The Diary Series27 Feb 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
We are delighted to present Christine McArthur’s first solo exhibition with The Scottish Gallery The Diary Series. She is an artist we have admired for many years, an artist who has strong characteristics of Modern British painting whilst remaining firmly rooted in the Glasgow School of belle peinture. Christine McArthur trained at Glasgow School of Art from 1971–76 and taught at both Glasgow University and Glasgow School of Art up until 1980, when she began painting full time. She has exhibited in Scotland, London and internationally.
McArthur inhabits an immersive, creative world. The Diary Series was conceived over two years ago, created in sketchbooks and diaries in response to The Gallery’s invitation, as a way to develop ideas and imagery from which finished works would emerge. These diaries capture moments from places she has visited, or a response to a poem. The passing seasons are observed and her domestic surroundings and familiar objects emerge in her imagery. She works in oil, oil pastel, acrylic, watercolour, pen and ink and collage so that layers of colour and texture are built up to create her artwork.
Christine McArthur joined Gallery Director Christina Jansen on 9th March 2019 to discuss this exhibition, click here to view this discussion
Seven Pears View details
Seven Pearsmixed media on panelH:73.5cm W:99cmReservedNight Falls on Sylvio's Plum Tomatoes View details
Night Falls on Sylvio's Plum Tomatoesmixed media on panelH:76cm W:76cmSoldNight Kitchen ix View details
Night Kitchen ixblue ink on H.P. watercolour paperH:10cm W:15cmSoldNight Kitchen xiv View details
Night Kitchen xivblue ink on H.P. watercolour paperH:10cm W:15cmSoldNight Kitchen viii View details
Night Kitchen viiiblue ink on H.P. watercolour paperW:10cm D:15cm£395Night Kitchen xxi View details
Night Kitchen xxiblue ink on H.P. watercolour paperH:10cm W:15cmSoldSome Winter Flowers iii View details
Some Winter Flowers iiimixed media on panelH:15cm W:15cmSoldAlmonds and Autumn Fruits View details
Almonds and Autumn Fruitsacrylic & ink on watercolour paperH:25.5cm W:31.5cmSoldMixed Olives and Lemons View details