Uglow is one of the greatest painting talents to emerge from Glasgow School of Art in recent years.

He won the prestigious Alastair Salvesen Art Scholarship (£10,000) for painting and travel in 2009. He has since journeyed round the coast of Scotland in the footsteps of famous eighteenth century painter William Daniell, which was then shown in the RSA.

"Scotland’s coast is diverse. It has been a source of inspiration for artists of all mediums throughout history and still captivates one's imagination. Engaging in a subject of this magnitude is no small task. In its entirety the content of such a subject is remarkably abundant in material; even a life of inquiry seems too short a time to satisfactorily understand its complicated behaviour. The inherent nature of the land always eclipses any individuals achievement; all human intervention seems temporary and transient." - Geoff Uglow


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