Elected to RSW 1987


Studied Glasgow School of Art and Andre LíHote Academy, Paris

1965-1981 - Lecturer in Drawing and Painting, Duncan of Jordanstone, College of Art, Dundee
1981-1992 - Head of Painting, Glasgow School of Art
Now lives and paints in Broughty Ferry and Arran


1970 Scottish Arts Council Award
1980 Cargill Award RGI
1998 Maude Gemmell Hutchison Prize RSA
2004 Maude Gemmell Hutchison Award for Animal Drawing RSA
2004 Alexander Graham Munro Award RSW

Selected Exhibitions

Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh
Septentine Gallery, London
Buckingham Gallery, London
Civic Arts Centre, Aberdeen
(Retrospective) Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh - Third Eye Centre, Glasgow (touring to Aberdeen, Inverness and Dundee)
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow
Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Compass Gallery & Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow (Retrospective Drawing Exhibition)

Public Collections

Aberdeen Art Gallery
Aberdeen University
Albert Museum, Exeter
Arts Council of Great Britain
Borough of Camden
Contemporary Art Society
Dundee Art Gallery
Dundee University
Dumfries Education Authority
Edinburgh City Arts Centre
Edinburgh Education Authority
Fife Education Authority
Glasgow University
Grampian Television
Hunterian Museum, Glasgow
Kingsway College, Dundee
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow
Kirkcaldy Art Gallery
Kirkintilloch Museum
Lanarkshire Education Authority
Leeds Education Authority
Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
Manchester City Art Gallery
Nuffield Foundation
Olinda Museum, San Paolo, Brazil
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles
Royal Scottish Academy Collections
Scottish Arts Council
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Scottish Television
St Andrews University
St Johnís Hospital, Livingstone
Strathclyde University

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