Robert D. Murray RSW RGI PAI

My painting is a visual statement. The discussion of theories, meanings or subject matter in a painting is of no particular significance or interest to me; it is not what, for me, painting is about - the image is the 'thing'.

Born Glasgow 1946.

Graduated Glasgow School of Art.
1968 Diploma in Drawing and Painting.
1969 Post Diploma in Drawing and Painting.
1981 BA Honours Degree in Drawing and Painting.

Elected artist member, Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours 1980
Elected artist member, Society of Scottish Artists 1986
Elected artist member, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts 2012
Elected artist member, Paisley Art Institute, 2016

AWARDS

1967 Drawing Award GSA
1968 Sam Mavor Scholarship GSA
1968 Student Award RSA
1984 J . Murray Thomson Award RSA
1985 E.I.S. Award RSA
2003 Alex Graham Munro RSW
2011 G.A.C. Award RSW
2012 A.H. Award PAI
2016 Malcolm Award PAI

Regular exhibitor in; RGI, RSA, RSW & SSA Annual Exhibitions from 1969.

Selected touring exhibitions RSW & SSA.

Art Fairs; Chicago, New York, Los Angeles & London.

Exhibited; Europe, America and throughout Britain.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Royal Academy
Young Contemporaries
Scottish Contemporary Art, Fine Art Society, London
Cleveland Drawing Biennial
Gallerie Aziza, London
Glasgow Artists, Nuremberg
Artspace, San Francisco
Lynne Stern Gallery, London
Smith Biennial, Stirling
Bankside Gallery, London
Contemporary Scottish Landscape, City Art Centre Edinburgh
Collins Gallery, Glasgow
Open Circle, Schweinfurt
369 Gallery, Edinburgh
Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
Thompsons Gallery, London
Compass Gallery, Glasgow
McLean Biennial, Greenock
Richard Demarco, Edinburgh
Glasgow Print Studio
Paisley Drawing Biennial
MacLaurin Art Gallery, Ayr
Cyril Gerber Fine Art
57 Gallery, Edinburgh
Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
Shore Gallery, Leith
Blythswood Gallery, Glasgow
67 Charing Cross Gallery, Glasgow
Visual Art Scotland
Paisley Art Institute
Glasgow Group

COLLECTIONS

The Fleming Collection
The Educational Institute of Scotland Collection
Strathclyde Education Authority
Renfrewshire Education Authority

Private collections UK, USA, Canada, Germany and France.