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Danny Leyland makes work with a visual language informed by a reading of comparative mythology, folklore, romance literature, and archaeology. Since 2015 Danny has directed the poetry-led event ‘Vine Box’, through which he has formed on-going collaborations with musicians and writers, including with Book Week Scotland 2017. He also presents work as ‘Cave Collective’ with the sculptor Connie Hurley. 

'Digging', Embassy Gallery off-site project, Basic Mountain Edinburgh, August 2nd-5th 2018

'First There Was The Deed', exhibition in Goring-on-Thames as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks. May 24th-28th 2018

Performed a piece called Guesswork at Apple Bobbing, Embassy Gallery. February 16th 2018.

Directed 'Wrap Around' at the Scottish Poetry Library as part of Book Week Scotland 2017. December 2nd.

Took part in the 2017 graduate residency at Hospitalfield, Arbroath. November 9th-20th. 

'Wishing Wells' exhibition led by James Findlay and Kevin Lowenthall.  September 2nd 2017. Basic Mountain, Edinburgh.

Cave Collective present 'Palais du Poisson', artist room for Rhythm Machine @ Summerhall, 5th August, Fringe 2017

Solo exhibition 'Horrible Horse and Face, the Face' @ St. Margaret’s House, Edinburgh. 7-23rd July 2017, performances, a serving of Uladahl Pudding, the "Occult Raffle", poetry reading with sound piece in collaboration with Euan Cowie and Giulia Gentili 

Jouissance. Exhibition with Hannah Ustun, Cora James, and Gemma Crook, with artist talks on May 11th @ Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh, June 8th-13th, 2017

Vine Box presents "April is the Strangest Month II" @ Mash House, April 22nd, 2017

Vine Box presents "April is the Strangest Month I" @ the Drawing Room, Edinburgh Palette, St Margaret's House, April 14th 2017

"The Lotus Eaters" mixed-tape launch party @ Wee Red Bar, April 2017

Cave Collective and Vine Box presenting Creeler’s Cottage at Rhythm Machine @ Studio 24, Edinburgh, February 17th.

RSA New Contemporaries @ RSA, Edinburgh February 2017

Vine Box @ Mash House, December 2016

Degree Show @ ECA, May 28th – June 6th 2016

Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show Exhibition @ Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh. March 2016

Salonathon @ Embassy Gallery, March 2016.

Beneath the Body @ Tent Gallery, Edinburgh, March 2nd 2016

Edinburgh Student Arts Festival @ Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh, February 2016

Seven&One @ Coburg House, Leith, January 2016

Pointy Jabby Stabby Things @ Sculpture Court, ECA, January 2016.

Seven&One present Beetroot @ Fine Roots Gallery, Forest Café, Edinburgh. December 2015.

Hatch @ The Caves, Edinburgh. December 2015.

Vine Box @ Mash House, Edinburgh. November 2015. 

Seven&One @ Basecamp, Edinburgh College of Art. November 2015.

Seven&One @ Sculpture Mezzanine, Edinburgh College of Art. October 2015.

Exhibition in Thiruvananthapuram Museum. August 2015.

Art Castle International Artist Residency, Poovar, Kerala. July - August 2016

Low Risk Occupiers @ St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh. May, 2015

Pop-up stall selling artist books @ Cowgate Market, Edinburgh, April 2015.

Users @ Kings Road Stables, Edinburgh. March 2015.

Book Fair, for Scotland Book Week @ Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art. November 2014.

Worship @ Mural Room, Edinburgh College of Art. November 2014.

Illuminations: the marriage of image and text @ Black & Blue, The Crypt gallery, London, July 2014.

Restaurant commission. Bindi Gujarati, Edinburgh. October 2013. 

RBA annual exhibition @ the Mall Galleries, London. Spring 2013.


exhibition poster from solo show in July 2017

Jouissance, June 8th-13th

Creeler's Cottage, Cave Collective and Vine Box at Rhythm Machine 

side a of 'Beneath the Body' publication

seven&one exhibition at Fine Roots Gallery, 2015

'hatch' exhibition @ the Caves, Edinburgh, 2015

exhibition at Thiruvananthapuram museum

studios in the retreat centre of Poovar's CSI parish

open studios, Edinburgh, winter 2013

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