CV

Alicia-Bruce-E-InviteCurrent Exhibitions

  • 2015
    • National Museum of Scotland 
    • Fleece to Fibre: The Making of The Large Tree Group Tapestry’
    • With Victoria Crowe
    • Until 2025

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016
    • St Andrews Photography Festival
    • ‘Menie: TRUMPED’ at Luvians
  • 2015
    • Scotland House, Brussels, Belgium
    • ‘Digging for Diamonds: The Woodend Barn Allotments’
    • A Creative Scotland and Woodend Barn commission
  • 2015
    • Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
    • ‘The Sim Project’
    • RSA Morton Award Exhibition
  • 2014
    • Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory, Scotland
    • ‘Digging for Diamonds: The Woodend Barn Allotments’
    • A Creative Scotland and Woodend Barn commission
  • 2013
    • The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff, Wales
    • ‘Encore’
    • Part of -Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography
    • A Ffotogallery commission
  • 2013
    • The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Scotland
      ‘Menie: a portrait of a North East coastal community in conflict’
  • 2011
    • Moray Art Centre, Findhorn, Scotland
      ‘Menie: a portrait of a North East coastal community in conflict’
  • 2011
    • Edindocs, Edinburgh, Scotland
      ‘Menie: a portrait of a North East community in conflict’
    • To accompany headlining documentary ‘You’ve Been Trumped
    • Director: Antony Baxter
  • 2011
    • The Belmont Picturehouse, Aberdeen, Scotland
      ‘Menie: Posts’
    • To accompany the International Film Premiere of  ‘You’ve Been Trumped
    • Director: Antony Baxter
  • 2011
    • Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland
      ‘Menie: a portrait of a North East coastal community in conflict’
  • 2009
    • Project Slogan Aberdeen, Scotland
      ‘Feedback Loop: after Kenny Hunter’
  • 2008
    • Aberdeen Arts Centre, Aberdeen, , Scotland
      ‘Alicia Bruce: Artist in-Residence Exhibition 2008’
  • 2006

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2015
    • Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
    • “Collecting Now”
    • With Annie Lennox, David Peat, Rankin, David Eustace, Viviane Sassen and more
  • 2014
    • VU, Meduse, Quebec, Canada
    • “Industries”
    • With Charles-Frederick Ouellet, Martin Hunter and Normand Rajotte
  • 2014
    • Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow Scotland
    • ‘Industries’
    • Scottish National Photography Collection
    • With Charles-Frederick Ouellet, Martin Hunter and Normand Rajotte
  • 2014
    • The Fleming Collection, London, UK
    • ‘Fleece to Fibre: The Making of The Large Tree Group Tapestry’
    • With Victoria Crowe
    • Curated by Ben Divall
  • 2014
    • Inverness Art Gallery and Museum, Inverness, Scotland
    • ‘Fleece to Fibre: The Making of The Large Tree Group Tapestry’
    • With Victoria Crowe
    • Curated by Ben Divall
  • 2014
    • Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia
    • ‘Fleece to Fibre: The Making of The Large Tree Group Tapestry’
    • With Victoria Crowe
    • Curated by Ben Divall
  • 2014
    • Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland
    • ‘Contemporary Photography In Scotland’
    • Scottish National Photography Collection
    • With Fay Godwin, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Wendy McMurdo, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, Felicitas Vogler, Peter Cattrell and Murray Johnston
  • 2014
    • Arcade Cardiff & Oriel Colwyn, Wales
    • ‘Made in Wales’
    • Curated by A Fine Beginning
    • With Abbie Trayler-Smith, James O’Jenkins, Jack Lantham, Brian David Stevens, Chloe Dewe Matthews and more.
  • 2013
    • Tramshed, Cardiff, Wales
    • The Valleys Re-Presented
    • Part of -Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography
    • With David Bailey, David Barnes, Mike Berry, Maurice Broomfield, Paul Cabuts, Huw Davies, John Davies, Jeremy Deller, Sean Edwards, Peter Fraser, Bruce Gilden, Philip Jones Griffiths, David Hurn, Francesca Odell, Ron McCormick, Paul Reas, Zhao Renhui, Roger Tiley, William Tsui
  • 2014
    • Dovecot, Edinburgh, Scotland
    • Edinburgh Art Festival Exhibition
    • ‘Fleece to Fibre: The Making of The Large Tree Group Tapestry’
    • With Victoria Crowe
    • Curated by Ben Divall

 

Awards and Residencies

  • 2014
    • The Royal Scottish Academy
    • Morton Award 2014
  • 2013
    • Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Awards 2013
    • Honourable Mention
  • 2013
    • Creative Scotland
    • Woodend Barn Allotments Commission
  • 2013
    • The Scottish Parliament
    • Motion S4M-05749
  • 2013
    • Grundtvig
    • Funding to attend Venice Bienale and Engage Summer School
  • 2012
  • 2012
    • Aberdeen City Council
      Funding to exhibit and speak at an International Photography Symposium in Regensburg, Germany
  • 2012
    • engage
      Bursary to attend engage International Summer School, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2012
    • British School at Rome Document Residency
      Shortlisted
  • 2011
    • Ffotogallery
      Photographer in Residence at Blaenavon World Heritage Site
  • 2010
    • Aberdeen City Council, Visual Arts Award
      (for film and video works)
  • 2009
    • Project Slogan
      Two week residency in artist run space, Aberdeen
  • 2009
  • 2009
    • The Johnathan Jones Memorial Prize
      Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen
  • 2009
    • Shell
      Commended for Aberdeen Art Gallery Exhibition
  • 2009
  • 2009
    • The Sally Schofield Memorial Prize
      Visual Arts Scotland
  • 2008
    • Aberdeen Arts Centre
      Artist in Residence
  • 2007
    • The Institute of Contemporary Scotland: Young Scotland Programme
      One-week residency
  • 2006
    • Scottish Photographers
      New Generation Photographer
  • 2003
    • Scottish Photographers
      Young Photographer Award

 

Collections

  • The National Galleries of Scotland
  • The Robert Mapplethorpe Photography Collection
  • The Royal Scottish Academy Collection
  • Edinburgh Napier University Photography Collection
  • Dovecot Edinburgh
  • Various private collections

 

Selected Teaching, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops

TV

 

Film

  • 2015
    •  ‘Sim Scenario’
    • A film by Alicia Bruce
    • Camera and Sound by Alicia Bruce and Michael Prince

 

  • 2011
    •  ‘You’ve Been Trumped
    • Director: Antony Baxter
    • Featuring ‘Menie: a portrait of a North East coastal community in conflict’

Other

  • engage | Freelance Specialist Interest Rep
  • Axis | Commissioned blogger
  • NEPAN | Artworks Scotland
  • Not Finished Article | Collective of female photographers in Scotland | with Nicky Bird, Caroline Douglas and Sylwia Kowalczyk