Artist CV

Society of Scottish Artists – Professional Member and Council Member

Current / Forthcoming Exhibitions
2018     Solo Exhibition ‘The Blessing of the Rain’, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, 6th – 30th June
2018     OPEN VAS & SSA Together
, National Galleries of Scotland, The Mound Edinburgh, 29th Jan – 8th March
2018    The Fraser Gallery, St Andrews group exhibition, Jan – end March, June – Sept
2018     North East Fife Open Studios, Artist Studio, Platform 2 , Ladybank Railway Station, 5th – 7th May
2018     Fabriano en Aquarello,
included in The Scottish Exhibition as part of international watercolour event in Fabriano, Italy, 3rd-7th May 2018


Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS – 100 Flowers Project
Royal Bank of Scotland
Applecross Property Development
Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust
Private collections in UK, Europe and USA.

Awards and Grants

2015 – The Meffan Gallery and Museum Solo Exhibition Award
2014 – ‘Next Steps’ Award for research and development of new work and mentoring, from FCAC
2013 – Artist Opportunity Grant from FCAC for a research trip to the Outer Hebrides
2013 – Business Gateway, Create in Fife Grant – funding towards a new website
2010 – Artist Award, Fife Council
2009 – Railway Heritage Trust, Fife Business Gateway – grants towards studio/renovations project at Ladybank Station
2008 – Artist Award, Fife Council
2005 – Hope Scott Trust award to visit specialist plant nursery in Germany that import a rare Peony called Rockii from China for a series of paintings and prints


BA Joint Hons Art & Art History, 2:1, Goldsmiths College, London 1992

Selected Publications / Press See ‘Blog’ for press articles and features.

Recent Exhibitions
2017  Oct – Dec  ‘Floresce’ – Solo Exhibition, The Meffan Gallery and Museum, Angus, and Montrose Museum, Angus
2017 Winter Exhibition – Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh
2017 Summer Exhibition – Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh
2017 May – North Fife Open Studios – Artist Studio, Ladybank Railway Station, Fife
2017 May – The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, 175th Anniversary Exhibition
2017 April – Scottish Exhibition, Fabriano-inaquerello, Italy
2017 March – ‘Roots and Wings’, 3 person show with Ade Adessina & Freya Payne, Tatha Gallery, Newport, Fife
2016 ‘Flora Depicta’, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2016 Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Annual Open Exhibition, Glasgow
2016 Society of Scottish Artists Annual Open Exhibition, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
2016  North Fife Open Studios – Artist Studio, Ladybank Railway Station, Fife
2016  ‘Exquisite Corpse’, Society of Scottish Artists, St. Andrews Museum, Fife
2015 – SSA Annual Exhibition, The Academy, The National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2015 – North Fife Open Studios
2014 – Christmas Exhibition – new work alongside work by ceramicist Moyra Stewart
2014 – ‘Flowering on the Edge of the World…’ St. Andrews Town Hall, St. Andrews Sept/Oct North Fife Open Studios (May)
2014 – ‘Flowering on the Edge of the World…’ at the studio, alongside collaborative work with Ruth Morris of Roobedo, 1st March
2013 – North Fife Open Studios (May), Fife Open Doors (Sept)
2012 – North Fife Open Studios (May), Fife Open Doors (Sept) and
2012 – ‘Winter Wonderland’ (Nov) a two person studio exhibition with artist/maker Ali Scott
2011 – ‘I Love Daisies’ Solo Exhibition at The Gatehouse, St. Andrews Botanic Gardens North Fife Open Studios (May)
2010 – North Fife Open Studios (May)
2009 – Perth Museum and Gallery, Perth (Invited Artist, Perthshire Arts Association ) Perthshire Open Studios, with painter Susie Johnstone at Touchie Studios, near Kinross
2008 – ‘Really Wild Flowers’ with Jenny Matthews at Donald Watson Gallery, East Lothian Featured Artist – Art at the Airport, Edinburgh Airport
2007 – ‘Pushing Up Daisies II’, Cairns Gallery, Peebles, -Two person show with Ian Healy
2006 – Solo Exhibition, The Riverside Gallery, Aberdeen
2006 – ‘Pushing Up Daisies’, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh – Two person show with Ian Healy

Kirsty Lorenz in her studio
Kirsty Lorenz, studio
Kirsty Lorenz, studio
Kirsty Lorenz, studio

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