JAMES TWEEDIE  RGI

 

 

Born Manchester,1951. Lives and works in Glasgow.

 

Former member of Glasgow League of Artists, 1974/5 and the Glasgow Group, 1988/91.

 

Elected RGI (Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts) 2016.

 

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

 

Compass Gallery, Glasgow: 1972, 1993, 2003, 2006, 2011

 

Hillhead Underground Gallery, Glasgow: 1981

 

Open Circle, Glasgow: 1986, 1989

 

Arts Guild, Greenock: 1987

 

The Inn on the Green, Glasgow: 1989

 

Cormund Gallery, Glasgow: 1990, 1991

 

Flagstones, Thurso: 1997

 

Thompson’s Gallery, London: 2007, 2009, 2017

 

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow: 2007

 

The Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh: October 2017 (review below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MIXED EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE:

 

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, regular exhibitor and….

Invited Artist, Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition 2010 curated by Ian McCulloch.

 

Society of Scottish Artists, Edinburgh

 

Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow, regular exhibitor.

 

Paisley Art Institute, Paisley

 

Kunsthaus, Nurnberg, W. Germany, 1985, exhibition of ‘Contemporary Scottish Art’ and touring to four other venues.

 

The Compass Contribution, ‘21 Years of Contemporary Art’, Tramway, Glasgow, 1990

 

‘Surrealist Tendencies in Contemporary Scottish Art’, Open Circle, Glasgow, 1990

 

Fundacion Alzate, Bilbao, Spain, 1990

 

‘Patron and Painters’, Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling, 1995

 

‘Compass Celebrates the Life of Robert Burns’, touring exhibition to five venues, 1996

 

‘Pride and Passion’, RoyalScottish Museum, Edinburgh, 1996

 

‘A Patch of their Own’, Compass Gallery touring exhibition to seven venues, 1997/8

Critics Choice, (Clare Henry), Glasgow Art Club, 1997

 

‘Contemporary Scottish Art’, touring exhibition to Maastricht, Amsterdam, Aachen, Rheims, Troyes & Paris, 1997/8

 

Contemporary Art Fair, The Hague, Holland, April 1998

 

Art 1992-2010 inclusive, The Business Design Centre, Islington, London, with Compass Gallery

 

Glasgow Art Fairs, with Compass Gallery

 

Edinburgh Gallery, Edinburgh

 

Thompson’s Gallery, London

 

Thompson’s Gallery, Aldeburgh

 

Red Rag Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold

 

Langham Fine Art, Bury St. Edmunds

 

The Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie.

 

Glasgow Group 50th anniversary exhibition, Glasgow City Concert Hall 2008

 

Invited artist, Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition 2010

 

“The Force and Form of Memory”, Compass Gallery, Glasgow and thereafter touring to many venues across Scotland, throughout 2011/12.

 

Stafford Gallery, London 2012 – 2018 inclusive.

 

RSW (The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour), Edinburgh.

 

Realisme Art Fair, Amsterdam 2015, with Thompsons Gallery.

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

“We’re All Big Boys Now”, twenty minute film about Glasgow League of Artists, Siddharta Films, 1975

 

“Glasgow Group 1958-1990”; 36p ill.b/w, pub. Glasgow Group, 1990

 

“Surrealist Tendencies in Contemporary Scottish Art”; 32p ill. b/w, pub. Open Circle, Glasgow, 1990

(Author of introduction and notes on artists)

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“James Tweedie – New Glasgow Paintings”; 12p ill. Col & b/w pub. Compass Gallery, Glasgow, 1993

 

“James Tweedie – New Paintings”, 6 sided card, full colour, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, 2003

 

 

“James Tweedie  - Imagination & Reality” 6 sided card, full colour, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, 2006

 

“James Tweedie” 4 sided card, full colour, Thompson’s Gallery, London, 2007

 

“The Glasgow Group, 1958-2008”, 110p ill. colour throughout, Glasgow, 2008

 

“James Tweedie” 4 sided card, full colour, Thompson’s Gallery, London, 2009

 

The Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition 2010 catalogue.

 

“The Dictionary of Scottish Painters, 1600 to the Present”, ed. Julian Halsby and Paul Harris, pub. Birlin 2010.

 

“Away from Convention: Sophie Levi and James Tweedie”, 20p colour, Thompson’s Gallery, London, 2017

 

“Journey to find strangeness in the shadows”, Giles Sutherland, The Times, October 6, 2017.

 

Works on the Art UK website; https://artuk.org/discover/artists/tweedie-james-b-1951

 

AWARDS

 

Wm. Bowie award, Paisley Art Institute, 2003

 

Maude Gemmill Hutcheson Prize, Royal Scottish Academy, 2010

 

Scottish Arts Club Award, Royal Scottish Academy, 2015

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