Stenton Gallery


Colin Brown


Born Dundee, Scotland 1962


Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee 1982-1987

B.A. Honours Degree in Fine Art (Painting), 1986

Post-Graduate Diploma in Fine Art (Painting), 1987

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The John Kinross Scholarship, 1987. Awarded by The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. Studied in Florence, Italy.

The Pollock-Krasner Award, 1996. Major Artist's Grant from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York.

Artist's Assistance Grant, 1998. Awarded by The Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh.

Artist's Assistance Grant, 2001. Awarded by The Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh.


Work represented in private collections in Scotland, Ireland, England, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, the USA, New Zealand, and in the public collections of Highland Regional Council; Norddeutsche Landesbank, Hanover, Germany; and Grampian Arts Trust.


Solo (Selected)

2000 Woodend Barn Art Centre, Banchory, Scotland

1999 NORD/LB Galerie, Braunschweig, Germany

1998 Galerie Bongartz + Partner, Hanover, Germany

1997 Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland

aaa... Peacock Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

1996 Galerie Friedhelm Huter, Anrath, Germany

aaa... Meffan Institute, Forfar, Scotland

1994 Stadt Kramer Museum, Kempen, Germany

1993 Galerie Kulturfabrik, Krefeld, Germany

1989 Barbizon Gallery, Glasgow

Group (Selected)

2001 Musee d'Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, Luxembourg City

aaa... Glasgow Art Fair, Glasgow

aaa... Noble Grossart Painting Prize, Glasgow and Edinburgh

aaa... Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

aaa... Queen's Gallery, Dundee

aaa... Frames Gallery, Perth

2000 Galerie Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania

aaa... ART for EXPO, The German House, New York

aaa... Battersea Art Fair, London

aaa... EXPO 2000, Hanover

aaa... St. Magnus House, Aberdeen

aaa... Brown's Gallery, Tain

1999 Lost Gallery, Strathdon

aaa... Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

1998 Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen

aaa... Art Tm. Gallery, Inverness

1997 NORD/LB International Exhibition, Hanover

aaa... The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

aaa... Noble Grossart Painting Prize, Edinburgh and Glasgow

1996 Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

aaa... Dundee Biennial, McManus Galleries, Dundee

aaa... Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1995 Seagate Gallery, Dundee

aaa... Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1994 "Hommage à Kurt Schwitters", Barcelona

aaa... Scotland Street Museum, Glasgow

aaa... Galerie August van Leendert, St Hubert

aaa... Blackheath Gallery, London

aaa... Galerie F. Huter, Anrath, Germany

1993 Landes Museum Volk und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf

aaa... Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

aaa... Galerie Simera Signe, Maastricht + Aachen

1992 Fine Art Society, Glasgow

aaa... Galerie Die Gravure, Essen

1991 Cadogan Contemporary, London

aaa... Alba Fine Art, London

1990 Compass Gallery, Glasgow

aaa... Phillips Contemporary Art, Glasgow


Major publications have been prepared to accompany the following projects:

''Kunstraum Kempen - Colin Brown, Malerei''. Site-specific installation at The Stadt Kramer Museum, Kempen, Germany 1994.

"Kunst für Dubrovnik". Selected international group exhibition at Landes Museum Volk und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf, Germany 1994.

"Colin Brown - recent paintings". Solo exhibition at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland 1997.

"Colin Brown - paintings and constructions". Major solo exhibition at Galerie Bongartz, Hanover, Germany 1998.

"Nord/LB Forum". Selected exhibition of British and German artists at the Messe Showgrounds, Hanover, Germany 1998. Exhibition sponsored by Norddeutsche Landsbank (Nord/LB).

"Art for EXPO". Specially curated international group exhibition for EXPO 2000. Touring show - New York, Singapore, Germany 2000.

In addition to the above publications a number of articles, features and reviews have appeared in newspapers and art magazines internationally.