Matilda Tumim
1986-88 Post Graduate Fine Art Painting, The Royal College of Art, London
1982-85 Fine Art Degree, Falmouth School of Art
1981-82 Art Foundation, Chelsea School of Art

Chris Prendergast
1982-85 Fine Art Degree, Falmouth School of Art
1981-82 Art Foundation, Winchester School of Art

Residencies & Public Commissions

2012 - Balfour Hospital and Peedie Sea Centre Art Commission, Appointed by Grampian Hospitals Arts Trust (GHAT), Orkney
2008 - 2nd Floor Lift Lobby, Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital (RACH)
2008 - "Favourite Things" doodles and jigsaw artworks for RACH, Glaitness Primary School, Kirkwall, Orkney
2008 - 'Wallflowers' artworks project in the nursery courtyard , St. Margaret's Hope Primary School, South Ronaldsay
2006 - pARTners Artists in Residence - Scottish Arts Council, Papdale Primary School, Kirkwall Orkney

Private & Third Sector Commissions

2012 - 73 LEAVES, For permanent display at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), Main entrance NCVO headquarters, Islington, London
2007 - "The Gallant Weaver" - choral settings of words by Robert Burns, cover design
2005 - "Constellation"- Drawing commission for 'Tullimentan' show case for the Arts in Orkney
2005, The Pier Arts Centre, Touring around Orkney


2019 - Little Originals, Dock Street, Dundee
2019 - WASPS Open Studios
2017 - THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE, Suttie Arts Space, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
2016 - BOTTLED UP, Pier Arts Centre, Stromness
2012 - BREAD & ROSES, Motorcade Flash Parade, Bristol
2012 - EMBROIDERED NARRATIVES, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield
2011 - 73 LEAVES, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2011 - RETRIEVE, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen
2009 - SMALL VOLUMES, Timespan, Helmsdale
2009 - TRAVELLING LIGHT, WW and Pharos Galleries, London and Venice Biennale
2009 - IMPOSSIBLE EXCHANGE, Frieze Art Fair, London
2008 - LAST POST, Corsespace, Aberdeenshire
2008 - ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE - Permanent display, Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital (RACH)
2007 - A YEAR OF CONSEQUENCE, The Orkney Museum, Kirkwall, Orkney
2007 - CONSEQUENCES, The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney
2006 - COUPLING, The Peedie Gallery, Arts Development Office, Orkney Island Council
2005 - WEDDED, Stromness Public Library, Stromness, Orkney
2004 - FOUL FlORA, WEIRD WAVES, The Loft Gallery, St.Margaret's Hope, Orkney

Talks & Presentations

2010 - Threads and Leaves - A talk about our collaborative art practice, Heriot Watt School of Textiles, Galashiels
2008 - Artist Presentation - The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney
2007 - Consequences - a musical response, St. Magnus Festival, Kirkwall, Orkney
2006 - Professional Practice and Crossover - presentation, Highlands & Islands Visual Arts Gathering, Hi-Arts, The Macphail Centre, Ullapool

2011 – Cover of Hoopla - The Art of Unexpected Embroidery by Leanne Prain, and full chapter on the work of Tumim & Prendergast
2011 - Inclusion of "Promise" in Words are all we have by Rachel Marsden
2009 - Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital - Artworks 2 - a book celebrating the hospital's ongoing artwork programme
2008 - Illustration of artwork in an Orkney Anthology of Poetry

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