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Right now we are waiting for new Sam SKELTON Art to arrive at the gallery. In the meantime, here is a selection of the artist's archived art work which has featured at Red Rag Art Gallery. If you wish to register to receive updates and alerts when new art work from Sam SKELTON arrives select this link.


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Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Games We Used to play
Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Say Cheese Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Door Stoppers
Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Winners and Losers Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - It's Friday
Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - New Kid on the Block Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Breaktime II
Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Junior League Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Break Time
Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Practice Makes Perfect Scottish Artist Sam SKELTON - Starting Line



Art by Sam SKELTON

New Kid on the Block
Sam SKELTON - New Kid on the Block

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Artist: Sam SKELTON

Born in 1949 Sam Skelton grew up in the industrial town of Kirkintilloch. His father was a worker at the local foundry and his memories of the scenes around the foundry influenced his art work and fill his paintings.

Sam Skelton studied Graphic Design at theGlasgow School of Art and worked as a graphic designer before deciding to paint full time.

Sam Skelton's paintings are nostalgic evocations of Scotland's industrial past: working class heroes, boxers, a couple on a park bench, a group of men in dark overcoats watching a game of football played on waste ground.

The stark simplicity of Sam Skelton's figures, painted on rough Hessian, belie a rich heritage. These are the kids playing on the street so familiar from the paintings of Joan Eardley or the photographs of Oscar Marzaroli. The influence of the great industrial naïve painter, J.S. Lowry is clear. Skelton's paintings are suffused with the dark low light of Scotland in winter.

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