Davy Brown lives and works in Galloway, south west Scotland. He exhibits widely throughout the UK and his work is rapidly becoming recognised in the USA.
Davy was born in Kilmarnock in 1950 and studied at Glasgow School of Art between 1968-72. He had his first solo exhibition in Glasgow in 1971 at the Citizen’s Theatre. From 1972-73 he studied at Moray House College, Edinburgh.
In 1975 he won a scholarship from the Institute of Cultural Affairs, Chicago. When Davy returned from his travels he taught in Kilmarnock and had exhibitions in various galleries in Scotland and in Belgium.
In 1988 he became principal teacher of art at Douglas-Ewart High School in Newton Stewart until 2002 and continued to have one-man shows in Scotland and England. In 2002 he gave up teaching to paint full time.
Davy has paintings in public collections in Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries; The British Linen Bank; The University of Leicester; The University of York; Dick Institute, Kilmarnock; Dumfries Royal Infirmary and the RSPB.
Davy’s work can be seen in numerous galleries in Scotland. In England he is represented by the following: Linda Blackstone Gallery, London; Jo Bennett Original Pictures, Manchester; Millyard Gallery, Oldham; Walker Gallery, Harrogate.
His work has also been purchased by numerous well-known figures such as David Suchet, Penelope Keith, J.K. Rowling, Robert Carlyle, Clare Balding and Jim Wallace.
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