Sun, 24th Oct 2021 13:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

  Lot 599


Sold for £3,800

Condition Report

Condition is very good overall, with no visible signs of restoration, damage, or known issues. 


oil on canvas, signed, titled label verso
image size 60cm x 60cm, overall size 81.5cm x 81.5cm
Framed and under glass.
Label verso: Carousel Gallery, Avon.
Note: Born in Aberdeenshire in 1946, Michael Scott (Mike Scott) studied Political Science at Liverpool before doing a one year's teacher training course in Huddersfield. After moving to Glasgow, Scott took a full-time research post at Glasgow University followed by a lecturing post at the re-named Glasgow Caledonian University. By 1997 demand for his work had become so great that he had to resign his post at the University to paint full time. Awards Include The David Cargill Senior Award, Royal Glasgow Institute. Exhibitions Include 1988~John D Kelly Gallery, Glasgow: 1994~Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow ~Contemporary Fine Art, Eton; 1995~Portland Gallery, London; 1997~Fosse Gallery, Stowe on Trent ~Contemporary Fine Art, Eton; 1998~Portland Gallery, London; 2001~Portland Gallery, London, 2004~Portland Gallery, London; 2010~A Memorial Exhibition, Roger Billcliffe, Glasgow. Collections Include Distillers plc, Robert Fleming Holdings Ltd, Spencer Stuart & Associates, Teachers Whisky, Whyte and Mackay and others. To mark the 10th anniversary of Michael Scott's death, The Roger Billcliffe Gallery staged an exhibition of his work 1st April - 30th April 2016.

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