Douglas Swan

Douglas SWAN (1930-2000)

was a gifted painter of both representational and abstract works, in oil, watercolour and mixed media. He was born of Scottish parents in New Britain, Connecticut, United States and came to Scotland with his family in 1936, living in Arbroath. He studied art at Dundee College of Art, then under Ian Fleming at the Patrick Allan-Fraser School of Art in Arbroath, and finally under William Scott in London with whom he painted in Somerset and then in Cornwall. Swan won a scholarship from the Royal Scottish Academy in 1954, and in 1957 he gained a British Council Italian Government Scholarship.

Swan’s work was shown at the Royal Scottish Academy, London Group, Gimpel Fils, Artists’ International Association, Young Contemporaries, Richard Demarco Gallery Edinburgh, and at many galleries in Italy, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. He lived at Carnoustie in Angus, and later in Germany.

Current Works

Sorry, none available at present.