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Sandra Vick

Sandra Vick
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Sandra Vick studied at Edinburgh College of Art graduating with honours, winning awards and a scholarship for further study at Masters level. She graduated with a Masters in Fine Art in 2009. She is interested in depicting the natural world as silhouettes and the narrative of movement. She uses only black and white to simplify the image. Her work has been exhibited throughout the UK, and is held in private collections worldwide.
selected exhibitions
2022 Moy Mackay Gallery, Peebles
2020 Allium Gallery, South Queensferry
2020 Number Four Gallery, St Abbs,
2019 Velvet Easel Gallery, Musselburgh
2018 - onwards The Gallery Melrose, Melrose
2015 McGillDuncan Gallery, Castle Douglas.
2015 ArtpistolGallery, Glasgow.
2015 DelamoreArts 2015, Devon.
2015 Tig Gallery, Tighnabruiach.
2014 Gallery Heinzel Contemporary, Aberdeen.
2014 & 2015 Shortlisted, selected for WAY, London.
2013 ‘The Natural Eye” SWLA Annual Exhibition, London.
2012-2020 ScotlandArt.com gallery, Glasgow.
2009 11th International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair, University of Leeds.
2008 VAS, Edinburgh.
2008 ‘REVEAL 2008″, Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh.

selected commissions
2009 “Morus Bassinus” commissioned by The Scottish Seabird Centre for their “Creative Visions of Nature” exhibition as part of their John Muir Odyssey Homecoming Festival.

awards and prizes
2006 Daler Rowney Prize, Edinburgh College of Art
2001 & 2005 Andrew Grant Bequest Prize, Edinburgh College of Art
2002 Andrew Grant Bequest Award Travel Scholarship, Edinburgh College of Art

education and career
2015- onwards various freelance teaching in schools and evenings.
2015 lead artist for workshop with Granton Library garden project with Granton Nursery.
2014 lead artist for workshop at the Fertile Ground Conference making Fishy Creatures from recycled materials
2012 artist residency, the beach hut, north light, Dunbar.
2011 Lead visual artist in Midlothian Games for Scotland dance and visual arts project.
2009 Collaborative art project with Midlothian Council, using artist’s books to produce a nature guide to a local walk with pupils at Cornbank and St James Primary School, Penicuik.
2008-9 Collaborative art project with the Scottish Seabird Centre, using artist’s book to present artwork done for a primary school doing John Muir Award and to produce a guidebook to rock pools on the East coast of Scotland.
2005-08 MFA Drawing and Painting,
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  • Hellebores
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generations come and go
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  • generations come and go
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  • hares
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Dawyck beech tree
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  • Dawyck beech tree
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  • peewits
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  • curlews
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  • foxgloves
  • Mixed Media
blue tits
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  • blue tits
  • Mixed Media