MARTIN HILL Martin was born in Edinburgh in 1984. He studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, graduating in Fine Art in 2009. Based on the success of his degree show he was selected and shortlisted for various 'Best Of' graduate exhibitions, including the Royal Scottish Academy's 'New Contemporaries'.
Proclaimed as “One of Scotland’s most exciting ...young painters” (Artmag May/June ‘14), Martin's paintings are characterised by expressive handling and lively brushwork.
He exhibits regularly in galleries throughout Scotland including the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Glasgow Institute.
Solo Exhibitions: 2015 The Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow 2014 The Sutton Gallery, Edinburgh 2013 The Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow 2012 The Outbye Gallery, Fife
Awards: 2015 Artist in Residence, The Shining Tree, Gilcrux, Cumbria 2009 The Barns-Graham Travel Award
His work is held in many collections including Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture, Dundee University and Downfield South Church, Dundee.