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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EXHIBITIONS

2004
Research grant, GSA, production of ten digital drawings on canvas for proposed collaborative exhibition in USA.
The Flag project, Bethnal Green Road, London.

2002-3

Year long absence due to major illness.

2001

Habitat, Glasgow Print Gallery.
The Red Space, The Lighthouse, Glasgow.
The Red Room, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia
no small feat, Street Level Gallery, Glasgow
Hitch, a celebration of the work of Hitchcock, Glasgow Print Studio
New acquisitions, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

2000

The Red Space2, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne,
no small feat, Street Level Gallery, Glasgow

1999

Mapping the Difference II, Hellenic American Union, Athens.
Silver, 25th Anniversary exhibition, Peacock Gallery, Aberdeen
Museum Magogo, Glasgow Project Space

1998

Visible Philosophies, an Artists choice exhibition curated by Rose Frain
Contemporary Artists in Scotland, Scottish Arts Council/Axis
MONOprints, Glasgow Print Gallery.

1997

Tower of Babble, Artists Magazines, Street Level Gallery, ` Glasgow.

1996

Full Fathom Five, Hopkins Gallery, Ohio University, Columbus, U.S.A.
Mapping the Difference; I Space Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A

1995

The Red Wall, X/Y Gallery, University of Western Sydney, Australia and Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Tasmania.

1993

Festival Fourteen: Scottish Women Artists: Dunfermline Art Gallery and Museum
The Delphi Works, The White Room, Glasgow School of Art

1992

Red Mare 2, Salford Art Gallery and Museum, England.

1990

Red Mare, Maclaurin Art Gallery, Rozelle House, Ayr
Women's Own Annual, Glasgow School of Art
New Art Forms, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA
Contemporary Art Season 1990, One-Woman Exhibition Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

1989-90

Scottish Art Since 1900, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh and Barbican Art Gallery, London

1977-1980

Scottish Tapestry Artists Group 1st, 2nd and 3rd Annual Exhibitions, Edinburgh and tours

1981-1982

Contemporary Abstraction, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Contemporary British Tapestry, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia and tour
Scottish Young Contemporaries, Talbot Rice Arts Centre, University of Edinburgh and tour

1989

Krannert Arts Centre, University of Illinois, USA
College of Art, Maryland Art Institute, Baltimore USA

1987

Why I Choose Red, One-Woman exhibition, Third Eye Centre [CCA], Glasgow and tour

1986

The Eye of the Storm-Scottish Artists and the Nuclear Debate
The Vigorous Imagination: New Scottish Art, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh International Festival
Festival Folio, Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh
The Smith Biennial Exhibition, Smith Art Gallery, Stirling

1984

Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland 1988
The Subversive Stitch, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester and tour
Fibre 88, Dublin Millennium Exhibition Hall, Bank of Ireland, Dublin
Festival Folio, Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh

1979

STAG, touring exhibition of small works, Scotland and New Zealand
Three Artists, Talbot Rice Arts Centre, University of Edinburgh
Four STAG Members, Aberdeen Art Gallery

1978

La Jeune Tapisserie en Ecosse, Villefort, Lozere, France