Rhue Art

Allison Weightman Resume

Self taught Artist – Commenced experimental firing in 1988.


1996/98 VAS at RSA

1999 Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh

2001 Scottish Trade Fair (Scottish Select)

2002 Leith Gallery Edinburgh

2002/2005 Full time study at Edinburgh Art College

2006 Glasgow Art Fair (HRC)

Just Art Fochabers

Heinzel Gallery Aberdeen

Kilmorack Gallery Beauly

An Talla Solais Ullapool

Blind Art London (selection show)

Ingelby Gallery London

2007 Glasgow Art Fair

Tor Gallery Ross-shire Just Art Fochabers

Leith Gallery Edinburgh, Festival Exhibition

Inchmore Gallery Inverness

Scottish Parliament (selection show – Analach)

2008 Public Art commission – Re-development of area outside Community Centre in Inverness, with large stone and glass sculpture, seating and planting system.

Installation show ‘De-Struction’ with Ehren Tool, Taigh Chearsabhagh, Uist.

2009 De-Struction show. An Lanntair Isle of Lewis

De-Struction show – An talla solais Ullapool

Queens Gallery Dundee

Strathearn Gallery Perth-shire

Selection show Falkirk ‘Winter Warmth’

2010 Leith Gallery Edinburgh

Showcase Artist Timespan, Helmsdale

Aviemore Gallery,

Heinzel Gallery Aberdeen,

Kilmorack Gallery Inverness,

An talla solais, Ullapool.

Queens Gallery Dundee

Gallery at Bevere

2011 Leeds Centre of Design and Craft

Royal College of Art ‘Show me the Monet’ exhibition.

Commissions and Awards

1998 Award: Mercer Co Award, (VAS) RSA Edinburgh

2002 Piece commissioned for Aberdeen City Art Gallery permanent collection.

2007 Community piece commissioned for bus shelter in Avoch.

2008 Commissioned to produce Visual firing effect for film ‘ Sea of Glass’.


2000/2005 Workshops for HRC

2006 Workshops: Applecross ,Shieldaig,Torridon and Lochcarron Primary Schools

2006 Scoraig Community: Production of seat outside the lighthouse heritage centre.

2006 East meets West Raku workshop Ullapool

2007Through the Looking Glass – workshops with the community of Ullapool and surrounding areas using recycled glass and other materials.

2007 Project with Applecross Primary School to produce a worded, ceramic, stepping stone path in play area and recycled glass solar water feature.

2008 Geo-Art project with Durness,Lochinver,Achfary,Stoer and Kinlochbervie Primary School.

2010 Performance firing at Timespan, Helmsdale. Raku Tea Ceremony and Primitive Pit firing.

Invited Artist to create performance kiln and workshops at Fire and Ice Festival (Perthshire Scotland).

2011 Tutor for mental health class (6 weeks)

Tutor ‘Pear Tree’ project Ullapool Community


2007 Article in Ceramic Review (Jul/Aug) Shotgun Ceramics.

2010 Article in Ceramic Review (July/Aug).

Forthcoming shows and events

April 2011 Selection show (Unite) Collins Gallery Glasgow

Performance paper kiln firing at Timespan Helmsdale

May 2011 Frames Gallery Perth

Summer show Heinzel Gallery Aberdeen

June/July Tranform project sponsored by HIE John O’Groats.

Sculpture commission for Johnson & Johnson Inverness 2011

George Bain teaching project Nov/Dec 2011

March 2012 Solo installation show 20/21 Gallery Scunthorpe.