Lot 422 - Lex McFadyen - Anemones in the Studio
Gouache on Paper
A6 (10 x 15cm) Original Artwork
Signed on verso
Lex graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with an Honours degree in Fine Art. For 17 years her ran a successful fashion design business creating top end couture ranges and acting as consultant to large-scale manufactures in the UK and abroad. He has shown collections in New York, Paris, Amsterdam and dressed stars such as Alan Cumming and Karen Mulder.
Lex returned to painting and drawing in 2002 and has gained a growing following who collect his strong portraits, sculptures and still lifes. His growing reputation has been highlighted with the receipt of the PF Charitable Trust Award, the major prize at the Visual Arts Scotland Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy. In 2020 he was the winner of a major prize at the prestigious Paisley Arts Institute. He produced the life size ‘Angel’ statue for Angel with Bagpipes on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and one of his paintings is in the private collection of HRH, The Princess Royal, the Queen’s daughter.
Lex became a permanent Resident in France on 31st December 2020 because of Brexit. He has homes on the Crinan Canal in Argyll, Scotland and in the medieval village of Noyers-sur-Serein. His work is increasingly influenced by the long periods he now enjoys staying in the wonderful village.
Glasgow School of Art
Scottish Gallery Noyers France 2016-21
Glasgow Gallery ‘McFadyen & Hand’ 2020/21
Green Gallery Buchlyvie 2015-21
Paisley Arts Institute Annual Exhibition 2020 – Winner Glasgow Art Club Award
Green Gallery Buchlyvie Solo Exhibition 2019
Glasgow Gallery Solo Exhibition June 2018
Lemond Gallery Glasgow & Edinburgh 2016-21
Archway Gallery Lochgilphead 2006 – 2021
LIME Gallery Glasgow 2005–17
‘Goodheir & McFadyen’ Archway Gallery 2016
Royal Glasgow Institute Show 2008
Royal Glasgow Institute Exhibition 2008
‘Goodheir & McFadyen’ Archway Gallery 2008
Society of Scottish Artists Traverse Edinburgh 2008
Paisley Arts Institute Annual Exhibition 2008
Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh 2007
Royal Glasgow Institute Exhibition 2006
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition Edinburgh 2006
Paisley Arts Institute Annual Exhibition 2006
Royal Glasgow Institute Exhibition Crinan 2006
Royal Glasgow Institute Exhibition, Kelly Gallery 2006
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition Edinburgh 2005
La Galerie Ecossaise, Noyers, 89310 France
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
A study of Anemone flowers created in my studio in Burgundy, France in gouache which will be the basis of one of my large oil on canvas paintings .
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