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Oil on Board
 image size
 23 x 23cm framed

Framed with off-white mount and frame

Stephen Smith - Seaway, Isle of Skye

  • Stephen Smith graduated in sculpture from Glasgow School of Art in 1992 and has worked as an artist in residence and exhibited sculptors in Callendar Park – Falkirk and Kildrummy Castle Aberdeenshire before embarking on a career in teaching.

    Stephen has been teaching Art as a secondary school teacher in the West of Scotland since 1995.  During this time teaching Stephen has continued to produce his own work but has moved away from sculpture and more towards painting (his first love prior to art school).

    Stephen’s work is primarily concerned with light and the impact it has on the landscape.  He aims to create atmosphere in his work through colour, mark making, texture and composition.  He will sketch outdoors and take photographs for reference, before returning to his studio to paint.  He uses mixed media, acrylic and oil paint.

    He has exhibited and sold his work in a number of group exhibitions as well as receiving commissions.  These include, Paisley Art Institute, RGI, Aberdeen Artist Society annual exhibition and RSW.


    Most of the tree series of paintings have been created from sketches and photographs gathered from forest walks in and around Ben Venue and Loch Katrine in the Autumn of 2019 as winter is approaching creating dramatic changes within the forest.

     Isle of Skye Paintings

    The Skye paintings are inspired by Stephen’s recent trip to the Island in early October 2021.  The dramatic scenes from the coast have inspired Stephen back to painting seascapes.

  • Occasionally art appears different than expected. This is why we have an exchange policy that lasts 14 full days following the purchase of a piece from our gallery. Purchases can be exchanged for goods or store credit only. No refunds will be issued.

    When returning a gallery purchase through the post, you will be responsible for the return shipping costs and the safe arrival of pieces. Exchanges can be made in the gallery at no charge.

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