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Rowan Paton

Rowan Paton
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Employing collage, print, wordplay, and pattern, my work is characterised by the development of imagined visual space. This seeks to explore themes of environmental change, mental health and otherness. Landscape, and in particular, the mountain, provide a reference through which to examine these.


Yale University School of Art, M.F.A Painting and Printmaking Edinburgh College of Art,

B.A. Hons Drawing & painting University Edinburgh,

Post Graduate Diploma Education


2019/2020 SSA | VAS OPEN Royal Scottish Academy, National Galleries of Scotland
2019 Royal Scottish Academy 193rd Annual Exhibition of Art & Architecture
2019 Bloc Gallery, Edinburgh
2019 Settle Doon, Place + Platform
2019 Gone Fishing, DOK, Edinburgh
2019 Visual Arts Scotland ALIGHT 2019
2019 Lost All Reason & Direction
with Alan Grieve, Tent Gallery, ECA, Edinburgh
2019 SSA Annual Show, RSA, National Galleries
2018 CURRENT Tatha Gallery
2018 Detail Framing 2018 Royal Scottish Academy Annual 2018 r e . p l a y Suttie Space, GHAT, Aberdeen
2018 Blueroof Gallery, Aberdeenshire
2018 SSA & VAS Together Open
2018 Blueroof Gallery, Aberdeenshire
2017 Detail, It's All In The Detail, Edinburgh
2017 Visual Artist Unit Annual, Glasgow
2017 RSA Summer Show
2017 Edinburgh Art Festival, as part of Place + Platform's Reject/Respond/Repurpose exhibition
2017 Rock Trust Postcard Exhibition, Summerhall, Edinburgh, 2017 Before We Were Even Dreamed, Whitespace, with Andrew Phillips, Edinburgh 26th May-1st June
2017 DOK Artists Space, Death or Glory, as part of city wide Audacious Women Festival, Edinburgh
2016 DOK, Blueprint, Drawing show
2016 153rd RGI Annual, Glasgow


W Gordon Smith and Mrs Jay Gordon Smith Award 2020

Open Eye Gallery Award 2020

RSA Annual Edinburgh College of Art Libraries Prize 2018

Imagio Mundi - Benetton Collection 'Scotland' 2018

Society of Scottish Artists, 2017 Greyfriar's Prize

Ellen Battel Stoeckel scholarship for Yale Summer School of Art & Music
Grampian Hospitals Trust Wood Group Student Prize


Bank of Montreal

Marchmont House

Grampian Hospitals Art Trust

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