1971 57 Gallery, Edinburgh

1972 Pool Theatre Gallery, Edinburgh

1974 Shed 50 Gallery, Largo, Fife

1981 Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

1981 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1984 ‘Chine Colle’, Edinburgh International Festival Printmakers’ Workshop, Edinburgh

1984 Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames

1985 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition

1985 Peacock Printmakers Gallery

1985 Glasgow Print Workshop, Glasgow

1985 Helsinki Festival; Gallery of Finnish Association of Printmakers, Helsinki

1985 University of Central Florida, Art Department Gallery, Orlando, Florida

1987 Department of Fine Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

1987 ‘Chine Colle’, Mixed Media Works on Paper, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1987 Galerija Fakulteta Likovnih Umetnosti, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (with David Evans)

1988 Eitharong Gallery, Orlando, Florida, USA (with Robert Rivers)

1988 Galerie Salammbo, Paris, France

1990 ‘From The Edge’ Touring Exhibition (UK /France) in collaboration with the Scottish Folk Ensemble Whistlebinkies’ - music composed by Edward McGuire (A Festival of Irish Arts), Commonwealth Institute, London

1990 New Paintings from China, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1992 Christopher Hull Gallery, London

1993 Loom Shop Gallery, Lower Largo

Far East: Paintings from China and Japan’, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1994 Paintings by George Donald - World Trade Centre Building, Dubai U.A.E.

Sharjah Cultural Centre, Sharjah, UAE, (with John Dishman)

Nine Translations from the Chinese‘ - A boxed set of silk screenprints Published by Edinburgh Printmakers Ltd

Prints, Queens Hall, Edinburgh

Prints, Lamont Gallery, London

Prints, U.C.F. Gallery, Orlando, U.S.A

1995 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1998 ‘Kali’s Room - New paintings From India’, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2002 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh (with Robert Rivers)

‘Anatomia’ An Artist’s Book, the Library, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2005 Recent Work, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2008 New Paintings, Royal Scottish Academy Friends’ Room, Edinburgth

2009 Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames

2011 Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames

2012 Paintings: Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2013 Art Mill Gallery, Plymouth

2013 Liquid Art: Work by George Donald, Flying Horse Editions, Orlando Florida USA

2015 Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh

2015 Themes and Variations,: Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2018 New Paintings Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh



Lecturer/Demonstrator in Printmaking, Glasgow and Fife Education Authorities

Lecturer in Printmaking, Scottish Arts Council

Director of Printmaking Courses, Edinburgh Arts Summer School 1973

Lecturer in Art History, Worker’s Educational Association, Middleton Hall1974

Lecturer in Art History, Edinburgh University Summer School 1974 &1975

Visiting Lecturer (under auspices of British Council) at Faculties of Art in India; National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad; J J. School of Art, Bombay

Department of Fine Art, University of Baroda, Gujerat 1979

Visiting Professor of Art, University of Central Florida, Dept. of Fine Art, Orlando Florida, USA, 1981

Visiting Tutor (anatomy and drawing), Crealdé School of Art, Winter Park, Florida USA 1981

Visiting Lecturer, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen 1982

Visiting Artist, Swedish Art Schools, Galleries, and Print Workshops, Stockholm and Malmo1982

Visiting Lecturer, Georgia State University Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy, Summer 1983

Study and Studio Practice; Laurence Barker Paper Studio, Barcelona, Spain 1984

Curator, Cataloguer and Promoter of “Laurence Barker: Papermaker” Touring Exhibition UK 1985

Visiting Professor (drawing and anatomy) Univ.of Central Florida 1985

Professeur Visiteur de Graveur at l’Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Strasbourg, France 1986

Visiting Lecturer, Birmingham Polytechnic, Dept. of Fine Art 1987,1989,1991

Visiting Lecturer, Orkney Arts Society, Pier Art Centre, Stromness, and Soulisquoy Print Workshop, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 1987

