Jamie writes about looking at paintings on Sunny Blinking Painting Blog and has also written on art for Frieze, The Herald, Burlington Contemporary, The Drouth, a-n The Artists Information Company, and MAP Magazine.




BA (Hons), Glasgow School of Art, 2011-2015
MFA, Glasgow School of Art, 2015-2017


Awards and misc

a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-2020 (selected writer)

RSA New Contemporaries 2016 (2015)
The Jock Macfie Prize 2015
The RSA Landscape Award 2016
Fleming-Wyfold New Scottish Artists 2016 (selected artist)



Susan Mansfield, The Scotsman
Moira Jeffrey, The Scotsman
Moira Jeffrey, The Scotsman


Interview with The Seesaw



Selected Exhibitions

The Painter Trampled by His Model: A Cautionary Tale of Curating in the 2nd Dimension, co-curated with Naomi van Dijck [forthcoming]

a mean idea to call my own…, Pleinkamer, Amsterdam, 2021
Pitch, (with Samuel O’Donnell), Crownpoint Studios, Glasgow 2019
Making a Mark, (Group Exhibition) The Pump House, Dulwich College, London 2019
WEDGES, (with Jonathan Pinn), Mercer Chance, London 2018
Steal the Show, (Group show curated by Jessica Wilson as part of Glasgow Open House Festival 2017) Flat 3/2, 53 Bentinck Street, Glasgow 2017
Sequel, Centre For Contemporary Arts (CCA) Theatre, Glasgow, 2017
Pendolino Vol.1, (Group Exhibition co-curated with Jonathan Pinn), New Glasgow Society, Glasgow 2017
Matinee: A Play for Five Paintings in Two Acts, Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) Theatre, Glasgow 2017
MFA Interim Show 2016, Reid Gallery, Glasgow 2016
New Scottish Artists, David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF), London 2016
RSA New Contemporaries, The Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, Edinburgh 2016
War, (Group Exhibition)The Barras Art and Design (BAaD), Glasgow 2015
All You Can Eat, (Group Exhibition) The Old Truman Brewery, London 2015
Glasgow School of Art Undergraduate Degree Show 2015, Tontine, Glasgow 2015
Last Minute Futures, (In collaboration with Samuel O’Donnell) The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, 2015
Walking to Vermillion Sands : 100 Covers, (In collaboration with Samuel O’Donnell) The Art School, Glasgow, 2014
An Apple Amongst the Oranges, (Group Show) The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, 2014