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STUART BUCHANAN PAINTINGSÂ
ALL PAINTINGS FRAMEDÂ
NEWS:Â EXHIBITION DATEÂ May 2018
'Buchanan paintings are full of delicacy, poetry and serenity.'
has firmly established himself as a major force within the contemporary art
paintings are immediately identifiable and many of his popular themes are
His recent series sets the tone with a selection of the
artist's characters mesmerised by their watery surroundings. The paintings
resonate quietude yet are subtly amusing. Stuart Buchanan has found a very
comfortable refuge where the viewer can ignore the havoc of the outside world.
painting The Great Tay Whale tells the story of an unfortunate male humpback
(extremely rare in British waters) He first appeared in the River Tay in 1883,
and was presumably lost chasing the shoals of abundant herring.
actual skeleton now resides in the Dundee Museum as one of the most famous
attractions for over 100 years.
importance placed on water is undoubtedly inspired by the coastal location of
the artist's home and studio in the remote fishing village of Catterline on
Scotland's East Coast. It is no surprise to hear that Buchanan is not the only
artist to be inspired by the views from his studio TheWatchie.
This small fisherman's cottage was previously home
to Joan Eardley (1921-1963) one of Scotlands most important artists.
Eardley was integral in Scotland's artistic heritage
and Stuart Buchanan is following in her footsteps.
Education: Glasgow School of Fine
Message in a Bottle New Series Modern Artists Gallery
2013 We all Need to feel Loved
Modern Artists Gallery
2011 Buchanan Works on Water
Modern Artists Gallery Oxon
2010 New PaintingsÂ
Wall Projects Montrose
2009 Under the Moon Modern Artists Gallery Oxon
2006 New Paintings Lena Boyle Fine Art
2005 Drift Modern Artists Gallery Oxon
2004 Daydreaming of Other Places Modern Artists Gallery
2001 New Paintings The Judge's Chambers Glasgow
1997 New Paintings Firth Gallery Edinburgh
1996 New Paintings Patriothall Gallery Edinburgh
Residencies and Scholarships
1991 Hospitalfield House
Patrick Allan Fraser Summer Scholarship
1998 Artist in Residence
Hospitalfield House, Arbroath
2004 Artist in Residence Watch House Cottage, Catterline,
2006 Artist in Residence of the Aberdeen City Council
Stuart Buchanan is
represented by Lena Boyle, London and Modern Artists Gallery Oxon