C U R R I C U L U M___V I T A E
N A M E : Ally Thompson.
B O R N : 3 April 1955 in Glasgow.
D E G R E E S + A W A R D S :
1975-1980: Attended Glasgow School of Art.
1979: Awarded BA First Class Honours, Fine Art. Also awarded Post Graduate Scholarship.
1979-1980: Post Graduate Scholarship at Glasgow School of Art. Awarded diploma in Post Graduate Studies with high Commendation. Also awarded Travelling Scholarship by Scottish Education Department.
1980-1981: St Andrew's College of Education Awarded Diploma in Secondary Teaching with Merit.
E X H I B I T I O N S :
1977-1979: Student Shows Edinburgh RSA.
1979 and 1980: Glasgow School of Art Student Show.
1980: "GSA 1980" at St Enoch Exhibition Centre, Glasgow.
1981: "King Street Studio Artists" Glasgow.
1982: Selected by John Bellany for "Scottish Art Now".
1983 and 1984: Group shows at King Street Studios, Glasgow.
1984: "New Paintings by Peter Howson and Ally Thompson", Glasgow School of Art Museum.
1984: Scottish Society of Artists Edinburgh (Group Show).
1984: Collins Gallery, Strathclyde University Glasgow (Group Show).
1984: Selected for City of Glasgow Nuremberg Twinning Exhibition. Work shown at Kunst Haus Nuremberg.
1987: "Non-Residents Welcome" selected Group Show at Crawford Centre for the Arts, St.Andrews, Fife.
1988: Works on Paper - Group Show Print Studio Gallery, Glasgow.
1988: Contemporary 88 - Group Show Dick Institute, Kilmarnock.
1989: Contemporary Scottish Artists -Group Show Barbizon Gallery, Glasgow.
1989: One man show: Barbizon Gallery, Glasgow.
1990: One man show: Gallery Binotti, New York City.
1990: One man show: "Return From The Big Apple", Gallery Binotti, Washington Street, Glasgow.
1990, April to May: Bogdan Korzowski and Ally Thompson, Gallery Albert 1er, Paris.
1990, September: One man show: Gallery Albert 1er, Paris.
1990: December: painted mural at Finzi, Ave.George V, Paris. Gallery Albert 1er, Paris.
1991: One man show: Gallery Albert 1er, Paris.
1991: Exposition au Marcana, Stade Velodrome, Marseille.
1991: May/June: One man show of drawings "Les Blancs et Noirs", Galerie Gerard Chomarat, Lyon.
1991: December: one man show at home of Katie Wolf, Paris.
1992: January: one man show, Majeve, Switzerland.
1992: March: one man show, Espace Dejac, Paris.
1992: November: group show, Dick Institute, Kilmarnock.
1992: December: group show, "Small is Beautiful", Flowers East Gallery, London.
1993: Group show, Paisley Art Institute.
1993: Group show, "Scottish Painters", Flowers East Gallery, London.
1993: Private show, Glasgow.
1995: Private show Glasgow (2 man).
1995: Group show, Paisley Art Institute.
1995: Three Man show, William Hardie Gallery, Glasgow.
1995: Chosen for "The Continuing Tradition" -75 years of Painting at Glasgow School of Art -1920 to 1995 (selective historical survey).
1996: Various private exhibitions.
1997: Group show, Scottish contemporary Art Gallery, Hampshire.
1997: Group show, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.
1997: Group show, Paisley Art Institute.
1997: at Glasgow Art Fair, Duncan R MIller Fine Arts.
From 1996: on permanent exhibition at D.B British and International Art, Marbella, Malaga, Spain.
From May 1999: also represented by Galerie A.Sposito, Rue de Seine, Paris.
September 1999: one man show, L'Espace Notre Dame des Fours, Avignon.
December 2000: One man show, Avignon, Grand Hotel Avignon.
From June 2001: on permanent exhibition at Galerie Binotti, St.Remy, South of France.
December 2001: One man show, Galerie Binotti, Sorques, South of France.
From March 2002: On permanent exhibition, The Rowan Gallery, Drymen, Scotland.
May 2002: One man show Galerie P.Marin, Avignon, South of France.
June 2002: One man show Galerie P.Marin, Avignon, South of France.
From September 2002: permanent exhibition at Gallery 10, Clarkston, Glasgow.
April 2003: "Troubled Visions' One man exhibition, Flowers East Gallery, London.
November 2003: Four man exhibition: with Peter Howson, Martin Kane, and Frank McFadden, at Seagull Gallery, Gourock, Inverclyde.
November 2003: Four man exhibition: with Peter Howson, Martin Kane, and Frank McFadden, at The Glasgow Room, Princes Square.
From April 2004: One man exhibition (prints): at the Abbey Homes Show apartment, The Matrix Development, Glasgow.
August 2004: "Rebirth" six person exhibition, Third Step Gallery, Glasgow.
October 2004: "Wasps Open Studios Weekend 2004" group exhibition, Dovehill Studios, Glasgow.
31/10/04 to 31/11/04: six person exhibition, Seagull Gallery, Gourock, Inverclyde.
From 14/11/04: on permanent exhibition at Third Step Gallery, Trongate, Glasgow.
November 2005: 4 man show "Off The Wall" gallery Ayr.
December 2005: "Merchant City Six" Third Step Gallery, Glasgow (7 man show).
November 2009: One man exhibition at Kalyani Gallery, Bath St, Glasgow.
March 2010: Group exhibition, Hutcheson's Hall, Ingram St, Glasgow.
September 2011: One man exhibition at The Edinburgh Art Gallery, 106 Dundas St, Edinburgh.
A D D I T I O N A L___I N F O R M A T I O N :
1980-1981: Tutor, Drawing and Painting, Glasgow School of Art.
1981-1987: Various teaching and lecturing appointments.
Numerous paintings in private collections, principally in Glasgow, London, New York, Paris, Marseilles, Lyon, Switzerland.
Paintings in La Fondation France Liberte de Madame Danielle Mitterand, la Fondation SOS Drogue de Regine, and the C.B.S Collection, New York.
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