SAM AINSLEY

Senior Lecturer, School of Fine Art, The Glasgow School of Art
Founder and former Head of Master of Fine Art programme, The Glasgow School of Art.

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SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2006
Free Association, published to coincide with Glasgow
International (curator, Francis Mckee) Editor, Malcolm Dickson.
Sam Ainsley, David Harding, Sandy Moffat; A conversation.

2003

The Red Room, publication with essay by John Calcutt, in connection with exhibition at Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.

1999-2000

Why I choose Red, essay for 4th Dimension, Vol. 2 Glasgow 1999
The Red Space, publication with essay by Francis McKee, The Lighthouse, Glasgow

1998

Mapping the Difference, part two, text by Cindy Morgan and Nadia Argyropoulou, published by Hellenic American Union, Athens.

1996

Full Fathom Five, Text by John Calcutt, Hopkins Gallery, Ohio University, Columbus, U.S.A.
Mapping the Difference, part one, Text by Francis McKee and Cindy Morgan.
Women's Art at NewHall, (20th C. collection of Women’s Art) Text by Marina Warner, Griselda Pollock.

1995

The Red Wall: Text by Jane Lee. X/Y Gallery, Nepean University, Sydney and Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart, Australia.

1994

Scottish Art in the Twentieth Century. Duncan MacMillan Mainstream Publishing 1994
Report on Power and Responsibility-; Art Institutions and Cultural Change published in Variant magazine. Vol. 16 Spring 94

1993

Work illustrated in E.A.R.I. edited by John Hyatt and Maud Sulter (University of Manchester Press)

1992

Festival Fourteen: Scottish Women Artists, Dunfermline Art Gallery and Museum. Essay by Cordelia Oliver

1981-1982

Contemporary Abstraction, A survey of work by younger Scottish Artists, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 6 June- 4 July. Introductory essay by Colin Booth. 1 ill, biography

1981-1982

Scottish Young Contemporaries, Talbot Rice Arts Centre, Edinburgh

1989-90

Scottish Art Since 1900. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh and Barbican Gallery, London. Essay by Richard Calvocoressi and Keith Hartley. Biographies and Catalogue, Colour and b/w illustrations.

1989

Visiting Artists, Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, USA, 20 January-19 February. Artist's statement, biography.
Red Mare, Newcastle Arts Centre, 26 May-17 June and touring. Essay by Roberta McGrath, 1 ill, Artist's statement, biography.

1988

The Subversive Stitch, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester and Touring. Essay by Pennina Barnet, illustrated.

1987

Why I Choose Red, Sam Ainsley, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow 17 January-14 February and Touring. 4 colour and 18 black and white ills. Essay by Dr Stephanie Brown, biography
The Vigorous Imagination- New Scottish Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, 9 August-25 October. 3 ills, essays by Keith Hartley, Clare Henry, Henry Meyrick Hughes and Anthony Jones.
Smith Biennial, Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling 17 September-18 October. Essay by Sarah Kent, biography.

1986

The Eye of the Storm, Smith Art Gallery, Stirling

1979

Sam Ainsley, Colin Booth, Mark Harris, Talbot Rice Arts Centre, Edinburgh