Invited Artist, Faculty of Fine Art, Belgrade Yugoslavia 1987

Printmaker in Residence, Soulisquoy Print Workshop, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Summer 1988

Visiting Artist, Szechuan Fine Art Institute, Chongqing, Szechuan, China

Visiting Artist, Silpakorn University ,Fine Art Dept, Bangkok, Thailand 1989

Visiting Artist, Chulalongkorn University, Fine Art Dept., Bangkok, Thailand 1989

Visiting Artist, Dubai and Abu Dhabi Arts Centres, U.A.E. 1994

Visiting Printmaker Pegasus Printmaking Studio Florida U.S.A. 1994

Visiting Tutor Fondacio Miro Mallorca Spain 1994. 1996, 1999

Invited international artist/judge Sharjah International Biennale, Sharjah UAE 1995

Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Fine Art, Hangzhou, P.R.China.1995

Visiting Professor, Xi’an Academy of Fine Art, Xi’an, P.R.China.1995

Visiting Professor of Anatomy and Drawing The British Council, Kyoto and Osaka, Japan 1999

Visiting Professor of Anatomy and Drawing University of Central Florida Orlando Florida UCF 2002, 2003,2004, 2005, 2006-2015

Drawing the Human Anatomy, Guest Lecturer, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh 2014

Art of Anatomy, Guest Lecturer, Café Scientifique (University of Strathclyde) Glasgow 2014

Anatomy Drawing, Guest Lecturer, Royal Academy School, London 2019

Human Anatomy, Guest Tutor, Borders Art Fair, Kelso 2019/2020

Honorary Professor, Al Maktoum Institute, Dundee 2009



Andrew Grant Scholarship, Edinburgh College of Art 1964, 1965

Post Graduate Scholarship, Edinburgh College of Art, 1967

Helen A. Rose Travelling Scholarship (to India, Kashmir, Afghanistan, Nepal), 1967-1968

Benares Hindu University Fine Art Dept, Visiting Scholar, Winter Term, 1967

Latimer Award Royal Scottish Academy, 1970

Guthrie Award Royal Scottish Academy, 1973

Scottish Arts Council Bursary, 1973

R.S.A. Gillies Bequest Travel Award to India, 1978

S.A.C. travel and study award to Twinrocker Hand Papermakers, Brookston Indiana, USA, 1981

R.S.A. Gillies Prize, 1982

R.S.W. Mary Marshall Brown Award, 1983

Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, BBC Purchase Award, 1987

Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, Cargill Award, 1987

David Muirhead Fund Purchase, RSA, 1991

Sir William Gillies Bequest Award RSA 2003

R.S.W. Scottish Arts Club Award 2006,2014

Residency: Association Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Collioure , France 2014



Glasgow University and Scottish Arts Council, (portrait) 1985

New Scottish National Library, Edinburgh, (window design) 1986

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, (portrait) 1986

Pegasus Press Orlando U.S.A. 1994 ( suite of prints)

Print makers Workshop Ltd, Edinburgh 1994 ( Boxed suite of silkscreen prints)

St. John’s Hospital Livingston, (mural painting) 1994

The Scottish Office,H.Q.,Victoria Quay, Edinburgh (prints)1995

Le Theatre de Caen, Normandie, France ( designs for publicity) 1996

University of Edinburgh ( portrait) 2006

Private commissions for paintings



1968 Student Print Exhibitions; Tokyo, Japan and Strasbourg, France

Marjorie Parr Gallery, London.

Pernod Exhibition. Edinburgh and London (prizewinner)

French Institute, Edinburgh International Festival

1971 Marjorie Parr Gallery, London.

Scottish Graphics, 57 Gallery, Edinburgh

International Graphics, Carnegie Festival, Dunfermline.

1972 Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh

Goosewell Gallery, Leeds

1972-1989 ‘Original Print’, Travelling Exhibitions U.K.

