BIOGRAPHY

MICHAEL SCOTT

Born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Michael lived in Yorkshire from 1956 to 1965. Until 1968, he studied Political Science in Liverpool and moved to Glasgow in 1969 with full-time research at Glasgow University's Department of Politics. In 1971, Michael took a lecturing post at Glasgow Caledonian University, first in Politics and later in Sociology and Philosophy.

Michael trained under John Boyd and did life classes at the Glasgow School of Art over a period of fifteen years, continuing to lecture in the department of social Sciences until 1996. He is now a full-time artist.

EXHIBTIONS INCLUDE:

1978-92 Royal Glasgow Institute, Glasgow
1985-87 Smith Biennial, Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling
1986-87 The Eye of the Storm (Scottish Artist and the Nuclear Disarmament Arts Council financed touring exhibition: Stirling, Glasgow, Leeds)
1988 The Nicaragua Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Solo Exhibition, John D Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
1988-89 Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition, London
1989 Winner of the David Cargill Senior Award, RGI
1989-90 Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Mall Galleries, London
1989-92 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
1990 Four Glasgow Painters, Clevedon Bridge Gallery, Bath
Scottish Society of Artists and Artists Craftsmen
Winner of the Paper Tiger Award
Elected Professional Member SAAC
The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
RGI Year of Culture Selection, Mall Galleries, London
1991 Scottish painters, Fosse Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold
British Surrealists, Emscote Lawn, Warwick
1991-93 Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition, London
1991-96 Royal Scottish Academy
1994 Solo Exhibition, The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton
1994-98 Art94, 95, 96, 97, 98, Business Design Centre, London
1995 Scottish Painters, Fosse Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold
Solo Exhibition, Portland Gallery, London
1996 Twentieth Century Scottish Art, Portland Gallery, London
1997 Solo Exhibition, The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton
2000 Solo Exhibition, The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton
2001 Solo Exhibition, Portland Gallery, London
2002 Solo Exhibition, The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton

GROUP EXHIBTIONS INCLUDE:

Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Ewan Mundy Fine Art, Compass Gallery, Cormund Gallery, Gatehouse Gallery, Blytheswood Gallery, Contemporary Gallery, Thompson's Galleries

COLLECTIONS:

Michael's work can be found in private collections in Britain, USA, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong and Singapore.

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS INCLUDE:

Robert Flemings Holdings Ltd
Teachers Whisky
Whyte & Mackays