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Christine McArthur
Housewives Choice, A-Z Alphabet Sampler Mixed Media Painting Collage

$3,000

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Housewives Choice, A-Z a cute Folk Art Alphabet of kitchen utensils and cooking implements rendered in a whimsical naive style. CHRISTINE McARTHUR was born in Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow, in 1953 and studied at Glasgow School of Art between 1971 and 1976. She taught and produced book illustrations before turning to paint full time. she was elected a member of the Royal Glasgow Institute and in 1995 a member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour. McArthur has been the recipient of a number of awards including The Scottish Arts Council Award and the Glasgow Society of Women Artist Trust Fund Award. She has exhibited widely in the UK, particularly in London and Scotland, as well as in Russia, Hong Kong, 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. She has exhibited widely with solo exhibitions in the Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, and Ainscough Gallery, London, among others. AWARDS S.E.D. travelling scholarship 1975, and 1976, Arts Council Award 1979, and 2004. Glasgow Society of Women Artist’s Trust Fund Award, Lauder Award; R.G.I., N.S. Macfarlane Award; Alexander Graham Munro prize, RSW. 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. Solo Exhibitions from 1984 - present include: Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington; Sue Rankin Gallery, London; Fine Art Society, Glasgow; Portland Gallery, London; Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow; Ancrum Gallery, Roxburgh; Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh; Courtyard Gallery, Crail; John Martin Gallery, London; Gertsey Gallery, Moscow; Gertsey Gallery, Atlanta, USA; Lemon Street Gallery, Cornwall; Ainscough Gallery, Devon; Thackeray Gallery, London Private and Corporate 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; Brian Maule, Chardon d’Or, Glasgow; Edinburgh Tapestry Company; Aberdeen Asset Management; Jamjar Restaurant, Bridge of Allan; Gamba Restaurant, Glasgow; Café Parma, Glasgow.

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  • Artist
    Christine McArthur (1953, Scottish)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33.4 in. (84.84 cm)Width: 34.5 in. (87.63 cm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3822571483

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