festival, Yekaterinburg, Russia
2014Invited to join the ten members of Grafiekgroep Bergen (GGB), the Netherlands
Accepted as Professional member of the Grafiek Platform VOG, the Netherlands
Accepted as Professional member of KCB, Kunstenaars Centrum Bergen
2013Curator of Slovakian Master Printmakers at Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland
Speaker at IMPACT 8, Dundee, Scotland (with Gea Karhof)
2011Invited curator and artist for the Scottish part of Bridges IX – Piešťany, Slovakia
2010–2011Part of the SSA steering group for the Polish Exchange Big Print, Small Print
2009–2011Elected onto the selection committee of the Scottish Society of Artists (SSA)
2008–onwardsMember of the Central Print Council Aoteaoroa New Zealand
2008Visiting lecturer at the Shri Jana Art College and at Thribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
2007Founding member (together with Gea Karhof) of Europe/Asia printmakers group ‘Double Vision’, with initially 2 Nepalese printmakers, later also two from Pakistan
2006–2012Elected Council member of the Society of Scottish Artists
2004Elected professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists
2001Elected member of Artist Society LKV de Ploegh, Amersfoort, the Netherlands
1989–1996Project Co-ordinator for Arts in Hospitals – ARTLINK Edinburgh & the Lothians
1980 – 1995Visiting Lecturer in mezzotint – Edinburgh College of Arts; Glasgow School of Arts; Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam; Minerva Academie, Groningen, NL; Scottish Arts Council Lecture Scheme
1984 – 1987Lecturer in Printmaking – Dún Laoghaire School of Art & Design, Dublin, Ireland
1981Lecturer in Printmaking – Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
1979 – 1981Council Member – Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland