Frances Law


Frances Law has been a practising artist since graduating from Glasgow School of Art in 1980.

Her solo exhibitions include 'The Architecture of Nature', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Church, Glasgow, 'Beyond Appearance', Park Gallery, Falkirk, and 'Paths and Journeys', Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh. Selected group exhibitions include RSW and SSA Annual exhibitions, RSA, Edinburgh, Sheridan Russell Gallery, London, Fleming Collection, London, Xiantan University, Baishi Institute, Hunan Province, China and Kaire-Desine Print Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Her work is held in private, public and corporate collections including the National Collection Public Catalogue Foundation, Cornhill MacMillan Centre, Perth Royal Infirmary, Scotus College, Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art and Aberdeen Asset Management Arts Collection. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including short listing for the Aspect Prize, Scottish National Art Competition, first prize winner, Scottish Arts Council Combined Arts Award and Scottish Arts Council Regional Artists' Award.

Frances has worked as a part time lecturer at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD), University of Dundee and as a visiting lecturer at Perth College Department of Contemporary Arts Practice. She has worked with Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust as a Lead Artist and has been employed by various regional councils throughout Scotland working within community arts. Frances is currently studying for a Masters in Art, Society & Publics at DJCAD where her research focuses on place, place-making and belonging. She is interested in curatorial practice and museum culture.

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