Art C.V.

Lar MacGregor Visual Artist & Maker

Business Website: www.larmacgregor.com

larmacg@gmail.com

Instagram: @larmacgregor

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EDUCATION

2014 – 2018 FIRST CLASS BA(Hons) Contemporary Art & Contextualised Practice, University of the Highlands & Islands

2004 – NC Conservation, Scottish School of Forestry, Inverness

WORK EXPERIENCE

2021– Present, Assistant Visual Arts Curator (Exhibitions) with the Exhibitions Unit, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness

2021 Public Engagement (August), The Scottish Colourists (Flemming Collection) – Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness.

2020 – 2021 NAVIGATE – Finding our way together. Lead Artist for a community art project funded by Creative Scotland with An Talla Solais, Ullapool.

2020 Lead Artist, Ullapool Feel Good Festival, A Walking Art Workshop, Ullapool

2020 Facilitator/Artist, Book Week Scotland, Scottish Artist Union , Flag Book Workshop.

2020 Art & Wellbeing Tutor, Workers Educational Association, Artful Days, A creative journey for EIS members (November), online..

2020 Art & Wellbeing Tutor, Workers Educational Association, Artfully Yours, (September & October), online

2020 Lead Artist, Nairn Book & Arts Festival, Walking Word Map & Flag Book workshops (September), online.

2020 Art & Wellbeing Tutor, Workers Educational Association, Arting Around (July/August), online.

2020 Lead Artist, Landscape of Place, Walking Word Map workshop, An Talla Solais (April), online

2020 Art & Wellbeing Tutor, Workers Educational Association, Arting Around (February & March), Dingwall & Inverness.

2020 Curator, Community Gallery, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Inverness Museum (March), Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness.

2020 Lead Artist, Coiled basketry techniques, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Inverness Museum (February), Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness.

2019 Lead Artist, Woven bird’s nest hanging basket (based on a Weaver bird’s nest), Andy Holden, Natural Selection (December), Inverness Museum and Art Gallery Inverness

2019 Lead Artist, Public Engagement, Carrie Fertig exhibition, Forgiveness (July & August), Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness.

2019 Invigilator, supporting the interactive elements of the exhibition as well as being available to explore and explain the project, Carrie Fertig exhibition (July & August), Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness.

2019 Public Engagement, Installation & Invigilator, Andy Holden, Natural Selection, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness

2019 Lead Artist, Seaweed Workshop, An Talla Solais & Scottish Wildlife Trust, (August), Ullapool

2019 Lead Artist, SCOTTISH MENTAL HEALTH AND ARTS FILM FESTIVAL Walks, Closing ceremony and gathering (May), Inverness Town House, Inverness.

2019 Lead Artist, New Craigs Greenspace and N4H, Walks for Wellbeing – NHS Highland, Craig Dunain Woods, Inverness

2019 Lead Artist, Past Crafts & Creative Workshop, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Inverness Museum, Ferrycroft Visitor Centre, Lairg.

2019 Lead Artist, Art Walk, Creativity in Care, Evanton Community Wood, Evanton.

2019 Public Engagement, Arctic Day, Art North Magazine, Scottish Government & Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Eden Court, Inverness.

2019 Lead Artist, Introduction to Floral Techniques (February), Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness.

2018 Public Speaker, Public Art in the Highlands, Nairn U3A, Exhibitions Unit, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Nairn.

2017 Public Speaker, talk on adult education and creativity, Highland Adult Learning Partnership, Highlife Highland (October), Lecture Theatre Inverness College UHI, Inverness.

2017 Public Speaker, presentation of creative learning, two day symposium (September), University of the Highlands & Islands, Inverness.

RESIDENCIES

2022 Reothart nan Eilain |Gaelic Visual Arts| Scotland – Micro Residency, Scottish Artist Union

2022 Hospitalfield Micro Residency with Applied Arts Scotland – Closing the Loop (March 2022), Arbroath, Scotland

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2019 Caladar Arts (March – May), Cawdor

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022 Susurrus, Thurso Art Gallery, Thurso, (March 12 – August 23), Caithness, Scotland

2021 Susurrus, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery (June 26 – August 28), Inverness, Scotland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 |MATTER| Earth, Materials & Making, (Applied Arts Scotland) The Barn Arts, Fife

2022 CIANALAS, Wasps Studios, (March), Inverness

2020 room, An Talla Solais, Ullapool

2020 Landscape of Place. An Talla Solais (March – May, online), Ullapool

2019 Coast, As Coastline is to Ocean, Robert Callender, Joseph Calleja & David Cass, An Talla Solais (July – September), Ullapool

2019 Self-Reflection, Caladar Arts, Cawdor2016 Lus na Tuise, Lavender, Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, Eden Court Theatre, Bradan Press Launch, Inverness

2019 Kinetic Seaweed, An Talla Solais, Marine Conservation Weekend , Ullapool

2018 Wonderer, Fronteer Art, Platforms Project, Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece

2018 Night & Day, Loch Torridon Gallery, Torridon

2018 Lonely Arts Zine

2017 Lonely Arts Exhibition, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness

2017 Wild for Colour, Loch Torridon Gallery, Torridon

2016 New Beginnings, LOT 18 Pop-Up Gallery, Inverness

2016 Community Link Workshops, Inverness College UHI, Inverness

2016 Culture Shock, LOT 18 Pop-Up Gallery, Inverness

2016 The CD Collection, Inchmore Gallery, Inverness

2015 The CD Collection, Inchmore Gallery, Inverness

2014 Nature Trail Mural, The International Janet School, The Gambia

2010 – 2011 Sedna, Skeleton Story, Highlands & Islands (Touring)

2008 The Beauly Festival Scarecrow Trail and Workshops, Beauly Firth & Glens Trust, Beauly

WRITING

2022 Graduate Associates Programme Blog, CiRCUS ARTSPACE

2021 Voices of the Maker, Applied Arts Scotland

2020 Splendid Isolation (online), Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness

2019 Critical Moss, Art beyond the bubble, Aldobranti Fosco-Fornio, issuu.com

2019 Wayfinding, Art North Magazine Winter Issue

2019 Wayfinding, Art North Magazine Autumn/Fall Issue

2019 Material World/Hardcore Quilting, Art North Magazine Issue 3 Autumn/Fall

2019 Wayfinding, Art North Magazine Summer

2018 Interartive, Walking Art/Walking Aesthetics (online), Wayfaring Project