2021-present PhD in Fine Art Photography, Glasgow School of Art

2013 MA Photography, London College of Communication (Distinction)

2008 BA (hons) Visual Communication (First Class) Edinburgh College of Art

Selected Exhibitions

2019 Loose Parts, Abbeyhill Primary School, Colony of Artists Festival, Edinburgh

2019 The Photographers’ Gallery New Talent, London

2018 Never Got to Say Goodbye, Public Installation commissioned by Vox Liminis, Glasgow

2018 Answers Without Words, Paragon Arts, Portland OR

2017 When the Light Shifts, Glasgow Women’s Library

2016 Opposite Tendencies, 16 Nicholson Street, Glasgow

2016 The Sky is Down on the Ground, Meno31 Festival, Sardinia

2016 Common Ground,  BALTIC Contemporary Art, Newcastle

2016 Common Ground,  Woodhorn Museum, Ashington

2015 Burning with Pleasure, Artist’s book exhibition, Curious Duke Gallery, Hoxton

2015 Dis/placed, Counterpoints Arts, the Ditch, Shoreditch

2015 Nothing is Impossible Under the Sun, Likovni Salon, Celje, Slovenia

2014 Defining Lines, Brewery Tap, Folkestone Triennial Fringe

2014 Fresh Faced + Wild Eyed, Photographers Gallery, London

2014 The Bridge and the Fort, Zandra Rhodes Gallery, UCA Rochester

2012 IdeasTap Finalists’ Exhibition, Magnum Print Room, London

2012 Project 30: New Perspectives from Ireland, Gallery of Photography, Dublin

2012 Border Work, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton Photo Fringe

2012 Apocalympics, Hundred Years Gallery, London

2011 Open Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2010 The Floor to Ceiling Show, Troika Editions Gallery, London

2009 Missed Connections, Project Slogan, Aberdeen

2008 Jerwood Award Winners Exhibition, Jerwood Space, London and Impressions, Bradford

Awards and Grants

2021 Carnegie Trust Doctoral Award

2018 Lucy Art Residency, Shortlist

2018 Jerwood/Photoworks Award, Shortlisted

2017 Focas Scotland, Shortlisted

2016 Creative Scotland Open Project Fund

2015 Grand Prix Festival Competition, Łódź, Shortlisted

2014 Grants for The Arts, National Lottery through Arts Council England

2014 MACK First Book Award, Shortlisted

2013 MACK/MAPP Award, Highly commended

2012 IdeasTap Photographic Award, Winner

2011 Visual Arts Award, Edinburgh

2009 Bursary, Arts Trust Scotland

2008 Jerwood Photography Award, Winner


2018-19 Artist in Residence, Abbeyhill Primary School

2016 Artist in Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute

2015/16 B&b, a residency in South East Northumberland with BALTIC and bait

2014 Medway Fellowship with UCA Rochester and Recreate

2010 Curious Thinker in Residence, The Society for Curious Thought

2009 Project Slogan, Aberdeen


2016 Nothing is Impossible Under the Sun, published by SOAP


2019 Featured in Contra Issue 2

2017 Featured in Waterfall Issue 7

2016 Showcased in The Skinny

2016 Featured in The Drouth

2014 Featured in Photoworks Annual, Issue 21

2014 Featured in ‘Next Generation’, Aesthetica, Issue 60

July 2009 ‘Into the Wild Blue Yonder’, Guardian Weekend Magazine

Spring 2009 Feature, 1000 Words Photography Magazine

November 2008 Portfolio Magazine, Issue 48

June 2008 ‘Scotland’s got Talent’, The Scotsman

Festivals and Screenings

2018 Social Art Summit, Sheffield, Screening of Nothing is Impossible Under the Sun

2017 Indefinite Article, (audio tour) Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh

2013 In Common, IC-Visual Lab, Bristol

2013 Night Contact Festival, Dalston

2013 Journeys Festival, Leicester

2013 Cine Migratorio, Santander, Spain