Rowan Paton



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Pompom Iceberg: 2016 print & paint on linen

Let Me Down: Print & pencil on paper

Floating Mountain: 2016 print & paint on canvas

Subaquatic Aurora: 2016 Print, pencil on paper

Aurora Iceberg: print & paint on linen

Trestle Mountain: print & paint on canvas


A preoccupation with mark making, language, colour & print characterise my work. I utilise appropriated imagery to accomplish a sense of narrative, creating new spatial planes constructed from disparate components. New imagined landscapes.


Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT. M.F.A Degree in Painting and Printmaking.

Edinburgh College of Art, B.A. Hons Drawing & painting.

2016 DOK Blueprint, Drawing Show
2016 153rd RGI Annual, Glasgow
2016 SSA Annual, RSA Edinburgh
2016 VOXEL Gallery, featured artist for August 2016
2016 Royal Scottish Academy, National Galleries of Scotland, Annual Summer Show
2016 Cupar Arts Festival, LIMINAL drawing show
2016 Society of Women Painters Annual, Mall Galleries, London
2016 Newave Gallery, Aberdeen
2015 Royal Scottish Academy Annual, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
2012 100 CURATORS 100 DAYS, selected by Saatchi Gallery Online
2011 XX, Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh
2010 Showdown Finalist, Saatchi Gallery Online
2009 Weekly Pick, Rebecca Wilson, Saatchi Gallery Online
2005 Adventures in other places, Traverse, Edinburgh
2002 M.F.A Thesis Show, Yale University, USA
2001 PLACE, Traverse, Edinburgh
1999 Royal Glasgow Institute Annual, Glasgow, Scotland.
1999 Unknown Gallery, New Painters, Edinburgh, Scotland
1999 New Visions, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1994 Wood Group Annual, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland


SSA Greyfiars Prize
Wood Group Student Prize

Grampian Hospitals Trust