John Lowrie Morrison OBE 'Farm steading Kiloran Bay Isle of Colonsay'
Sproson Gallery & Framer St Andrews
Oil on canvas
40 x 40 cm
Warm silver gilt scoop frame
John Lowrie Morrison OBE: Born in 1948 in Maryhill, Glasgow and one of Scotland’s most revered artists. Having studied art at Glasgow School of Art from 1967-1971, he went on to undertake postgraduate studies at GSA in 1971-1972 and then a Dip Ed in 1972-1973. In November 2008 John was presented with an Honorary Doctorate from the University of the West of Scotland and in November 2009 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Abertay Dundee University, for “A significant contribution to Scottish culture”. In the 2011 New Year’s Honours List John received an OBE for services to art and to charity in Scotland. In 2005 John established The Jolomo Foundation, a charitable body aimed at promoting and encouraging the painting of the Scottish landscape.