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CV Louise Ritchie > Past President SSA + Honorary Member.


2015 Currently undertaking Fellowship Higher Education Academy

2014-15 PGCert TQFE University of Dundee

1990-1991 PG Dip Drawing & Painting DJCAD Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee

1986 -1990 BA (Hons) Fine Art DJCAD Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee



2016 Elected Selection Panel for SSA 2016

2016-2017 Engage -extend, Leadership Programme

2009-2014 Artist in Residence at Angus Council

2011-2015 Lecturer: BA [Hons] Contemporary Art Practice, City of Glasgow College, UWS University West of Scotland

2009-2015 Lecturer Museum of the University of St Andrews and International Summer School of St Andrews

2011-2013 President Society of Scottish Artists (SSA)

2009-2011 Vice President of SSA

2009-2013 Board Member of ESSA: Exhibiting Societies of Scottish Artists

1997-1999 + 2008-2013 Council Member SSA



2015 Invited Special Guest to the Xth International Residential Print Symposium, Castle Mojmirovce, Slovakia

2015-Present 60 x 60 International Printmaking Touring Exhibition of 30 countries launching in, Antwerp, Belgium

2014-2015 `New Bridges 11:11 International Touring Exhibition, Nitra, Trencin, Piestany and Bratislava, Slovakia

2013 ‘Distance Learning’ with Leena Nammari SSA at the British Ambassador`s Residence, Bratislava, Slovakia

2012 ‘Amaterus Paper Arts Academy Biennale’, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011, 2012 ‘Mosty / Bridges 1X’, Piestany, Slovakia, supported by the Slovak and The British Consul

2011-2013 ‘Design in Action GIDE’ creative lead in research-led international workshop with DJCAD and V&A Dundee



2013 Creative Scotland International Partnerships & Networks for SSA

2011-2014 Co-Founder Trigger Research Network, ArtWorks Scotland/Creative Scotland/AHRC/Paul Hamlyn Foundation



2015 Dundee Visual Artist Award

2014 The Meffan Winter Show, Highly Commended Exhibition Award

1998 The Glasgow Art Club Fellowship, RGI, Royal Glasgow Institute, Glasgow

1997 The Scottish Arts Club prize, SSA, Edinburgh

1992 Dundee District Council Purchase prize

1990 & 1992 Nominated for Young Scottish Artist of the Year, Miller Homes

1990 Paris Cite International Des Arts award winner Miller Homes Scholarship

1989 Scholarship Winner, Hospitalfield School of Art, Arbroath, Scotland



2016 City of Glasgow College, City Campus

2012 Creative Dundee Pecha Kucha Vol 1, Dundee http://vimeo.com/32804825
2011-2012 ‘ Big Art Project’, Dundee City Council/Eastern Primary, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-Gvlnw6IR0

2009-2014 Creative Facilitator , Project Blueprint with Angus Council and Ginkgo Projects, funded by Creative Scotland

2009 Co-Design arts intervention in collaboration with ‘Wide Open Space’ for Seaview Primary

2009 SSA/ DJCAD Juteopolis collaboration with Verdant Works and Dundee Heritage Trust


2013 ‘Lyke a River’ film piece for Son of the Sea Productions

2009 ‘Speaking the Land’ performer and vocal coach for Dalziel + Scullion, Scottish Natural Heritage+ Gingko Projects

2009 ‘Meet Sid’ short film for ‘Wide Open Space’ in collaboration with the Care Commission & Dundee Rep Theatre

2006 Installation performance for ‘Killing Time’ Dundee Contemporary Arts by Suspect Culture & Graham Fagen



2016 ‘UNpainting’ at WASPS Project Space 1, Meadowmills, Dundee

2014 ‘Colour Flood’, at the & Collective Gallery, Bridge of Allan

2013 ‘In the Eye of the Needle’, NOMAS* Projects and McManus Galleries, Dundee

2012 ‘Imagineering’ at The Meffan Gallery, Forfar

2011 ‘Chromatopia’, Bridge View Gallery, Aberdeen

2007 ‘Visiones en Color; The White Gallery, Barcelona

1996 ‘Land Light Vision’, Compass Gallery, Glasgow



2016 ‘Exquisite Corpse’, St Andrews Museum

2016 ‘Paint>Print>Paint’, Joint Collaborative Exhibition with Leena Nammari at The Meffan

1998-2016 SSA Annual Exhibition , RSA, Edinburgh

2013 Abstract, Lamb Gallery, University of Dundee

2012-2016 The Affordable Art Fair, London represented by Bridgegate Gallery

2011 RSA, the Royal Scottish Academy, NGS Edinburgh

2007 Air Gallery, London, Award Winners

2006 The London Contemporary Art Fair, Islington

2005 Royal Glasgow Institute, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow

2002 Richard DeMarco Foundation, Edinburgh

1993 CCA Centre for Contemporary Arts, Espania Joven, Glasgow

1993 Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, The Collectors Eye.





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