|‘Between the Land and the Sea’, Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts, London. Works on paper by invited artists and academicians. Curated by Barbara Rae RA.
29th October 2015 – 24th April 2016
|‘Loch Computer’, Tent Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art, a meditation on remoteness and connectedness in the digital era. Photographs, artist’s books and printmaking by Leena Nammari and Norman McBeath with contributions from members of the Loch Computer Research Forum. Supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
28th March – 8th April, 2016
|Photograph and photogravure showing in ‘Converge’, Visual Arts Scotland Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh.
29th January – 20th February 2016.
|National Portrait Gallery, London acquires self-portrait and five other portraits.
|National Library of Scotland acquires two limited edition boxed sets: ‘Andante’ by Norman McBeath and ‘Light Box’ by Norman McBeath and Robert Crawford.
|Four photographs showing in the Society of Scottish Artists 2015 Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh.
21st December 2015 – 18th January 2016
|Photograph showing in the 2015 RSA Open Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh.
27th November 2015 – 14th February 2016
|‘The Debatable Landscape’ at the Scott Gallery, Hawick Museum. Invited artists showing alongside the museum’s permanent collection of fine art. Curated by Brian Robertson.
18th October – 18th December 2015
|Imprints’, a new folio of photogravures, commissioned by Edinburgh Printmakers and exhibited at Edinburgh Printmakers.
19th October – 30th November 2015.
|Awarded a Fellowship at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mao, Ireland.
|Launch of ‘Light Box’ a collaboration with Robert Crawford, at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
23rd February 2015.
|Six photogravures showing at the Nitra State Gallery, Slovakia as part of New Bridges 11:11.
10th July, 2014
|Four portraits of poets, Douglas Dunn, Don Paterson, Les Murray and Charles Tomlinson,
showing in Europe’s largest permanent digital gallery ‘Fusion’ at the Forum in Norwich. The exhibition is part of a touring exhibition showing portraits of living poets from the National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection. After Norwich the exhibition tours to five other regional venues.
5th May – 25th June, 2014
|The British Library acquires an edition of Venice, a collaboration between Norman McBeath and the poet Robert Crawford, for their permanent collection. This is featured in the British Library’s English and Drama blog – link below.
|Completion of a set of photogravures and photographs, called Things there to be noticed for permanent exhibition at the Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies Centre, NHS Foundation Trust, Benfield Road, Newcastle. This was produced through an award by the Jenifer Cole Charitable Trust.
|Two photographs of Seamus Heaney shown in The Music of What Happens in the
Schatten Gallery at Emory University, Atlanta, United States.
22nd February – 25th November, 2014
|The National Portrait Gallery, London acquires three portraits for their permanent collection.
|Three photogravures shown in Contemporary Photography in Scotland at Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries.
11th January – 8th March, 2014.
|Publication of Venice, a collaboration with the poet Robert Crawford, Professor of Modern Scottish Literature at the University of St Andrews. Venice’ is a limited edition (20) boxed set of photogravures and text which includes the first ever English verse translation of the Latin poem, ‘Venice’, by James Crichton (1560 – 1582). Published by Easel Press, Edinburgh.
|Collaboration with the poet Kathleen Jamie called The Beach. Limited edition (20) boxed set of photogravure and poem. Exhibited at Edinburgh Printmakers, 23, Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LR as part of The Written Image exhibition. Published by Easel Press, Edinburgh.
16th November – 21st December, 2013
|Two photogravures in the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition in London. Royal Academy
of Arts, Piccadilly, London W1J OBD.
10th June - 18th August, 2013
|Beirut and Beyond : Talk at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in connection with the exhibition Cairo to Constantinople by Francis Bedford at the Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh.
2nd May, 2013
|One photograph and one photogravure in the Society of Scottish Artists 116th Annual Exhibition at
the Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh EH22 2EL.
1st - 24th March, 2013
|One photograph in the Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy,
The Mound, Edinburgh EH22 2EL.
1st - 24th March, 2013
| Creative Capture: Six St Andrews Poets : Permanent exhibition opens of specially commissioned
portraits of six St Andrews poets. John Burnside, Robert Crawford, Douglas Dunn, Kathleen Jamie,
Don Paterson and Jacob Polley. The exhibition is in the University’s newly refurbished main library.
3rd February, 2013
|One photogravure in the Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy,
The Mound, Edinburgh EH22 2EL.
24th November 2012 - 31st January, 2013
| One photogravure in Feral Landscape at Edinburgh Printmakers, 23 Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LR.
17th November - 22nd December 2013
|Two photogravures in the Winter Show at Amber Arts, 78, Montrose Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5DP
15th November - 19th January 2013
| One photograph in Democratic Salon at Stills Gallery, 23 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP.
17th November – 20th December 2012
| Of Nearness published: produced as part of the award from the Jenifer Cole Charitable Trust and as a
record of work produced for the Maggie’s Centres in Edinburgh and Newcastle.
24 pages - 220 x 245mm - ISBN 9780955285943
Designed and typeset in Elena by Dalrymple
Printed and bound by ARC Colourprint, Edinburgh
Published by Easel Press
| Simonides : Talk, with Professor Robert Crawford, at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 25 George Street,
Edinburgh EH2 2PQ.
6th November 2012
|Awarded a grant from the Jenifer Cole Charitable Trust to produce artwork for the Newcastle
Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies Centre.
|Simonides, a collaboration with the poet Robert Crawford, at the
Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, New Haven, USA.
Talk with Robert Crawford and exhibition opening.
