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Mr. Donald Urquhart

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DONALD URQUHART

BIOGRAPHY

1959 Born Bankfoot, Perthshire Scotland
1978-82 B.A. Course in Drawing & Painting, Edinburgh College of Art
1981 Hospitalfield House Summer School Residency
1982 Royal Academy Study Course, The Prado, Madrid

AWARDS

1978 Lowson Smart Medal, Perth Academy
1980 Officially commended, Stowell’s Trophy, Royal Academy, London
1981 Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship to Paris
1982 Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship to Brussels
Richard Ford Award, Royal Academy, London
1985 Herald’s Critics’ Purchase Award, Mayfest, Glasgow
1990 Artist in Residence, ‘Glasgow’s Glasgow’ Exhibition, Glasgow
Cultural Exchange Programme to Amiens, France
1991 International Weeks of Painting, Piran, Slovenia
1993 British Council Grant
1994 Hope Scott Trust Grant
Scottish Arts Council, Small Assistance Grant
1995-96 Scottish Arts Council, Amsterdam Studio Residency Award
1997 Hope Scott Trust Grant
Scottish Arts Council, Small Assistance Grant
Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy Artist’s Bursary
1998 Grizedale Sculpture Forest Artist’s Residency
Scottish Society of Artists, Arts Club Award
Scottish Arts Council, Major Artists Award
1999-00 Artist’s Residency Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2000-01 Duff House Artist’s Fellowship
2003 Royal Scottish Academy, Architecture Gold Medal for collaborative work An Turas
RIBA, National Award for collaborative work An Turas
RIAS, Best Building in Scotland Award for collaborative work An Turas
RIBA, Stirling Prize (finalist) for collaborative work An Turas
RIBA, Stephen Lawrence Award (finalist) for collaborative work An Turas
Scottish Enterprise, Dynamic Scotland Award for collaborative work An Turas
2004 Invited Artist, first North Norwegian Trienniale
2005 Mies van der Rohe Award for Architecture (finalist) for collaborative work An Turas
Scottish Design Award (Best Building for Public Use) for The Sanctuary
2006 Royal Mail postage stamp in set of six depicting contemporary British Architecture.
2007 Invited judge for International Print Biennial in Guanlan, China
Scottish Design Award (Public Realm/landscaping) for Dysart Artworks project
Hope Scott Trust Grant
Silver Roses Design Award for Dysart Artworks collaborative project.
Saltire Society, Arts & Crafts in Architecture Award for Dysart Artworks project.
2008 Elected for membership of the Royal Scottish Academy
Awarded a Readership from Edinburgh College of Art
2011 Participant on Artita Artists Workshop, Piran, Slovenia



ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS



1990 New Paintings - Glasgow : ‘Glasgow’s Glasgow’ Exhibition, The Arches, Glasgow
Works on Paper : Galerie Lubie, Amiens, France
The Indian Series : Main Fine Art, Glasgow

1991 Recent Paintings : Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
Slovene Series : Galerija Ars, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1992 Slovene Series : Gallerie Rosegg, Rosegg, Austria

1993 The Innocent Garden : Demarco European Arts Foundation, Edinburgh

1994 Drumbuich : Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow
Sylva : Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

1995 Ptarmigan : North Museum, Dick Institute, Kilmarnock

1996 Donald Urquhart : Lionheart Gallery, Boston, U.S.A.

1997 Paired Land : Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Grey Weighted Notes : An Lanntair Gallery, Stornoway

1998 Grey Weighted Notes : Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Grey Weighted Notes : Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen

1999 Landed : Fly Gallery, Glasgow

2000 Noted Pool : Project Space, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
The Icelandic Suite : An Tuireann Art Gallery, Portree
New Prints : Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh

2001 The Icelandic Suite : Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen
Fields : Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews
Fields : Solvberget, Stavanger Kulturhus, Stavanger, Norway
Fields : Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
Fields : Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland

2003 Seven Notes from a Light Place : Sleeper Gallery, Edinburgh
Lines and Planes : Model and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland
Landfall : The Changing Room Gallery, Stirling

