Ian Scott Massie

Joined Artfinder: June 2014

Artworks for sale: 121

(15)

United Kingdom

About Ian Scott Massie

 
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  • Biography

    Ian Scott Massie grew up close to the childhood home of Paul Nash – an abiding influence in his work He began painting professionally while a student in Durham. Working first in oils and screen print, his work progressed through acrylic ink and paint before he settled comfortably into the medium of watercolour, which he frequently combines with unlikely materials such as Indian ink, sepia and wax. He has specialised for some years in single themed exhibitions which frequently draw inspiration from stories and his work is shown in galleries across the UK. His aim is to capture the personality of places.

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  • Education

    1999 - 2001

    Open University

    1973 - 1977

    Durham University

    1964 - 1971

    Slough Grammar School

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    Event: Places of Pilgrimage

    Dates: April 8, 2017 - May 1, 2017

    Venue: Cambridge Contemporary Art, Trinity St., Cambridge

    Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
    Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
    There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

    Event: Places of Pilgrimage

    Dates: Nov. 1, 2016 - Dec. 21, 2016

    Venue: Durham Cathedral, Durham

    Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
    Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
    There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

    Event: Places of Pilgrimage

    Dates: Oct. 5, 2016 - Oct. 18, 2016

    Venue: Made in Greenwich, Gallery, Greenwich, London

    Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
    Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
    There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

    Event: Places of Pilgrimage

    Dates: Sept. 9, 2016 - Sept. 18, 2016

    Venue: First-View Gallery, Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire, UK

    Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
    Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
    There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

    Event: Places of Pilgrimage

    Dates: July 16, 2016 - July 30, 2016

    Venue: Bluestone Gallery, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK

    Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
    Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
    There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

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Education

1999 - 2001

Open University

1973 - 1977

Durham University

1964 - 1971

Slough Grammar School


There are no upcoming events

Show previous eventsHide previous events

Previous events

Event: Places of Pilgrimage

Dates: April 8, 2017 - May 1, 2017

Venue: Cambridge Contemporary Art, Trinity St., Cambridge

Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

Event: Places of Pilgrimage

Dates: Nov. 1, 2016 - Dec. 21, 2016

Venue: Durham Cathedral, Durham

Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

Event: Places of Pilgrimage

Dates: Oct. 5, 2016 - Oct. 18, 2016

Venue: Made in Greenwich, Gallery, Greenwich, London

Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

Event: Places of Pilgrimage

Dates: Sept. 9, 2016 - Sept. 18, 2016

Venue: First-View Gallery, Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire, UK

Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.

Event: Places of Pilgrimage

Dates: July 16, 2016 - July 30, 2016

Venue: Bluestone Gallery, Devizes, Wiltshire, UK

Places of Pilgrimage is an exciting exhibition of paintings and hand made prints. This is a touring exhibition by Yorkshire artist Ian Scott Massie about special locations where people go for a variety of reasons. The reasons might be musical, cinematic, spiritual, historical, legendary or literary. The places featured stretch from the standing stones of Men An Tol in Cornwall to the granite city of Aberdeen in Scotland.
Ian has spent the last two years travelling Britain portraying places as diverse as Dylan Thomas’ boathouse (where he wrote Under Milk Wood), King Arthur’s castle at Tintagel and Greyfriars Bobby’s grave in Edinburgh.
There is an accompanying published by SPCK available from Amazon.


 

Biography

Ian Scott Massie grew up close to the childhood home of Paul Nash – an abiding influence in his work He began painting professionally while a student in Durham. Working first in oils and screen print, his work progressed through acrylic ink and paint before he settled comfortably into the medium of watercolour, which he frequently combines with unlikely materials such as Indian ink, sepia and wax. He has specialised for some years in single themed exhibitions which frequently draw inspiration from stories and his work is shown in galleries across the UK. His aim is to capture the personality of places.

 
 
 
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