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artworks by  Alexander R Robb

ALEXANDER R. ROBB.  D.A.

Born Kirkwall Orkney, 1950.
Studied Glasgow School of Art 1968-1972.  Taught art in Stirling 1974-1978.  Moved to Dumfriesshire in 1978.   Worked full-time as a Primary School Art Specialist .then changed to part-time teaching in 1989. Finally gave up teaching completely in 2007 order to concentrate more fully on painting.

Regular exhibitor in Royal Scottish Academy (R.S.A.), Royal Glasgow Institute (R.G.I.), Visual Arts Scotland (V.A.S.),( Professional member of V.A.S. since 1994), and Paisley Art Institute (P.A.I.) .  (Professional member of P.A.I. since 2003).

Also exhibited in Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours (R.S.W.), the Society of Scottish Artists (S.S.A.), the Morrison Portrait Competition, the Laing Landscape Competition, the Paisley Drawing Competition and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in the Mall Galleries London.

One-man exhibitions :-   McGill Duncan Gallery  Castle Douglas, The Ottersburn Gallery  Dumfries, Gracefield Arts Centre  Dumfries,  Designs Gallery  Castle Douglas, High Street Gallery Kirkcudbright, Gatehouse Gallery  Glasgow and the Randolph Gallery  Edinburgh.

Two and three man shows: - Gatehouse Gallery Glasgow, the Courtyard Gallery Crail, the Clachanmore Gallery Stranraer,

Mixed shows in private galleries throughout Britain including:-

Thompson`s Gallery, London.                                                               Walker Gallery, Harrogate.
Catto Gallery, London.                                                                     Martin’s Gallery, Cheltenham.
Eton Gallery, London.                                                             Wren Gallery, Burford Oxfordshire.                                
Churzee Gallery, London.                                                        Clayton Gallery, Stratford on Avon.
Thompson`s Gallery, Aldeburgh.                                          R.G.I. Postcard Exhibition Kelly Gallery
Red Barn Gallery, Melkinthorpe, Penrith ,Cumbria.                               Glasgow, 2005 & 2006,2007
Leith Gallery, Edinburgh.                                                       Maclaurin Gallery Celebration of Art,
Frames Gallery, Perth.                                                                           Rozelle House Ayr 2006.
Athol Gallery, Dunkeld                                                             Peter Potter Gallery Haddington.
High Street Gallery, Kirkcudbright.                                                 Mellerstain Art Gallery, Kelso.                                                                                               Lime Tree Gallery, Long Melford, Suffolk.                                                  Pennel Gallery Peebles.
Broughton Gallery, Broughton.

1996.Invited by Anne Griggs Interior Design Associates to exhibit in their Cambridge Gate Show Flat, Regents Park, London.
1998. Invited to teach and exhibit work at Red Deer College of Art and Design , Alberta, Canada.
2004. Invited to take part in theV.A.S. Exhibition in the Edinburgh Art Club.
2003, 2005 & 2007 Invited to take part in group Portrait exhibitions in Gracefield Arts Centre.
Work included in the Glasgow Art Fair, the Affordable Art Fair, London, the New York Art Fair, and Perth Festival of the Arts, (“arTay”).
Work purchased by Gracefield Arts Centre Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway Educational Trust , Glasgow University, Paintings in Hospitals and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Past President of Dumfries & Galloway Fine Arts Society, 2004 – 2007.


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