Rory Middleton Image

Born Edinburgh, 1977. Lives and works in Portobello, Scotland.

Rory Middleton studied at both Leith School of Art, Edinburgh, and Falmouth College of Arts. He received an MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2006.

In his work, Middleton explores cinema, architecture and landscape, often making installations which involve sculpture and video. He uses smoke, smell, sound and water to create environments for the viewer to enter.

Selected Exhibitions

2011

‘Without Destination’, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

2010

‘The View’, Featuring Douglas Bevans, The Banff Centre, Canada

Finn Collective’s Glue Factory, Glasgow International

2009

‘I only Remember the Future’, Malkasten, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)

‘Forth Wall’, Declan, Akurari, Iceland (solo)

2008

Wood Death Architecture, Glasgow

Aequatortaufe, Kunstarkaden, Munich, Germany (solo)

Grants/Awards

Scottish Arts Council Banff Residency Scholarship

Wasps/Kulturamt der Landeschauptstadt Dusseldorf Residency