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Graham Muir

Graham was born in Edinburgh in 1961 and studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1979-83, graduating with BA(Hons) in Glass Design. In 1984 he undertook a large commission for engravings of dancers from Saddlers Wells and Royal Ballet dance companies.

During the next two years, Graham was employed as a Glass Assistant by Jenny Antonio and Paul Musgrove before starting up his own business in 1987. He moved to Eskmills, Musselburgh the following year and also joined the Scottish Craft Centre. At this time he began employment as a visiting lecturer at Sunderland University. Over the next several years he joined the council of the Scottish Craft Centre and was appointed vice-chairman. After the demise of the S.D.A. Graham joined a working group with a remit to form a new crafts organisation for Scotland.

At present, Graham lives and works in a renovated cottage in Duns, Berwickshire and is still employed as a visiting lecturer at Sunderland University. He is also an experienced musician. His credits include: The Dolphin Club, Contos, The Indian Givers, Lighthouse Project, Savourna Stevenson's Tweed Journey and Moorsong. He recently played his own compositions with group EH15. Graham has shown his work in numerous exhibitions throughout the U.K. and also in Torento and Norway.

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