Felicity studied architecture at Edinburgh College of Art (1993 – 99) and qualified as an architect, practising in Edinburgh until 2008 while also teaching part time at ECA (2003 – 07). In Summer 2016 she completed a MA in Contemporary Art Practice, with Merit. She now lives and works as an artist in the Scottish Borders developing her own research-based practice in her WASP’s studio (Selkirk) and works part time for the Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) in Selkirk and North Light Arts in Dunbar.
Selected Exhibitions |
Recent selected exhibitions include: edgelands, Art Walk Porty (Bristow + Wilson), Edinburgh (2017); Art Walk Porty and #JourneyLines, Edinburgh (2016); #Popsicle, ECA Masters Degree Show, Edinburgh (2016); Interim, MA/ MFA exhibition, Talbot Rice Gallery, UoE/ ECA, Edinburgh (2016); Salon-athon, Embassy Members’ Show, The Embassy, Edinburgh (2016); Hidden Doors Festival, Edinburgh (2015); Visual Arts Scotland annual exhibitions (2015, 2016); Working Perspectives, Tweeddale Museum & Gallery, Peebles (2015).
Exhibitions | with The Artist Book Group
Anne Frank: A history for today, University of Stirling (2015)
Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh (2014 – 15)
north bound, Lyth Arts Centre, Caithness (2014)
Hidden Door Festival, East Market Street vaults, vault 4, Edinburgh (2014)
bound : unbound, The Gallery at McNaughtan’s Bookshop, Edinburgh (2013)
Exhibitions | with bound : unbound
Beyond the Page, Craigard Gallery, Wigtown Book Festival (2017)
&Gallery, Edinburgh (2018, forthcoming)
Residencies, Commissions and Awards |
Selected residencies, commissions and awards include: Being Human Festival – Entr’actes : Alternative Arrangements, commission for performance collaboration with dancer Claire Pencak, Jedburgh (2017), #RoughMix Creative Lab, with Magnetic North, Eastgate Theatre, Peebles (2017), Journey Lines, commission funded by Scotrail, artist residency on train, Edinburgh (2016); Reflections Selkirk, commission for #Reflections exhibition, Selkirk (2016); Invited artist, GRAS/ British Council Maker Library, Gayfield, Edinburgh (2015); Working Perspectives, Artist in Residence with Tweeddale Youth Action, Peebles (2015); Art Walk Porty, Poem for Puerto bello, temporary installation on Portobello Prom, Edinburgh (2015); The Hope Scott Trust Bursary to support CPD & Research (2016); Visual Arts & Craft Makers Award (South of Scotland) to support CPD & Research (2016); University of Edinburgh #ILW2016, Award for Collaboration (2016); RIAS Rowand Anderson Silver Medal, Commendation (2000); Andrew Grant Bequest (1999); Building Design Magazine, Top 100 Young Designers in the UK (1999); Edinburgh Civic Medal, Civic Medal Exhibitions, shortlisted (1998). Felicity has work in the collection of Edinburgh City Libraries (Fine Art).
Book fairs | with The Artist Book Group
Artists’ BookMarket, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2017, 2015, 2014, 2012)
Bookmarks, Artists’ books and small press, Edinburgh College of Art (2017)
Baltic Artist Book Fair, Newcastle (2014)
Artist book fairs, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh (2013, 2012)
By Leaves We Live, a celebration of artists’ books and small presses, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh (2010)
Felicity is available for commissions.