Number of painters: 177
Last update: Sunday Jan 7, 2018
"Saul Robertson was born in 1978 and studied drawing and painting at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art between 1996 and 2000. During his time as a student he was nominated for the Scottish International Educational Trust Award and won The Ninewells MRI Imaging Purchase Prize. Soon after graduating he was voted Young Artist of the Year, at the The Hunting Art Prizes at the Royal College of Art in London. Since then he has won numerous awards including: The City of Glasgow Prize, The David Cargill Senior Award, and The David Cargill Award, at The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. In 2005 he won second prize at the B.P Portrait award at the National Portrait Gallery, London for his painting "The Universe" More recently Saul was awarded an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award by The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation in Canada, and was shortlisted for The Insight Investment Newcomers Prize at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London.
Saul has exhibited widely throughout the United Kingdom in venues such as The Fleming Collection, London; The Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh; The Royal Acadmey, London; Paisley Art gallery; The National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh; The National Portrait Gallery, London; Sunderland Museum and Winter Garden; The Royal College of Art, London and Mall Galleries, London. His work was recently included in a major touring exhibition of self portraits entitled "Divided Selves - The Scottish Self-portrait from the 17th century to the present", and he has also held solo exhibitions in Glasgow and London.
Saul Robertson's work can be found in many collections, including; Art
Review Magazine; Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art; Glasgow City Council
and Tayside University Hospitals."