Still Life III
By Archie Sutter Watt

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Year
1996
Media
Mixed Media and Collage
Subject Matter
Still Life and Flowers
Reg. Number
P658
Size
52.5 x 32 cm

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Archie Sutter Watt RSW was one of Dumfries and Galloway's best-loved artists, and died aged 90 in April 2005.

Known to many for his Galloway landscapes and still-life paintings, Archie lived and worked at his studio in Kirkgunzeon near Dalbeattie for over 55 years.

After service in the Second World War he studied at the Glasgow and Edinburgh School of Art. Archie went to Dumfries and Galloway to take up a teaching post in schools.

A stalwart of the local community he was instrumental in establishing the Annual Arts Festival and Stewartry Art Society and despite his heavy teaching workload‚ he continued to create his own work‚ exhibiting both locally and around the country. He was made full member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour RSW in 1966.

In early 2005 he was still working on a series of new graphic works.

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