Elise V Allan, Paintings

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Elise V Allan DA, PAI

EDUCATION

1981-82 Cyprus College of Art: Diploma of Post Graduate Studies 
1974-78 Glasgow School of Art: Drawing and Painting: Diploma of Art 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 She Moves Behind Me, Retrospective Exhibition, Gallery North, Glasgow 

2016 Conversation Between Lovers, Glad Café, Glasgow
2015 On the Beam, House for an Art Lover, Glasgow 
2015 Notes, RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow 
2008 Weekend Gallery, Hastings 
2007 Blue Roses and Other Glimpses, Compass Gallery at House for an Art Lover, Glasgow 
2005 Alexander Clayton Art, Stratford-upon-Avon 
2004 An Empty Room (And Other Quiet Places), Auld Kirk Museum, Kirkintilloch 
2001 Light Cast, Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington 
2000 Light’s Ingresses, RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow 
1997 Recent Paintings, Aldessan Gallery, Clachan of Campsie 
1997 The Ghost of A Traveller, 18 King Street, Glasgow 
1995 The Leith Gallery, Edinburgh 
1993 Artist of the Month, Glasgow Print Studio, The Original Print Shop, Glasgow 
1991 Heaven Moves Quickly, Open Circle, Hillhead Library, Glasgow 
1991 Strawberries At My Feet, WASPS Gallery, Glasgow (Mayfest) 
1990 I Beat the Drum and the Lion Swayed, Shelter Gallery, Glasgow 
1988 Tron Theatre Bar (with Compass Gallery) Glasgow 
1983 Corners Gallery, Glasgow 
1981 Underground Gallery, Glasgow 

TWO/THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS 
2011 Elise V Allan, Susan Roan and Jessica Wolfson, Recent Work, RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow 
1989 Marie Barbour and Elise V Allan, Glasgow Print Studio Gallery, Glasgow 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
Exhibiting regularly since 1979 

 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Royal Scottish Society of Watercolourists Annual Exhibition 2019 -2020

Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition 2019, Paisley.

RGI Annual Exhibition 2017, Glasgow.  Awarded City of Glasgow College Purchase Prize.

RSA Annual Exhibition 2017, Edinburgh.


Open exhibitions include Society of Scottish Artists, Royal Glasgow Institute, Paisley Art Institute, Inverclyde Biennial, Aberdeen Artists, Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London. Royal Scottish Society of Watercolour Artists.

Galleries include Falle Fine Art, St Helier, Jersey; Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow; The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton; Belgrave Gallery, London; Blackheath Gallery, London; Compass Gallery, Glasgow. 

AWARDS

 2017 Royal Glasgow Insititute Annual Exhibition:  Awarded City of Glasgow College Purchase Prize.

2014 Paisley Art Institute: House for an Art Lover Prize 
1994 Paisley Art Institute: Contemporary Fine Art Gallery Eton Prize 
1983 The Scottish Arts Council Young Artists Bursary (travelled in Italy for three months) 

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT 
1999-12 Part time lecturer, Strathclyde University 
1992- 01 Part time tutor, Kilmardinny Arts Centre, Leisure Classes 
1995 8 Artist Master Classes, Strathclyde Regional Council Schools, Renfrew and Lanark Divisions 
1994-01 Part time tutor, Cardonald College 
1990-97 Part time tutor, Glasgow School of Art, Saturday Morning Classes 
1990-95 Visiting Lecturer, Glasgow School of Art, Printed and Knitted Textiles Department 
1992,97 Co-founder of STUDIO 19: Life Drawing Resource for Artists 
1987-92 Part time tutor, Glasgow Arts Centre 
1979-81 Art Therapist (Part time) Acorn Street Psychiatric Day Unit, Glasgow 
1978-79 Art Therapist: Stobhill Psychiatric Unit, Glasgow 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT 
1993- Part time lecturer, Glasgow School of Art, (Department of Communication Design) 
2016 - Part time self-employed creativity coach.

DIPLOMATE

2020 Awarded Diploma of Artist Membership of Paisley Art Institute


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP 
1994 Paisley Art Institute 
1984 Society of Scottish Artists 

PUBLICATIONS 
1989 Edition of Screenprints published by Glasgow Print Studio. 

BOARD MEMBERSHIP 
2005 - 2009 Director of Project Ability