Alastair Robertson ROSS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-08-08
Education McLaren HS Callander, Duncan of Jordanstone Coll of Art Dundee (DA, PGDip)
Publications N/A
Recreations heraldry, genealogy, Scottish history
Clubs Royal Perth, Puffin's (Edinburgh)
Style Dr Alastair Ross
Career artist; lectr Duncan of Jordanstone Coll Univ of Dundee 1969-2003 (pt/t 1966-69), tutor Sch of Scottish Artists in Malta 1991-93; works incl: bronze panel Royal Calcutta Golf Club, bronze for Blackness Devpt Project Dundee, portrait in bronze of Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk at HM New Register House Edinburgh 1988 (awarded Sir Otto Beit Medal of Royal Soc Br Sculptors 1988); cmmn of a twice life-size torso in bronze for new Rank Xerox HQ Marlow Bucks 1988-89, one-man touring exhbn (26 sculptures) UK and USA 1996-97, cmmnd by Scotland on Sunday in assoc with Glenfiddich to design and produce Spirit of Scotland Awards 1998, cmmnd by P&O Steam Navigation Co to create bronze sculpture for newly-built cruise liner Aurora 2000, cmmnd to design and sculpt bronze cast figure of St Andrew as finials on heraldic gonfannons for Univ of St Andrews and St Andrews Community Cncl 2006; invited guest artist Brechin Arts Festival 2006, visiting prof Univ of Texas 1996; hon vice-pres Paisley Art Inst 2010 (Dip of Paisley Art Inst 2010); work represented in public and private collections worldwide; accorded personal civic reception by City of Dundee 1999; awarded: Dickson Prize for Sculpture 1962, Holo-Krome (Dundee) Sculpture Prize and Cmmn 1962, Scottish Educn Dept Travelling Scholarship 1963, Royal Scottish Acad Chalmers Bursary 1964, Royal Scottish Acad Carnegie Travelling Scholarship 1965, Duncan of Drumfork Scholarship 1965, Post-Grad Scholarship Scottish Educn Dept 1965-66, award winner in sculpture Paris Salon Exhibition 1967, awarded Medailles de Bronze 1968 and d'Argent 1970 Société des Artistes Français (membre associé 1970), Sir William Gillies Bequest Fund Award RSA 1989, Paisley Art Inst Reid Kerr Coll Award for Sculpture 2006, Paisley Art Inst Glasgow Art Club Fellowship Award 2010; memb: Exec Ctee Fife Branch St John Assoc 1979-2010, RSA Alexander Nasmyth Fund Ctee 1986-89, RSA Spalding Fund Ctee 1986-89, Cncl Br Sch at Rome 1990-96, Fife Order Ctee Order of St John 1991-2010, Bd of Dirs Workshop and Artists' Studio Provision Scotland Ltd 1997-2005, Dundee Inst of Architects Architectural Awards Adjudication Panel RIAS 1998-2000, Saltire Soc Arts and Crafts in Architecture Awards Adjudication Panel 2001-05, Bd of Tstees The St Andrews Fund for Scots Heraldry 2001-, (Royal Scot Acad representative) Bd of Tstees for St John's Kirk of Perth 2001-05, Cncl RSA 1999-2001, Sculpture Advsy Panel Montrose Heritage Tst 2005-06, RSA Gen Purposes Ctee 2005-09, RSA Kinross Scholarship Ctee 2005-09; external assessor J D Fergusson Art Awards Tst 2005-06, assessor Scottish Drawing Competition 2009; elected librarian Royal Scottish Acad 2005-09; patron Univ of Abertay Dundee Fndn 2006-, memb Cncl Scottish Artists' Benevolent Assoc 2012; Paisley Art Inst Reid Kerr Coll Award for Sculpture 2008; Burgess City of Dundee 2011; Freeman City of London 1989; Hon DArts Univ of Abertay Dundee 2003; hon life memb: Perthshire Art Assoc 2005, Paisley Art Inst 2007; memb Soc Portrait Sculptors 1966, FRSA 1966, ARBS 1968 (vice-pres 1988-90, Scottish rep on Cncl 1972-92), professional memb SSA 1969 (memb Cncl 1972-75), FSA Scot 1971, FRBS 1975, ARSA 1980, MBIM 1989, Hon FRIAS 1992, RGI 2004, RSA 2005; SBStJ 1979, OStJ 1984 (Service Medal with Bar 2010), CStJ 1997 (memb Priory Cncl Priory of Scotland 1996-2004)
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