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Alison McWhirter

Alison McWhirter

Alison McWhirter BA MA was born in Scotland in 1975. McWhirter attended Bath Academy where she trained as a painter gaining a BA in Fine Art in 1998. She continued her studies to gain a Postgraduate MA in Visual Culture 2000. Bath Academy of Art has produced such luminaries as the colourist Howard Hodgkin.

After establishing a career in publishing, as well as teaching art, McWhirter returned to South West Scotland to pursue her career as a painter; her raison d’etre.

McWhirter has had work selected by the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.
McWhirter’s studies of flowers are intimate compositions which evoke a mood through their vibrancy of colour and loose bold brushwork. Her paintings are instinctive responses to her subject, often mixing paint directly on the canvas, so creating a sense of spontaneity which is prevalent in all her work. McWhirter’s abstract works are sensorial responses to places which hover in the minds eye, they seem to create a visual order all o... [more]

Alison McWhirter Pink & Orange Roses

Alison McWhirter

Pink & Orange Roses

Oil

Alison McWhirter Pink & Purple Anemones

Alison McWhirter

Pink & Purple Anemones

Oil

Alison McWhirter Sunflowers (after Dad)

Alison McWhirter

Sunflowers (after Dad)

Oil

Alison McWhirter Waterlilies

Alison McWhirter

Waterlilies

Oil

Alison McWhirter Midsummer Peonies

Alison McWhirter

Midsummer Peonies

Oil

Alison McWhirter Peonies in a Black Vase

Alison McWhirter

Peonies in a Black Vase

Oil

Alison McWhirter Wild Flowers, Roses & Peonies

Alison McWhirter

Wild Flowers, Roses & Peonies

Oil

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