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Artists from Glasgow

  • Adam and Gillian - Welcome to our new digital home. A place where we keep our photographs, video tapes, scraps of writing and our online selves.
  • Sophie Robin - Sophie grew up in the South West of England, she did her BA in Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art and is now a freelance illustrator living in Glasgow. In her free time she enjoys knitting, visiting museums and going on walks with her whippet Rudy.
  • Libby Walker - After graduating in 2009 from the Edinburgh College of Art, Libby went on to work as a freelance illustrator while also creating her own products and wares. Her freelance work saw her working with many great clients, including Jo Malone, RSPB, Chivas Brothers and Glasgow University.
  • Luis MaGill - Luis MaGill an over 60s Scottish artist, residing in Glasgow's south-side. Luis experienced the most violent and notorious City living at the centre of which was a school of the same infamous repute, topping the chart in Europe at that time.
  • Ellie Harrison - Ellie Harrison is an artist & activist based in Glasgow (UK). On 8 January 2017, she presented The Glasgow Effect: A talk by Ellie Harrison at Glasgow Film Theatre.
  • Ian Mullholland - Ian was born in the Gorbals in 1941 and still lives in Glasgow today. He is a former student of the Alan Glens School where he attained a higher art degree. Ian is still an active member of several art clubs and displays his works in the Peoples Palace, Pollokhouse, Scotland Street School and other Glasgow Venues. His paintings mainly portray the old streets of Glasgow - with trams and tenamanets blocks.
  • Dainty Dora (lemmy) - I'm Rebecca Johnstone, a Surface Pattern Designer and illustrator with a First Class honours degree in Textiles & Fashion Design Management specialising in Print, from Heriot-Watt University in Galashiels (formerly The Scottish College of Textiles).
  • Josh Armstrong - Interdisciplinary Director
  • Hannan Brackston - Hannah Brackston is a socially engaged artist based in Glasgow, Scotland who works with people and the places around them.
  • Gair Dunlop - Artwork centred investigations into myths of the near future, science and its troublesome ghosts, and how a sense of optimism and belief in a com..
  • David Galletly - Artist, illustrator and graphic designer living and working in Shawlands, Glasgow.
  • Jane Gardiner (Blog) - Oil Painter, Etcher, curious about people, patterns, the natural world, things that bring joy.
  • Kathy Hinde - Audio-visual artist — inspired by behaviours and phenomena found in nature and the everyday — working with sound, light, image, sculpture, location
  • Liam Irons - Liam is an artist/ illustrator based in Glasgow displaying his work with galleries. He studied Art and Design and Illustration. Much of Liam's work contains dark themes, and has often been comic book/graphic novel inspired as time has gone on he has been inspired by mental health and how this can be interpreted as work .
  • Tom McKendrick - Tom McKendrick was born in 1948 in the small Scottish industrial Clydeside town of Clydebank. Growing up in this vibrantly historical town has had a marked influence in his work. Like most of his peers he entered shipbuilding aged 15 and served an apprenticeship as a 'Loftsman' in the famous John Browns Shipyard. The greater part of his apprenticeship was served on the Cunard liner QE2. In 1970 he moved on to Glasgow School of Art.
  • Jan Nimmo (Vimeo, Flickr) - Jan Nimmo is a Glasgow based artist, designer and award winning filmmaker who studied at Glasgow School of Art. Over the past 25 years she has worked on a wide range of creative projects, encompassing solo exhibitions, interior, textile and graphic design, filmmaking, research into Latin American popular arts and facilitating issues based art projects for community groups.
  • Dan Sambo - Daniele Sambo is a Venetian artist who works with photography and installation. With a background in urban and landscape planning and design, he has in recent years developed an interest in public art and photography’s role as a vehicle for change.
  • Robbie Thomson - Glasgow based artist working between the fields of visual art, music and theatre
  • Glasgow Surrealist Art - The work of Douglas and Ally Thomson

Comic Artists


  • Hannah Frank - Hannah Frank, born in Glasgow in 1908, studied at Glasgow University and the Glasgow School of Art. She produced her trademark black and white drawings from the age of 17 in 1925, and between 1927 to 1932 the GUM, the Glasgow University Magazine, rarely came out without a drawing by 'Al Aaraaf', her chosen pen name.
  • John Cunningham - John Cunningham was born in Lanarkshire, the eldest of a family of seven. He attended the Glasgow School of Art and subsequently held various teaching posts. He was appointed to the Glasgow School of Art in 1967 and became a Senior Lecturer before his retirement in 1985, when he made the decision to devote himself to painting full time.
  • George Wyllie - George Wyllie burst onto the contemporary art scene during the 1980s. He was in his sixties and unfettered by formal art training. Disadvantaged by a happy childhood, disciplined by life on the ocean wave and spoiled by a happy marriage, he ruffled feathers through his playfully serious art.
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