Now a Professional Artist Derek Wishart - born in Dundee Derek was educated in Edinburgh, studied art. Following a break of a number of years he continued painting in acrylic and oils, using all manner of utensils, including palate knives, sponges, all types of brushes, in fact anything else to hand in the studio.
Derek's main ambition is to take the viewer on a journey into the painting giving them a sense of peace and harmony.
His work is shown in art Galleries in Glasgow & Ayr in Edinburgh Scotland and is in Private collections in the UK, Canada, USA, Spain.
One critic said, "you cannot simply glance at Derek's work and walk on but stop and become involved", Making his work sought after.