Aitken, Mairi Curriculum Vitae

Mairi Aitken graduated from Glasgow School of Art with a degree in Drawing and Painting. She has taught art in both England and Scotland. Being an artist member of The Glasgow Society of Women Artists and The Paisley Art Institute, she exhibits regularly with both organizations. She is also a past president of The Glasgow Society of Women Artists. Her work has been acquired by schools, councils, The Royal Bank of Scotland and is in private collections throughout the U.K., Europe and the U.S.

Mairi�s arttwork is mostly figurative, based largely on scenes recorded whilst holidaying abroad, with particular emphasis on strong light, shade and people going about their everyday lives. Although Mairi is happy with all forms of media, she concentrates mainly on acrylic at present.


Arteries Gallery, Glasgow
Art Exposure Gallery, Glasgow
Blackheath Gallery, London
Broadway Modern, Cotswolds
Cairns Gallery, Peebles
Fotheringham Gallery, Bridge of Allan
Green Gallery, Aberfoyle
Jerdan Gallery, Crail
Laing�s Art Exhibitions
Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
Maclaurin Galleries, Ayr
Morningside Gallery, Edinburgh
Panik Gallery, Killearn
R.G.I. and R.G.I. Kelly Gallery
Richmond Hill Gallery, Surrey
Rowan Gallery, Drymen and Helensburgh in Glasgow and Edinburgh
Stenton Art Gallery E. Lothian
Lemond Gallery, Glasgow
Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeen
Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh
The Wren Gallery, Burford, Oxon.


Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld
Broadway Modern, Cotswolds
Fotheringham Gallery, Bridge of Allan
Green Gallery, Aberfoyle
Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
Margin Gallery, Hamilton
Panik Gallery, Killearn
Portfolio Shows with The Glasgow Group
R.G.I. Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
Stenton Art Gallery, East Lothian
Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh


Accord Hospice, Paisley
Aldessan Gallery, Clachan of Campsie
Bishopbriggs Library
Candlemaker Gallery, Edinburgh
R.G.I. Kelly Gallery, Glasgow--2001, 2003, 2005,


Glasgow Art Fair
Affordable Art Fair, Battersea
Art on Paper Fair, London
Cannes Art Fair


1996 --- Strathkelvin Purchase Prize.
1997 --- P.A.I. Arnold Clark Prize
1997 --- E. Dunbartonshire Purchase Prize
2000 --- P.A.I. John Green Purchase Prize
2001 --- P.A.I. William Grant & Sons� Charitable Trust Award
2001 --- P.A.I. 'Small Work' chosen by the public
2004 --- Anne Stevenson Memorial Award