2004 Landfall : Taigh Chearsabhagh Gallery, Lochmaddy, North Uist

2005 Donald Urquhart : Cairn Gallery, Pittenweem

2006 Edge : Tapestry corridor, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

2007 Invisible Ideas, Donald Urquhart Drawings 1977 – 2007 : City Art Centre, Edinburgh

2008 Donald Urquhart – Prints : Friends Room, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2009 In Land : Schop Gallery, Oliver Chapman Architects, Edinburgh
An Alphabet and Other Notes from the Landscape : An Lanntair, Stornoway

2010 An Alphabet : Meffan Art Gallery & Museum, Forfar

2012 Gelska Abeceda : Apolonijeva Palaca, Piran, Slovenia
Gelska Abeceda : Insula Galerija, Izola, Slovenia
Orchard ( in collaboration with the poet, Gerry Loose ) : Scottish Poetry Library



COMPLETED COMMISSIONS


1998

Ornithology
A site-specific permanent installation on E.T.A.P. Oil Platform, North Sea
Commissioned by B.P.

Thocht Stone
A permanent stone & text work installed beside the River Tay, Perth
Commissioned by Perthshire Public Art Trust


1999

Birked Scar
A permanent land-art work installed on Elrick Hill, Tyrebagger Sculpture Project, Aberdeen
Commissioned by Art in Partnership, Edinburgh

The Icelandic Suite
An editioned suite of 5 screenprints
Commissioned by Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

Waterlines
Design of glass entrance for Ullapool Community School
Commissioned by Independent Public Arts, Edinburgh

Flag
Design of a flag for Grizedale Sculpture Forest, produced as a multiple
Commissioned by the Grizedale Sculpture Forest


2000

An Enlightened Stand
A permanent land-art work installed in Grizedale Sculpture Forest
Commissioned by Grizedale Sculpture Forest

A Moment in a Place
A site-specific text & drawing work for 8 pages of Atopia Magazine
Commissioned by Atopia Magazine

Snow Described Form, 1 - 4
An editioned set of 4 aquatint etchings
Commissioned by Edinburgh Printmakers


2001

Grey Line through ‘Independent People’ by Haldur Laxness
A text work for the Pocketbook ‘The Order of Things’
Commissioned by Pocketbooks

Recipes
An afterword for Ian Stephen’s Pocketbook, ‘Mackerel & Cremola’
Commissioned by Pocketbooks

Leabhar Mor na Gaidhlig
An artwork made in response to Sorley MacLean’s poem, ‘Hallaig’ for the ‘Great Book of Gaelic’
Commissioned by the Gaelic Arts Agency

2002

Fall
A permanent, outdoor video & sculptural work installed at Drumkinnon Bay for the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
Commissioned by the Centre, Glasgow

2003

An Turas
A large-scale permanent, constructed work installed at Gott Bay, Isle of Tiree
Developed in collaboration with the artists Jake Harvey, Glen Onwin, Sandra Kennedy and the architecture practice of Sutherland Hussey
Commissioned by Tiree Art Enterprises

Lines/Plane : Larus/Cygnus
A permanent sculptural work sited in the River Garavogue, in the town centre of Sligo, Ireland
Commissioned by Sligo County Council

Rock Drawing
A site-specific drawing published across the centre pages of the Stirling Observer newspaper.
Commissioned by the Changing Room Gallery, Stirling to coincide with the ‘Landfall’ exhibition.

Sanctuary
Design, development and implementation of a major architectural space to serve as a Sanctuary
for the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Commissioned by the Lothian University NHS Trust and managed by Ginkgo Projects Ltd.


2004

Three Indicators of a Notion of Serenity
A permanent sculptural installation on North Uist as part of the LANDFALL project at
Taigh Chearsabhagh Gallery.
Commissioned by Taigh Chearsabhagh Gallery


2006

Finding Space ; Healthcare Environment
A project to redevelop the main corridor to improve the healing environment of Dykebar Psychiatric Hospital, Paisley.
Commissioned by Renfrewshire & Inverclyde NHS Trust
Managed by Ginkgo Projects Ltd.

