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Judith I Bridgland MA (Hons)

1962 Born Australia
1965 Came to live in Scotland
1980 – 84 University of Glasgow
Graduated Master of Arts with Honours in History of Fine Art and English Literature
   

Awards

1999 MacRoberts Open Prize
2009 House for an Art Lovers Award, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
2010 Finalist, The Bath Prize
2016 Glasgow Art Club Prize, Paisley Art Institute
   

Artist Membership

Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
Paisley Art Institute
   

One Person Shows

1991 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
1991 - 1994 Art Exposure Gallery, Glasgow
1997 Inner Life, Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh
2000 - 2005 Ainscough Contemporary Art, London
2000 Red Earth, Blue Sea, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, Di Rollo Gallery. Edinburgh
2002 The Colour of the Land, Festival Exhibition, Di Rollo Gallery, Edinburgh
2004 The Colour of the North, Di Rollo Gallery, Edinburgh
2004 Richmond Hill Gallery
2006 Northern Lights, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2006 East Meets West, Di Rollo Gallery, Edinburgh
2007 Into the West, Annan Gallery, Glasgow
2007 Celtic Connection, Wren Gallery, Burford
2007 Beyond the Sea, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2009 Coast to Coast, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2009 Homecoming, Annan Gallery, Glasgow
2009 The Road to the Isles, Wren Gallery, Burford
2010 Four Seasons, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2010 Time and Tide, Lime Tree Gallery, Long Melford
2011 Sea Change, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2011 The Road to Eastbourne Pier, House for An Art Lover, Glasgow
2011 Land and Sea, Wren Gallery, Burford
2012 Between Tides, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2013 To The Sea, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2014 The Call of The Sea, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2015 Journeys Through Landscape, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2016 From City to Sea, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
2017 Force of Nature, Duncan R Miller Fine Arts, London
   

Selected Exhibitions

1993 Christmas Exhibition, Demarco European Art Foundation, Edinburgh
1994 Collins Gallery, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
1995 Collective Images, McLean Art Gallery and Museum, Greenock
1995 - 98 Christmas Shows, Compass Gallery, Glasgow
1995 - 2011,14-17 Paisley Art Institute (PAI) Annual Exhibition, Paisley Art Gallery and Museum
1996 - 2016 London Art Fair, Business and Design Centre, Islington, London
1996 - 2003, 08-10, 13 Royal Glasgow Institute (RGI) Annual Exhibition, Glasgow
1996 - 2010 Glasgow Art Fair
1997 Vicarage Cottage Gallery, North Shields
1997 Beatrice Royal Contemporary Art Gallery, Southampton
1997 The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton
1997 Laing Competition, Scotland Street School, Glasgow
1997 - 2011 Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley Art Institute
1998 Laing Competition, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow
1999 - 2012 Scottish Show, Thompson’s Gallery, Aldeburgh
1998 Society of Artists and Artist Craftsmen (SAAC), Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
1998 Exhibition of Scottish Artists, Veem Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
1998 & 99, 2008 Chelsea Art Fair, London
1999 & 2000 ArtLondon, Chelsea, London
1999 - 2017 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London
2001 Four person show with Pam Carter, Gerard Burns and Zlatan Pilipovic, Richmond Hill Gallery
2001 - 09 Jerdan Gallery, Crail
2002 Four person show with Lin Pattullo, James Orr and John Lowrie Morrison, Richmond Hill Gallery
2003 Exhibition of Scottish Painting, St Petersburg, Russia
2003 British Watercolour Roadshow, Upplands Vasby Art Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
2004, 05, 08, 10 The RGI Kelly Gallery, Christmas Exhibitions, Glasgow
2004 - 2016 Summer Exhibition, McEwan Gallery, Ballater
2004 Uisge Beatha – Water of Life
Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, British Medical Association, Edinburgh
2005 - 2012 Scottish Show, Wren Gallery, Burford
2005 Light on the Landscape, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, British Medical Association, Edinburgh
2005 - 2007 Christmas Exhibition, Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
2005 - 2015 20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London
2008 - 2015 20/21 International Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London
2006 Art Ireland, Dublin
2006 - 2012,15,16 Edinburgh Art Fair
2007 Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair
2007 - 2016 Affordable Art Fair, Bristol
2008 Art and Antiques Fair, Olympia, London
2008 - 2010 Cambridgeshire Art Fair
2008 Two person show with Jenny Matthews at Thompson's Gallery, Aldeburgh
2009 101 Homecoming Exhibition, MacLaurin Art Gallery, Ayr
2010 Essence of Wales: Celtic Art at the Ryder Cup, Mixed Exhibition featuring HRH the Prince of Wales, Celtic Manor, Newport
2010 The Bath Prize Finalists Exhibition, The Octagon, Bath
2010 Devon Art Fair
2011 - 2016 Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, London
2011, 2013, 15-17 Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2012 The Great Welsh Journey, Lime Tree Gallery, Bristol
2012 Affordable Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 The Cornish Landscape, Lime Tree Gallery, Bristol
2013 The Maclaurin Open Fine Art Exhibition, Maclaurin Art Gallery, Ayr
2013 - 16 Cambridge City Art Fair
2014 Two person show with Stephanie Rew at Thompson's Gallery, Aldeburgh
2015 Crackling with Colour, with Emma S Davis and Anne Morrison, Strathearn Gallery, Crieff
2015 Colour, with Pam Carter, Joe Hargan and Peter King, Lime Tree Gallery, Long Melford
2015 Macart, Maclaurin Art Gallery, Ayr
2016 Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) - Connections: Scotland and Italy, Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
2016 Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) - Summer Exhibition, Meffan Gallery, Forfar
   

Published Works

2001 Four paintings published as limited edition prints by Ecosse Fine Art
2003 Painting published as the paperback and hardback cover illustrations of “The Rhythm of Life” by David Adam
2004 - 08 Twenty two paintings published as limited edition prints by Di Rollo Fine Art
2009 Painting published as the paperback illustration of “Prayer, the Embrace of Love"” by Andrew Clitherow
   

Work in Private Collections

Paintings in private collections in England, Ireland, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Turkey, Mexico, Russia, Canada, USA, Bermuda, Australia, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.
   

Works Purchased and Commissions

Sophos Plc Global Headquarters, Arisaig Partners (HK) Ltd, The Royal Bank of Scotland World Headquarters, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Caledonian University, British Midland. .
 

Bibliography

Peter J M McEwan, The Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture (2nd ed), pp 57
Lynda Murray (Ed), Who's Who in Art (36th ed), pp 92-93
Judith I Bridgland, "Exploration of Landscapes", International Artist (Issue 100, Dec/Jan 15), pp 82-91