Alastair Gordon British, b. 1979

Gordon serves as a course leader for Professional Practice, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh. He holds his MA Fine Art, Wimbledon School of Art and his honours BA, Painting, Glasgow School of Art and undertook the Foundation Course at the Leith School of Art. Select residencies, awards and honours include the Artists Newsletter Travel Bursary 2019; City and Guilds of London Residency, 2019; Catalyst Residency, 2018; The Winsor and Newton Painting Prize, UK, 2015; Shoosmiths Art Prize, UK, 2014; Bow Arts Trust Residency, London, 2013; Residency, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh, 2011 and European Leadership Forum Residency, Eger, Hungary, 2011.


Solo exhibitions include:

The City and Guilds of London Art School, 2019;

First Things Gallery, New York, 2017;

Ahmanson Gallery, Irvine, California, 2017;

Simmons and Simmons, London, 2016;

Art Lacuna, London, 2015;

Nunnery Gallery, London, 2014 and 2013;

Bearspace, London, 2014;

Departure, London, 2012.


Select group shows include:

CCC Museum, Beijing, 2020;

Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, 2019;

Sluice, Berlin, 2018;

JGM Gallery, London, 2018;

Husk Gallery, 2018 and 2013, London;

Deptford X, London, 2018;

Charlie Smith Project Room, London, 2017;

Bearspace Gallery, London, 2016;

Christies, London, 2015 and 2014;

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, 2015;

Griffin Gallery, London;

Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, 2015;

No Format Gallery, London, 2015;

Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London, 2015;

Foyles Gallery, London, 2015;

Threadneedle Painting Prize, Mall Galleries, London, 2014;

The Open West, The Wilson, Cheltenham, 2014;

Oriel Davies Open, Oriel, 2014;

Davies Gallery, Powys, Wales, 2014;

Dovecot Galleries, Edinburgh, 2014;

Function Gallery, London, 2014;

Durham University and The Holy Biscuit, Newcastle, 2013. 


Gordon’s work is found in numerous prominent private and public collections including Beth Rudin de Woody, New York; Simmons and Simmons, London; Ahmanson Collection, Los Angeles; Landmark PLC, London; Bow Arts Trust, London; The Royal Bank of Scotland Collection, and The Glasgow School of Art Alumni Collection. Gordon has been shortlisted for the Denton Art Prize, 2020.