Thora Clyne - painter/printmaker

Bishop Hill - Oil
North Coast - Oil
Parterre - Lithograph
Gills, Canisbay - oil
February Furrows - lithograph


Thora Clyne

Dictionary of artists in Britain since 1945 by David Buckman; Dictionary of Scottish Artists by Peter McEwan; Stone Lithography by Paul Croft; Who's Who in Art, 2007.
Reviews:- Scottish Field, Emilio Coia, Jan. 1971; Scotsman, Edward Gage, 8 Nov. 1971, 26 Nov. 1979, 24 Nov. 1980, 5 Nov. 1982, & 19 Nov. 1984. Richard Jaques, 16 Feb. 1991. Dundee Courier and Advertiser, "The Magnificent Seven", 5th August, 1994.

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Recent Exhibitions

exhibitions 2007:- HIGHLAND: Views and Visions: Works from the RSA Collection from 05 May -20 June 2007, RSA Library, Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh
"Cats and other Animals", Hanover Fine Arts, Edinburgh;
Spring Mixed Exhibition, Hanover Fine Arts;
Creative Perthshire Festival Exhibition, 15/19 North Port, Perth, from 16th May until 26th May;
"Remix", Birnam Arts Centre, PVAF. 19th May until 9th June.
Solo shows:- Loomshop Gallery, Lower Largo, Fife, 1971;
Lyth Arts Centre, nr. Wick,1977;
"A Northern Summer", Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, 1980;
"Cats Predominate", Torrance Gallery, 1982;
"Wild Places and the Company of Cats", N.B. Gallery, Loch Lomond, 1986;
"Sheepshapes, Summer Scenes and Still Life", The Lybster Gallery, Caithness, 1995;
Romanian Cultural Centre, Edinburgh, 1997;
"Memories", Torrance Gallery, 1985;
"Solitude", Torrance Gallery, 1991;
African Gallery, Glasgow, 2003.
Group shows:- "Four Scottish Women Artists", Edinburgh Festival, Open Eye Gallery,1979; Ten Women Painters, Haddington House, Edinburgh Festival, 1989; "Drawn from Nature", Inverleith House, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh, 1989; Braveart, Stirling Art Gallery, 1996; A.C.W.I.S., Childrens Illustrations, The Scottish Book Trust & Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland, 2005; lithographs exhibited R.G.I.F.A.; 2nd Dundee Print Open; Homage to Senefelder, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery; London Print Fair, Air Gallery; Glasgow Art Fair, Highland Arts ; Highland Open, Inverness Gallery; 4th International Lithographic Symposium, Tidaholm, Sweden, all 2002. Exhibited regularly with Royal Scottish Academy, R.S.W., S.S.W.A., S.A.A.C. And Society of Caithness Artists, Thurso.
Competitions:- "Contemporary Visions", Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, 1988; Morrison Portrait Award Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, 1995, 1997; Laing Landscape, Mall Galleries , London, 1991; MacRoberts Open, Glasgow, 2003, 2005; "Challenge the Nail", Salon des Arts, Knightsbridge, London, 2005; Last Night of The Proms, BBC4, "Images inspired by Music", Interval exhibition of images of works by 16 selected artists, 2006.

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Hons Fine Art, Edinburgh, 1960, Andrew Grant Post-Graduate Scholarship and Traveller, 1961; member of S.S.W.A. and winner of Anne Redpath Award (1979) and Special Prize (1984).
Member of Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop studying lithography (1995 - 2002).
Exhibited abroad:- "Aquarelles", Cornelia Sontag, Paris; Works on Paper, Academy of Fine Art, Belgrade, 1985; Water Tower Art Association, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.; "FurtherAfield", image exhibition, Vilnius, Lithuania; "Remix", CD images, printmaking gallery, Vilnius.
study abroad:- University of Colorado, Boulder, U.S.A. Summer School studying etching, 1962.
Part-time Lecturer at Edinburgh College of Art School of Drawing and Painting from 1963 until 1993

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