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1995   Post-Graduate Diploma in Community Education, Northern College, Dundee

1995   BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

1991    Foundation Year, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh

Awards and Grants

2024  VACMA

2023  Creative Scotland Individual Fund - Carbon Legacy  

2021   VACMA 

2020  Balavoulin Art Grant 

2008  Short-listed for Jerwood Drawing Prize

Installations and Social Art Works

2024  Carbon Legacy, Kilmartin Museum

2023  Carbon Legacy, Kilmartin Museum

2021   Sea of Change 79 - Ardfern, Argyll

2020  Post Cards from Isolation - Ardfern, Argyll

2001 – 2004 co-creator/organiser Ardfern and Craobh Haven Arts Festival

Solo Exhibitions

2024  Carbon Legacy, Kilmartin Museum

2023  Carbon Legacy, Kimartin Museum

2022  Land, Sea, Air  Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly

2021   Hawthorn Studio, Ardfern

2020  Hawthorn Studio, Ardfern

2010   Cloud Mountain, Oban

2009  Mountain Lines, Oban

2008  White Lines, Kilmartin House Museum, Argyll

2005  Argyll: Land, Sea, Sky, The RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow


Group Exhibitions

2024  Kilmorack Gallery, Aberfeldy Gallery, Lucys Cafe

2023  Kilmorack Gallery, Aberfeldy Gallery 40th Anniversary, Resipole Gallery

2021   Winter Show, Resipole Art

2020  Open Studio, Artmap Argyll, August

2019   Archway Gallery, Lochgilphead

2012   Summer 2012, Kilmorack Gallery

2012   Morvern Gallery, Isle of Lewis

2012   The Aberfeldy Gallery, Perthshire

2012   Serena Morton, London

2011    Summer Exhibition, Castle Gallery, Inverness

2011    Cream of Argyll, Lime Gallery, Glasgow

2010   Summer 2010 Exhibition, Morton Metropolis, London

2010   Spring Exhibition, Resipole Studios

2010   The Compass Gallery, Glasgow

2009  The Aberfeldy Gallery

06-09 The Archway Gallery, Lochgilphead, Argyll

2009  Outback Art Gallery, Islay

2009  Islay Distilleries Exhibition and Shoreline, Blue Beyond Gallery, Tiree

2009  Montgomery’s Café, Silent Auction, Glasgow

2008  Strathearn Gallery, Crieff, Morningside Gallery, Edinburgh and The Lime Gallery, Glasgow


Two Person Exhibitions

2011    Fiona MacRae and Lizzie Rose, OMRT Post, Oban

2011    Aberfeldy Gallery, Perthshire
2011   Juno Design Gallery, Dunoon

2011    Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder, Scotland

2009  Aberfeldy Gallery, Perthshire

2007   Lyttelton Art Gallery, New Zealand

2006  The RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow with Kate Kirby


Art Fairs

2010   Affordable Art Fair Spring, exhibiting with Carina Haslam Art, London

2009  Affordable Art Fair Spring, exhibiting with Carina Haslam Art, London

2002  Glasgow Art Fair,, Glasgow


Group Exhibitions before 2008

2007    Salamander Gallery and Lyttelton Gallery, New Zealand

00–06 The Wavy Line Gallery, Ardfern & Craobh Arts Festival, Argyll

2006   The White Gallery, Dundee

2004   Kranenburg and Fowler Fine Arts, Oban



2024   Winter Residency, Cove park, Scotland

2021    Island, Mountain , Forest residencies supported by Baravoulin Art Grant and VACMA

09-11   Documenting Change, S Lanarkshire
2002   Residency, Crookedstane Rig, S. Lanarkshire


Work Selected for

2008  Short-listed for Jerwood Drawing Prize + exhibition in London and touring nation-wide

2006  Argyll Boxed, An Tobar, Isle of Mull + touring

06-07 Annual Arts Exhibition, Presteigne, Wales

2002  Highlands & Islands Touring Exhibition

2001   Highlands & Islands Open Exhibition,, Inverness

2001   RGI Annual Exhibition, MacLellan Galleries, Glasgow

1996   Art in Academia, Christies, London, England


Articles and Reviews

2010   Art Record of Changing Times: Lizzie to Focus on Wind Power, Moffat Times, Dec 2010

2010   Cloud Mountain exhibition – Guess Where?, July 2010,

2010   Lizzie Rose: Cloud Mountain, Casbag, 2010
2006  Kate Kirby and Lizzie Rose, Northings, Georgina Coburn ©

Selected Other Experience

2023    18k Trail Race, Salomon Skyline Festival, Kinlochleven

2022    Ring of stall Race, Salomon Skyline Festival, Kinlochleven 

2019    Kintyre Way Ultra Race & Glen Coe Marathon

2018    Low Alpine Mountain Marathon on Harris

2017    triplets start school - start drawing and painting again!

2012    had triplets - career break commenced

2008 – 2012   Full member of Oban Mountain Rescue Team

2009   Captained a team in the Adventure Racing World Championships in Portugal– 120 hr non stop race

2009   3rd woman in The Big Ben Nevis Triathlon

2008   Member of team competing in the Portugal XPD Race – 120 hour nonstop adventure race

2006 – 2008  Competed as part of a 5 person team in The Hebridean Challenge, 5 day adventure race

2005 & 2006  4th woman 70 Wild Miles Adventure Race

2001 – 2004   Helped to create and organise the Ardfern and Craobh Haven Arts Festival

1997    Post-graduate Diploma in Community Education, Northern College, Dundee


b. 1972, Oban, Scotland




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