In addition to working on independent projects and commissions,

Heather is a Cryptic ArtistCryptic is a Glasgow based internationally-

renowned producing art house, presenting today's most imaginative,

innovative  artists whilst also nurturing the creative talent of tomorrow.

Education:

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:

2019 Cove Park Residency, Cryptic

2018 Cove Park Residency, Cryptic

2017  British Council Residency, Makassar, Indonesia. Tanahindie Studios

2017  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



Exhibitions:

10/2019 UPCOMING Sonica Glasgow 2019, Tramway Glasgow

07/2019 Do Not Disturb | The Permanence of Fragility, Below the Blanket, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

9/2018 Breaking Reverie, Dumfries: DMC Launch, the stove network

9/2018 Breaking Reverie, Findhorn Bay Festival, Scotland. A Cryptic commission in association with Cove Park

02/2018 Nearer Future at Sonica, London. King's Place. A Cryptic commission

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


10/2017    Nearer Future, Sonica, Cryptic. Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow 


08/2017    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:

 

11/2018 Gallina Walls - Breaking Reverie in Dumfries

11/2017   The Scotsman, Sonica review featuring Nearer Future

 

08/2017    INSPIRING ART EXHIBITIONS AT THE EDINBURGH ART FESTIVAL

09/2017  Katherine Aly - Nearer Future review

08/2017  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

07/2015  MFA Degree Show Review