John Boak

A native of Perthshire, now living in the East Lothian village of Aberlady.

Studied architecture at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee and worked as an architect in Scotland and overseas.

Retired in 1993 to concentrate full-time on photography and painting.

Having painted previously in a mixture of formats and mediums now paints solely in acrylic on canvas.

Over the years has been involved in a number of solo and group exhibitions from the Middle East to Scottish galleries in Edinburgh, Angus, Perthshire, East Lothian, Aberdeenshire and the Borders.

Paintings are held in numerous private collections in the UK, Europe, North America, Japan, Australia and the Middle East.