The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery Eton: Artist Biography - John Kingsley PAI. DA.

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John Kingsley PAI. DA.

Represented since 1990.

John Kingsley (PAI, DA) was born in Glasgow in 1956 and studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1973-77 under James Robertson (RSW, RGI, RSA) Jeoffrey (DFA, RSW, RGI, RSI) and the late Dr David Donaldson (RSA, RP, LLD, D.Litt) Formerly an artist and Limner to the Queen in Scotland. He has exhibited at the Royal Glasgow Institute and at the Royal Scottish Academy and Paisley Art Institute. He was elected an artist member of the Glasgow Art Club in 1979. From 1980-86 he exhibited one-man shows at the annual S.N.O. promenade concerts at the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow and in 1986 he was elected a member of Group 81 Artists, who exhibited regularly at the McLellan Galleries, Glasgow. Since 1987, he has been an artist member of the council of the Paisley Art Institute.

The Institute, which was founded in 1876, promotes contemporary art through its annual exhibition and also organises the prestigious Scottish Drawing Competition biannually, in addition to building up its own noteworthy collection. He was a finalist in the Hunting Art Prizes competition in London in 1989, 1993 and 1998, and was highly commended in 1996 in the same competition. In 1991 he won the William Bowie Landscape Prize and in 1992 the Mary Armour Award the Paisley Art Institute.

Solo Shows

  • 1987 Inn on the Green, Glasgow
  • 1994 Macauley Gallery, Stenton
  • 1989 Inn on the Green, Glasgow
  • 1995 The Contemporary Fine Art
  • 1991 Inn on the Green, Glasgow
  • 1998 The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery
  • 1993 The Contemporary Fine Art
  • 2000 The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery
  • 2002 The contemporary Fine Art Gallery
  • 2004 The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery
  • 2007 The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery.

Group Exhibitions

  • 1985 3 Viewpoints, Strathclyde University
  • 1987 Metro Gallery, Glasgow - Mayfest
  • 1988 McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
  • 1989 Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries,Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow
  • 1990 Solstice Gallery, Edinburgh two-man, Hillhead Library, Glasgow
  • 1991 Winter Exhibition, The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton
  • 1992 A Colourful Tradition Duncan Miller Fine Arts, London, Edinburgh Gallery
  • 1993 20th Century British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London; Hung Expo Contemporary

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