Ronald Douglas FORBES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-03-22
Education Morrison's Acad Crieff, Edinburgh Coll of Art (DA, SED postgrad scholarship), Jordanhill Coll of Educn Glasgow
Publications N/A
Recreations theatre, cinema, gardening, laughing
Clubs Royal Over-Seas League (hon memb, London and Edinburgh)
Style Prof Ronald Forbes, RSA
Career artist; lectr Bell Coll Hamilton 1972-73, Leverhulme sr art fell Univ of Strathclyde 1973-74, head of painting Crawford Sch of Art Cork 1974-78, artist in residence Livingston W Lothian 1978-80, lectr Glasgow Sch of Art 1979-83, head of painting Duncan of Jordanstone Coll of Art and Design Univ of Dundee 1995-2001 (MFA prog dir 1983-95), visiting prof in fine art Univ of Abertay Dundee 2003-, Leverhulme artist-in-residence Scottish Crop Research Inst 2005-09; res Hobart Centre for the Arts Univ of Tasmania 1995; subject of numerous art catalogues; fndr Glasgow League of Artists 1971, tstee Perthshire Public Art Tst 1994-2000; prof memb SSA 1972, RSA 2005 (ARSA 1996); >ir< first prize first Scottish Young Contemporary Exhbn 1967, RSA Guthrie Award 1979, Scottish Arts Cncl Award (for film making) 1979, Scottish Arts Cncl Studio Award Amsterdam 1980, RSA Highland Soc of London Award 1996, RSA Gillies Award (to visit India) 1999; >ir< Compass Gallery Glasgow 1973, Goethe Inst Glasgow 1974, Collins Gallery Glasgow 1974, Drian Galleries London 1975, Cork Art Soc Gallery 1976 and 1978, Project Arts Centre Dublin 1976, The Lanthorn Livingston 1980, Forebank Gallery Dundee 1980, Third Eye Centre Glasgow 1980, Compass Gallery Glasgow 1983, Drian Galleries London 1984, Babbity Bowster Glasgow 1986, Seagate Gallery Dundee 1990 and 1995, Perth Museum and Art Gallery 1991, Maclaurin Art Gallery Ayr 1991, An Lanntair Gallery Stornoway 1995, Plimsoll Gallery Hobart Tasmania 1995, NS Gallery Glasgow 1996, De Keerder Kunstkamer Netherlands 1997, Zaks Gallery Chicago USA 1999, SIU Museum (Carbondale) USA 1999, VRC, DCA Dundee 2000, ROSL Galleries London and Edinburgh 2000-01, Vardy Gallery Sunderland 2001, Crawford Arts Centre St Andrews 2003, Smith Gallery and Museum Stirling 2005, Hannah Maclure Centre Univ of Abertay Dundee 2005 and 2009, Hamnavoe Gallery Aberdeen 2007, Hope Gateway Centre Botanics Edinburgh 2010, Collings Gallery Glasgow 2010, Perth Museum and Art Galleries 2011; >ir< incl: Arts Cncl NI, Cork Municipal Art Gallery, Dundee Museums and Art Galleries, Hunterian Gallery Glasgow, Museum Narodowego Gdansk, Smith Art Gallery Stirling (Scottish Arts Cncl Bequest), Perth Museum and Art Galleries, Ross Harper and Murphy Collection Glasgow, Univ of Strathclyde, Univ of Abertay Dundee, Rare Books Collection State Library of Qland; >ir< incl: Scottish Arts Cncl Touring Exhbn (Arts Cncl Belfast, Fruit Market Gallery Edinburgh, Collins Gallery Glasgow, Aberdeen Art Gallery) 1978-79, Netherlands Touring Exhbn (Hoensbruck, Roermond, Maastricht and Liege) 1983, Nature: Only and Idea (Galerie Trace Maastricht) 2002, Parallel Paths (RSA) 2006
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