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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 of... [more]

Alison McWhirter Orange and Cerise Pink Lilies

Alison McWhirter

Orange and Cerise Pink Lilies

Oil on Linen

Alison McWhirter Peonies in Sunlight

Alison McWhirter

Peonies in Sunlight

Oil on Linen

Alison McWhirter Pink Cyclamen after Winter

Alison McWhirter

Pink Cyclamen after Winter

Oil on Canvas

Alison McWhirter Pink Orchid

Alison McWhirter

Pink Orchid

Oil on Linen

Alison McWhirter Seabound (Malmo)

Alison McWhirter

Seabound (Malmo)

Oil on Canvas

Alison McWhirter Spring Tulips

Alison McWhirter

Spring Tulips

Oil

Alison McWhirter Sunflowers and Wild Flowers

Alison McWhirter

Sunflowers and Wild Flowers

Oil

Alison McWhirter The Pink Roses

Alison McWhirter

The Pink Roses

Oil on Linen

Alison McWhirter Midsummer Peonies

Alison McWhirter

Midsummer Peonies

Oil

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