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Awards

2017 The Ruthven Gallery Award 2015 The Artist Surfaces Award at the Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition. Elected RSW in 2014. Elected PAI in 2012. 2011 The Jamieson Award at The Scottish Drawing Competition. 2010 Awarded Windsor and Newton Prize at the RSW Annual Exhibition, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh. 2008 and 2007, Awarded The Wren Gallery Award, for Still Life Painting, at the annual Paisley Art Institute Exhibition. 2007 Awarded The Art Hire Prize, at the Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley Art Institute Exhibition. 2007 selected for the Singer Friedlander Watercolour Competition. 2005 Awarded The Art Hire Prize, at the Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition. 2003 Michael was runner-up in the Aspect Painting Prize (previously Kennox Prize).
In 2003 he was elected a Professional member of Visual Arts Scotland and an Artist member of Paisley Art Institute. He was elected as an Artist Member of The Glasgow Art Club in 2006.