Born 1967 / Glasgow, Scotland


1986 – 1990                 BA (Hons) Fine Art, DJCAD Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland

1990 – 1991                 PG Dip Drawing and Painting, DJCAD, Dundee, Scotland

Experience (selected)

2012 – 2014                 Guest Presenter & Visiting Lecturer MA Creative Media Practice, UWS University of the West of Scotland, School of Creative & Cultural Industries

2013 – 2014                 Mentor, Lead Trainer and co-facilitator for IMPART: Artists Leading the Learning Arts Graduates Professional Training Programme

2009 – 2014                 Artist in Residence, Angus Council leading community and educational projects

2012 – 2015                 Fine Art Lecturer BA [Hons] Contemporary Art Practice Degree Programme, UWS & City of Glasgow College

2009 – 2014                 Guest Artist Museum, University of St Andrews, Scotland

2009 – 2014                 Guest Artist, International Summer School of St Andrews, Scotland

2011 – 2013                 President, Society of Scottish Artists

2009 – 2011                 Vice President, Society of Scottish Artists

2009 – 2013                 Board Member,Exhibiting Societies of Scottish Artists(ESSA)

1996 – 2014                 Fine Arts Educator teaching in leading Scottish Arts Institutions

International initiatives and selected research activity

2013                            Distance Learning, exhibition, British Ambassador’s Residence, Bratislava, Slovakia

2012                            Amaterus Paper Arts Academy Biennale, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011, 2012                  IX.,X. Bridges, Piešťany, Slovakia

2011 – 2012                 Design in Action GIDE creative lead in research-led international workshop with DJCAD, V&A Dundee, Leeds College of Art, University of North Texas, USA, Thomas More University College Mechelen, Belgium

2014                            Co-Editor of New Bridges 11:11 publication and Curator and Member of Executive Committee for Scotland for SSA Exhibition New Bridges 11:11, Slovakia

2011 – 2014                 Co-Founder of TRiGGER Research Network and Awarded Research Grant by ArtWorks Scotland/ Creative Scotland/AHRC/Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Awards (selected)

2014                            Exhibition Commendation, the Meffan in Winter

1998                            The Glasgow Art Club Fellowship, RGI, Royal Glasgow Institute

1997                            The Scottish Arts Club Prize, SSA, Edinburgh

1992                            Dundee District Council Purchase Prize

1990, 1991                  Nominated for Young Scottish Artist of the Year, Miller Homes

1989                            Cité internationale des arts Award Winner Miller Homes Scholarship, Paris, France

Commisions, Collaborative Projects (selected)

2011 – 2012                             Commissioned by Dundee City Council/ Eastern Primary School to design a laser cut steel entrance gate for the new school premises

2009 – 2014                 Creative Facilitator on Project Blueprint with Angus Council & Ginkgo Projects

2009                           Lead Facilitator and Co-Design arts intervention in collaboration with ‘Wide Open Space’ for Seaview Primary, Perspex ArtWorks Commission, Monifieth

2013 – 2014                 Lyke a River’ film / music video for Son of the Sea Productions

2009                            Speaking the Land’ voice performance and vocal coach for Dalziel + Scullion and Scottish Natural Heritage

2006                           Installation performance for ‘Killing Time’ at DCA Dundee

Contemporary Arts

Her artistic practice explores paint, stitch, print, installation and performance. She has been participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the UK and across Europe where her work is held in many private and public collections. Lives in Dundy, Scotland.

Contact: cory177@aol.com, www.louiseritchie.com

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