Solo Exhibitions

2012            Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh   'A Portrait of Scottish Opera' 

2010            Thompson's Marylebone, London

2009            Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2007            Thompson's Marylebone, London

                            Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh  'A Pie, a Pointe and a Portrait'

                            Mansfield Park Gallery, Glasgow

2005            Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow  'A Portrait of Scottish Ballet' 

1994            Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow

1993            Ancrum Gallery, Roxburghshire

1989            MacAulay Gallery, Stenton

                            Paisley Art Gallery

1988            Compass Gallery, Glasgow

1986            Sue Rankin Gallery, London

1981-82      Drawings, Paintings and Surprises', A Touring Exhibition:

                            Glasgow, Collins Exhibition Hall

                            Stirling, MacRobert Arts Centre

                            Aberdeen, Artspace

1978            Glasgow School of Art - Cargill Scholarship Exhibition


2011            Walter Scott Purchase Prize, RGI, Glasgow

                            Crinan Residency Award, RGI, Glasgow

                            Contemporary Fine Art Eton Award, Paisley Art Institute

                            John Green Prize, Paisley Art Institute

2010            Millers' Creativity Award, Paisley Art Institute

                            RSW Residency, Garyvard, Lewis

2009            RSW Hospitalfield Residency

2008            The Small Painting Prize, Paisley Art Institute

2007            Alexander Graham Munro Award, RSW

2006            Cyril Gerber Fine Art Award, Paisley Art Institute

2005            1st Prize, Scottish Drawing Competition

                            Awarded Diploma of the Paisley Art Institute (PAI)

                            David Cargill Award, RGI

                            Strathearn Gallery Award, RGI

2003            Cyril Gerber Award, Paisley Art Institute

                            Millers Art Prize, Paisley Art Institute

                            Garrick/Milne Competition Exhibition - Commissioning Prize:Portrait of David Suchet

                            (for Garrick Club)      

                            Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries London - Regional Prize

2000            1st Prize, Scottish Drawing Competition

1997            1st Prize, Scottish Drawing Competition

                            Elected RSW

1995            John Green Prize, Paisley Art Institute

1991            Paisley Art Institute Award , Scottish Drawing Competition

1988            John Murray Thomson Award, Royal Scottish Academy

1984            Elected member of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts (RGI)

1980            Lady Artists' Club Trust Award

1979            Lauder Award, Glasgow Society of Women Artists  

1977            Torrance Award, RGI

1976-77      Cargill Travelling Scholarship to Colonsay and Italy 

1976            Postgraduate Studies, GSA

                            John and Mabel Craig Award

1975            Travelling Scholarship  (Italy and Yugoslavia)

                            W.O. Hutcheson Prize for Drawing

1974            Robert Hart Bursary and Governors' Prize, Hospitalfield  


1971-76       Studied at Glasgow School of Art and Hospitalfield

                            Awarded Diploma and Post Diploma Certificate

                            (Highly Commended) in Drawing and Painting

1954            Born in Paisley, Renfrewshire

Helen Wilson RSW RGI PAI