Liam Allan
Brooklyn, nyc.
b. 1987, Dunfermline, Scotland.


2014: MLitt Fine Art Practice (Distinction) 
The Glasgow School of Art.

2009: BA(Hons) Drawing and Painting
Edinburgh College of Art.
The University of Edinburgh.

Selected Exhibitions & Projects:

[Summer]: Weapons: A limited edition artist’s book of twenty-one drawings. 
[Winter]: Alex Allan - Publication for Commuters.

Draft Objects. Brooklyn.
Falling Up, curated by Drew Walker PhD. DJCAD. Scotland.

Interview with Hunted Projects.
Louise Giovanelli - Publication for Commuters. NYC / Frankfurt.
Katie Schwab - Publication for Commuters. NYC / St Ives / London.

Arrangements. Ltd Ink Corporation, Edinburgh. Curated by Kevin Harman. [Solo]
The Hand that Guides. 302 Folsom. San Francisco. 
John Ryaner - Publication for Commuters. NYC / Frankfurt.

Calum Craik - Invisible Hand/Flows: Publication for Commuters.  NYC / San Francisco.
Papier Mache: Publication for Commuters.

Glut Data. ASC Gallery, London.
Swimmers. Publication for Commuters.
Are those bricks, or is it bricks wallpaper? Publication.
Virtual Physical. Research project and artist's book.

Spike Island Film Open. Spike Island, Bristol. 
'To the free spirits in all cultures that Soichiro Honda typifies' [Film] traveled to:
ICA, London;
Eastside Projects, Brimingham;
Castlefield Gallery, Manchester;
S1 Artspace, Sheffield.

Tramway, Glasgow (LUX Scotland: Artist's Moving Image Festival).
Royal Drawing School Residency. Dumfries House.
To the free spirits in all cultures that Soichiro Honda typifies. Giftraum, Berlin.

Liam Allan & Carolin Lange - In Light of the Situation. Information Space, Dundee Contemporary Arts.
The Glasgow School of Art Graduate Degree Show.
Cryptids. The Glasgow Project Room. Curated by Conor Kelly.
Information. Paisley Museum, as part of GENERATION.
Visions and Values. Transmission Gallery, Glasgow.

Ortonandon Salonandon. FrenchRiviera1988, London.
Defcon Salon 1. The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.

A Tribute. GENERATORprojects Summer Programme. Offsite.
A Tribute. The Waverley, Edinburgh.
PRISM 11. The Orchard Centre, Sheffield.

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011. Jerwood Space, London. Touring.
Salon Vert. The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.
A one night affair between you, me and everybody. Hunted Projects.

Awards & Residencies:

Royal Drawing School Residency, Dumfries House, U.K.
Nominated for a CCA Glasgow Mentorship Award, 2015.
Selected for the 2011 Jerwood Drawing Prize.


Publications for Commuters.
Anya. Scott McClure.
The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011. Jerwood Visual Arts.