*Francis Convery, Stracathro, Angus, Scotland

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Born: Paisley, Scotland 1956.

Convery's first solo exhibition was at the Mercury Gallery, Edinburgh/London in 1985. Since then, his work has been exhibited widely in major national and international Galleries including: The Akademie Der Bildenden Kunste, Munich, Germany (1984), The Edinburgh International Festival, ECA (1985 & 91), The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (1988), The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh (1991 & 95), The Hunterian Museum, Glasgow (1997), Newport Museum & Art Galleries, Wales (1998), Edinburgh City Art Centre (1997/98), The Royal College of Art, London (1996), Hunter College, New York (2003). A selective retrospective exhibition ‘Noesis’, Grays School of Art, Aberdeen (2011), marked the end of his 14 years, as ‘Head of Painting’, at the prestigious Scottish Art School. Convery currently lives and works in rural Angus, where his studios can be visited by prior arrangement.




























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