1941 Born North Berwick, East Lothian
1959 - 64 Edinburgh College of Art Career
1966 - 79 Lecturer in Design, Gray's School of Art , Aberdeen
1974-75 Gregory Fellow in Sculpture, Leeds University
1975-82 Part-time teaching/visiting artist at Hornsey College of Art, Chelsea School of Art, Wolverhampton Polytechnic, Royal College of Art, Reading University
1978 Sculpture Faculty, British School at Rome
1982 - 2006 Head of Sculpture, Kingston University (1987 appointed Reader)
1984 Public sculpture consultant, City of Aberdeen
1986-92 Public sculpture consultant, Borough of Kingston upon Thames and British Aerospace
1990 Founding director, Sculpture House, London
1992 Founding trustee, Kingston Demarco European Cultural Foundation


1963 Andrew Grant Major Scholarshi
1965 Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship to New York
1974 Gregory Fellowship in Sculpture, Leeds University
1975 Scottish Arts Council Bursary
1996 Rainbow Wood Scholarship, Takamiya, Hiroshima Japan
1997 Elected Fellow Royal Society British Sculptors


1969 New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh
1972 Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh
1973 Serpentine Gallery, London
1973 Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh
1974 Leeds University Gallery
1976 Park Square Gallery, Leeds
1977 Editions Alecto, London, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Edinburgh
1978-79 Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Ulster Museum , Belfast, Forebank Studios, Dundee
1978 Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1981 St. Paul 's Gallery, Leeds
1982 Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh
1986 Kingston Polytechnic, Angela Flowers Gallery, London, Studio Exhibition, London, City Artists Gallery, London
1988 Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh
1990 Kingston University
1993 Villa Foscarini- Rossi, Stra / Venice Biennale
1995 Chelsea Arts Club
1997 Takamiya, Hiroshima Japan
1997 Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University
1999 Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh University
2001 Ulster Museum Belfast
2006 Chelsea Arts Club
2010 “10 Dialogues Richard Demarco, Scotland & the European Avant Garde” Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland
2012 "Ainslie Yule, New Works” Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
2014 "Ainslie Yule - New sculpture and drawing" Joint show with Mary Mellor, Mandell's Gallery Norwich


Aberdeen Art Gallery
Arts Council Collection
British Museum
Camden Borough Council
Contemporary Art Society
Dundee Art Gallery
Edinburgh City Art Gallery
Hawick Museum
The Highland Council
Hunterian Art Gallery
Kingston University
Leeds City Art Gallery
Leeds University
National Museum of Fine Art, Budapest
Open University
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Southern Arts Association
University of Dundee
Ulster Museum
Private Collections in Europe, USA, and Asia


1973 Earth Images, Scottish Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery, London, Gubbio Ceramic Biennale, Italy
1974 Three Scottish Artists , Galleria del Cavallino, Venice, Turin and Genoa , Italy
1977 Silver Jubilee Exhibition of Contemporary British Sculpture, Battersea Park , London, Belgrade 77 , representing UK
1978 Work from Belgrade 77 , Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scottish Artists in Finland , Helsinki , Finland
1979 British Art Show , Sheffield, Bristol , Newcastle
1983 New Aspects of British Art , New York
1985 Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair
1988 New Directions , Sarajevo and Zagreb
1993 Art Sans Frontières, Waterman's Gallery, London, Art Machine , McLellan Galleries, Glasgow and Nikolaj Gallery, Copenhagen
1994 Witness of Existence Sarajevo , Yugoslavia
1994 Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh
1996 British Abstract Drawing 2, Flowers East, London
1997 Small is Beautiful, Flowers East, London
1998 Contemporary British Landscape, Flowers East, London
2005 Royal Scottish Academy Summer Show (by invitation)
2010 10 Dialogues: Richard Demarco , Scotland & The European Avant Garde Royal Scottish Academy , Edinburgh
2012/13 “Parliament of Lines” City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland Piers Art Centre, Orkney, Scotland RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2013 Inperspextive Sculpture shown in acrylic enclosures, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh