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Artist - Colin Dunbar

Colin Dunbar is a graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone Art College in Dundee specialising in figurative work. His work focuses on the human form and condition and always looks for the true character of the subject and mixing genres. Dunbar’s inspiration comes from a wide and diverse range – from old masters to underground comix, punk rock and poetry. His work  has been widely published and he has exhibited regularly throughout the UK in solo and group exhibitions.

Public Collections

2000        Scottish National Portrait Gallery (portrait of George Bruce)

2006        St Andrews University (portrait of the Chancellor)

2009        St Andrews University (Dr Kay McIver and Ms Ann Kettle OBE portraits)

Selected Portraiture Commissions

1998        Lucina Prestige, Editor

1999        George Bruce OBE., Poet

2000        Edith MacArthur MBE, Actress

2000        David Buchan, Poet

2001        Portraits for Chief Fernandez, U.N. Ambassador

2005        Sir Kenneth Dover, former Chancellor of St Andrews University

2006        Stewart Conn, Poet

2008        Dr Kay McIver (Master of the United College 1984-88), St Andrews University

2009        Ms Ann Kettle OBE (Dean of Arts 1998-2002), St Andrews University

2011        Michael Laing OBE (Dean of Incorporated Goldsmiths)

Available Work

Departure - 46cm by 46cm - Sold

Agents - 42cm by 42cm - Sold

Dog Sense - £400 - 27cm by 33cm - Sold

The Book Lover - £550 - 32cm by 32cm - Sold

Blossom - £750 - 58cm by 58cm

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