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Artist - Maureen Rocksmoore

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Maureen Rocksmoore is an award winning visual artist who paints in oil, known for her `Skyscapes` she has her studio in Glasgows` iconic Briggait Building which is home to WASPS. The Scottish Visual Arts Organisation.
Originally trained in Interior & Graphic design she graduated with merit from Glasgow College of Building & Printing in 1989.
After working in Architecture for several years she decided to return to Fine Art whilst pursuing a successful and varied career in Community art and Education.Although a successful painter , her role within education is vitally important to her . She has developed her own program of therapeutic input & professional art practice.
Her work as an Arts Specialist in Education has seen her appointed to several Artist in Residency positions in a number of Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Glasgow schools and educational establishments. In this role she has undertaken many important commissions and projects which have been presented to dignitaries and Royalty – In 2012 as part of HM The Queens` Golden Jubilee.
A specialist project with Apple IStore in Glasgow saw an impressive body of work produced and exhibited whilst using new applications. This was a first for Apple in an educational establishment., Uk companies who support education facilities including Sainsburys in Scotland own work produced in the last 12 years.
Maureen has had her work exhibited at The Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh as part of a major project in education. She has been commissioned by Strathclyde University Alumni Association and her work forms part of a private collection in the faculty of Education Glasgow. She is a supporter of charities and was a company director for her local Resource Centre for many years promoting art and education and also a Board Member of The Renfrewshire Disability Arts Forum for a time.

Available Work

The Mirrie Visitors - £360 - 35cm by 35cm - Sold

The Mirrie, Uist - £360 - 35cm by 35cm - Sold

Big Red - £750 - 55cm by 55cm

A Summer Aurora - £650 - 72cm by 42cm

The Mirrie Glow - £480 - 42cm by 42cm

The Red Mirrie Dancers - £480 - 42cm by 42cm

The Red Aurora - £480 - 42cm by 42cm

The Big Sky - £320 - 36cm by 36cm

The Dusk Glow - £320 - 36cm by 36cm

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