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Gayle Nelson

Gayle Nelson
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Gayle Nelson is a visual artist based in Northeast Fife, Scotland. Her work explores memory, place, and the passage of time through narratives drawn in a range of media, installation and temporary public artworks. An experienced curator and exhibitions organizer, she was involved in the development of the highly-acclaimed Cupar Arts Festival between 2008 and 2016, and is a recent past President of the Society of Scottish Artists. Gayle is also a lecturer at Fife College.
1992: B.A. (First Class Honours) Fine Art, Drawing & Painting. Duncan Of Jordanstone College Of Art, Dundee, Scotland.
2008: Advanced Diploma in Teaching in Further Education: An Introduction, SQA.
2012: TQFE Postgraduate Certificate (Teaching Qualification, Further Education), University of Dundee.
2017: M.Ed Autism, University of Strathclyde.

2021: 'Here and Now', Tatha Gallery
2020: 'FLOW', Members Winter Exhibition, Visual Arts Scotland (online)
2019: 'Time Spent Amongst Trees', The Meffan Gallery, Forfar
'Utopia: What's Yours', Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
2018: ‘SILVER WATERS’, a collaborative exhibition with Robert Powell and Jamie Kinroy, TENT Gallery, Edinburgh
Society of Scottish Artists 120th Annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh
2017: ‘The Triad of Impairments and Other Works’ (with Fiona McDonald), Midlothian House, Dalkeith (organized by Artlink to launch the Midlothian Autism Strategy)
Verdant@Verdant, Verdant Works, Dundee
2016: ‘He Collects Books of the Same Size’ Collaborative Solo Exhibition with Fiona McDonald, Fifespace Gallery, Glenrothes
Society of Scottish Artists 119th Annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh
‘Imagined Lands | Women in Art’, WALL PROJECTS, Montrose
‘60 x 60’ - International
We Must Be Up Inside the Cyclone
  • Gayle Nelson
  • We Must Be Up Inside the Cyclone
  • Mixed Media
Interstate Document
  • Gayle Nelson
  • Interstate Document
  • Drawing
Between Presque Isle and Caribou
  • Gayle Nelson
  • Between Presque Isle and Caribou
  • Mixed Media
Glass-Bottom Boat, Silver Waters Exhibition
  • Gayle Nelson
  • Glass-Bottom Boat, Silver Waters Exhibition
  • Installation
Whales of Montrose
  • Gayle Nelson
  • Whales of Montrose
  • Installation
  • Gayle Nelson
  • Interior
  • Painting
Hearst Castle
  • Gayle Nelson
  • Hearst Castle
  • Pastel
  • Gayle Nelson
  • Hydrangea
  • Painting