Calum Colvin  (Scottish, 1961) 


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Calum Colvin, Heroes II


Calum Colvin
Heroes II

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Calum Colvin, Heroes I


Calum Colvin
Heroes I

Marcia Rafelman Fine Arts
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Calum Colvin, Venus & Mars (triptych)


Calum Colvin
Venus & Mars (triptych), 1986
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Calum Colvin, Heroes I


Calum Colvin
Heroes I, 1986
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Calum Colvin, Turkish Bath


Calum Colvin
Turkish Bath, 1988
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1961   Born, Glasgow
1979 - 1983   Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee Diploma in Sculpture
1983 - 1985   Royal College of Art, London MA in Photography
1985   KJP Photographic Award
1986   Prizewinner, 'Young European Photographer of the Year Award'
1987   The Photographers Gallery 'Brandt Award'
1997   The 13th Higashikawa Overseas Photographer Prize
2000   SAC/National Lottery Creative Scotland Award
2001   Awarded OBE for contribution to the Visual Arts
2002   Carnegie Trust Award
2006   Maude Gemmell Hutchison Prize, Royal Scottish Academy
2007   AHRC Research Leave Award
2009   Carnegie Trust Award.
2009   'Inspired' Mitchell Library, Glasgow
2009   SSA Annual Exhibition, Vision Building, Dundee
2009   ‘Natural Magic’ Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (solo)
2008   ‘Highland’ an Lanntair, Stornoway
2008   ‘The Scottish Exhibition’ Donna Beam Gallery, University of Nevada Las Vegas; The University of Maryland; Hite Museum, University of Louisville
2008   ‘Heroes: 19th Century Self Help Role Models’ Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2008   ‘Kaleidoscope’ National Galleries, Edinburgh
2008   'Creative Burns' The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
2008   ‘Cryptoreal - Art and Myth’ Francis Lewis Gallery St. George's Church Flushing New York
2007   ‘Digital VD’ Edinburgh College of Art ,The Ice Box Crane Arts Center Philadelphia USA; Galerie Weissraum Kyoto Japan; Dundee contemporary Arts; Margaret St Gallery Birmingham City University
2007   Incident Report, Hudson New York; Edinburgh Printmakers
2006   ‘Visual Poetry’ (with Tom Leonard) Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol
2006   ‘Leaving on a flat bed picture plane’ The Centre of Attention, London
2006   ‘Divided Selves: The Scottish Self-portrait from the 17th century to the present’ Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
2006   ‘Northern Light, Contemporary Scottish photography from the City of Edinburgh Collection’ Institut Français D'Ecosse, Edinburgh
2005   'Dr Skin'Perth Museum
2005   ‘Beyond Real Part 2 - Making a Scene’ Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
2005   Three Generations – 108 Fine Art, Harrogate
2005   ‘Drawing and Painting’ Hoopers Gallery, London (solo)
2005   'Venus Rising' Inverness Museum and Art Gallery; The Burrell Collection; Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
2004   ‘New Associates’ RSA, Edinburgh
2004   'Calum Colvin' Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh; Browns Gallery, Tain (solo)
2003   ‘Fragments’ Edinburgh Printmakers; Peacock Printmakers, Aberdeen (solo)
2003   ‘Figurative Fine Art Photography’ Michael Nagy Fine Art Gallery, Woollahra, NSW Australia
2002   ‘Scotland Calls – 20th Century Scottish Photography’ Boston Public Library
2002   ‘Seeing Things:Photographing Objects ,1850-2001’ Canon Photography Gallery, V&A Museum, London
2002   'Ossian: Fragments of Ancient Poetry' Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh. Iona Gallery, Kingussie. Swanson Gallery, Thurso. An Tuireann, Skye. Timespan, Helmsdale. St Fergus Gallery, Wick. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery; Birnam Institute, Dunkeld; Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries; Festival de Musique de Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Beaulieu, France (2005); UNESCO, Paris (2005) (solo)
2001   ‘Narcissus- 20th Century Self Portraits’ Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2001   ‘Stilll Lifes and Portraits from the Manfred Heiting Collection’ Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
2001   ‘True Fictions’ Bad Arolsen, nr Kassel, Germany; Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
2001   ‘Can You Judge a Book by its Cover?’ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
2001   ‘The Art of Photography’ Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2000   Piece Hall Gallery, Halifax (solo)