Dysart Artworks
A collaborative project with Tom Clark, Eck Finlay and City Design Ltd. to site a series of permanent artworks along the coast in Dysart, Fife.
Commissioned by Fife Council
Managed by City Design Co-operative

Glimpse
A temporary installation as part of the joint University of Dundee / ECA Nozomi Project, completed at Mayama, Kyoto, Japan.


2007

Recurring Line : North/South
A permanent artwork work using snowdrop plants to create a drawn line (1 x 100 m. ) installed within the grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin.
Commissioned by IMMA, Dublin, Ireland.

The Plough
A permanent outdoor wall-based artwork for the exterior of a new Advanced Production Facility building in Forres.
Commissioned by Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Moray

End Points : Coal/Sand
Two permanent sculptural works to be located at either end of the River Ayr to mark a newly developed public walk.
Commissioned by East and South Ayrshire Councils.
Managed by Art in Partnership.

Lined Sky Forms
A series six large scale, permanent architectural interventions on the ventilation towers of Page & Parks’ extension building at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness.
Commissioned by Eden Court Theatre.


2008

Kirkhill Pillar Project
A series of site-specific sculptures based on the planets to be installed across West Lothian to ‘re-activate’ the Earl of Buchan’s Astronomical Pillar of 1776. In collaboration with Dr Lorna Waite.
Commissioned by Artlink.


2009

Grove - Stobhill Hospital
A series of permanent artworks with the artists Ken Dingwall, Olwen Shone and Andreas Karl Shulze made in response to text works by Thomas Clark within a new building at Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow.
Project managed by Reiach and Hall Architects & Chris Fremantle
Commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Trongate 103
A project to develop works to integrate within the re-development of the King Street North Block in Glasgow - which houses nine arts organisations, working collaboratively with Cannon and Elder Architects.
Commissioned by Glasgow City Council


2010

Coastal Platform
The design of a section of the coastal path, incorporating permanent artworks and landscaping in Dysart, Fife.
Commissioned by Fife Council
Managed by City Design Co-operative

NSGHS Healthcare Environment
Commissioned to develop a healthcare environment, arts strategy for the new South Glasgow Hospitals
Project managed by Ginkgo Projects Ltd
Commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


2011

Gartnavel Royal Hospital
A project to develop and install a series of permanent artworks throughout a new-build psychiatric hospital in Glasgow. The project involves my own work and commissioning that of other artists.
Commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


2012

White Garden
A permanent built garden/ public space sited above the harbour, in the historic Fish Wynd, Kirkcaldy
Commissioned by Fife Council.


Healing Spaces
A project to develop and install a series of permanent artworks throughout a new-build psychiatric hospital in Dumfries. The project involved my own work and commissioning that of other artists.
Commissioned by DG Arts.


Colour Lines
A sculptural installation for the new Nicolson Institute School in Stornoway. Isle of Lewis.
Commissioned by FMP Group


University Sanctuary
A project to re-design the Chapel of the University of Edinburgh
Commissioned by the University of Edinburgh




COMMISSIONS CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT


Therapeutic Art & Design Strategy
A project to develop and implement an art/environment strategy for the Vale Centre for Health and Care, currently under construction in Alexandria.
Project managed by Wide Open
Commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Aberdeen Health and Care Village
A project to develop and implement an art/environment strategy for the new Aberdeen Health and Care Village, currently under construction in Aberdeen.
Commissioned by Grampian Arts in Health Trust




SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS



1989

Transfigurations : Temporary warehouse space and WASPS Gallery, Glasgow

1990

Four Scots : Cleveland Bridge Gallery, Bath
Inverclyde Biennial : McLean Art Gallery and Museum, Greenock
Royal Glasgow Institute ; MacLellan Galleries, Glasgow

1991

International Weeks of Painting : Krisni Hodik, Piran, Slovenia

1992

3 Works/ 4 Artists : Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Contemporary ‘92 : Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
International Weeks of Painting : Galerija Kovina Techna, Celje, Slovenia

1993

Consument ‘93 : Kunstmarkt, Nurenberg, Germany
New Scottish Art : Galerija Obala, Sarajevo, Bosnia

