ALASTAIR CLARK

Born 1968 / Glasgow, Scotland

Education

1986 – 1990     BA (Hons), Drawing and Painting, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

1990 – 1991     Postgraduate Study in Painting and Printmaking, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

1995                Tamarind Institute of Lithography, Summer Workshop

1991                Andrew Grant Postgraduate Travel Scholarship

Awards (selected)

2003                Scottish Arts Council Professional Development Award

2002                Print Open Exhibition Prizewinner, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland

1997                Joseph Bonnar Award, Society of Scottish Artists

1995                Scottish Arts Council Travel Award

1994                Openshaw Printmaking Residency, Lowick House, Cumbria

1994                Prize, Out of the Blue Gallery, Open Exhibition, Edinburgh, Scotland

Membership

1997                Professional Member, Society of Scottish Artists(SSA)

1999 – 2001     Elected Council Member, SSA

Experience

2014 –              Studio Director Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland

2003 – 2013     Studio Co-ordinator, Assistant Director, Edinburgh Printmakers

2001                Visiting Artist, Columbus State University, Georgia, USA

1995 – 2003     Lecturer in Printmaking, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

1992 – 2003     Lithography Technician, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland

Exhibitions (selected)

2015, 2010, 2008, 2003, 2001 Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland

2014                New Bridges 11:11, Nitra State Gallery, Pálffy Palace Bratislava, House of Art Piešťany, M.A.Bazovský Gallery Trenčín, Slovakia

2013                Impact Printmaking Conference Exhibitor, Dundee, Scotland

2012                British Printmaking in Japan, Kyoto Museum, Japan

2012                Maps and Flags, Kunstlerhaus, Munich, Germany

2009                Skylights, Impact International Printmaking Conference, Bristol, UK

2009                5 Scottish Print Studios, Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, USA

2008                The Machine Stops, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

2007                Stone, Plate, Grease, Water, Museum of Modern Art, Wales, UK

2005                A Perpetual Portfolio, Museo Nacional Del Grabado, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1999                Printmakers Council Open Biennial, Whiteleys, London, UK

1998                3rd Symposium of Lithography, Tidaholm, Sweden

1993 – 2014     SSA Annual Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Contact: alastair@aclarck.org.uk, http://www.aclark.org.uk/

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