Kirkland Main RSA RSW

I am interested in form created by the interaction of human activity and the landscape, particularly in relation to Scottish archaeological and historic sites. In addition to watercolour I also paint large works in oil.

Biography

1991-1998 Head of School of Drawing & Painting, Edinburgh College of Art
1998 Professor of Painting, Herriot Watt University
2006 Elected RSA

Awards

2008 – RSW Council Award
2004 – May Marshal Brown Award RSW
1999 – Sir William Gillies Award RSW
1998 – Dunfermline Building Society Award RSA
1993 – Scottish Arts Club Award RSW

Selected Exhbitions

1998 – The Scottish Arts Club (Solo Exhibition)
1993 – The Loomshop Gallery (Solo Exhibition)
1993 – International Festival Exhibition – The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1989 – The Loomshop Gallery (Solo Exhibition)
1988 – Contemporary Scottish Painting, Middlesborough Art Gallery
1987 – International Festival Exhibition – Kingfisher Gallery, Edinburgh
1986 – ESU Gallery (Solo Exhibition)
1982 – Scottish Arts Council Travelling Exhibition
1977 – International Festival Exhibition Scottish Television, Edinburgh
1973 – New 57 Gallery (Solo Exhibition)

Public Collections

  • University of Sussex
  • University of Stirling
  • British Petroleum
  • NHS Lothian
  • The Royal Scottish Academy
  • Edinburgh College of Art
  • The Educational Institute of Scotland
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Middlesbourgh Art Gallery
  • Aberdeen Asset Management