Title: Safe Haven
Size: 14 x 12 inches
Medium: Oil on Board

Price: £2500

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About the Artist


Biography

1962                Born in Malawi, Central Africa
1984                BA Hons. Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland
1985                Post Diploma in Fine Art, Cyprus College of Art, Paphos, Cyprus
1985-88           WASPS Studios, Forebank and Meadowmill, Dundee, Scotland
1988-90           ACME Studio/accommodation, London
1990-2003       ACME Studio, Childers Street, Deptford, London
2003-present   Living and working in Carnoustie, Scotland

Solo Exhibitions

1995-98           The Bruton Street Gallery, London
1996                Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands
1999                Caldwell Snyder Gallery, New York
2000                England & Co., London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam
2001                England & Co., London
2003               England & Co., London
Davis, Langdon and Everest, London
2005                Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands
2008                Galerie Rademakers, Amsterdam, ‘Something of the Night’
2009                Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA
2010                Galerie Rademakers, Amsterdam ‘Message from the Dark Side’
Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA
2013                Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA 'Playground of the Mind'
2016                Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA 'Mind Games'
2017                Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA 'Solo Exhibition'
2019                (October) Solo exhibition Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland

Group Exhibitions

1985                Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
Kyklos Gallery, Paphos, Cyprus
Dundee Printmakers, Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland

1986                Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Aberdeen Artists Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland
Dundee Printmakers, Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland

1987                Stirling Biennial, Stirling, Scotland
Dundee Printmakers, Seagate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland

1988                Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

1989                Hunting Group Prizes Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

1992                ‘Far Horizons’with Campbell Sandilands, Kyoto, Japan
Whitechapel Open Studios, London

1993                Joint show with Campbell Sandilands, Gallery Forty-Seven, London
Merz Contemporary Arts, London
Open Studios, Deptford, London

1994                Whitechapel Open Studios, London
The Bruton Street Gallery, London, ‘3 + 3’
William Jackson Gallery, London
William Jackson Gallery at The 20th Century British Art Fair, London
The Blue Gallery, London

1995                The Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, London and Swansea
William Jackson Gallery at Art 95, Business Design Centre, London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries at KunstRai International Art Fair, Amsterdam
The Blue Gallery, London, ‘Elemental’
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands, Summer Exhibition
The Bruton Street Gallery, London, Summer Exhibition
The Discerning Eye Competition, Mall Galleries, London
The Blue Gallery, London, Christmas Exhibition

1996                Royal Overseas League 13th Annual Open Exhibition, London
The Discerning Eye Competition, Mall Galleries, London
The Blue Gallery, London

1997                The Hunting Art Prizes Exhibition, London and Bath
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 20, Walker Gallery, Liverpool

1998                The City Gallery, Leicester, ‘Animal Tales and Pet Confessions’

Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Netherlands, ‘Miniatures’

1999                The Bruton Street Gallery, London, Summer Exhibition,
Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, ‘Grand Opening Exhibition’
England & Co., London, ‘Continuation’

2000                England & Co. at Art 2000, Business Design Centre, London
Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, ‘Modern Figuration’

2001                England & Co. at Art 2001, Business Design Centre, London
Caldwell Snyder Gallery at Art Miami, Florida, USA
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2002                England & Co. at Art 2002, Business Design Centre, London
Old Mutual, London
The Market Gallery, London, ‘Animal’
England & Co. ‘Summer in the City’
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag, Joint show with Kevin Hendly

2003                England & Co. at Art 2003, Business Design Centre, London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam, joint show with Chris Stevens
John Jones, London, Childers Street Studio Artists

2004                England & Co. at Art 2004, Business Design Centre, London.
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Den Haag,35thAnniversary Exhibition
St. Andrew’s Museum Cathedral Project, PilgrimsExhibition
England & Co. Christmas Exhibition of Gallery Artists

2005                England & Co. at Art 2005, Business Design Centre, London
Smelik & Stokking Galleries, Amsterdam
Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho

2006                Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA.

2007               Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 07 & AAF, Amsterdam & Art Fair ‘S-Hertogenbosch
Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA.
PM Gallery, Ealing, London. ‘Beyond the Narrative’

2008                Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 08 & AAF, Amsterdam
Kowalski Gallery at DACS, London. ‘Romance’
De Queeste Art, Watou, Belgium, ‘Time space & the Other’ with Chris Stevens and Eve Sargent

2009                Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 09, Amsterdam & Art Fair ‘S-Hertogenbosch
Stewart Gallery at Los Angeles Art Show 09 & International Art Fair, Pasadena
De Queeste Art, Quest 21, Brussels, Belgium
Royal Scottish Academy of Arts, Edinburgh, 183rdAnnual Exhibition

2010                Stewart Gallery at Los Angeles Art Show & Art Chicago
Galerie Rademakers at Realisme 10, Amsterdam
Galerie Rademakers at Dutch Art Now, New York (Mar 3-14)
Scion Art Show, Culver City, Los Angeles ‘Palate’

2011                Stewart Gallery at Dallas Art Fair & Chicago Art Fair
Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, showing with James Hawkins & Charles MacQueen

2012                Stewart Gallery at Dallas Fair & San Francisco Fine Art Fair @Fort Mason

2013                'The Dark Art Of Humour', Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland
Stewart Gallery at Dallas Art Fair & Houston Fine Art Fair, Texas, USA
Beaux Arts Bath, Summer Exhibition
Beaux Art Bath at 20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London
Beaux Arts at Strarta Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London
Royal Scottish Academy of Arts, Edinburgh, 2013 Open Exhibition
Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Winter Exhibition

2014                Stewart Gallery Summer Exhibition
Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Summer Exhibition
'REALITY, Modern & Contemporary British Painting', Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

2015                'Realised'exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy of Arts, Edinburgh
'REALITY, Modern & Contemporary British Painting', Walker Gallery, Liverpool

2016                W Gordon Smith Award Exhibition, Dovecot Studios Gallery, Edinburgh
Spring/Summer Show at Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire
'Yours Sincerely'at Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay, Fife, Scotland

2017                Summer Show at Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire
More Alchemy'at Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay, Fife, Scotland

2018                Curiouser and Curiouser Auction, Eccentric Art and Extraordinary Objects, Marion Harris Curator, Rago auction, New York
Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland,Christmas Exhibition           Winter Show', at Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay, Fife, Scotland

2019                Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2019, Mall Galleries, London
Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, Winter Exhibition
June22-July27- A Taste of Sparrow, Stone Sparrow NYC, New York
September - Exhibition with Paul Reid, Harry Holland and Robert Macmillan, Fidra Fine Art, Gullane, East Lothian

Note on Collectors

Alan Macdonald’s paintings are in public, private and corporate collections worldwide, including:

EMI, Corinthia Hotel London, Kayley Hong Kong, WorldCom, Old Mutual, Artemis Artforms Leeds, The Prudential, Ampersand Hotel London, Scion Los Angeles.