John Lowrie Morrison ("Jolomo")

John Lowrie Morrison was born in Glasgow 1948 and trained at the Glasgow School of Art (1967-71). He moved to Argyll and worked in education for 25 years, taking up full time painting in 1997. In the last decade he has become one of Scotland’s most successful living artists. In the 2011 New Year’s Honours List he received an OBE for services to art and to charity in Scotland. He lives and works in Argyll.