Craigie Aitchison

(Scottish, 1926–2009)

crucifixion i by craigie aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

Crucifixion I, 1991

crucifixion june by craigie aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

Crucifixion June, 2009

donkey barometer by craigie aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

Donkey Barometer

goat farm, brittany by craigie aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

Goat Farm, Brittany, 2005

pink crucifixion by craigie aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

Pink Crucifixion, 2004

portrait of naaotwa with black headdress by craigie aitchison

Craigie Aitchison

Portrait of Naaotwa with Black Headdress, 2006

Biography

Timeline

1926
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland
1936 - 1941
Loretto School, Musselburgh
1941
Basil Paterson & Ainslie, Tutors, Edinburgh
1952
Slade School of Art, London
1970
Awarded Edwin Austin Premier Scholarship for Painting
1978
Elected Associate Member of the Royal Academy of Arts
1988
Elected Member of Royal Academy of Arts
2009
Awarded honorary Doctor of Arts, University of Bath
Robert Fleming Holdings Limited
The Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries, Glasgow, UK

Exhibitions

2010
"A Critic's Choice selected by Andrew Lambirth," Browse & Darby, London
"Easter Image: Craigie Aitchison & Maggi Hambling," The Kentish Barn, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent
"Cross Purposes; shock and contemplation in images of the crucifixion," Mascalls Gallery, Paddock Wood, Kent
"Craigie Aitchison," Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
"Craigie Aitchison," University of Bath, Bath (solo)
"Craigie Aitchison," Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (solo)
"Craigie Aitchison," University of Bath, Bath (solo)
"Craigie Aitchison: Paintings," Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (solo)
2009
"Craigie Aitchison: Paintings," Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (solo)
2008
Craigie Aitchison, Cyril Gerber Fine Art Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)

Literature

2012
‘Market News’, The Daily Telegraph, 31 January 2012
Glover, Michael, ‘Visual Arts’, The Independent, 11 April 2012
Campbell-Johnson, Rachel, ‘Critic’s Choice’, The Times, 14 April 2012
Smith, Paul, ‘London- Cragie Aitchison’, paul-smith-blog, 25 April 2012
Bankes, Ariane, ‘Glowing References,’ Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, no,114, Spring 2012
Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, ‘Critic’s Choice’, The Times, 5 May 2012
‘Memorial stained glass window completed at St Mary The Boltons’, Kensington & Chelsea Today, 18 May 2012
Wullschlager, Jackie, 'Craigie Aitchison- Timothy Taylor Gallery, London,' FT Weekend, p.17, 24/25 August 2012
Gleadwell, Colin, ‘Glimpses into an exotic grotto,’ The Daily Telegraph, 10 January, 2012
2010
McEwen, John, ‘A True Son of Piero’, Country Life, p. 106-107 11 August 2010