Rhue Art

Lisa O Brien Resume

Exhibitions and Residencies

Oct 11 Solo Exhibition. Left Bank Gallery, Tarland. Aberdeenshire.

2011-12 Water Petal. Great Ormond Street Hospital, London 2011.

Sept 11 Sublime Film Festival, Inverness, IOTA

Sept 11 Uproot/Displace/Resettle. Heartwood. Installation. Perthshire.

Mar 10 Disturbance, Architectural Disorder curated by Launch Collaborative, Oxfordshire Visual Arts Development Agency. (

Oct 09 Artist’s residency Sound Scotland Festival, Left Bank Gallery, Tarland, Aberdeen.

Aug 09 Island Arc, Verracott, North Ronaldsay, Orkney.

Dec 08 Progressive Transformation, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen.

Mar 08 Nexus Communities, An Tobar, Mull.

Nov 07 Leeds International Film Festival 07. Pavillion, Leeds. Swing.

Sept–Oct 07 Sealladh 6. An Tuireann, Skye including work from the Nexus collaboration.

Dec 2006 – May 2008 Single Track Road. Video. New Media Scotland. B-sides programme. Upgrade! International Festival, Toured to Belgrade, Boston, Vancouver, Paris, Melbourne, CCA, Glasgow.

June 07 Nexus, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen. Collaborative week long residency.

May 2006-Feb 2007 Disturbance. Sound installation. JIPB Cube Gallery. An Tuireann, Skye,

May 2006. Jarnac, France and Grays School of Art, Aberdeen

August 2006. Ichinomiya, Japan November 2006. Bovlingbjerg, Denmark, February 2007.


2007 Master Fine Art (with Distinction). Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

1994 Postgraduate Cert Education - Expressive Arts, Manchester Met University 1989-91 International Centre for Study of Italian Language and Culture, Milan, Italy

1989 Ba(Hons) Expressive Arts 2:1 (first in music) Brighton Polytechnic. Fine art and music.


2011 Artists Award. Hi-arts. To create new work.

2009 Artists Award. Hi-Arts. To take part in SOUND Scotland festival residency.

2007 Visiting Artist in Japan for JIPB cube.

2006 Selected for Open Frequency on Axis and Axis Audio Gallery.

2006 Scottish Arts Council. Artist of the Month.

2006 Artists Award. Hi-Arts. To make a video ‘The New Arrival

2005-7 Arts Humanities Research Council Bursary – for part time postgraduate study.

1992 Princes Trust European Vision – young composers award.

1992 Pepinieres European Award for young composers – shortlisted/runner up


Dr Ken Neil, Head of Historical and Critical Studies, Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6RQ, 0141 353 4500, k.neil@gsa.ac.uk