1994

Salon Glasgow : CCA, Glasgow
CIA Programme Exhibition : Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow

1995

Swarm : Scottish Arts Council Travelling Gallery, throughout Scotland
Drawing Invitation : East Kilbride Arts Centre

1996

Heartland : 20th C. Scottish Landscape Art : City Art Centre, Edinburgh

1997

Rolling Devolution, Contemporary Scottish & Irish Art : tour throughout Scotland & Ireland
Shockproof : Paul Khun Gallery, Calgary, Canada
New Found Landscape : Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
The Expanding Universe : Lionheart Gallery, Boston, U.S.A

1998

MacTotem : An Lanntair Gallery, Stornoway and tour
Island Earth : An Tuireann Gallery, Portree
Society of Scottish Artists (invited artist) : Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
Documentations : Lionheart Gallery, Boston, U.S.A.
Recent Acquisitions ; Perth Art Gallery & Museum

1999

Northern Connections : Grampian Hospital Trust Gallery, Aberdeen
Scotland’s Art : City Art Centre, Edinburgh
Re-launch Exhibition : Grizedale Gallery, Grizedale Sculpture Forest, Cumbria
The Icelandic Suite : Contemporary Print Fair, Atlantis Gallery, London

2000

A Day Like any Other : CCA Glasgow Exhibition at Kulturhus, Stavanger, Norway
On Land : The Travelling Gallery, throughout Scotland
The Icelandic Suite : Peacock Visual Arts at Glasgow Art Fair
Without Day : City Art Centre, Edinburgh
Peacock, Recent Editions : Pier Art Centre, Stromness
Solas : Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye
Dialog : Galerie BWA, Wroclaw, Poland
Recent Publications : Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh
Art Futures : Barbican Exhibition Centre, London

2001

Solas : An Tuireann Gallery, Portree
Landscape in Print : Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh
Showpiece : Q Arts, Derby
Here & Now, Scottish Art 1990-2000 : Aberdeen Art Gallery

2002

21 Years of Co-publication : Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh
Looking Westwards : An Tuireann Gallery, Portree & An Tober Gallery, Tobermory
Natural Elements : Scotland House, Brussels, Belgium
Leabhar Mor : Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
Scotland Calls, 20thC. Scottish Photography : Boston Public Library, Boston USA

2003

The Park : Travelling Gallery Exhibition for National Park Commission
Leabhar Mor : University of Virginia, USA
Common-Place : The Lighthouse, Glasgow
War - a response by 50 artists : Roxy Art House, Edinburgh
Royal Scottish Academy, architecture section : City Art Centre, Edinburgh
Common-Place : rfacFutureScotland Gallery, Edinburgh
An Turas : RIAS Gallery Exhibition, Edinburgh
Landforms : Met.room Gallery, Barcelona, Catalonia
Leabhar Mor : City Art Centre, Edinburgh
Common-Place : Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

2004

North Norwegian Triennial : Galleri Nord-Norge, Harstad, Norway
Pressing Forward : Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews
Leabhar Mor : An Tuireann Gallery, Portree, Isle of Skye
Birthday Party : Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Leabhar Mor : An Lanntair Gallery, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Common Place : Howden Park Centre, Livingston

2005

Leabhar Mor : Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Cel Scotland : London Contemporary Art Fair, Business and Design Centre, Islington, London
Leabhar Mor : Ulster Museum, Belfast
An Turas, Mies van der Rhoe Award for European Architecture : IFA, Paris
The Suitcase Show : York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

2006

Leabhar Mor : West Cork Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland

2007

Percent for Artworks : Sligo Museum and Art Gallery, Sligo, Ireland
Commissioned Artists : Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

2008

Summer Exhibition – Architecture section: Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
In Response : An Talla Solais, Ullapool
New Academicians : Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
A Time and Place, Scottish Paintings from the Collection : City Art Centre, Edinburgh

2010

Solutions, Contemporary Scottish Watercolours : Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
What Happens Next is Secret : Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Aviary : An Lanntair, Stornoway
Windows to the West, The Re-discovery of Highland Art : City Art Centre, Edinburgh

2011

Artita 10 : Apolonijeva Palaca, Piran, Slovenia
Scottish Art ; 1650 – 2010 : City Art Centre, Edinburgh
Quadruple Energy ; 4m2 Gallery, Parade Ground, Chelsea School of Art & Design. A four person exhibition with Peter Abrahams, Carol Manke, Stuart Mayes.

