Hugh Buchanan

Born: 1958
Place of Birth: Edinburgh

Hugh Buchanan was born in Edinburgh in 1958 . The city instilled in him a lifelong love of architecture which he developed as a student at Edinburgh College of Art. After graduating in 1981 he worked on commissions for the National Trust and in 1987 was invited by the Prince of Wales to paint a series of interiors of Balmoral, subsequently completing a further sequence at Highgrove in 1994. In 1988 he was commissioned by the House of Commons to paint four interiors of the Palace of Westminster.

Buchanan's paintings are also in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Edinburgh City Art centre, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Aberdeen, the Bank of Scotland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Flemings Bank, Deutsche Bank, the National Trust for Scotland and the English National Trust.

Hugh Buchanan will be the subject of a solo exhibition in July 2017.