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Introduction

Welcome to the new slimmed down website.

Greetings cards, books and a small selection of giclée prints are now available for direct purchase at inglecraigonline.co.uk.

 

A pdf catalogue of the full range of giclée prints is available on request by email.

Paintings are sometimes available for private sale between exhibitions. Please contact by email for a pdf.

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Charles Simpson was born in 1952 and trained at Glasgow School of Art. He now lives just outside the village of Clovenfords in the Scottish Borders.

As a landscape painter, the rough hill farm countryside immediately around his small cottage provides a regular supply of material, particularly when snow covers the winter landscape. Every year trips are taken to north-west coast and islands of Scotland — with particularly favourite locations being Iona & Mull, Durness, Achiltibuie, Wester Ross and Arisaig. The combination of stunning beaches, changing seas, distant islands and mountains, and large dramatic skies provides unique subject matter. He has been a full-time artist since 1999 and holds regular exhibitions in London and Edinburgh.
 

 

"Simpson has immense ability; he has found his subject, in the landscape of his adopted Borders and the ever changing light on the West Coast of Scotland. His work now has a confidence near to joy; he no longer has to look left or right or behind. The work sits happily in a landscape tradition which goes back in Scottish painting by way of Duncan Shanks to SJ Peploe and late-period William McTaggart. In British terms he has Edward Seago and Constable for antecedence but can stand up for himself."

Guy Peploe, The Scottish Gallery

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Videos on Youtube
A Walk up Mains Hill

Framing Workshop

"Scale" February 2020: exhibition installation

The Scottish Gallery: Self isolating, April 2020

Forthcoming solo exhibition February 2022

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

www.scottish-gallery.co.uk

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