2000   The Meffan Institute, Forfar (solo)
2000   'Expressions, Scottish Art 1976-1989' Aberdeen Art Gallery; Dundee Contemporary Arts
2000   '100 Years of Scottish Prints' Edinburgh Printmakers
2000   'Fusion: The Rhodes+Mann inaugural' Rhodes+Mann Gallery, London
2000   'Writers of Our Time' Scottish National Portrait Gallery
2000   ‘Optical Delusions: Jokes, Puns, and Sleights-of-Hand in Photography’ Art Institute of Chicago
1999   'Scotland's Art' City Art Centre, Edinburgh
1999   Viewpoint Gallery, Salford, Manchester (solo)
1999   Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery (solo)
1999   Martha Schneider Gallery, Chicago (solo)
1998   'Calum Colvin's in Hospital', St Johns Gallery, Livingston (solo)
1998   The Pelican Gallery; Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (solo)
1998   The Link Gallery, Royal Edinburgh Hospital (solo)
1998   National Machado de Castro Museum, Coimbra, Portugal (solo)
1998   Primavera Festival, Barcelona (solo)
1998   University of Salamanca (solo)
1998   Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia (solo)
1998   'Sacred and Profane' Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (solo)
1998   Kawasaki City Museum, Japan (solo)
1998   Centre Cultural Caixa de Terassa, Barcelona (solo)
1998   Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville (solo)
1998   'Body Politic' Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Derby Art Gallery
1997   Focal Point Gallery, Southend -on -Sea (solo)
1997   Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
1997   Theatr Clwyd, Mold, Wales (solo)
1997   'History: the Mag Collection' Ferens Museum, Hull; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
1997   'On The Bright Side of Life - Contemporary British Photography' NGBK, Berlin; Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
1996   'Photography after Photography' Aktionsforum Praterinsel, Munich
1996   'Ornithology' Jason and Rhodes Gallery, London (solo)
1996   'Pseudologica Fantastica' Impressions Gallery, York (solo)
1995   Unlikely Stories' Kulturhuset, Stockholm (solo)
1995   Photographic Museum of Finland, Helsinki (solo)
1995   'Light From a Dark Room' Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
1994   'Revisions' Kulturreferat Der Landeshaupstradt, Munich
1994   'An American Passion' McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
1994   'Elvis + Marilyn:2 x Immortal' Institute of Contemporary art, Boston
1994   Norwich Arts Centre (solo)
1994   BM Contemporary Art Center,Istanbul (solo)
1994   Banco Central Art Gallery, Quenca, Ecuador (solo)
1994   British Council, Quito, Ecuador (solo)
1994   Royal Photographic Society, Bath (solo)
1994   Seagate Gallery, Dundee (solo)
1994   Photography Centre of Athens (solo)
1993   'The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things' Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh; Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe; Photographers Gallery, London; Photosynkyria, Thessalonki, Greece (solo)
1993   Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh
1992   'A Decade of Fine Art' Dundee Museum
1992   'Addressing the Forbidden' Art Gallery,Brighton Polytechnic
1992   'La Photographie Britannique' Arles
1992   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (solo)
1992   Nickle Arts Museum,Calgary (solo)
1992   Winnipeg Art Gallery (solo)
1991   'The Two Ways of Life' Art Institute of Chicago (solo)
1991   Salama Caro Gallery,London (solo)
1991   'De Composition' Chapter Arts Centre,Cardiff
1990   Fotofest, Houston
1990   'New Scottish Photography, Scottish National Portrait Gallery,Edinburgh
1990   'Photography on Site' (Calum Colvin + Ron O'Donnel),California State University
1990   Aberdeen Art Gallery (solo)
1990   'Brief Encounter' Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
1990   Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (solo)
1990   Glenn/Dash Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1990   Torch Gallery,Amsterdam (solo)
1989   California State University,Long Beach,California (solo)
1989   Friedman-Guinness Gallery,Frankfurt (solo)
1989   Salama Caro Gallery, London (solo)
1989   Pier Arts Centre,Stromness,Orkney (solo)
1989   Harris Museum and Art Gallery,Preston (solo)
1989   Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
1989   'Through the Looking Glass, Photographic Art in Britain 1945-89' Barbican Art Gallery, London
1989   'Towards a Bigger Picture' Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1989   'Machine Dreams' Photographers Gallery, London
1989   'Das Konstruiert °e Bild' Kunstverein, Munich