Richard DEMARCO

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-07-09
Education Holy Cross Acad Edinburgh Coll of Art, Moray House Teachers Coll
Publications N/A
Recreations exploring The Road to Meikle Seggie towards the Hebrides in the footsteps of the Roman Legions, St Servanus and the Celtic Saints, and the medieval scholars, onwards into the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe
Clubs Scottish Arts (Edinburgh)
Style Prof Richard Demarco, CBE
Career artist, arts organiser, broadcaster, lectr; art master Duns Scotus Acad Edinburgh 1956-67, illustrator of BBC pubns 1958-61, fndr memb and vice-chm Traverse Theatre Club 1963-67, dir Traverse Art Gallery 1963-67; artistic dir: Richard Demarco Gallery 1966-, Euro Youth Parl 1993- (artistic advsr 1994-); tstee Kingston-Demarco Euro Cultural Fndn 1993-95, dir Demarco Euro Art Fndn 1993- (tstee 1992), artistic advsr Demarco Euro Culture Initiative 1995-; introduced avant-garde visual art to Edinburgh Festival Prog 1967 and presented avant-garde art from abroad 1968-92; responsible for promotion of nat and int art and theatre; visiting lectr at over 150 schs of art and univs, Stanley Picker fell and lectr Kingston Poly 1991, prof of European cultural studies Kingston Univ 1993-2000 (emeritus prof 2001-); dir Sean Connery's Scot Int Educn Tst 1972, memb Bd of Govrs Carlisle Sch of Art 1973-77, contrib ed Studio International 1982-84; external examiner: Stourbridge Sch of Art 1987-89, Wolverhampton Sch of Art 1990; vice-pres Kingston Tst 2000-; memb: Association International des Critiques d'Art 1994, Int Assoc of Independent Exhbn Curators (IKT) 2001-, SSA, RSW; chm Caroline Park Assoc 2002-; Scot Arts Cncl Award for services to the Arts in Scotland 1975, Br International Theatre Inst Award 1992, Polish International Theatre Inst Award (Stanislaw Witkiewicz Award) 1992, Arts Medal Royal Philosophical Soc of Glasgow 1996, The Herald Edinburgh Festival Archangel Award 2000; Hon DFA Atlanta Coll of Art 1993, LLD (hc) Univ of Dundee 1996; hon FRIAS 1991, hon fell Inst of Contemporary Scotland 2002; FRSA 1997, Hon RSA 2001; Gold Order of Merit of the Polish People's Republic 1976, Cavaliere della Republica d'Italia 1988, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 1991
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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