Alexander MOFFAT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-03-23
Education Daniel Stewart's Coll Edinburgh, Edinburgh Coll of Art (Andrew Grant scholar, Dip Art)
Publications Publications Arts of Resistance: Poets, Portraits and Landscapes of Modern Scotland (jtly, 2008), Arts of Independence (with Alan Riach, 2014)
Recreations N/A
Clubs The Glasgow Art
Style Alexander Moffat, Esq, OBE, RSA
Career artist; photographer Scottish Central Library 1966-74, dir New 57 Gallery Edinburgh 1968-78; visiting lectr: Winchester Sch of Art 1973-74, Croydon Sch of Art 1974-75, RCA 1986-88; Glasgow Sch of Art: lectr in painting studios 1979-88, sr lectr in painting studios Glasgow Sch of Art 1988-92, head of painting and printmaking 1992-2005, chair Sch of Fine Art 1998-2000; external examiner: Canterbury Coll of Art (Kent Inst) 1988-91, N Staffs Poly Stoke 1989-92, Chelsea Coll of Art & Design (London Inst) 1997-2000, Gray's Sch of Art (RGU) Aberdeen 2002-05, Univ of Brighton 2003-07; sr external examiner Univ of the Highlands and Islands Project 2000-02; external expert Univ of London 1993-98; hon pres The Essential School of Painting 2014; Scottish Arts Cncl 1982-84 (memb Cncl, memb Art Ctee, chm Awards Panel), memb Bd Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh 1986-92, chm Bd ALBA magazine 1988-92; writer of numerous catalogue texts; memb Edinburgh Festival Soc; hon research fell Univ of Glasgow 2006, hon fell Assoc for Scottish Literary Studies 2011; RSA 2004 (chair Exhibitions Ctee 2007); Solo Exhibitions incl: A View of the Portrait (Scottish National Portrait Gallery) 1973, Gallery of the Press Club Warsaw 1975, Seven Poets (Third Eye Centre Glasgow and tour) 1981-83, Portrait Drawings (N E of Scotland Library and Museums Service) 1984, Portraits of Painters (Scottish Nat Gallery of Modern Art) 1988, Glasgow Art Gallery & Museum 1990, Pittencrieff House Museum Dunfermline 1991, Images From Three Decades (Open Eye Gallery Edinburgh) 2008, Town Hall Gallery Langholm 2012; Group Exhibitions incl: Scottish Realism (Scottish Arts Cncl tour) 1971, The Human Clay (Hayward Gallery London and Scottish Nat Gallery of Modern Art) 1976, Three Painters (Midland Gp Gallery, Nottingham) 1978, Narrative Paintings (Arnolfini Bristol and ICA London) 1979, Private Views (Arts Cncl of GB and tour) 1982, In Their Circumstances (Lincoln Usher Gallery) 1985-86, Picturing People: Figurative Painting from Britain 1945-89 (Far East tour) 1989, Scottish Art since 1990 (Scottish Nat Gall of Modern Art) 1989-90, Turning the Century (Raab Gallery London & Berlin) 1990, The Discerning Eye (Mall Galleries London) 1990, The Line of Tradition (National Galleries of Scotland) 1993, The Scottish Renaissance (Hong Kong Land Co Hong Kong) 1996, Scotland's Art (City Art Centre, Edinburgh) 1999, Expressions (Aberdeen Art Gallery) 2000; Work in public collections: Scottish Nat Portrait Gallery, Scottish Nat Gallery of Modern Art, Arts Cncl of GB, Yale Center for British Art; Portraits Dr George Elder Davie 1999, Tom Fleming 2000, Robin Jenkins (Saltire Soc) 2002, Alasdair Gray 2010
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