1974 Glasgow Group, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow.

Mall Gallery ,London

"20x50“ Exhibition, 57 Gallery,Festival Exhibition, Edinburgh

"Young Scottish Artists’’, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh 1976

‘’Scottish Tapestry etc’’, Edinburgh College of Art

Scottish Print Open, Scottish Arts Council

New Prints, Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh

1977 Recent Aquisitions, Scottish Arts Council

1978 The Alamo Gallery, London

‘’Impressions’’, Edinburgh College of Art

Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1979 “Photo-Graphic”, Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh

1980 “Screenprint”, SAC Travelling Exhibition

Lothian Printmakers, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh.

Contemporary Papermakers”, City Arts Centre,Edinburgh.

1981 UCF Art Dept. Gallery, Orlando, Florida, USA

Compass Gallery, Glasgow

Print Annual 2, Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh

Scottish Society of Artists, Travelling Exhibition

1982 “Pieces of Paper”, Handmade Papers, Gardner Centre, University of Sussex

Transalpino Print Travelling Exhibition to five European Countries

Printmakers Drawings”, Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh

Humberside Print Competition, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

1983 “Etching”, SAC Touring Exhibition, Edinburgh Festival

Britain Salutes New York”, N.Y. Festival, City Gallery, New York and touring, USA

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Fine Art Society, Edinburgh and Glasgow

Mercury Gallery, Edinburgh

Scottish Print Open 3, Touring Exhibition

Printmaking in Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Art Works and Craftpieces of Handmade Paper, Lady Lodge Arts Centre Peterborough

1984 “New Prints From Florida’’ Purdue Institute Gallery ,Indiana, USA

A Link With Scotland”, Manor House Castle Yard, Ilkley

Mercury Gallery, London

Sue Rankin Gallery, London

A Festival of Contemporary Scottish Drawings, Fine Art Society, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

1985 “Edinburgh/Dublin” - an Edinburgh International Festival Exhibition, ECA

The East Coast Tradition in Painting”, Fine Art Society, Edinburgh

1985-6 ‘’Relief Printing’’, Scottish Arts Council Touring Exhibition

1986 Contemporary British Prints, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Scottish Original Prints, 1966-1986, Mercury Gallery, Edinburgh and London

Works on Paper,” Faculty Members, School of Drawing and Painting at

Dept. of Fine Art Gallery, Belgrade University, Yugoslavia and

Water Tower Association Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

Three Scottish Artists, Charter House Gallery, London

Los Angeles Art Fair, Los Angeles, USA

1986-9 Gallery Artists, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1985-7 Art Fair, Bath

1986-8& 1990 International Art Fair Olympia, London

1987 Printmakers Council of Great Britain,Whatman Paper; National Print Competition, Royal Festival Hall, London

Sue Rankin Gallery, London

Christopher Hull Gallery, London

The Day Book Picture Show, Smiths Galleries, Covent Garden, London

The Art of Print” - A Century of Printmaking in Scotland, Fine Art Society Edinburgh ,Glasgow

Scottish Print Open, Touring Exhibition

Scottish Prints, Kingfisher Gallery, Edinburgh

Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, (painting prizewinner)

1988 Glasgow International Garden Festival, Fine Art Society Gallery, Glasgow

Scottish Artists, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo Winter Festival, Yugoslavia

1989 “State of The Art - Painting and Sculpture in Scotland Today” Fine Art Soc.Edinburgh/Glasgow

Seven From Scotland”-a touring exhibition, Malaspina Printmakers Soc.British Columbia, Canada

1990 Graphica Creativa 90, Alvar Aalto Museo JyŒskylŒ Finland (Invited artist)

Guthrie Award Winners: RSA 1920-1990,” Fine Art Soc. Edinburgh and Glasgow

‘One Hundred Years of Scottish Printmaking,” Hunterian Museum,Glasgow

Images of the Orient,” Kingfisher Gallery Edinburgh Festival Exhibition

Cormund Gallery, Glasgow

Christopher Hull Gallery, London

Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames

1991 Vicarage Gallery, North Shields

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1992 Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

