Finalist in the 2022 Scottish Portrait Awards Long List Exhibition

I’m delighted to have had two images make it through to the Scottish Portrait Awards Long List Exhibition again this year. One each in the Fine Art and Richard Coward Scottish Portrait Award in Photography categories. The portrait of Tom Brookes at The New York Times Climate Hub at COP26 was the headline story in Politico Europe on the day …

NEW WORK: Gin Stories – A Celebration of Form & Craft

From Scotland to Japan, these iconic bottles represent their land through native ingredients and iconic design. Imaged in a single day, this best-of-brand editorial revels in the color and visual language of these unique products.  Photo: @Garth Ivan LAgency: @withHeart#harrisgin #isleofharris #rokugin #beamsuntory #suntory #fmcg #ginbrand #whiskeybrand #scotland #japan #hasselblad #studioshoot@suntory_rokugin @isleofharrisgin 

The Last Of Our Kind

GarthIvan's The Last Of Our Kind - On View Until September 10 in Glasgow, Scotland

My solo show in Glasgow is extended through 10 September, and is open M-F from 12-5pm. Free to the public – ring bell for entry.

The Last Of Our Kind

A ongoing project close to my heart, about studying the human form in a classical way, during our closing years as a purely organic object – and knowing we will soon begin to merge with the machine and the virtual.

Now On View at the Glasgow Art Club…

I’m absolutely delighted to announce I have been accepted into the Glasgow Art Club. Since 1867, the club has hosted a rarified list of some of Scotland’s most influential painters and photographers, and today counts some contemporaries among its ranks that I admire greatly. So – feeling quite happy and humbled today… Three of my photographs will be on view …

All That Glitters…

I’m proud to have been able to help with both the rebrand and photography for deborahmurdoch.com – Deborah makes beautiful, handmade pieces from her bench in Scotland, and each is a small piece of art.

Midnight in Iceland…

… and I’m shooting for my book on the Icelandic suburbs. Your body clock goes a bit haywire when the sun doesn’t set, but it is beautiful here by the sea. There is construction everywhere and clearly tourism is having a major effect here – at least in the boom towns around Reykjavik…