Lot 422 - Lex McFadyen - Anemones in the Studio
Lot 422 - Lex McFadyen - Anemones in the Studio
Lot 422 - Lex McFadyen - Anemones in the Studio

Lot 422 - Lex McFadyen - Anemones in the Studio

Gouache on Paper

A6 (10 x 15cm) Original Artwork

Signed on verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

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. 
 

Education 

 

Glasgow School of Art 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

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  
 

Gallery Representation 

 

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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