- Transmission Drawing Show
- The Black Bastard as a Cultural Icon
- The Map is not the Territory
- Works on Paper
- Being and Doing and Arbeit Macht Frei
- Cornice Hat
- Very, Very Cyprus
- Iconoclasm: Art from the war of ideas
- GALLERY CLOSED
Transmission Drawing Show
07 December - 04 January 1986
Thirty artists - Transmission members and students from the Glasgow School of Art.
"Over the festival period Transmission Gallery will be staging a mixed drawing show. It is open to anyone living/working in Scotland, of any age. Each entrant may submit up to three works, of any size, but preferably in monochrome." (from the call for submissions)
The Black Bastard as a Cultural Icon
09 September - 30 November 1985
Mixed media works by Eddie Chambers.
"The exhibition aims to illustrate ways in which the golliwog acts as one of the most widespread negative images of Black people, embodying and unconsciously encouraging racism." (press release)
The Map is not the Territory
24 September - 19 October 1985
Photographs, text, sculpture and reliefs by Ralph Rumney.
Works on Paper
17 August - 14 September 1985
Paintings and drawings by Graham Magee and Richard Wright.
Being and Doing and Arbeit Macht Frei
17 August - 17 August 1985
Films by Ken McMullen and Stuart Brisley presented by Transmission at the Third Eye Centre's studio theatre (also shown later at Transmission Gallery)
"A collaboration between Stuart Brisley, Britain's leading performance artist and major independant filmmaker Ken McMullen...Image manipulation, jagged editing and a powerful soundtrack give it the immediacy of newsreel footage" (press release)
10 July - 10 August 1985
Paintings, drawings and sculpture by Tommy Lydon and Alistair Dickson.
Very, Very Cyprus
03 June - 20 June 1985
Paintings and drawings by students from the Cyprus School of Art including Elise V. Allan, Lynne Mack, Lesley Finlayson, Anne Campbell and Pierre Turton.
Iconoclasm: Art from the war of ideas
04 May - 25 May 1985
Paintings and Drawings by Peter Thomson, Gordon Muir and Malcolm Dickson.
01 December - 01 April 1985
After the initial year of programming the gallery was closed from December 1984- April 1985.