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BIOGRAPHY

Michael Clark was born in Ayr, Scotland 1959. He studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1979 - 1983.

A love of film led him to work for the BBC in Glasgow for six years. On moving to London in 1989 he worked as a freelance Art Director and illustrator; he also began to paint again with much success.

He has had many solo and mixed shows with Galleries in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Suffolk, Norfolk and Oxford.

Michael, his wife Karen and their three children returned to Scotland in 1999. He now paints from his studio in Ayrshire which overlooks the River Doon.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Lemond Gallery, Glasgow
2015 Thompson's Marylebone
2015 lemond Gallery, Glasgow
2015 Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh
2014 Lime Tree Gallery, 'A Painter's Palette' Long Melford, Suffolk
2014 Lemond Gallery, Glasgow
2013 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
2013 Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh
2012 Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh
2011 Bath Contemporary
2011 Lime Tree Gallery, Bristol
2011 Thompson's Marylebone, London
2010 RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
2009 Bianco Nero Gallery, Stokesley
2002 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
1998 Sally Hunter Fine Art, London
1996 Sally Hunter Fine Art, London

AWARDS

2015 Artists Surfaces Award at the Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition
2011 The Jamieson Award at the 2011 Scottish Drawing Competition
2010 Winsor and Newton Award at the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Scottish
Society of Painters in Watercolour
2008 and 2007 The Wren Gallery Award for Still Life Painting at the Paisley
Art Institute Annual Exhibition
2007 Art Hire Prize, Scottish Drawing Competition hosted by Paisley Art
Institute
2007 Selected for Sunday Times/Singer Friedlander Watercolour Prize
2005 Art Hire Prize, Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition
2003 Runner up 2003 Aspect (Kennox) Painting Prize

COLLECTIONS

Royal Bank of Scotland
The Maclaurin Trust Collection
First State Investments

Elected RSW 2014
Elected PAI in 2012
Elected Artist Member Glasgow Art Club 2005
Elected Professional Member of VAS in 2005
Member of RSW Council