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Christine McArthur

Christine McArthur

Christine McArthur was born in Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow in 1953 and studird at Glasgow School of Art between 1971 and 1976.

After graduating she taught and produced book

illustrations until the demand for her work enabled her to paint full time. Her early work was primarily in oil and she became well known for her large scale still life paintings on  canvas. In the late 1980s she began to work in oil pastel and watercolour but more recently she has reverted to oil, as well as acrylic and collage.


Christine McArthur was awarded Scottish Education Department travelling scholarships in 1975 and 1976 and was elected a member of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts in 1990. In 1995 she was elected a member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour. In 1997 John Lewis commissioned four large murals – each 6ft x 15ft - for the Glasgow store in 1999. In 2002 she received a commission from John Lewis for murals for the extension to their Peter Jones store, Sloane Square, London.In 2009 she resigned from the RGI and the RSW.


Solo Exhibtions

1984 Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington

1986 Sue Rankin Gallery, London

1988 Sue Rankin Gallery, London

1990 Fine Art Society, Glasgow

        Sue Rankin Gallery, London

1992 Portland Gallery, London

                Roger Billcliffe fine art, Glasgow

1993 Ancrum Gallery, Roxburgh

        Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1994 Roger Billcliffe fine art, Glasgow

1995 Thackeray Gallery, London

1996 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

        Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow

1997 Courtyard Gallery, Crail

1998 Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow

1999 John Martin of London

2000 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

2001 John Martin of London

2002 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

        Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

2003 John Martin Gallery, London

2004 Gertsev Gallery, Moscow

        Gertsev Gallery, Atlanta, USA

        Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

2005 Lemon Street Gallery, Truro

2006 John Martin Gallery, London

        Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

2007 Lemon Street Gallery, Truro

        New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham

2008 Roger Billcliffe Gallery

2010 Lemon Street gallery , Truro

2011 Ainscough Gallery, London



S.E.D. travelling scholarship 1975, and 1976. Arts Council Award 1979, and 2004.  Glasgow Soc. of Women Artist’s Trust Fund Award, Lauder Award; R.G.I., N.S. Macfarlane Award; Alexander Graham Munro prize, RSW


Collections include

Lord Irvine of Lairg; Scottish Arts Council; Glasgow Caledonian University; Arthur Anderson; Scottish Nuclear PLC; University of Strathclyde; Amerada Hess Corporation; Craig Capital Corporation; Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie; Argyll Group PLC; United Distillers PLC; Clydesdale Bank PLC; Macfarlane Group (Clansman) PLC; Royal Bank of Scotland PLC; Export & Import Bank of Japan; John Lewis Partnership plc (Glasgow, Nottingham, Edinburgh & Peter Jones, London); Gertsev Gallery, Moscow; Gertsev Gallery, Atlanta, USA;  Pernod Ricard;   Edinburgh Tapestry Company




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    Christine McArthur

    mixed media  30" X 36"


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