Mappin Gallery, Sheffield

Exposicion Intercambio de Estampas Originales

Galeria Fernando Serrano, Moguer, Seville, Spain

Roger Billcliffe Gallery Glasgow

English Speaking Union Gallery, Edinburgh

1993 Works from the Print Collection, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh

Homage to Sir Robin Phillipson: Invited Works, Roger Billcliffe Gallery,Glasgow

10th Anniversary Soulisquoy Printmakers, Pier Art Gallery, Orkney Islands

Fosse Gallery, Stow on the Wold Cheltenham

ECA Summer School Faculty, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Festival

Contemporary Arts Gallery, Eton

Loomshop Gallery, Lower Largo

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Critics Choice’, National Gallery of Scotland

1994 Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld

City Arts Centre, Edinburgh

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Fiera De Estampa, Madrid, Spain

Collective Gallery, Edinburgh

1995 ‘Celtic Connections' Art Exhibition, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Exposicion De Intercambio – ECA Castillo De Soutomaior, Pontevedra, Spain

Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney

Riverside Gallery, Stonehaven

Galerie Beeldspraak, Amsterdam

Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow

1998 ‘Celtic Connections’, Glasgow .

Flying Horse Edition Artists, The Univ. of Central Florida Art Gallery, USA.

1999 Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh.

‘ECA @ Miro’ Prints from Edinburgh Fundacio Miro Mallorca Spain,

Richmond Hill Gallery, Richmond, Surrey

‘RSA Connections’, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, Edinburgh

Pigments & Porcelain’ Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh

HighPressureArt Edinburgh College of Art gallery

Expressions: Scottish Art 1976 – 1989 McManus Gallery Dundee

Prints from Scottish Studios Rowe&Maw Gallery London

2001 21st Anniversary Exhibition of Gallery Artists Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh

2002 Roger Billcliffe Fine Art Gallery Glasgow

Scottish Artists, Thompson’s Gallery , London 2003

UCF Faculty Exhibition UCF Gallery Orlando Florida USA 2005 - annually

Royal Scottish Museum

Demarco European Foundation

Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh

Flying Horse Press Orlando Florida USA

Art Connection Dubai United Arab Emirates

Open Eye Gallery,Edinburgh

Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow.

Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh

Cyril Gerber Gallery, Glasgow Art Fair

New Figurative Painting, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

The Curious Eye, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 2007

Members of the RSA at Mellerstain House, Gordon

35 years of Bohun Gallery, Bohun Gallery,Henley on Thames ,2008

Painters in Bronze The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, 2009

Inside-Outside Open Eye Galley, Edinburgh, 2011

In Japan, Royal Scottish Academy ,Edinburgh 2011

Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

Smokehouse Gallery. Eyemouth

Art London, Chelsea London

The Chosen Few, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh 2012

40 Years of Fine Art, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames 2013

Hospitalfied Alumni Association; Meffin Gallery, Forfar 2014

Mellerstain Gallery Mellerstain House, , Bewickshire 2014

Winter Exhibition, McGill Duncan Gallery, Castle Douglas 2014

People and Places, McGill Duncan Gallery Castle Douglas 2014

Scottish Art Today, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames 2014

