28th Mar, 2024 10:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

  Lot 90


pastel on paper, initialled, titled verso
framed and under glass

image size 80cm x 80cm, overall size 97cm x 97cm

Note: Born in Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland in 1950, Alexander Robb studied at the Glasgow School of Art between 1968 - 72.Since 1993, Alexander has tutored annual summer schools in Moffat and Dumfries. In 1998, he was invited to teach and show examples of his work in Red Deer College of Art and Design in Alberto, Canada. Alexander's subject matter for his work includes still life, landscape and portraits using a variety of media: oil, gouache, pastel and watercolour. Special emphasis is placed on strong tonal contrast and rich colour, which follows in the tradition of the Glasgow Boys and the Scottish Colourists. EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE: The Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours (RSW), The Royal Glasgow Institute (RGI), The Scottish Society of Artist and Artist Craftsmen (SAAC), Visual Arts Scotland (VAS). SOLO EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE: McGill Duncan Gallery, Castle Douglas, Ottersburn Gallery, Dumfries, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, SOLO/TWO MAN EXHIBITONS INCLUDE: Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow, The Courtyard Gallery, Crail, Clachanmore Gallery, Stranraer, MIXED EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE:The Leith Gallery, Edinburgh, Frames Gallery, Perth, Catto Gallery, London, Eton Gallery, London, Thompson`s Galleries, London. Alexander Robb's work is held in numerous corporate, public and private collections including that of HRH The late Duke of Edinburgh.


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