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 Windsor 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.

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. 


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