Career Timeline

Originally from Canada, I set out in 1996 with a backpack and an appetite for adventure. Three years and four continents later I found myself in Scotland, fell in love with it, and decided to stay.

MAN VS MACHINE

2021 - Collaboration with Ice Cube

The Angel's Share

2021 - NFT and cask of 1991 Macallan’s whisky shattered the previous world record for most expensive cask, selling for $2.3M

Bitcoin Angel

2021 - Broke all records for open edition sales on Nifty Gateway

NFT Highlights

2020

Bitcoin Bull

Jose Delbo Collab

EthBoy

Collision with Pak

Private View in Cryptovoxels

2020 - Working with KnownOrigin, organised the first ever private view NFT exhibition in the Metaverse

Crypto Cubism

2020 - Solo exhibition at Edinburgh University cancelled due to Covid-19 (giving more time to explore the world of NFTs) 

EthGirl

2019 - Genesis NFT dropped: A collab with Alotta Money

Coindesk Most Influential

2019 - Series of portraits

Crypto Conferences

2019 - Exhibited crypto-themed artwork

CoinFest UK, Manchester

Bitcoin Conference, San Francisco

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

2018 - Highjacked!

CryptoDisruption

2018 - Solo Exhibition

Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh

REKT

2018 - Got REKT and decided to focus on painting instead of trading

Cryptocurrency

2017 - First purchase of Bitcoin and exploration of crypto trading

Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

2017 - Invited to exhibit Augmented Reality paintings

Doctor Jordan Peterson, Toronto

2017 - Portrait sitting

Would I Lie to You? The Art of Politics and Propaganda

2016 - Solo Exhibition

Out of the Blue, Edinburgh

#EdinburghHacked

2015 - Solo exhibition

Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

2015 - Highjacked!

Leap of faith!

2015 - Stepped down from Art in Healthcare and teaching to focus on art career

CreativTek Ltd

2015 - Established with David Oxley to provide AR services to artists 

World Mobile Congress, Barcelona

2015 - Attended by invitation to meet the team at AR company Metaio

The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2014 - Hijacked the RSA 188th annual open exhibition!

Augmented Reality Art (ed. Vladimir Geroimenko)

2014 - Mentioned in the first academic book about AR art

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

2013 - Display of AR paintings at prestigious Edinburgh concert hall 

Augmented Reality

2013 - First experiments in combining AR with traditional oil painting

QR code paintings

2012 - First explorations of the potential of QR codes in art

The Poem of Ecstasy

2011 - Solo Exhibition

Leith Gallery, Edinburgh

Trees for Life

2011 - Organised charity exhibition

Out of the Blue, Edinburgh

Synaesthesia

2010 - First commercial gallery solo exhibition

Union Gallery, Edinburgh

Leith School of Art, Edinburgh

2009 - Hired as tutor (LSA art technician from 2003 - 2008)

Edinburgh and Truro

2009 - Mixed Exhibitions

‘New Graduates’, Leith Gallery, Edinburgh

'20-Year Anniversary', Leith School of Art, Edinburgh

'The Edinburgh School of Painting', Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, UK

'Expedition’, Leith Gallery, Edinburgh

‘Festival Show’, UNIONgallery, Edinburgh

Art in Healthcare, Edinburgh

2008 - Hired as Director of Scottish charity

Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art

2003 to 2008 - MA (Hons) Fine Art (with distinction)

Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show

Edinburgh and London

2008 - Mixed exhibitions

Chessel Gallery, Edinburgh

Prince’s Drawing Academy, London

Matthew Gallery, Edinburgh

Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition, Edinburgh

Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

2007 - Charity fundraiser solo exhibition

Leith School of Art, Edinburgh

2002 to 2003 - Foundation year

Private Collections

UK, Canada, Germany, Norway, Holland, Portugal, Italy, USA, Switzerland, Australia, UAE

Public Collections

Stirling University, Art in Healthcare, Queen Margaret Hospital, Fife, Victoria Hospital, Fife