David McClureRSA, RSW Born: 1926
Place of Birth: Lochwinnoch
Born in Lochwinnoch in 1926, McClure graduated in the early 1950s from Edinburgh College of Art where his contemporaries included Blackadder, Houston and Michie and where he similarly came under the various influences of the major Edinburgh figures of the time; Redpath, Gillies, Maxwell, MacTaggart, Henderson Blyth. In his early career he spent significant periods working in Spain, Italy, Sicily and Norway and taught at Dundee College of Art from 1957-85 retiring as Head of Painting, a post he took over from his great friend and colleague Alberto Morrocco.
David McClure was the subject of a solo exhibition in April 2019 - Art & Industry - Ardrossan to Millport. To view the catalogue accompanying this exhibition please click here. To watch edited highlights of Robin McClure discussing his father's work, please click here.
Tanks and Barrels, Ardrossan I View details
Tanks and Barrels, Ardrossan I1954gouacheH:49cm W:63cm£2,500View of Refinery, Ardrossan View details
View of Refinery, Ardrossan1954gouacheH:38cm W:52cm£2,350Houses on the Front, Millport Bay III View details
Houses on the Front, Millport Bay III1955pen and washH:36cm W:26cm£950Paola, Owl and Doll View details
Paola, Owl and Doll1962-63oil on boardH:63cm W:76cm£9,500Creels and Floats, Fife View details
Creels and Floats, Fife1952conté drawingH:48cm W:31cm£1,250Blue Tablecloth with Girl at Window View details