Philip Braham
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1959 Born in Glasgow
1976-80 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee. DA (Painting)
1980-81 Royal Academy of Fine Art, The Hague, Holland
Postgraduate scholarship in painting (Special commendation)
1981-82 University of California at Los Angeles  Visiting Artist
2000-      0.5 FTE Lecturer in Fine Art, DJCAD at the University of Dundee                                               

1980 British Council Scholarship
1981 Greenshields Award
1985 Educational Institute of Scotland Award
1989  Scottish Arts Council Award
1994 Guthrie Award, Royal Scottish Academy
2003 Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy Research Bursary

Royal Scottish Academy Morton Award for lens-based work

Solo exhibitions
1984 Main Fine Art, Glasgow
1985 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1987 The Glasgow Arts Centre
1988 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1989 Raab Gallery, London
1992 Raab Gallery, London
1993 Compass Gallery, Glasgow
1994 Raab Boukamel Gallery, London
1994 Galleri Christian Dam, Copenhagen
1995 Raab Boukamel Gallery, London
1997 BCA, London
1998 Galleri Christian Dam, Oslo
1999 Compass Gallery, Glasgow
2000  BCA Galleryl, London
2000 Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
2003 BCA Gallery, London
2005 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2006 Osborne Samuel, London
2010 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2011 Union Gallery, Edinburgh

Selected group exhibitions
1985 The Smith Biennial, Stirling
“Networking” O,Kane Gallery, Houston, Texas
“Portraits on Paper” Scottish Arts Council touring exhibition
1986 “The Human Touch” Fischer Fine Art, London
“Scottish Art Today” Edinburgh International Festival
1987 “The Vigorous Imagination” Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh Festival
“20th Century Scottish Masters” The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1989 “CITAC” Sala Parpallo/Deputation Ce Valencia, Spain
“Il Giocco Dell’Oca” Cagliari, Sardinia
1990 “Scottish Art: Philip Braham, Martin Kane, Barbara Rae” Midlands Contemporary Art
1991 “New Scottish Painting” Galerie Bureaux et Magazins, Ostend, Belgium
“20th Century Scottish Painting” Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
1992  “Visions of Albion- Aspects of British Landscape” Collyer-Bristow, London
“150th anniversary exhibition” The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1993 “Visions of Albion II” Collyer Bristow, London
1994 “The Glory of the Garden” Art Space, London
“Visions of Albion III” Collyer-Bristow, London
1995 Royal Scottish Academy 169th exhibition, Edinburgh – 1st Prize-winner, Guthrie Award
1996 “Die Kraft Der Bilder” Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
“Liebe und Poesie”, Galerie Tobias Hirschmann, Frankfurt, Germany
“Endangered Spaces”, Christies, London
1997 “International Kunst” Galleri Christian Dam, Copenhagen, Denmark
1998  “Scotland The Brave”, Forbes Galleries, New York
“Art and Nature” The Botanic Gardens, Cagliari, Sardinia
1999 “Mountain” Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Museum
2000 “Artaid” Vinopolis Gallery, London
2001 “New European Artists” exhibition and book launch, Sotheby’s, Amsterdam
2002 “Adapt” Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow
2003 “40th Anniversary Exhibition” Demarco European Art Foundation, Edinburgh
2005 “The Call of the Sea” Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Royal Scottish Academy 181st Exhibition


“Scottish Landscape” The Park Gallery, Falkirk
Royal Scottish Academy 182nd Exhibition


“Inspired” Homecoming Scotland flagship exhibition at Mitchell Library, Glasgow
“Keeping Time” Albany Lane Gallery, Edinburgh


“8 European Artists in Yemen” Bab-al Yemen Gallery, Sana’a, Yemen
“Edinburgh Soul” Union Gallery, Edinburgh
“Public Image” Cooper Gallery, University of Dundee
Royal Scottish Academy 184th Exhibition Morton Award prize winner


“7 European Artists in Yemen” Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris
 “The Artist’s View - 8 European Artists in Yemen” Royal Geographical Society, London


Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum

  McManus Art Gallery, Dundee
  Lillie Art Gallery
  Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  Sunderland Art Gallery
  BBC London
  Contemporary Art Society, London
  Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  Educational Institute of Scotland
  Life Association of Scotland
  Fleming’s Collection
  Standard Life, Edinburgh
  The City Art Centre, Edinburgh
  Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
  Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
  The Richard Demarco Archive, Edinburgh

Catalogues and books
  “The Human Touch”, Fischer Fine Art London. Foreword by Mary Rose Beaumont, 1986

“Scottish Art Today, Artists at Work”, Edinburgh International Festival/Edinburgh College of Art. Forewords by Frank Dunlop, Ian Henderson, Clare Henry, Keith Hartley, 1986

“The Vigorous Imagination”, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. Forewords by: R. Reid, Frank Dunlop, Timothy Clifford, Richard Calvocoressi, Keith Hartley, Clare Henry, Henry Meyric Hughes and Prof. Anthony Jones, 1987

“Philip Braham”, Raab Gallery, London. Text by Eugene Patron and Philip Braham, 1988

“New Scottish Painting”, Galerie Bureaux et Magasins, Ostend. Text by Hugo Brutin, 1991

“20th Century Scottish Painting”, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol. Text by Duncan MacMillan, 1991

“Philip Braham”, Raab Gallery,London. Introduction by Keith Patrick. Interview with Clare Henry 1992

“Philip Braham: Between Worlds” Galleri Christian Dam, Copenhagen. Introduction by Keith Patrick, 1994

“Die Kraft der Bilder (The Power of The Image)”, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, 1996

“Philip Braham: The River’s Source. Paintings 1994-1997”, The Boukamel Gallery, London, 1997

“Philip Braham: The Mirror’s Surface” Galleri Christian Dam, Oslo, 1998

“Artaid ‘98” Crusaid at The City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 1998

“Philip Braham: Cloud and Memory” Compass Gallery, Glasgow. Introduction by Helene Brunerie, 1999

“Philip Braham: Border Crossing” The Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh. Text by Prof. Duncan McMillan, 2000

“Scottish Art in the 20th Century” by Prof. Duncan McMillan, 2001

“New European Artists” by Edward Lucie Smith et al, 2001

“40th Anniversary Exhibition”  Demarco European Art Foundation, 2003

“Distant Landscapes” Osborne Samuel in association with BCA Gallery, London. Text by Prof. Nicholas Davey, 2006

“Still.” Union Gallery, Edinburgh. Text by Dr. Dominic Smith, 2011


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