Keith McIntyre’s studio practice operates across a range of creative disciplines. He is a painter and printmaker and has worked collaboratively with a number of writers, theatre directors, film-makers and composers. Drawing and the process of larking remains central to his work.  In recent years McIntyre has made many large-scale drawings, allowing the paper artefact to become a dioramic site for creative intervention.  The Immortal Memory, a significant event in a Burns Supper celebration has been a recurring theme for enquiry and research.


Keith McIntyre’s solo exhibitions of drawings, paintings and prints include Tramway Glasgow; RAAB Galerie, Berlin; Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow; Christian Dam Copenhagen; BCA London; VSU + SSU Georgia; Belenky New York; Galerie Habana, Cuba; and mima Middlesbrough.

His prints have been exhibited in a number international survey exhibitions: HIBRIDA I + II, Bradford and Brno Museum of Contemporary Art, Czech Republic and Ten International Printmakers’ Jvaskyla Museum of Art, Finland.


McIntyre has extensive experience as a collaborating artist and art director on a number of theatre projects including ‘Anna Campbell’ Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh; ‘Jock Tamsons Bairns’ Tramway, Glasgow,  ‘Legend of St Julian’ Traverse Theatre 1993 + Munich Arts Festival;  ‘Mfalme Juha’ Parapanda Arts Lab + Dar es Salaam + East Africa tour (all with Gerry Mulgrew + Communicado Theatre Co);  ‘Heid’ and ‘LSD – ‘Life Stories Dreams’  Sounds of Progress Glasgow + NTS, ‘Raspberry’ with Fittings Multi-Media and Sounds of Progress Glasgow (with Gordon Dougall) ‘’New Constellations’ BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art; ‘MACBETH - Kill Bill Shakespeare’ with Malachi Bogdanov, Wales Theatre Co. ‘The Unconquered’ Traverse + UK tour/Off Broadway Festival New York, and ‘Dare to Care’, Stellar Quines Theatre Company with Muriel Romanes.  Film and TV projects include ‘Walk Me Home’ with John Berger and Timothy Neat; and, The Savage’ with writer David Almond and actor Kevin Whately.

McIntyre’s works are in many public and private collections including The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; The Contemporary Arts Society; Glasgow Museums and Campbelltown Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.


He is a previous winner of the Scottish Open Drawing Competition.

Keith McIntyre is Emeritus Professor of Fine Art at the UHI. He lives and works on the Isle of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides.