Alison McWhirter BA MA born in Dunfries, Scotland in 1975
McWhirter attended Bath Academy where she trained as a painter gaining a BA in Fine Art in 1998, Bath Academy of Art has produced such luminaries as the colourist Howard Hodgkin.
She continued her studies to gain a Postgraduate MA in Visual Culture 2000.
Since moving to Glasgow in June 2012 McWhirter has had work accepted by the Royal Glasgow Institute to exhibit at the Annual RGI show in 2012 and 2013.
McWhirter has had exposure in ‘The Scotland on Sunday in 2011 where is was described as ‘The New Scottish Colourist’. In 2012 Homes and Interiors Magazine deemed her to be one of the top Contemporary Scottish Colourists making waves in the art work today.
McWhirter has shown internationally in 2014 and 2015 in New York and her instantly recognisable work is held in private collections throughout