2012

Disappearing Swifts : Woodend Barn, Banchory
A performative drawing in collaboration with the musicians Katheleen Coessens and Ann Eysermans.
‘Sounding Drawing is part of Time of the Clock, Time of Encounter Connected Communities research funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’ The exhibition brings together artists; Kathleen Coessens, Ann Eysermans, Tim De Cort, Donald Urquhart and Anne Douglas.




SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


PUBLICATIONS



1991

INTERNATIONAL WEEKS OF PAINTING : Group Catalogue,
Published in Slovenia by Matjaz Gruden, essay by Andrew Nairn


1994

THE LOST TREES OF DRUMBUICH : Solo Catalogue
Published by Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, essay by Paul Nesbitt


1995

SWARM : Group Catalogue,
Published by Scottish Arts Council Travelling Gallery, essay by Judith Finlay


1996

HEARTLAND, 20TH CENTURY SCOTTISH LANDSCAPE : Group Catalogue
Published by City Art Centre, Edinburgh, essay by David Patterson

ROLLING DEVOLUTION : Group Catalogue
Published by Scottish Touring Consortium, essay by Brian MacAvera
ISBN 0 95223641 23

INTERNATIONAL WEEKS OF PAINTING - TEN YEARS: Group Catalogue
Published in Slovenia by Matjaz Gruden, essay by Matjaz Gruden

GREY WEIGHTED NOTES :Solo Catalogue
Co-published by An Lanntair Gallery, Stornoway and Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Introduction by Roddy Murray, essay by Duncan MacMillan
ISBN 0 9525398


1998

McTOTEM :Group Catalogue
Published by An Lanntair Gallery, Stornoway, essay by Roddy Murray

ISLAND EARTH :Group Catalogue
Published by An Tuireann Gallery, Portree, essay by Judith Finlay


1999

PERTH SCULPTURE TRAIL :Brochure
Published by Perthshire Public Art Trust

AN ENLIGHTENED STAND :S olo Publication
Published by Grizedale Arts, essay by Murdo MacDonald

SCOTLAND’S ART : Group Catalogue
Published by City Art Centre, Edinburgh, essay by Murdo MacDonald
ISBN 0 9050728 36

TYREBAGGER SCULPTURE PROJECT : Group Brochure
Published by Tyrebagger Sculpture Trust

THE ICELANDIC SUITE : Solo Catalogue
Published by Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen


2000

ON LAND :Group Catalogue
Published by the Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, essay by Allison Chisholm


A DAY LIKE ANY OTHER : Group Catalogue
Published by CCA, Glasgow in Stavanger, Norway, essay by Francis McKee
ISBN 82 7587 020 8


SCOTTISH ART , 1460 - 2000 : Publication
Published by Mainstream, Edinburgh, by Duncan MacMillan
ISBN 1 84018255 5


ATOPIA, 0.66 PLACE/ NON-PLACE Publication
Published by Gavin Morrison & Fraser Stables
ISSN 1469 3291


WITHOUT DAY : Publication
Published by Pocketbooks, Edinburgh, edited by Alec Finlay
ISBN 0 7486 6277 4


SOLAS : Group Catalogue
Published by An Tuireann Gallery, Portree, essay by Norah Campbell


DIALOG : Group Catalogue
Published by Galeria Awangarda, essay by Giles Sutherland
ISBN 83 86983 34 5


2001FIELDS :Solo Publication
Published by the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland, essay by Francis McKee
ISBN 0 953 0898 5 1


SCOTTISH ART IN THE 20TH CENTURY : Publication
Published by Mainstream, Edinburgh by Duncan MacMillan
ISBN 1 8401845 7 4


