Midge GourLAY


Midge Gourlay has exhibited widely throughout the UK and France.

Major recent exhibitions in which she has taken part include:

  • 2013. The Great Scottish Tapestry, The Scottish Parliament.Community project by the Appin Stitchers led by Midge Gourlay
  • 2012-13. A Stitch in Rhyme. EDGE. Maclaurin,Ayr; The Smith Gallery, Stirling; The Lillie Gallery, Milngavie.
  • 2012. Fairy Dogs. Lismore Heritage
  • 2009. Winter Warmth. Park Gallery, Callender Park, Falkirk.
  • 2006. Husband & Wife Exhibition. Peter Potter’s Gallery, Haddington
  • 2005. EDGE Exhibition. Blair Castle.
  • 2004. Gilt Edge. Collins Gallery, Glasgow.
  • 2004. Drawings with Threads Weaving Stories. Castle Gallery, Inverness.
  • 2003. EDGE. The Knitting & Stitching Show, London, Dublin and Harrowgate.
  • 2003. Land and Sea. Solo Exhibition. An Tobar, Tobermory, Isle of Mull.
  • 2002/3 On the Edge. EDGE Exhibition, Paisley Museum and Art Galleries.
  • 2000. To Boldly Sew. EDGE Exhibition. MacManus Art Gallery, Dundee, and the City Arts Centre, Edinburgh.
  • 2000. Family Tree. A family exhibition at the Link Gallery, The Royal Edinburgh Hospital and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and St. John’s Hospital, Livingston.
  • 1999. Family Tree. A family exhibition at the Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen.
  • 1999. The Art of Stitch. The Embroiderer’s Guild International Open Exhibition. Concourse Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, and the Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead.
  • 1997. The Art of Stitch. The Embroiderer’s Guild International Open Exhibition. Concourse Gallery, Barbican Centre, London and Cliffe Castle, Keighly, West Yorkshire.
  • 1995. Tented House of Arts. Contemporary applied arts at the Edinburgh Book Festival. Edinburgh Festival.
  • 1995. Art Bus. Travelling exhibition, Fife.
  • 1995. New Works by the ONE, 6, 7 Group. Roger Billcliffe Fine Art Gallery, Glasgow.
  • 1995. The Art of Stitch. Embroiderer’s Guild International Open Exhibition. The first international open exhibition staged by the Embroiderer’s Guild-Art of the Stitch that included a significant number of makers with growing reputations within and increasingly beyond the crafts. Commonwealth Institute, London and the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.
  • 1984. The Unbroken Thread. A century of embroidery and weaving at the Glasgow School of Art. Glasgow School of Art.
  • 1992/3. Out of the Frame. An exhibition of contemporary embroidery hosted by the Crafts Council at the Crafts Council Gallery, London, then touring Wakefield Art Gallery, Herbert Art Gallery, the Coventry Museum and Aberystwyth Art Centre.
  • 1990. Crossing the Border. An exhibition by the ONE,6,7, Group and the 62 Group. Collins Gallery, Glasgow.
  • 1990. Stitched Textiles. An exhibition of work by contemporary artists who define themselves as ‘working professionally through the medium of stitched textiles’. Presented by the Embroiderer’s Guild. Commonwealth Institute London.
Church at Albas

Church at Albas

Boats at Bage

Boats at Bage