Diane Maclean



In July, Threads, an exhibition organised by The Artists Pool "that explores the diverse strands we spin in our lives, the threads that connect us through our experiences, humanity, gender and friendship", will be shown at the Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh. There will be a specially organised walk from the gallery to the Botanic Garden on July 7th.

University of Hertfordshire

On 25th October, the University of Hertfordshire has named a new student residence Maclean Court after me. I was one of 3 alumni to be chosen for this great honour.

Beyond & Wing

Beyond and a new sculpture Wing were installed in April the Sculpture Gardens of Burghley House, Stamford, for the exhibition Metallic 2016.

Open Book

Unveiled last year in Paris by Her Majesty The Queen and President Hollande, during the state visit to France, was inaugurated on 13th June in its permanent location in the Martin Luther King Park, 17th arrondissement, close to the site of the new Palais de Justice, currently under construction.

Renewal 2015

A stainless steel sculpture in which is entwined a forged and painted snake, gives the classical medical symbol of Asclepius’ Staff a contemporary interpretation. Commissioned for the new Centre for Medicine at University of Leicester, the sculpture is currently being displayed at Highcross to help raise awareness and funds for the project which will be completed in the autumn.


Recently exhibited at Surrey Sculpture Park, is now permanently located in the campus of University of Stirling. Plume stands beside a loch, close to the University Library, which is appropriate as it is a quill, a feather, a plume.


a reactive light sculpture installed on Monday 9th December 2014 in the Perth Museum & Art Gallery, Scotland.


Previously exhibited in 2014 in the Botanic Garden, Leicester University, in the exhibition ‘ The Visionary Landscape of Professor Sir Robert Burgess’ is now permanently located in the Arboretum, University of Stirling.

Current and Forthcoming exhibitions

Echo 2015 and Equivalents 2015

Cheeseburn Sculpture, at Cheeseburn Grange Hall near Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015.

Place of Reflection

Newby Hall, Yorkshire.


Exhibition: ‘ Empire’, Society of Scottish Artists, Wall Projects, Montrose, Scotland.

25 July - 29 August 2015

In Search of Peace

Exhibition: ‘Engagement AND Entrapment’, curated by Diana Ali, Zmart gallery, Cyprus.

24 July - 7 August 2015