Awards & Residencies


Helen Lamb Prize for Best Creative Writing Dissertation, University of Stirling


Invited artist, Hidden Door Festival


Best Factual, BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award

Best UK Short, East End Film Festival

Director's Choice Award, Black Maria Film Festival


Nominee, Magnum/Photo London Graduate Photographers Award


Short film commission, Scottish Documentary Institute

Artist Bursary, Creative Scotland 


Third Place, Jill Todd Photographic Award

Adam Bruce Thomson Award, RSA New Contemporaries

Selected artist, The Catlin Guide

Artist residency, Unit 7 Artist Studios

Artist residency, studio 41


Shortlisted, Barns-Graham Travel Award, Royal Scottish Academy

Selected graduate artist, Source Photographic Review


Honourable Mention, Photography Book Now


Mind/Screen (Kopf/Kino), 25th International Bremen Film Conference, May 2021

Docudays UA, April 2020

Black Maria Virtual Film Festival, 2020

VIS Vienna Shorts Festival, May 2019

Short Screens, Belgium, April 2019 

Blowup Film Fest: Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival, November 2017

Scenecs International Film Festival, May 2017

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, March 2017

Annual CPH Film Festival, February 2017

DOCfeed, February 2017

British Shorts Berlin, January 2017

Vimeo Staff Picks, January 2017

Family Film Project, November 2016

Edinburgh Short Film Festival, November 2016

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival, October 2016

Renfrewshire Mental Health Arts & Film Festival, October 2016

Reykjavík International Film Festival, October 2016

Montecatini Short Film Festival, October 2016

LUNAFEST Film Festival, September 2016

Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, September 2016

Shorts México, September 2016

​​Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, August 2016

East End Film Festival, June 2016

Open City Documentary Festival, June 2016

XPO North, June 2016

DocuTIFF, June 2016

Shortcutz Amsterdam, May 2016

DocuWest International Film Festival, May 2016

Wales International Documentary Festival, May 2016

"Filming the Personal", Close Up Cinema, April 2016

Glasgow Short Film Festival, March 2016

Black Maria Film Festival, February-June 2016

London Short Film Festival, January 2016

Two Short Nights Film Festival, November 2015

Inverness Film Festival, November 2015

Ickle Film Fest, September 2015

Edinburgh International Film Festival, June 2015


The Night Is All Ours
Music video, 2016
Music: Rick Redbeard
Label: Chemikal Underground
4 mins

The Third Dad
Documentary, 2015 
10 mins

(When You Are Not Here) Everything Has a Flatness
Moving image, 2014-2016
3 mins

Mono No Aware
Experimental, 2014
4 mins

Letter to the Sea
Film poem, 2013 
1 min

I Put a Spell on You
Moving image, 2012
4 mins

Moving image, 2012
04:00 mins

The Outtakes
Music video, 2016.
7 mins
Three moving image works used in video
Director: Owen D. Davey
Music: Kathryn Joseph
Label: Hits the Fan Records


Waves of Exposure (Group exhibition curated by PARC)
FORMAT International Photography Festival
March-April 2021

Ghost Light
Hidden Door Festival, Leith Theatre, Edinburgh
26 May - 4 June 2017

TYS, Copenhagen
22 November 2014

Home Is Where the Heart Is But What If It's Broken? 
Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 
Merchant Square, Glasgow
10 - 11 April 2014

Jill Todd Photographic Award Exhibition
Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
14 February - 8 March 2014

Jill Todd Photographic Award Exhibition
Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow
23 November 2013 - 3 February 2014

KONTOR Galleri, Copenhagen
24 November 2013

Nature Reserves
Curated by Tom Jeffreys, Editor of The Journal of Wild Culture
GV Art, London
26 July-13 September 2013

RSA New Contemporaries 2013
Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
13 April–8 May 2013

Seven Phases of Sadness
Unit 7 Artist Studios, Glasgow
14 April 2013

Suspended Animations
studio 41, Glasgow
7-23 February 2013

7th Street Level Open
Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow
15 December 2012-3 February 2013

KONTOR Galleri, Copenhagen
24 November 2012

53° North
The New Schoolhouse Gallery, York 
8 September-27 October 2012

Matters of Translation
Boetzelaer|Nispen, London
17 August-12 September 2012

Black: New Graduates from Glasgow School of Art
Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, Glasgow 
24 July-4 August, 2012

GSA in Dunoon
Dunoon Burgh Hall, Dunoon
20 July-4 August 2012

A Spell of Heavy Rain
Glasgow School of Art 
7-16 June 2012

The Invigilators
Glasgow School of Art
21-28 January 2012

The Vic Gallery, Glasgow
25-27 May 2011
Joint exhibition with jewellery artist Stefanie Cheong

iPhoneography: May 2010 - The Unfolding
The Oakbook Gallery, Oakland
15 May-13 June 2010

Artist Talks

Gray's School of Art, 18 November February 2016

"Port Cendres", part of the programme In a place like that, Reid Gallery, Glasgow. 17 September 2014

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow. 24 November 2013

Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow. 2 February 2013


Indie Photobook Library, Washington

Constable & Robinson, London

Artist Book Collection, Glasgow School of Art


MLitt (Distinction)
Creative Writing
University of Stirling

COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland) Certificate in Counselling Skills
University of Glasgow

AFHEA (Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy)
PG Cert Learning & Teaching (Creative Practices)
Glasgow School of Art

BA (Hons) First Class with Distinction
Fine Art Photography
Glasgow School of Art

Exchange semester
Art & Art History
University of New Mexico

Foundation Diploma in Photography
CPH Film and Photo School

BA English 
University of Southern Denmark