Elspeth Lamb
RSA

  • Associate Elected : 18/07/1990
  • Academician Elected : 25/05/2005

BIOGRAPHY

  • Associate Elected : 18/07/1990
  • Academician Elected : 25/05/2005

Artist in Residence at the following :
2016 International Artist in Residence Mi-Lab Studios Fujikawaguchiko, Japan to study mokuhanga and
at the Ogawa Papermill as artist in residence to study with Hosokawa-shi master Hisako Uchimura.
2015 International Artist in Residence Mi-Lab Studios Fujikawaguchiko, Japan to study mokuhanga
2014 Tamarind Institute of Lithography Albuquerque New Mexico USA.
2009 Joan Miro Foundation Cala Major Spain
2006 McMaster University Ontario Canada
The Print Studio Hamilton Ontario Canada.
2005 Plovdiv Art Workshops Bulgaria
St.Michael’s Print Studio Newfoundland
Grafikan Arts Hjorring Denmark
Awagami Mill Tokushima Japan
2002 Papermaking residency Nagasawa Art Park Awaji Island Japan
2000 Nagasawa Art Park International residency Awaji Island Japan

Research and Awards
2017 Arnott Hamilton Purchase Award RSA.
2015 Creative Scotland Open Project Fund Award to study in Japan.
2015 Marshall Educational Trust Award
2014 Creative Scotland Award to travel and research in the USA.
Gillies Award Royal Scottish Academy to research in USA.
Marshall Educational Trust Award to travel to Tokyo.
2013 Purchase Award the Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
2011 Marshall Educational Trust Award Glasgow
Hope Scott Research Award to travel to Japan
2010 Sasakawa Foundation of Japan Great Britain Award.
2005 Birgit Skiold Award
Gillies Award Royal Scottish Academy
2004 Scottish Arts Council Award
Anglo-Daiwa Foundation of Great Britain Award
Glasgow City Council Cultural Grant Award
2003 Sasakawa Foundation of Japan Great Britain Award.
2002 Carnegie Award
Scottish Arts Council Award
Whitehall Trust Award
Hope Scott Trust Award

Selected Exhibitions since 2000
2018 Re-imagining Rita and Masataka Taketsuru: Co-curated Gallery Space EDLC Heritage Trust exhibit.
2016 Royal Scottish Academy featured artist Members’ Gallery exhibit : Hyne Awa.
2015 Xiaoxiang Exhibition of International Printmaking Changsha University China. (invited artist).
2014 3331 Arts Chiyoda Tokyo Glasgow Print Studio members (selected)
2014 3331 Arts Chiyoda Tokyo Mokuhanga works from the Nagasawa Art Park Residency
2013 Glasgow Print Studio invited artist 40/40 exhibit
2012 CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts) Glasgow 21 Revolutions exhibition invited artist by Glasgow
Womens’ Library
2011 House for an Art Lover Glasgow : Works on Paper
2011 Dialogue and Dialect Kyoto Japan (selected artist)
2011 In Japan The Royal Scottish Academy (invited artist)
2010 Harbour Arts Centre Irvine: Works from the Joan Miro residency Spain
2006 RSA Edinburgh The Mound : featured member show lower galleries: works on paper, prints
2004 New York USA : AIR Gallery Chelsea, Nagasawa Cantrips : digital images, prints and livre d’artiste
2003 North Uist Scotland Taigh Chearsabhagh Arts Centre Nagasawa Cantrips
2000 Glasgow Print Studio Gallery installation “Delta”
2000 Nagasawa printers Kobe Museum Japan, Shizuka Hall Tsuna Town.
2000 Ishi Gami No Oka Graphic exhibition of prints , Japan invited artist
2000 Big Prints curated by Rockford Art Museum Illinois USA selected artist

Public Collections including :
The V & A London Leeds Art Gallery
Bradford Art Galleries The MAG Collection UK
Kelvingrove Art Galleries and Museums Glasgow The Joan y Pilar Miro Foundation Spain
Massachussetts University USA The British Council London
Portland Art Galleries Oregon USA The Japanese Consular Collection
The University of New Mexico USA Strathclyde University
The Scottish Arts Council collection
The Mitchell Library Glasgow (rare books and manuscripts collection).
And many private collections in the UK and abroad.