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Jack achieved a First Class Honours in Painting & Printmaking at Glasgow School of Art in 2007. There he won both the Standard Life Award, Landscape Painting, and the Landscape Drawing Prize. For The Jolomo Scottish Landscape Awards in 2009, Jack was awarded a third equal place, receiving £2,500 prize money.
His work is exhibited in Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and California. In 2007 Jack went to the Painting Department of Berlin Academy, Berlin, as part of a student exchange program. Jack currently lives and works as Artist in Residence at Lomond School in Helensburgh.
"This body of work revolves predominantly around the study of trees, and the basic relationship they have with Human beings. They are extremely good transmitters of human emotion, as strong as a portrait of the face, and it is perhaps this human quality that fascinates me the most. In essence the fact that they are trees is irrelevant, they resonate something direct and solely about us ... Being around the... [more]
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