19th September - 31st October, 2012
|A photogravure: part of the VIIth Biennial International
Miniature Print Exhibition, at the Federation Gallery, Vancouver B.C.,
2012 - February 2013, touring
|Photograph shown, as an invited artist, at the Royal Academy of
Arts Summer Exhibition, in London. Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London W1J OBD.
4th June - 12th August, 2012
|Photographs: part of Cast Contemporaries, in the Edinburgh Art Festival
at Edinburgh College of Art, 47, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DF.
3rd August - 2nd September, 2012
|Three photogravures in Natural Curiosity: curated by Lynn Wilson and held at Patriothall Gallery,
1D, Patriothall, Off Hamilton Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 5AY.
7th – 20th December 2012
|Three photogravures: part of Mosty X, in Piestany, Slovakia
|Seven photographs: part of Postcards to Japan at Fukishima
Museum of Art, Fukishima City, Japan.
7th April - 1st July, 2012
|One photograph and one photogravure shown at the Society of Scottish
Artists’ 115th Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy, The
Mound, Edinburgh EH22 2EL.
4th February - 1st March, 2012
|Two photogravures: part of BigPrint/Small Print at the Wroclaw
Academy of Fine Art, Wroclaw, Poland.
|Simonides/Body Bags: BBC Radio 4 programme based on Simonides and the collaboration between Norman McBeath and Robert Crawford. Nominated for a Sony Radio Academy Award.|
|Twenty-five photographs with texts by Robert Crawford and items from Edinburgh College of Art’s cast collection in Body Bags/Simonides. Shown at Edinburgh College of Art, 74, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DF.
4th August - 9th September 2011
|Simonides published: a collaboration with the poet Robert Crawford, Professor of Modern Scottish Literature at the University of St Andrews. Shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award.
72 pages ~ 250 x 245mm ~ ISBN 9780955285936
Designed and typeset in Custodia by Dalrymple
Printed and bound in Italy by Conti Tipocolor, Florence
Published by Easel Press 2011
£35 including postage in the UK
|Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, acquires three portraits for their permanent collection.
|Bridges IX: Three photogravures shown in ‘Mosty IX’ , in Piestany, Slovakia: an international cultural exchange exhibition organised through the Society of Scottish Artists.
|National Portrait Gallery, London acquires two portraits for their permanent collection.
|Awarded Creative Scotland New Work Award with Robert Crawford towards the Body Bags/ Simonides collaboration and exhibition.
|Awarded Royal Society of Edinburgh Arts and Humanities Small Grant Award with Robert Crawford towards the Simonides collaboration.
|National Portrait Gallery of Australia acquires two portraits for their permanent collection.
|One photograph and one photogravure in the Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition at the Royal
Scottish Academy,The Mound, Edinburgh EH22 2EL.
30th October – 15th December 2010
|Awarded a grant from the Jenifer Cole Charitable Trust to produce artwork for Maggie’s Centres in Edinburgh and Newcastle along with related publication.
|Twenty-eight photographs with poems by Paul Muldoon in Plan B as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival and shown at the Scottish Poetry Library, 5, Crichton's Close, Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8D.
29th July - 4th September 2010
|One photogravure shown as part of Originals 10 The Contemporary Printmaking Show at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1.
25th March - 3rd April 2010
|Twenty-eight photographs with poems by Paul Muldoon in Plan B, commissioned by Triskel Arts and shown at the ESB Substation, Caroline Street, Cork, Ireland.
24th March - 29th May 2010
|One photograph and one photogravure shown at the Society of Scottish Artists' 113th Annual Exhibition at The Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh EH22 2EL.
20th February - 18th March 2010
|Installation of 12 photographs and four separate artworks in Positive -Negative-Print as part of the Hidden Door Festival, The Roxy Art House, 2, Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh.
30th - 31st January 2010
|Limited edition (12) photograph shown at the Print Studio 2009 Miniprint Exchange Portfolio, Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152, Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DY.
|A photogravure shown at Edinburgh Printmakers Winter Exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers, 23, Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LR.
14th November - 23rd December 2009
|Limited edition (100) bookmark shown as part of Bookmarks Part VII, organised by the Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England, Bristol. Exhibition toured in UK, Southern Ireland, United States and Germany.
29th September 2009 - 26th February 2010
|Plan B is a collaboration with the Pulitzer Prize winning poet and former Professor of Poetry at Oxford, Paul Muldoon.
Published by Enitharmon Press in 2009
Hardback £15 ISBN 9 781904 634829 234 x 156mm, 64pp
Available from Enitharmon Press
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|Three portraits shown in 'Faces of Poetry : Contemporary Photographs' at the National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin's Place, London WC2H OHE.
24th January - 14th June 2009
|A photogravure shown at the 7th International Mini Print Exhibition at the London Print Studio: 425 Harrow Road, London W10 4 RE.
27th March - 18th April 2009, then touring UK
Organised by the Printmakers Council
|Two photogravures shown at the Royal Scottish Academy Spring Open Exhibition at The Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH22 2EL.
18th April - 20th May 2009
|A photogravure portrait of the poet Edwin Morgan has been acquired by the Scottish Poetry Library for its permanent collection and as part of the Edwin Morgan Archive which opens on 27th April 2009.
|A photogravure shown at the United Nations Headquarters, New York as part of the Inter-Art International Exhibition. Download PDF
30th March - 6th April 2009
|Two photogravures shown at the Society of Scottish Artists 112th Annual Exhibition, Vision Building, Greenmarket, Dundee.
23rd May - 19th June 2009
|Photogravure shown at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition in London. Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London W1J OBD.
9th June - 17th August, 2008