Rachel Hobkirk

Based Edinburgh, UK
Rachel Hobkirk - artist


Originally from Aberdeenshire, I graduated from The Glasgow School of Art in 2017 and now live and work in Edinburgh.






  • 2019 - 2022: Postgraduate Diploma - Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools
  • 2013 - 2017: BA (Hons), First Class - Fine Art Painting and Printmaking, The Glasgow School of Art

Selected Exhibitions & Awards

  • 2019: The John Byrne Award Ceremony, Central Hall, Edinburgh
  • 2019: GONE FISHING, DOK Artist Space, Edinburgh
  • 2019: The John Byrne Award - Top 30 Entries
  • 2018: Rachel Hobkirk and Hermione Macmillan Summer Show, Art Pistol Gallery, Glasgow
  • 2018: RSA Annual Exhibition, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
  • 2017: Aon Community Art Award Exhibition, The Leadenhall Building, London
  • 2017: Best of Scottish Art School Graduates, Art Pistol Gallery, Glasgow
  • 2017: Degree Show, The Glasgow School of Art, Tontine Building, Glasgow
  • 2017: The Royal Scottish Academy David Michie Travel Award
  • 2017: Aon Community Art Award - Selected Artist
  • 2016: Baby You’re Not Real, Tontine Building, Glasgow
  • 2016: Serving Suggestion, The Glue Factory, Glasgow


  • Award winner
  • Included in The Royal Scottish Academy Permanent Collections
  • Achievements & Goals

    • Graduating with a First Class
    • Being awarded the RSA David Michie Travel Award 2017
    • Being a selected artist for the Aon Community Art Award 2017
  • Genre & Style

    • A sort of Pop Minimalism meets Post-Internet
  • Inspiration & Vision

    • The Internet
    • Digital language and communication
    • Anything in the screen
    • Hard-edge abstraction
    • Be happy and keep making
  • Sales & Trajectory

    • Several sold and one in the RSA Permanent Collections
    • Self-funded through sales and part-time work
  • Technique & Material

    • Variations of oil, acrylic, emulsion and gloss on canvas

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