History of Artistic practice

Education

2003-06 Jerwood Foundation/ Memorials by Artists, Stone Letter Carving

Apprenticeship with Master Lettering Designer and Carver, John Neilson

1992-93 Moray House College Edinburgh, PGCE, Art and Design

1985-89 Edinburgh College of Art, BA Honours Drawing and Painting, 2:1

Awards/Grants

2018 ACNI Individual Artist Award

2016 ACNI Individual Artist Award

2014 Craft NI’s Innovation Boost Programme

2010 Creative Scotland, Hi Arts Makers Award

Site specific projects

2017 The Architecture of Light, solo exhibition, Down County Museum

2012 The Blue Dot, pop up community studio and gallery, HeART of Argyll

Initiative, Year of Creative Scotland, 2012

Exhibitions

2018 Film Makers, group show, Nerve Centre, Derry

2017 Film Makers, group show, The Braid, Ballymena

2016 Film Makers, group show, R Space, Lisburn

FoRM, group show, Bangor Walled Garden

2015 Innovation Boost, Bangor Heritage Centre

2014 Masters and Apprentices A Transfer of Passion, group show, Lettering Arts

Centre, Sussex

2013 The Cutting Edge, group show, The Bleddfa Centre, Herefordshire

2012 Walls of Stone, ArtMap group show, Auchindrain Museum, Argyll

2011 Earth, Fire Air, Water, ArtMap group show, Kilmartin House Museum, Argyll

Unite, group show, Collins Gallery, Glasgow

2010 Cutting Words, group show, Gallery No 10, Edinburgh

2009 UK/OK, group show, Price Tower Arts Centre, Oklahoma, USA

Commissions

2018 Memorial, Roseyards Churchyard, private client, Co Antrim

2016 Memorial, Kilvaree churchyard, private client, Edinburgh

2014 Memorial, Kilmun Churchyard, private client, Dunoon

Memorial, garden, private client, Kilmartin

2013 Memorial, wild boulder, Loch Awe, private client, Kent

sculpture, private client, London

2012 sculpture, garden, private client, Oxford

sculpture, garden, private client, Edinburgh

sculpture, garden, private client, Loch Awe

2011 sculpture, garden, private client, Crinan

2010 Memorial, garden, private client, Isle of Mull

2007 stone tablets, interior and exterior Aosdana Gallery, Gallery Director Isle of

Iona

Memorial, garden, private client, Kilmartin

sculpture, Iona Hostel grounds, Hostel Manager, Isle of Iona

Publications/Feature Articles

2017 RSUA Perspective magazine, Nov/Dec, feature article/review

2011 The Sunday Telegraph, Life Section, Masters of Craft

Conversations on the Coast, Nick Hand

2007 The Art of Letter Carving in Stone, Tom Perkins

 Sheena Devitt

marble works

For further information please contact Sheena