Ian McKenzie Smith works within the field of Scottish abstraction, producing images that derive ultimately from the landscape around him. He depicts the essence of his surroundings, moving from recording what he sees to presenting a metaphor of his subject through the use of colour and form.
Echo Basin is a contemplative piece that invites the viewer to appreciate the simple colour statement while simultaneously finding joy in deconstructing the complex layering process involved in the making of the work
This is an original screenprint created by the artist to raise funds for Art in Healthcare, offered in an edition of 75 impressions. Each edition is signed and numbered by the artist and is printed by hand from 9 screens
Awarded the OBE for his services to Art In 1992, he was President of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 1988 to 1998; Secretary of the Royal Scottish Academy from 1991 to 1998; President of the RSA from 1998 to 2007 and a Trustee of the National Galleries of Scotland from 1999 to 2007.
Size 77 x 56 cm