SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND COMMISSIONS ________________________________________________________________________
Diaspora (paradiso) – Commission for SSA16, Royal Scottish Academy, National Galleries Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Annul – Durational artwork commissioned by Deptford X Festival, Deptford, London, England
Public Art that the Public Unmakes – Solo exhibition, Deptford Lounge, Deptford X Fringe, London.
Breakers – Site specific commission for Porty Art Walk, Joppa Bandstand, Edinburgh, Scotland
Exodus – Public Artwork – Invited artist at Cupar Arts Festival, Cupar, Scotland
Annul – Durational artwork commissioned by LeithLate16 – Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Loveletters – Site specific commission for Porty Art Walk, St Marks Church, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Annul – Durational artwork commissioned by 5th Nîmes Biennale of Contemporary Art – Le Manif, Nîmes, France.
Mandala – Durational artwork commissioned for Glasgow International, Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland.
Loveletters to the Sky – Solo exhibition, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen, Scotland.
SELECTED COLLABORATIVE COMMISSIONS ________________________________________________________________________
2016 “Linger” – Collaborative commission with Ken Cockburn – Artlink, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2013 “Drift”- – Collaborative commission with Laura Cameron Lewis– Artlink, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Empire – Wall Projects/ SSA – Old Rope Factory, Montrose, Scotland. NakedAye, St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh, Scotland.
SSA15, National Galleries Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
SSA 2012 – Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lost Landscapes – Peter Potter Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
24 Hour Duet – TotalKunst Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Shifting Ground– Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, England.
NME– Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland. Sideshow, Nottingham, England.
S.A.D.– The Lamb Gallery, Dundee, Scotland.
Gang Show – Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
See Scotland– Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, Scotland.
EmergeD, Merchant City Festival, Merchant City, Glasgow, Scotland. Magazine” – Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh.
Extension, Glasgow Art Fair, Glasgow.
Shift, Merrion Centre, Leeds, England.
What’s love got to do with it– Market Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland Past Standing– Changing Room Gallery, Stirling, Scotland.
Under the mountain – EmergeD Shop Front, Glasgow, Scotland. Cabin Exchange, Glasgow, Scotland.
Permafrost” – The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland.
SELECTED PROJECTS WITH COMMUNITIES!
2001 – Present – Artist Project Leader in communities
Commissioned to devise and collaborate on projects, artworks and workshops in many community settings including working with
Edinburgh Artlink, Edinburgh College of Art, LEAP, Dance Base, The Art Room, VI Scotland, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh Book Festival, North Edinburgh Arts, Craigroyston Community Centre, North Edinburgh Working Together (NEWT), Gorgie and Dalry Community Health Project, Dance Room, Edinburgh Book festival, Impact Arts, The Hub (Sandersons Wynd Primary), Royal Edinburgh Hospital, FLIP and Impact Arts.
2007 Scottish Widows, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2006 Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden, Scotland. 2004 Cove Park, Scotland.
2002 Foundation Pistoletto, Biella, Italy.
2016 Edinburgh Visual Artist Award – Creative Scotland/ City of Edinburgh Council. 2015 SSA Exhibition Prize – Society of Scottish Artists.
2004 Professional Development Grant – Scottish Arts Council.
2001 International Research and Development Grant – Scottish Arts Council. 2000 Artist Award – Edinburgh Visual Arts & Crafts Artists Awards Scheme.
SELECTED PROJECTS WITH GALLERIES! ________________________________________________________________________
2009 – Present: Lead Artist on Visual Impairment Programme – National Galleries of Scotland
Using creative approaches as an artist to devise and lead on the National Galleries Visual Impairment Programme, including a conference in 2010 focused on training and sharing best practice nationally.
2002 – present – Artist Educator in Galleries.
Working with audiences and groups teaching practical techniques, discussing ideas, leading seminars and devising projects for many galleries including
National Galleries of Scotland, Fruitmarket Gallery, Talbot Rice Gallery, The Changing Room Gallery, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, GOMA, Market Gallery, Kelvingrove Gallery, North Edinburgh Arts, Stills, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Glasgow Transport Museum, Travelling Gallery, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh Printmakers, Hepworth Gallery and The City Art Centre in Edinburgh.
RECENT REVIEWS ____________________________________________________________________
“Art review: SSA 16, Royal Scottish Academy” **** Scotsman, Duncan MacMillan, November 18th 2016
“Art Review: SSA16, Royal Scottish Academy” **** The Times, Giles Sutherland, November 16th 2016
“Exhibition wears its history lightly” The Herald, Sarah Urwin Jones, 4th November 2016 “Lost and framed: Umbrellas used for National Galleries exhibition”, BBC News, 1 November 2016
“Public Art that the public unmakes – The art of Juliana Capes “, Andrew Eaton Lewis, 5th September 2016
“Art review: SSA 15, Royal Scottish Academy” **** Scotsman, Duncan MacMillan, 11 January 2016
“Art review: Empire, Montrose” * * * Scotsman, Moira Jeffrey, 23 August 2015
Empire at The Old Ropeworks, Montrose **** The Times, Giles Sutherland, August 8 2015 Art Review: Hidden Door Festival 2015 **** The List, David Pollock, 29 May 2015.
Hidden Door festival, Edinburgh ***** Scotsman, David Pollock, 29 May 2015