James MACAULAY Born 1940 -
James Macaulay studied at the Glasgow School of Art graduating in 1961. He studied teacher training in 1962 at Jordanhill College and began a long and successful career in Education, which culminated in his time as Art Advisor to Dumfries & Galloway Education Department. Viewers of the exhibition purchased Nithsdale II from the Open selected exhibition Art Now in 1996 chosen by popular vote.
Jim took early retirement in 1995 o concentrate on his painting full-time and has exhibited work widely throughout the UK. Over 50 of his paintings and drawings dating from 1960 to the present day were shown in a major retrospective at Gracefield in May/June 2005.