THE ORDER OF THINGS :Publication
Published by Pocketbooks, Edinburgh, edited by Ken Cockburn
ISBN 0 7486 6290 1


MACKEREL AND CREMOLA : Publication
Afterword for Ian Stephen :
Published by Pocketbooks, Edinburgh, edited by Alec Finlay
ISBN 0 7486 6302 9


HERE & NOW, SCOTTISH ART 1990 - 2000 : Publication
Published by Dundee Contemporary Arts, essay by Katrina Brown
ISBN 0 9535 178 7X

2002

FOOTBALL HAIKU : Publication
Published by Pocketbooks, Edinburgh, edited by Alec Finlay
ISBN 0 7486 6309 6


TRANSMISSION : Publication
Published by Black Dog, various authors
ISBN 1 9010 3313 9


LEABHAR MOR : Publication
Published by Canongate, Edinburgh,
Introduction by Malcolm MacLean, essay by Duncan MacMillan
ISBN 1 84195 249 4


FIFTY LINES written for David Connearn at fifty : Publication
Published by Morning Star, various authors
ISBN 1 904477 00 3


NATURAL ELEMENTS Publication
Published by the Scottish Executive
Foreword by Jack McConnell, First Minister, essay by John Calcutt


2003

THE PARK : Brochure
Published by the Travelling Gallery


COMMON-PLACE :Publication
Published by The Lighthouse, Glasgow
Foreword by Stuart MacDonald, essay by Caroline Woodley
ISBN 0 9536533 4 X


ARCHITECTURE 03 - THE RIBA AWARDS Publication
Published by Merrell, edited by Sam Wythe
ISBN 1 85894 244 6


LANDFALL Boxed set of cards
Boxed set of postcards with essay by Gavin Morrison
Published by the Changing Room Gallery, Stirling

2004

CUBES MAGAZINE Magazine
Article by Sam Yen
ISSN 1675 7653


THE ATLAS OF CONTEMPORARY WORLD ARCHITECTURE Publication
Published by Phaidon
ISBN 0 7148 43121


LINES/PLANE : LARUS/CYGNUS Solo Publication
Essay by Gavin Morrison
Published by Sligo County Council
ISBN 0 9539704 5 0


HOMES & INTERIORS SCOTLAND Magazine
Article by Caroline Ednie
ISSN 1361 6056


THE SANCTUARY Solo Publication
Foreword by Tom Littlewood
Essays by Murdo MacDonald & Rev. Sandy Young
Contains DVD film by Chris Helson & Sarah Jackets
ISBN 1 904443 01 X


2006

ARCHITECTURE IN SCOTLAND 2004 - 06 : Defining Place Publication
Edited by Morag Bain
Published by The Lighthouse
ISBN 1 905061 09 9


XS GREEN : Big Ideas, Small Buildings Publication
Edited by Phyllis Richardson
Published by Thames & Hudson
ISBN 0 500 34230 X



2007

INVISIBLE IDEAS ; DONALD URQUHART, DRAWINGS 1977 – 2007 Solo Publication
Foreward by Maeve Toale
Essay by Lorna J. Waite
Published by the City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries
ISBN 0 900 353 29 5


1001 BUILDINGS YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE : Publication
THE WORLD’S ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECES
Edited by Mark Irvine
Published by Universe
ISBN 13: 978-1-84403-578-6


CHUSANAN Group Publication
Edited by Jane Warrilow & Naoko Horiuchi
Published by the Nozomi Research Group
ISBN 4 903047 01 6


2007

GUANLAN INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL Publication
Essay by Qi Fengge
Published by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles
Publishing Corporation
ISBN 978-7-5059-5576-9


L’ARTISTE CONTEMPORAIN ET LA NATURE Publication
Edited by Colette Garraud, with Mickey Boël
Published by Hazan publishing house
ISBN : 978-2-8502-5987-6



2008

1000 X EUROPEAN ARCHITECTUREPublication
Published by Verlagshaus Braun
ISBN 10: 3-938780-10-X


ARCHITECTURE & PROPERTY, Volume 1Journal
Edited by Cary Siress
Published by The School of Arts, Culture and Environment
The University of Edinburgh
ISSN 1759-6475