Scottish Drawing: Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh 2015

2016 Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow 2016

2016 Open Eye Gallery,Hospitalfield Alumni Exhibition” 2016

2016 Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames “Collage” 2016

2017 RSW Members exhibition. Fabriano, Italy 2017

2018 Scottish Arts Club ”Artists’ Artists” 2018

2018 RSA “Winter Flowers” 2018

2018 RSA “Ages of Wonder” 2018

2018 Academicians’ Prints ,The Academicians’ Gallery RSA, Edinburgh

2019 Guest Artist, Glasgow Arts Club, Members’ Exhibition, Glasgow

2019 Aviary, Academicians’ Gallery RSA, Edinburgh

2019 RSA Members, Our Infinite Land RSA, Edinburgh

2020 Artists in Isolation Academicians’ Gallery RSA, Edinburgh

2020 Gallery Artists, THEE Gallery, Cayan Center, Dubai UAE

2021/23 Gallery Q, Dundee

2020, 21/22 – 20 x 20 Small Paintings, Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

2022 Mennello Museum, Flying Horse Editions, Gallery Artists. Orlando Florida USA



UK USA UAE Canada Puerto Rico Sweden Belgium France China

Spain Ireland Thailand India Australia Hong Kong Finland Israel



The New Maths - Teaching Aids in Boolean Algebra, Hornsey College of Art / London University. 1969

An account of Travels in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India,Kashmir and Nepal, Edinburgh College of Art,1969

The Eye in the Wind, Contemporary Scottish Painting, Edward Gage Pub., Collins. London 1977

An Indian Diary, Royal Scottish Academy , Edinburgh 1980

A Comparison of Aims and Objectives of Teachers and Students within the Painting School of Edinburgh College of Art, A thesis in fulfilment of Masters Degree for Edinburgh University, Dept. of Education, Edinburgh, 1980

Chine Collé -Catalogue for Printmakers Workshop Festival Exhibition,
(with Geraldine Prince), Edinburgh 1984

The Day Book, Pub., Andrew Jones, London, 1987

From the Edge, Catalogue of touring exhibition, Pub., Kevin Anderson , Edinburgh 1989

International Colour Authority, London, Paris, New York, 1990

Scottish Society of Artists-The First 100 Years Cordelia Oliver. Pub., SSA. Edinburgh 1991.

Orient melded with Occident article by Edward Gage, The Scotsman,11 May 1997

Models and Art Teaching, Kaleidoscope, Radio 4, BBC 1994

Art Under £1000, Art Review Magazine, February 1996

The Life Class, ARTery Series, Scottish Television, October 1998

'Anatomia’ Artist’s Book pub.,Flying Horse Press UCF Orlando Florida USA 2003

UCF Art Gallery. Essay on Kevin Haran/Transparencies exhibition catalogue 2005

Picture this: Gladys is on the wall with City’s greats”Edinburgh Evening News Fri Nov 10 ,2006

Valencia College, Essay on Carla Poindexter for solo exhibition catalogue. 2006

Artist and Model, The Structure of Human Musculature: Lecture/Demonstration , Royal Society of Edinburgh, 2014

Anatomy of the Hand: Demonstration ,University of Edinburgh Old Medical School, Anatomy Dept.2015

Contemporary Watercolor Masters: Inspirations and Technical Breakthroughs
pub: Zhou Tianya, Huang Chao Cheng. Jillin Fine Arts Press, Changchun, China 2018

Ages of Wonder – Scotland’s Art, 1540 to Now, pub: R.S.A. Edinburgh 2018

Students of Hospitalfield: Education and Inspiration in 20th Century Art
author, Peggy Beardsmore. pub. Sansome and Co 2018



National Galleries of Scotland (Henry and Sula Walton Collection NGS)
Scottish Arts Council
Edinburgh City Council
Aberdeen City Council
Tayside Regional Council
Strathclyde Regional Council Education Dept.
Leeds City Council
Essex County Council
Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Nuffield Foundation
Motherwell District Libraries
Glasgow University
Victoria and Albert Museum
Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce
British Broadcasting Corporation
National Library of Scotland
Bank of Scotland
University of Edinburgh
Glasgow University
Art in Healthcare
Fundacio Miro Palma de Mallorca
Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh
University of Central Florida
Association Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Collioure, France
First State Investments. Edinburgh

George Donald RSA RSW