Glen Scouller RSW RGI

Glen Scouller RSW RGI is a contemporary Scottish artist living in Ayrshire. His passion is for colour and light with a strong bold approach to his subject matter which includes landscape, still life and the human figure. Scouller’s work is based on direct observation from nature, painting en plein air and developing larger works in the studio. Elected a member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours (RSW) in 1997 and the Royal Glasgow Institute (RGI) in 1989 he has also won many awards for his work in both oil and watercolour and is included in numerous corporate and public collections worldwide including The South African Government, The Scottish Government, De Beers and The Royal Bank of Scotland – a complete list appears below.

BIOGRAPHY
1950 Born Glasgow
1968-73 Studied Glasgow School of Art

AWARDS
1972 R.S.A. Painting Award
1973 Post Graduate Study Award
1973 W.O. Hutcheson Prize for Drawing
1973 Travelling Scholarship, Greece
1987 Lauder Award, Glasgow Art Club
Scottish Amicable Award, The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
1989 Elected member of The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
1997 Elected member of The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
2006 David Cargill Award, The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
2008 Residency, L’Association Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Collioure
2013 Crinan Residency Award, The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1977 John D Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
1980 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1985 The Fine Art Society, Glasgow
1986 Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
1988 The Fine Art Society, Glasgow
1989 The Fine Art Society, Edinburgh
Portland Gallery, London
1990 Macaulay Gallery, Stenton
The French Institute, Edinburgh
1992 Portland Gallery, London
Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
1993 Macaulay Gallery, Stenton
1994 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Portland Gallery, London
1995 Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
1996 Macaulay Gallery, Stenton
1997 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
1998 Portland Gallery, London
Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
1999 Corrymella Scott Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2000 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2001 The Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
2002 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Lemon Street Gallery, Truro
2003 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2004 The John Davies Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold
2005 Red Box Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Henshelwood Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2006 Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
Thompson’s Marylebone, London
2007 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2008 The John Davies Gallery, Moreton-in-Marsh
Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2010 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
Inverarity, Glasgow
2011 Portland Gallery, London
Lemond Gallery, Glasgow
2012 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Rowallan Castle, Ayrshire
2014 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
Gallery 1 at Crinan Hotel

REGULAR EXHIBITOR
The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and
The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour.
Works in private and corporate collections worldwide.

COLLECTIONS
Anglo Platinum Ltd.
APW Group
Argyll County Council
Atlantic Investors
Cape Grace Hotel, Cape Town
Cargill Inc.
Clyde Property, Glasgow
Clydesdale Bank PLC
Craig Capital Corporation USA
Dawn Group, Glasgow
De Beers
Deloitte & Touche
Diageo PLC
Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
Drambuie PLC
Dunedin Fund Managers
Edinburgh Fund Managers
Edinburgh Tapestry Company
Ellerman House, Cape Town
Enterprise Oil, London
First National Bank of South Africa
Ford Collection USA
Glasgow School of Art
Halifax S.A.
Henry Abram & Sons
Harper MacLeod
iOcore (Pty) Ltd.
Kelmac Group
Leeds Education Authority
Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
MISYS PLC,
Nedcor Ltd.
Old Mutual PLC
Paintings in Hospitals, Scotland
Royal Bank of Scotland PLC
S.A. Eagle Insurance
Safeway PLC
Scottish Amicable Assurance Co. Ltd.
Scottish Arts Council
Scottish Office, Edinburgh
Scotts Restaurant PLC
South African Government
The Grace Hotel, Johannesburg
Task (UK) Ltd.
Tods Murray WS
Touche Ross
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: BOOKS
Scouller, G. Contrasts Colonsay to Chamaret. (2014) Edinburgh, ISBN 978-1-32-001998-9
Almond, R., Buchanan-Cameron, H. and Walters Dr L. The Public Catalogue Foundation. (2013) London, p 315, ISBN 978-1-909475-18-2
Billcliffe, R. Ten Years On. (2002) Glasgow: Roger Billcliffe Fine Art.
Buckman, D. Dictionary of Art in Britain Since 1945.
Firth, J. and Wilson, P. & T. Twenty One Years of the Open Eye Gallery,
(2002) Edinburgh: The Open Eye Gallery.
Who’s Who in Art. (2000) 29th ed. Hants : The Art Trade Press Ltd.
Who’s Who in Scotland 1999. (1999) 9th ed. Avon : Carrick Media.
Halsby, J. and Harris, P. The Dictionary of Scottish Painters 1600 to the Present. (1998) 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Canongate.
Gordon Smith, W. Glen Scouller An Italian Sketchbook. (1995) Glasgow: Glen Scouller and Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, ISBN 0952 3421 3 8
Mackay, J, A. Kilmarnock. (1992) Darvel : Alloway Publishing.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: JOURNALS
Urwin Jones, S. (2015) Turner in January after big 2014. The Herald, Arts, January 03, 2015, p 6.
Journalist (2014) Boat gave spark of art inspiration. Evening Times, Glasgow, August 06 2014, p17.
Journalist (2014) Glen Scouller paints the Crinan Canal. Argyllshire Advertiser, June 20, 2014, p10.
Saunders, C (2014) Puddles of captivating colour. The Artist, Summer issue 2014, pp 12-16
Hobbs, J. (2013) When art runs in the family. Discover Art, Issue 1, November 2013,
pp 26-29.
Hobbs, J. (2013) A room of your own. Discover Art, Issue 1, November 2013, p 39
Patience, J. (2011) Glen Scouller. The Herald, Arts, Gallery round-up, February 19, 2011, Hare, B. (2010) Glen Scouller. Galleries, Volume XXVII, No 11, Issue 321, April 2010, p 11.
Patience, J. (2010) Breath of fresh air. The Herald, Arts, April 24, 2010, p 8.
Donnelly, F. (2009) Local Hero no. 42. Glen puts Valley in the Frame. The Valley Advertiser, Issue 315, Autumn 2009, p 12.
Hunt, J. (2007) The colours of Zanzibar through the eyes of an artist. Travel Africa, Edition 41, December 14, 2007, p 59.
Ellis, A. and Thorburn, E. (2005) A Sense of Place. Uptown – Scotland & the North of England, Issue 9, February & March 2005, pp134-137.
Harper, J. (2003) Glasgow, House for an art lover. The Herald, Weekend Living, December 06, 2003, p 6.
Manson, J. (2000) Workspace. Artists & Illustrators, July 2000, p 41.
Thorburn, E. and Tranter, S. (2000) Contrasting Styles. Homes & Interiors Scotland, Issue 15, May 2000, pp138-146.
Lester, A, J. (1999) Contemporary British Artists. Antique Collecting, September 1999,
pp 34-35.
Manson, J. (1999) Viewpoint. Artists & Illustrators, Issue 157, October 1999, p 51.
McCullough, F. (1980) Scotland. Arts Review, Volume xxxii, no 4, February 1980, p 100.

http://www.glenscouller.com

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Studio

 

 

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Cul-de-sac, Montesquieu-des-Albères

 

 

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The Lemon Coffee Pot

 

 

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Under a Pomegranate Tree, Palhagueira