Lar MacGregor Visual Artist & Maker
Business Website: www.larmacgregor.com
FB: Lar MacGregor Art & Soul
2014 – 2018 FIRST CLASS BA(Hons) Contemporary Art & Contextualised Practice, University of the Highlands & Islands
2004 – NC Conservation, Scottish School of Forestry, Inverness
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 – Forgiveness (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.
2023 Grampus Heritage Trust, Cyprus (April 2023)
2022 REOTHART NAN EALAIN Gaelic visual arts, Micro Residency (September 2022)
2022 Hospitalfield Micro Residency with Applied Arts Scotland – Closing the Loop (March 2022), Arbroath, Scotland
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
2019 Caladar Arts (March – May), Cawdor
2022 Susurrus, Thurso Art Gallery, Thurso, (March 12 – August 23), Caithness, Scotland
2021 Susurrus, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery (June 26 – August 28), Inverness, Scotland
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
2023 Performance And Self-Portrayal – a dialog and publication, Aldobranti Fosco-Fornio
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