Lees, Stewart ROI

Elected to RSW 1997

Artists Statement

I am a landscape painter essentially. I was a pilot in the Army Air Corps and landscape from the air has been a constant pre-occupation. Still life and the ruins of ancient cities are also of interest.


1948-1952 - Edinburgh College of Art and Design
1952-1960 - Assistant teacher of art, Waid Academy, Anstruther

Full-time lecturer in art at Nottingham, College of Art & Design and Trent Polytechnic. Full-time senior lecturer in Foundation Studies to 1984 and retirement.


1996 - Elected RWS
1968 - Arts Council of Great Britain Sabbatical Scholarship
1952 - Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship
1951 - Andrew Grant Post Graduate Scholarship

Selected Exhibitions

2001 - Royal Scottish Academy
1995 - Art in the Office, A T Kearney
1996 - Royal Academy, London Summer Exhibitions
1981 - RWS Travelling Show Exhibiting in Paris, Madrid, Bilbao and Barcelona
          - RWS Exhibitions at Bankside Gallery, Blackfriars, London

Public Collections

A T Kearney, Berkeley Square, London
Sheffield Art Gallery
Liverpool Education Committee
Art Council of Scotland, Edinburgh
Imperial Chemical Industries, London
Nottingham University

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