Frank Gallacher BA ( HONS)
About Frank Gallacher
Born 1950 Glasgow Scotland UK
Studied as a mature student at Glasgow School of Art 1987-91
BA HONS Graduate Glasgow School of Art.
“Whilst my work is mainly abstract, I paint mostly in a direct spontaneous way”
I work mainly In watercolour ,oil ,acrylic and mixed media .
develop my themes simultaneously ,working on 3 or more themes at the same time over a period of time .
Often cross influence development occurs and leades me to development in new ways.
My influence are wide ranging and I have a great interest in all forms and schools of art and art history throughout the ages.
1987 Oil Painting -Studio Kitchen Glasgow -chosen for the Royal Scottish Academy annual summer exhibition.
1987- 1991 student at GSA
1991 Paintings in 90s Gallery, Glasgow – Group exhibition.
1992 Paintings in 90s Gallery, Glasgow – Group exhibition.
1993-94 Participated. F.U.S.E. project Glasgow.
1997 Paintings in Nancy Smillie Gallery Glasgow – Group exhibition.
1998 Paintings in Nancy Smillie Gallery Glasgow – Group exhibition.
1998 Paintings in Forteviot Gallery, Perthshire – Group exhibition.
1999 Paintings in Forteviot Gallery Perthshire – Group exhibition.
2000 Paintings in Forteviot Gallery Perthshire – Group exhibition.
2002 Full Circle Gallery Glasgow – Group exhibition.
2003 Full Circle Gallery Glasgow – Group exhwibition.2003 Battersea Art Fare – London via Gatehouse Gallery.- 2003 Paintings in John Green Fine Art Gallery Glasgow – Group Exhibition
2004 Paintings in John Greens Fine Art Gallery Glasgow Group Exhibition
2005 Paintings in John Greens Fine Art Gallery Glasgow Group Exhibition
2007 Paintings in John Greens Fine Art Gallery. Glasgow Group Exhibition
2008 Paintings in John Greens Fine Art Gallery Glasgow Group Exhibition
2008 Paintings in Saatchi Online gallery group Exhibition and personal website registered with Saatchi online
2010 RGI annual exhibition Group Show
2013 Solo exhibition Good Spirits Bath St Glasgow
2014 Lemond gallery Bearsden group show June
2015 Lemond Gallery Bearsden November Group Show
2015 Lemond Gallery Bearsden December Christmas Group Show
2016 RSW Annual Exhibition RSA building National Gallery’s of Scotland December 2015 January 2016
2016 Royal Scottish Watercolour Society (RSW)
“Scotland Italy ” lily Art Gallery Milngavie – East Dumbartonshire Council 9 January 18 February.
2016 RSW Summer Show Meffan Gallery Forfar group show 30 April 30 May
2016 RSW Stirling Smith Museum and Art Gallery Group show
12 October. 20 November
2017 March 3-15 Royal Watercolour Society (London)
Bankside Gallery London,competition 2 works accepted.
2018 RSW exhibition Edinburgh
2019 Royal Watercolour Society’s Competition work accepted
2019 Smithy Gallery Blanefield Group Show April May
2019 Smithy Gallery Blanefield Summer Show
2021-22 dec Jan -Smithy Gallery Blanefield Group Show
2021 Dec Lemond Gallery Bearsden Group Show
2022 March Smithy gallery Blanefield Group show
2022 May – June Lamond Gallery Bearsden Group Show
April 2022 Elected member To The Glasgow Art Club
2022 May June Spring Exhibition Glasgow Art Club
2022 August September Smithy Gallery Blanefield Group Exhibition
Works in Private Collections
Great Britain,USA,Canada, Australia Eire, Italy, Cyprus France.