Morag Muir

Artist Statement

Morag took a Diploma in Drawing and Painting from 1978 – 1982 at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee where she studied under Alberto Morocco and Dave McClure. She was awarded Post Diploma in 1983.

Awards include the John Milne Purvis Prize – 1982, Scottish Education Department Major Travelling Scholarship – 1983, and a Scottish Arts Council Bursary for printmaking – 1984.

She has exhibited in numerous venues throughout Scotland and the U.K. including most recently a solo exhibition at Dundee Repertory Theatre and the Pittenweem Arts Festival 2006.
‘…flowers, textiles and ethnic bric-a-brac share the canvas, populating sometimes curious, ambiguous spaces…’

Morag’s words sum up her decorative and deceptively complex compositions; a riot of objects and colour nestling in an unmistakable gentle indoors filtered light.