Born in Glasgow, Ian Elliott won gold and bronze medals for art on four successive occasions before attending and graduating from Glasgow School of Art. Thereafter, having attended Jordanhill Education College, he entered the teaching profession and became, for some sixteen years, the Head of Art and Design in Kings Park Secondary School, a large Glasgow comprehensive secondary school. Ian left teaching 1997 to devote himself totally to the pursuit and development of his own artistic career. He now visits, and gains much inspiration from, the island of Mallorca and from Italy and France, sharply contrasting environments from that of his native shores. He is known for incorporating the strong colours of the Mediterranean in all his landscapes. Ian has exhibited in the RSW Exhibition, Edinburgh, the Royal Glasgow Institute (RGI), the Paisley Art Institute (PAI), the Aberdeen Artists Society (AAS), The Affordable Art Show, Battersea, The Glasgow Art Fair, The Scottish Show Thompsons Gallery, Marylebone and Aldeburgh, The Scottish Show Richmond Hill Gallery along with successful displays in regular exhibitions in a variety of British galleries and charity events. Ian, apart from one man shows, is also involved regularly in a variety of group exhibitions. Besides Britain, Ians work is in collections in Canada, Belgium, Eire, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa and The United States, amongst others. Ian is an artist member of the Paisley Art Institute. His work appeared in the prestigious International Artist magazine as one of ten finalists in their (global) landscape competition. Also an extended article has been written on Ians work and technique in the same magazine (Apr-May2008, Issue 60). From 2012, Ian Elliot is included in Morven Presss WHOS WHO IN ART, 35th Edition Solo Shows include: Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow, 2012 and 2014; a four man show with George Birrell, Davy Brown and James Orr at Devorgilla Gallery, Dunfries, two man show Rowan Gallery, Helensburgh, February 2013, five works exhibited in Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition, 2013. Winner of J D Henderson Cup at Christian Aid Art Show, Clarkston, 2014.

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Autumn, Vondel Park, Amsterdam

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Bright Spring Day, Ayrshire

oil 12.5 x 12.5 in £760

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Midwinter Night

oil 27.5 x 27.5 in £1810

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Winter Snowfall

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