Abies koreanaWatercolour on paper© 2013 Robert McNeill
Pinus wallichianaWatercolour on paper© 2013 Robert McNeill
Rodgersia podophyllaWatercolour on paper© 2013 Robert McNeill
Strelitzia reginae"Final Lament"© Robert McNeill
Robert McNeill D.A. Edin. S.B.A. C.B.M.
Robert studied drawing and painting at Edinburgh College of Art Scotland. On graduating he was awarded a year of Post Graduate study at Edinburgh and an Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship which he used to travel throughout Italy and France. On completion of his post graduate studies he never ceased painting, followed a teaching career for thirty one years and took early retirement in 2011.
He continued to paint but changed genre almost overnight, moving from complete abstraction to botanical painting. His first three works being exhibited at The Society of Botanical Artists Annual exhibition in 2013 where he was made an Associate Member, was awarded a Certificate of Botanical Merit, the Suzanne Lucas Memorial Award and the People's Choice Award. Awarded full SBA Membership 2015