Heather is a
Cryptic Associate Artist.
Cryptic is a Glasgow based internationally-renowned producing
house, presenting today's most imaginative, innovative 
artists whilst also nurturing the creative talent of tomorrow.


2013 - 2015 Master of Fine Art at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland.  Master of Fine Art, 1st class with distinction.

1997-1999 Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland.  B.A. (Hons) Fine Art Drawing and Painting

Awards & Residencies:

upcoming: 02/2018 Cove Park Residency, Cryptic.

2017  British Council Residency, Makassar, Indonesia. Tanahindie Studios

Cryptic : Cove Park Residency, Scotland

2016  Creative Scotland, Open Project Funding, with Simon Harlow

2016  Cryptic : Cove Park Residency, Scotland

2015  Bram Stoker Award, Glasgow School of Art, MFA Degree Show

2013 & 2014 Hope Scott Trust Scholarship

2012  Glasgow Life Visual Arts Grant


upcoming: 02/2018 Nearer Future at Sonica, London. King's Place.
A Cryptic commission.
20 April: 6pm – 10pm & 21 April: 2pm – 9.30pm, St Pancras Room

11/2017   The Imperfection of Memory, a collaborative work with Colin  Broom, played live by Maxwell Quartet
Commissioned by Enterprise Music Scotland.

2017    Nearer Future, Edinburgh Art Fair. Cryptic/Sonica & the Institut François Écosse

02/2017    Spectra Festival of Light, Aberdeen

06/2016    Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh

04/2016    Cryptic Nights, in association with Cove Park. CCA, Glasgow

04/2016    Glasgow International, The Briggait, Glasgow. with Simon Harlow
11/2015    Pluck Projects, University College Cork, Ireland
06/2015   Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, Glue Factory, Glasgow.

05/2014   Glasgow School of Art MFA Interim Show.

04/2014   Group MFA Show, Old Hairdresser's Glasgow.

11/2013    Bring Your Own Beamer, Whisky Bond, Glasgow.

11/2012    Solo exhibition, New Work: Heather Lander, Platform, The Bridge, Easterhouse.

11/2011    shoxxx boxxx animation festival, Berlin.

06/2011    The Queen is Dead, Glasgow School of Art.

03/2011    The Chalet at the Collins Gallery, Glasgow.

10/2010    The Old Fruit Market, Glasgow. The Smith Quartet:Steve Reich, with Pointless Creations.

04/2010    Chalet Invitational, The Chalet, Glasgow.

07/2009    Che Camille, Argyll Arcade, Glasgow. With Simon Harlow.

11/2007    Chateau Mateau. The old carpet factory, Glasgow Green.

Reviews, articles, texts:

11/201The Scotsman, Sonica review featuring Nearer Future

17  The Sunday Herald, Jan Patience. Nearer Future

04/2016  Cusp Magazine, review Materials and Duration 1.2

04/2016   Plato's Cave in the CCA.
Interview, Gareth Vile, Subcity radio. Cryptic Nights.

03/2016   The List, Cryptic Nights

11/2015   Pluck Projects, New Work from Glasgow

09/2015   Glasgow City Arts

   MFA Degree Show Review