Born in 1962, Shona Kinloch studied at The Glasgow School of Art from 1980-85 B.A.(Hons) Fine Art (Sculpture), Post Graduate Diploma (Sculpture).
In 1988, her profile was raised when she made “Seven Glasgow Dogs” for the Glasgow Garden Festival, which resulted in a long list of public and private commissions.
She has public works in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Ayr, Irvine, Eskbank, Hamilton, Kilmarnock and East Kilbride where she lives), in England (Loughborough, Morecambe and Tattenhall) and further afield (on five Royal Caribbean criuse liners).
She is the winner of several awards including the Saltire Society Art in Architecture Award (1992) and the Association of Landscape Industries Sculpture Award (1999).
She was elected an R.G.I. at the Royal Glasgow Institute of The Fine Arts in 2009.