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Scottish Artist Mhairi McGREGOR - White Roses
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Still life Art by Mhairi McGREGOR

Red Tulips
Mhairi McGREGOR - Red Tulips

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Artist: Mhairi McGREGOR

Mhairi McGregor was born in 1971. She studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1989 - 1993, gaining a BA (Hons) in Fine Art. At Art School Mhairi received a number of art awards including a Christie's Bursary for 3rd-Year Studies, Glasgow School of Art Landscape Drawing Prize and a John Kinross Scholarship - 3 months working in Florence, Italy.

Mhairi McGregor has continued to receive a number of art awards. In 1997 she was short-listed as one of four for the Alastair Salvesen Scholarship and she was also awarded the Under 25 Regional Winner of the Laing Art Competition. In 1998 she was short-listed for the Gilchrist-Fisher Memorial Award. In 1999 she was elected Member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour.In 2000 she was awarded Glasgow Art Club Fellowship and spent two months painting in Australia.In 2001 she was awarded the Alexander Graham Munro Travel Award and the Paisley Art Institute Prize.

Mhairi McGregor has travelled extensively and painted in Europe, Australia, New Mexico, and Canada as well as finding constant inspiration in her native Scotland. She works mainly in oils, though watercolour is an important part of her preliminary work. She has the ability to capture the striking light and colours in her subjects and through her use of colour she reflects the founding principals of the RSW which is to 'encourage the bold, free and colourful qualities of Scottish Painting'.McGregor's distinctive paintings combine a wonderful eye for colour with the depth and power she generates from her strong, block like application of paint.

Today Mhairi has established a reputation as a succesful Scottish arist. She is particular known for her still life paintings. Each composition is given an immense tangibility by her strong, blocky application of paint, often reminding the viewer of the vibrant yet simple style of Cezanne's still life work. Mhairi's emotional response to subjects comes through in her paintings. Initial sketches are developed into more abstract works and her landscapes evoke a sense of place effected by a rich, fluid impasto paint surface.

Mhairi McGregor paintings have been exhibited very widely in Scotland, England and Australia. More recently, her paintings have also been exhibited in the Toronto International Art Fair in Canada.

Speaking about her paintings Mhairi McGregor says: 'I'm always trying to get the most out of the few colours I use and get them to play off against each other. I've moved away from brushwork too. I like to layer up the paint; slab it on until two strong colours are shining through... The main direction of my work is to sketch from life and develop those initial paintings into more abstract works. I never want to lose sight completely of what it was that inspired me to paint a particular scene. My main aim is to focus in on that first response to a landscape and to continue and expand that idea into a more concise conclusion.'

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Scottish art: Mhairi McGregor at Red Rag Gallery

Welcome to the Red Rag Scottish Art page for Still Life paintings. Here you will find an outstanding collection of fine contemporary Still Life paintings from leading present day artists. At Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery we offer a great choice of Scottish art and in particularly Still Life paintings. We represent young artists and artists of International standing known for their Still Life Scottish art works.

Still Life subjects have fascinated artists for centuries. Todays artists at Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery carry on the rich tradition of Still Life painting creating art works for current and future generations to enjoy. To see details on availability, price and dimensions of each contemporary painting simply click the individual piece of Scottish art.

All Still Life paintings at Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery are sourced directly from the Scottish art studio of each artist. This guarantees the authenticity of every Still Life painting sold by Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery and also ensures all Still Life paintings offer great value for money.

Red Rag Art Gallery is open each day for the purchase of Scottish Art. All purchases of contemporary Still Life paintings from Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery can be shipped worldwide.

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