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Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Painting
Artist/Maker: Plowman, Ronald
Date: 2010
Media/Materials: oil on canvas
Dimensions: overall: 116 cm x 150 cm
Awards: 2008 Aberdeen Artists Society Members Prize. 2006 Society of Scottish Artists Website Award, Commended Aberdeen Artists Society annual exhibition. 2004 Commended Aberdeen Artists Society annual exhibition. 2000 Aberdeen Artists Society Poster Prize. 1996 Royal Scottish Academy Stuart Prize.


The painting is influenced by various personal photographic sources which refer to travel and the biographical. The photographs serve as a starting point for the basic composition. It is from these images that invention takes over. The aim being to create a work that is multi-layered and enigmatic and which goes beyond the anecdotal.

Object Number: ABDRG2011.580