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MacDonald; Hamish (1935-2008); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

MacDonald

Forename(s)

Hamish

Birth Date

1935

Death Date

2008

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Hamish MacDonald was born in Glasgow on the 29th of January 1935 and studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1963-1967. During his time at art school, he met his future wife Nadia Rossi, whom he married in 1966. In 1967, MacDonald became a designer at The Morris Furniture Group, and afterwards attended teacher training at Jordanhill College of Education. He subsequently taught as an art teacher until his early retirement in 1991. Best known for his landscapes, his work has been associated with the Scottish Colourist tradition through its brightness of colour and fluidity of texture. He died on the 13th of September 2008.

MacDonald; Hamish (1935-2008); Artist

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

MacDonald

Forename(s)

Hamish

Birth Date

1935

Death Date

2008

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Hamish MacDonald was born in Glasgow on the 29th of January 1935 and studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1963-1967. During his time at art school, he met his future wife Nadia Rossi, whom he married in 1966. In 1967, MacDonald became a designer at The Morris Furniture Group, and afterwards attended teacher training at Jordanhill College of Education. He subsequently taught as an art teacher until his early retirement in 1991. Best known for his landscapes, his work has been associated with the Scottish Colourist tradition through its brightness of colour and fluidity of texture. He died on the 13th of September 2008.

Citation

“MacDonald; Hamish (1935-2008); Artist,” Heritage, accessed May 27, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1214.