2008

EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS, 40 Years of Original Prints Publication
Forward by Sarah Price
Essays by David Herrmann, Duncan Macmillan and John Calcutt
Published by Edinburgh Printmakers
ISBN 978-0-954 1530-1-4



2010

SPACE TO HEAL; Humanity in Healthcare Design Publication
Foreward by Andy Law
Essays by Marek Dominiczak. Arvid Ottar, Miles Glendinning,
Andy Law and Thomas Clark.
Published by Reiach and Hall Architects
ISBN 978 0 955 6148 1 1


WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IS SECRETPublication
Essay by Margueritte O’Molloy
Published by the Irish Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 978-1-907020-33-9


2011THE GRACE OF BIRCH ; Art, Nature Healing Publication
Foreward by Jackie Sands
Introduction by Andy Law
Essay by Dr Lindsay Blair
Published by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde





SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

PRESS



1992

3 Works/ 4 Artists exhibition review by Craig Richardson Variant Magazine

1993

Recent Paintings exhibition review by Murdo MacDonald The Scotsman

1995

Sylva exhibition review by Clare Henry The Herald
In the Studio, Feature article by Clare Henry The Herald

1996

Donald Urquhart exhibition review by Cate McQuaid The Boston Globe

1997

Paired Land exhibition preview by Susanna Beaumont The List Magazine
Rolling Devolution exhibition review by Clare Henry The Herald

1998New Found Landscape exhibition review by Brian Fallon The Irish Times
Grey Weighted Notes exhibition review by Iain Gale Scotland on Sunday
Grey Weighted Notes exhibition review by Neil Cooper The List Magazine
Grey Weighted Notes exhibition review by Clare Henry The Herald
Grey Weighted Notes exhibition review by Elizabeth Mahoney The Scotsman
New Found Landscape exhibition review by Jacqueline Stanley Circa Magazine
Feature article ( cited as Alex Salmond’s favourite artist ) Sunday Times

1999

99 for 1999, feature article Sunday Mail
Landed exhibition review by Clare Henry The Herald
Landed exhibition review by Moira Jeffrey The List Magazine
Landed exhibition review by Ian Black Scotland on Sunday
A Wee Intervention news article Westmoreland Gazette
A Wee Intervention diary article by Ken Scott The Herald
Birked Scar commission news article Press & Journal
Scotland’s Art exhibition review by Elizabeth Mahoney Scotland on Sunday
An Enlightened Stand feature article Sculpture Matters, no. 5
Feature interview with Ann Douglas & Chris FremantleSculpture Matters, no. 6

2000

Artist’s Profile by Hayden Murphy Irish Sunday Tribune
Grizedale feature article by Leslie Geddes Brown Sunday Telegraph Magazine
An Enlightened Stand review by Paul Usherwood Art Monthly
A Day Like Any Other exhibition review by Iren Skaar Stavanger Hugin
A Day Like Any Other exhibition review Stavanger Aftenblad
Dialog exhibition review by Giles Sutherland The Scotsman
Recent Prints exhibition review by Moira Jeffrey Sunday Herald
Dialog exhibition review by Giles Sutherland The Times
Recent Prints exhibition review by Elizabeth Mahoney The Guardian

2001

Essay by Gavin Morrison Sculpture Matters, no. 11
Fields exhibition review by Ann Mari Gregerson Stavanger Aftenblad
Fields exhibition review by Einar Owe Einersen Rogalads Avis (Norway)
An Enlightened Stand feature article by Vicky Allen Scotland on Sunday
Fields exhibition preview Kilkenny People (Ireland)
Fields exhibition review by Aidan Dunne The Irish Times

2002

21 Years of Co-publication exhibition review by Neil Cameron The Scotsman
Feature article by Alex Bell The Herald
Fields exhibition review Circa
Fall commission feature article by Sharon McCord Scotland on Sunday
Tiree commission news article Arca Magazine
Lines/Plane : Larus/Cygnus commission news article Sligo Champion
Leabhar Mor exhibition review by Moira Jeffrey The Herald
Sea Rods commission news article Hartlepool Mail

