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Neil MacPherson

Artist Biography

Neil MacPherson lives and works in Caithness, in the remote Scottish Highlands. His paintings are inspired by the changing seasons, history and folklore of this dramatic landscape.

Glasgow School of Art

 2006 Elected to Royal Scottish Academy

 2010 Elected to Royal Glasgow Institute

 2016 Elected to Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour

Selected Exhibitions 

Exhibitions 2017

RSW Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh

Artists of Fame and Promise, Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames

New Scottish Painting, Fabriano, Italy

RSA Members Annual Exhibition

Allusion, Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay

New Highland Paintings, Browns Gallery, Tain

Lapada Portal Painters, London

Awards

 1983 Aberdeen Artists Society, Shell Expro Award

 1983 Royal Scottish Academy, Young Artist

 1984 Aberdeen Artists Society, Shell Expro Award

 1986 Royal Overseas League Commonwealth Exhibition,

 Premier Award, London

 1989 Scotland on Sunday, Mayfest Award

1990 Glasgow City of Culture Museums Award

 1993 Royal Scottish Academy, London Scottish Award

 1996 Scotland on Sunday, Mayfest Award

 1999 Royal Scottish Academy, London Highland Award

 2007 Maude Gemmel Hutchison Award, Royal Scottish Academy

 2009 Maude Gemmel Hutchison Award, Royal Scottish Academy

 2011 The Highland Society of London Award, Royal Scottish Academy

2015 The Council Award, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour

2017 The City of Glasgow College Award, Royal Scottish Academy

Collections Include:

Contemporary Art Society

Nuffield Foundation

Freshfields, Bruckhaus Deringer, London

Arthur Anderson & Co.

McLaurin Trust

ARI Collection

Scottish Art Council

Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums

British Broadcasting Corporation

Unilever

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum

De Beers

Sunderland Art Gallery

Strathclyde University

Highland Region Collection

Standard Life

Collins Gallery, Glasgow

St Columba Interpretation Centre, Mull

Gracefield, Dumfries and Borders

Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art

Campbeltown City Bicentenial Art Gallery,  NSW, Australia

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

Royal Scottish Academy Collection, Edinburgh

Aberdeen Asset Management

City of Glasgow College