Rhue Art

Mary Bourne Resume


2009 Hope Scott Trust: funding towards new work for exhibition

    Arts Council for Moray: funding towards new work for exhibition

2008 Hi-Arts Visual Artists Awards Scheme: funding for travel to U.S.A.

2001 Civic Trust Awards: mention for Bennachie Interpretative Artworks

1999 Royal Glasgow Institute: Milly and Benno Schotz Award

1997 Royal Scottish Academy: Myer Oppenheim Prize

1996 Scottish International Educational Trust

    Arts Council for Moray: funding for travel to U.S.A.
    Hope Scott Trust: funding for travel to U.S.A.
    Royal Scottish Academy: Ireland Alloys Award

1995 Society of Scottish Artists: Art for a Better World Award

1991 Scottish Arts Council: funding for Interactive Earth

selected consultancy

2005-8 Inverness City Partnership: Advisor to Streetscaping steering group

1997 Scottish Arts Council: National Lottery External Assessor

    Masterplan for Inverurie: Artist member of the design team

1993 Peatyards Sculpture Competition, Haddo House, Aberdeenshire.


1991-4 Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen

1986,7,9,90,91 Edinburgh College of Art

1990 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee

selected workshops etc.

1994 English Martyrs’ Primary School, Sunderland: workshops

1993/4 Yorkshire Sculpture Park: stone carving master classes

1992/3/5 Moray District Council: workshops for adults and children

1991 MacLaurin Gallery, Ayr: public/special needs group workshops

1989 Scottish Arts Council: “Plaster Pleats” workshop for adults

1988-90 Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine: summer schools for adults

committees, professional memberships

2009 Deveron Arts: Board member

2000-2006 Scottish Sculpture Workshop: Board member (Chair 2002-2005)

1998-2000 Scottish Sculpture Trust: Trustee

1995-2000 Scottish Arts Council: Visual Arts Committee

1998-9 Dundee Public Art Programme: Board member

1995-8 Scottish Arts Council: Exhibitions Panel

1992 Society of Scottish Artists: elected professional member

1986-7 Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop: feasibility study committee


North Ayrshire Council

MacLaurin Art Gallery, Ayr

Highland Council

North Lanarkshire Council

Texaco North Sea

City of Sunderland

West Lothian Council

Norton Priory Museum, Cheshire

Barrow Borough Council

East Cumbria Countryside Project

Nanao City Japan

Forest Enterprise

Technopole, Edinburgh

Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy

Perth and Kinross Council

Mugdock Country Park

Scottish Poetry Library

Moray District Council

Macmillan Cancer Care

catalogues and other published work

2001 “Living the Land”, Gray’s School of Art

2000 “Eden Benchmarks”, East Cumbria Countryside Project

    “Surfaces”, An Tuireann, Isle of Skye

1999 “Triennial Sculpture Exhibition 1999”, Royal West of England Academy

    “Fire in the Land”, Scottish Sculpture Workshop

1998 “Iwate Art Festival”, Iwate Art Festival Executive Committee

    “Scottish Spirit”, Society of Scottish Artists
    “See, Sense”, City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries

1997 “Nanao International Artists’ Camp 1997”, The City of Nanao

    “Changing Perceptions”, City of Edinburgh museums and Galleries
    “SSO9”, Scottish Sculpture Workshop

1995 “A Sense of Place”, Society of Scottish Artists

1994 “The Art of the Garden”, The Scottish Gallery

    “Scandex, an Exhibition of Contemporary Scottish Sculpture”, 
    Scottish Sculpture Workshop

1993 “Carved Sculpture at Cromarty Courthouse”,

    Ross and Cromarty District Council

1992 “European Sculpture Symposium”, Scottish Sculpture Workshop

1990 “Mary Bourne, Sculptor:

1987-90 Artist in Residence, Irvine New Town, Irvine Development Corporation

Selected critical reviews and media coverage

- Georgina Coburn “Eden Court Art Project: Art in Architecture”

  Northings - Highlands and Islands Arts Journal, December 2007 Feature

- “Studio Shot”

  Sculpture Matters, Issue 9, September 2000

- “Tacsi”

  BBC 2, May 2000

- Stephen Goodwin: “There’s an Eden in the North”

  Independent on Sunday, 13 August 2000

- “The Poetics of Space”

  Arca, Issue 2, August 1999

- Audrey Clifford: “This Eden”

  Cumbria Life, May/June 1997

- Lynda Murdin: “What’s afoot in England’s Green and Pleasant Land?”

  Arts Lottery, Spring 1998

- Iain Gale: “Stimulus of the Forgotten Senses”

  Scotland on Sunday, 7 September 1997

- “In Touch”

  BBC Radio 4, 26 March 1997

- Edward Gage: “Everything Lovely in the Garden”

  Scotsman, 20 June 1994

- Nicki McHarg: “Moving Parts form a Scrapyard”

  Scotsman, 24 December 1992

- Clare Henry: “There’s no Show Without Punch”

  Glasgow Herald, 12 April 1991

- “Community Residency”

  Artists’ Newsletter, May 1991

- Beatrice Colin: “Earth, Wind and Fire”

  The List, 25 July 1991

- Clare Henry: “Works of Art that Climb a Staircase”

  Glasgow Herald, 11 December 1987
  Art in the Making”, Scottish Arts Council