Duncan ShanksRSA, RSW, RGI Born: 1937
Place of Birth: Airdrie
Duncan Shanks was born in Airdrie and studied at Glasgow School of Art where he later lectured. He draws his subjects and inspiration from the countryside around his home in the Clyde Valley. Strong colour and richly applied paint chart the changing seasons and the forces imminent in nature. His works also examine the perennial tasks and practices of traditional rural life.
The Scottish Gallery hosted an exhibition of Duncan Shanks' work in June 2019 titled Transience. Click here to purchase a catalogue.
The Black Cloud Carries The Sun Away View details
The Black Cloud Carries The Sun Awayacrylic on paperH:67cm W:150cm£9,250River Through Trees Crossford View details
River Through Trees Crossford2019acrylic on paperH:21cm W:21cm£2,200Orange Riverbank Through Trees View details
Orange Riverbank Through Trees2019acrylic on paperH:29cm W:31cm£2,750Fast Water Crossford View details
Fast Water Crossford2019acrylic on paperH:20.5cm W:20.5cm£2,150Turquoise Riverbank Crossford View details
Turquoise Riverbank Crossford2019acrylic on paperH:20cm W:20cm£2,150Rainy Day View details
Rainy Dayacrylic on paperH:70cm W:69cm£5,750Reflective Water View details
Reflective Water2019acrylic on paperH:19.5cm W:18cm£2,050Lush Growth View details