Davis, James S

Elected to RSW 2003
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Artists Statement

Studied at Glasgow School of Art 1963-67 specialising in drawing & painting and ever since then my ambition has simply been to improvemy language of paint. My source material tends to be the Natural Environment - in all seasons - on the spot. Emotional reaction and of course endless studio work.

Biography

Born Glasgow 1944..........A Wee Boy Fae Govan My Grandad Lackie Wilson encouraged me to ..........Chase My Dreams And..........................................I Am Still Chasing Them

Specialised in Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School Of Art 1963 1967 Work is mostly Landscape Portrait Figurative and Commissions But more about The Joy Of Paint

Awards

David Cargill Award..........R.G.I.......2003
Reid Kerr Painting Award...P.A.I.......2004
Elected R.S.W.....................................2003
Elected Diploma Artist PAI................2010

Selected Exhibitions

A regular exhibitor for over 35 years with:-
The Royal Scottish Academy
The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
The Royal Scottish Watercolour Society
The Paisley Art Institute
Major Scottish Exhibitions in London
Contemporary Fine Art Eton
Thompsons of Albemarle - London
Cyril Gerber - Glasgow
Lilley Gallery - Glasgow

Public Collections

Work held in many Public and Private Collections worldwide.......................which include
The Royal Collection Hollyrood Palace
Vatican Commission Rome
Glasgow City Chambers
Faisal Royal Family Collection
Arisaig House Singapore
and many more in Great Britain Holland France Italy Switzerland Cyprus Kuwait
Singapore Australia Canada and America

I am a Lucky Wee Boy.................................I Love My Job !

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