Biography

James Hawkins - Biography

  • 1954
    • Born in Reading
  • 1972-73
    • Wimbledon School of Art, London
  • 1974-75
    • W.S.C.D. Worthing
  • 1975-78
    • Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford University
  • 1978
    • Moved to Ullapool, Northwest Highlands of Scotland

Group Exhibitions

  • 1975
    • Balliol College, Oxford
  • 1978
    • 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
  • 1980
    • Nevil Gallery, Bath
  • 1983
    • Wilderness Conference, Findhorn Community, Forres
  • 1984
    • Compass Gallery, Glasgow
  • 1986
    • MacLean Biennial, Greenock
  • 1987
    • 'Seven Artists' View of Iona', 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
  • 1988
    • 'Light and Space', Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews
    • 10th Anniversary Exhibition, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
    • 'Artravaganza', Smith Gallery, Stirling
  • 1989
    • 'Scottish Landscape', 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
    • 'Into the Highlands', MacManus Gallery, Dundee
  • 1991
    • 'Mountain Experience', Highland Region Touring Exhibition
  • 1995
    • 'The Beltane Spirit', Highland Council Touring Exhibition
    • Gulbenkian Foundation, 'Prints for the Western Isles'
  • 1996
    • ART '96, London Contemporary Art Fair
    • Art in the square, Glasgow Art Fair
    • Heartlands', *20th Century Scottish Landscapes, Edinburgh
  • 1997
    • ART '97, London Contemporary Art Fair
    • Kilmorack gallery, Beauly
    • LINEART '97, International Art Fair, Ghent
  • 1998
    • Davies & Tooth, London
    • ART '98, London Contemporary Art Fair
    • Glasgow Art Fair
  • 1999
    • ART '99, London Contemporary Art Fair
    • Glasgow Art Fair
  • 2000
    • ART *2000, London Contemporary Art Fair
  • 2001
    • 'Living the Land' Duff House, Banff
  • 2002
    • Art '02 London Contemporary Art fair
  • 2002
    • International Art Fair New York
  • 2003
    • Summer exhibition, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh
  • 2004
    • Thompson's Gallery,Aldeburgh
    • Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly
  • 2005
    • Millenium Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands
    • Richmond Hill Gallery, Scottish exhibition
    • Kilmorack Gallery in Cork St. London
  • 2007
    • Scottish Royal Academy, Edinburgh Summer Exhibition
  • 2008
    • Thompson's Gallery, Aldeburgh
  • 2011
    • "Perception", RhueArt,Edinburgh

Solo Exhibitions

  • 1983
    • Eden Court, Inverness
  • 1986
    • MacLean Art Gallery, Greenock
  • 1987
    • Eden Court, Inverness
  • 1988
    • 'Landmarks', 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
  • 1989
    • 'Secret Places and Intimate Landscapes', Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh
  • 1990
    • Galerie Van Alom, Berlin
    • Gallery 202, London
  • 1991
    • Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeen
  • 1992
    • 'Sense of Place', 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
  • 1993
    • 'Sacred Sights', C. Boyd Gallery, Galashiels
  • 1996
    • Coventry Gallery, London
  • 1997
    • Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, Glasgow
  • 1998
    • 'Inferences', Bellevue Gallery, Edinburgh, Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly
  • 1999
    • A Journey in all Weathers, Davies & Tooth, London
  • 2001
    • 'Landscape, Colour and Light' Davies and Tooth, London
  • 2002
    • Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly
  • 2002
    • 'Art on the Links' St Andrews
  • 2003
    • 'Way out West' Davies and Tooth, London
  • 2006
    • 'Atlantic Coast', Duff House, Banff
    • 'The Western Isles', Richmond Hill Gallery.
  • 2007
    • 'Water, Wind and Light'. Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly
  • 2009
    • 'The Chronicles of the Straight Line Ramblers Club'. SW1 Gallery, London
    • 'The Ramblers go to Knoydart' . Knoydart Village Hall
  • 2012
    • "Cutting Edge", Cork St. London
  • 2013
    • "People and Places", Cork St. London
    • "Biennale", Mortagne du Perche, France

Stage Design

  • 1986
    • 'Biston Betularia' Video
    • The Brahan Seer', Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
  • 2013
    • "Infinite Scotland" Touring theatre drama/documentary

Awards and Commissions

  • 1976
    • Painting Prize, Ruskin Art School
  • 1989
    • 'Painter of the Year', Warwick Arts Trust, London
  • 1998
    • Glenfiddich Distillery Scottish Art
  • 2001
    • 'Highland Festival' 'Elements' 'Animation Collaboration'
  • 2004
    • The Great Glen, Inverness airport
  • 2005
    • Dreaming Spires, video

Collections

  • Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
  • Edinburgh City Council
  • Warwick Arts Trust
  • Ross and Cromarty District Council
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Wilde Sapte, London, Brussels, Paris
  • 'Paintings in Hospitals', Scotland
  • Highland Regional Council
  • Buchanan Ingersoll, London
  • Flemings Bank
  • Durham University