John Kingsley PAI RSW


Born in Glasgow in 1956. Studied Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art 1973-77. Since then, he has had many successful exhibitions both in London and throughout the UK and his work is to be found in numerous collections around the world. Working in both representational and abstract formats, the landscapes of Scotland and Provence have been longstanding sources of inspiration for him.

 Solo Exhibitions:

1987/89/91            Inn on the Green, Glasgow

1993/95/98            The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton


1994                       Macauley Gallery, Stenton

2004/06/08            Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, London


2004                       The John Davies Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold

2007                       Edinburgh Festival, English Speaking Union, Edinburgh

2010/11/16            Fraser Gallery, St. Andrews

2010                       John Davies Gallery, Moreton-in-Marsh

2017                       Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh

2020                       Red Rag Gallery, Bath


Awards & Prizes:

1991                       William Bowie Landscape Prize, Paisley art Institute

1992                       Mary Armour Award, Paisley Art Institute

1998                       Arnold Clark Prize, Paisley Art Institute

2003                       Paisley Art Institute Award

2006                       Reid Kerr College Award for Painting
2008                       Contemporary Fine Art Gallery Eton Award, Paisley Art Institute

2011                       Plein Air Prize, Paisley Art Institute
2011                       Glasgow Art Club Award, Paisley Art Institute
2013                       Watermark Award, Royal Scottish Society for Painters in Watercolour

2016                       Charles Jamieson Award, Paisley Art Institute

2017                       May Marshall Brown Award, RSW

 1999                      Awarded the Diploma of Paisley Art Institute

2015                       Elected member of Royal Scottish Society for Painters in Watercolour

 Works & Collections:

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Duke of Bedford, Tommy Hilfiger, Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, Argyll & Bute District Council, Ricoh, Ota, Tokyo, CMS (formerly Dundas and Wilson), Mactaggart & Mickel, Albert Fisher PLC, Sara Lee UK, Glenisla Group, and Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club