2003

An Turas commission feature article by Jonathan Trew The Scotsman
An Enlightened Stand article by Richard Pierce Westmoreland Gazette
An Turas commission feature article Prospect Magazine
An Turas commission article by Jay Merrick The Independent
An Turas commission review by Duncan MacMillan The Scotsman
An Turas commission article by Gavin Morrison Blueprint Magazine
Lines & Planes exhibition preview Sligo Champion
An Turas commission Stirling Prize article by Chris Marks Daily Mail
An Turas commission Stirling Prize article by Jonathan Glancey The Guardian
An Turas commission Stirling Prize article The Oban Times
An Turas commission Stirling Prize article by Jay Merrick The Independent
An Turas commission Stirling Prize article by Malcolm Fraser Building Design Magazine
An Turas commission Stirling Prize article by Douglas Dickie The Herald
Fall commission article by Beth Pearson The Herald
Lines/Plane : Larus/Cygnus commission news article Sligo Weekender
An Turas commission feature article by Barrie Evans The Architects Journal
An Turas commission news article by Martin Williams The Herald
An Turas commission news article by Sam Lister The Times
An Turas commission feature article by Jonathan Glancey The Guardian
An Turas commission feature article by Alex Bell The Herald
Rock Drawing commission editorial article by Alan Rennie Stirling Observer
An Turas commission feature article by Johnathan Trew The Scotsman
An Turas commission RIAS Prize news article by Claire Smith The Scotsman
An Turas commission RIAS Prize news article by Raymond Duncan & Martin Williams The Herald
An Turas commission RIAS Prize news article Daily Express
An Turas commission RIAS Prize news article Edinburgh Evening News
Landfall exhibition review by Catriona Black Sunday Herald
An Turas commission reviewing 2003 article by Jonathan Glancey The Guardian
An Turas commission article by Peter Wilson The Scotsman
An Turas commission article by Tom Dyckhoff The Times
An Turas commission article Giornale Dell” Arcitettura, Italy

2004

An Turas commission article by Jay MerrickThe Independent
The Birthday Party exhibition review by Iain Gale Scotland on Sunday
Lines/Plane : Larus/Cygnus public launch news article Sligo Weekender
Three Indicators of a Notion of Serenity commission news article Am Paipear
An Turas commission in article on Andy Doolan, edited by Michael Hanson Planahome

2005

The Sanctuary commission article by Jackie Kemp The Herald
The Sanctuary commission article by Philippa Swann Crafts Magazine
The Sanctuary commission article by Barrie Evans Architects Journal
Kirkhill Pillar Project commission article by Peter Huston Herald & Post
Kirkhill Pillar Project commission article by Alan Roden Edinburgh Evening News
An Turas Seven Wonders of Britain feature article by Waldemar Januszczak The Sunday Times
Sanctuary news article Life & Work Magazine
Sanctuary Scottish Design Award news article The Courier
An Turas Architecture feature article by Jesica Kibble The Scotsman
Kirkhill Pillar Project commission news article by Tim Abrahams Map Magazine
Sanctuary Project commission review article by Neil Cooper Architects Journal

2006

Dysart Artworks news article by Rosie McIntosh Fife Free Press

2007

Kirkhill Pillar Project news article by Jack Shennan Linlithgow Journal & Gazette
Red Linear – Landmark Wales project news article, edited by Penny Lewis Prospect Magazine

2008

Invisible Ideas exhibition review by Duncan MacMillan The Scotsman
Invisible Ideas exhibition review by Sarah Urwin Jones The Herald
Invisible Ideas exhibition review by Jenny Richards The Skinny
Invisible Ideas exhibition review by David Pollock The List
Dysart Artworks (phase 2) news article by John Di Folco Artworks
Kirkhill Pillar Project news article by Jan Bert van der Berg The Scotsman
In Response exhibition article by Dr Lindsay Blair Northwords Now ( issue 10 )

2009

Trongate 103 preview article by Moira Jeffrey Scotland on Sunday