B i o g r a p h y


Brief Exhibitions Profile

Solo exhibitions include

Irvine Art Centre

Citizenís Theatre

Glasgow Print Studio - drawings, prints and sculpture

Corners Gallery - Watercolours (Mayfest)

 Glasgow School of Art (various)

'In the Clearing - Where Tracks Cross' Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh 2003

'Sea Change - Weather Fronts and Passing Time' House for an Art Lover Glasgow 2005

Within 'Gael Force' Whitehouse Gallery Kirkcudbright 2006

Selected Group Exhibitions

Royal Glasgow Institute

Society of Scottish Artists (member)

 Royal Scottish Academy

Paisley Art Institute

Smith Biennial - Stirling

Crossing Boundaries - Compass Gallery Glasgow

Paisley Drawing Biennial (prizewinner)



'Scottish Art Since 1900' - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 1989

Mayfest 'Glasgow Parks' Compass Gallery Glasgow

Fine art Society 'Contemporary Scottish Art'  'Drawing'

 Glasgow Artists in Nurnberg

Glasgow Artists in Schweinfurt

'The Compass Contribution' at the Tramway Glasgow

Scottish Arts Council touring exhibitions

25th Anniversary Glasgow Print Studio at McLellan Galleries Glasgow

GSA Artists in Moorhead and Duluth, Minnesota

Theatre Designers Guild - Riverside Studios London

GSA Artists at Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia

'Small Pictures' Billcliffe Fine Art Glasgow

East meets West - Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh

'Land of the Mountain and the Flood' Billcliffe Fine Art Glasgow

'101 Invited Artists - Homecoming Scotland Exhibition' Maclaurin Gallery Ayr


Work in public collections

Scottish Arts Council

Educational Institute of Scotland - purchase award

Dunbartonshire Education Authority

Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery

Glasgow School of Art

 Paisley Museum and Art Gallery - purchase award

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery (from the Scottish Arts Council collection)


Please note - there is a gap in exhibiting due to other commitments between the years 1990 and 2000 during which time James Cosgrove was acting and subsequently appointed Deputy Director of Glasgow School of Art.


He retired from academic life in 2000.