Cameron Galt

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Cameron galt is a realist painter working within the traditional genres of portraiture, landscape & still life. The still-life paintings are a kind of portraiture in themselves since they embody attributes of absent sitters.  Working only from life he believes this to be a successful way to imbue the work with power, presence and immediacy.

Cameron Galt was born in Greenock, Scotland in 1964. He studied for a Diploma in Art and Design at Cardonald College, Glasgow (1982-84) before gaining his MA in Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee (1984-88).  Having started exhibiting in 1979, Galt has shown paintings in many important exhibitions including The Royal Scottish Academy, London Olympia and Cork Street, The Cheltenham Open and The Birmingham Open. He also has work in the Garman Ryan Permanent Collection at The New Art Gallery, Walsall.

Galt also has pieces in many important private collections including De Beers (CSO), Morgan Grenfell PLC, Lord Rothermere, Amschel Rothschild, Dutchess of Westminster Collection and the Saatchi Collection.

In 2008 his painting ‘Late Saturday Morning’ was awarded a prize in The Royal Watercolour Society sponsored Sunday Times Competition. Richard Sorrell, former President of the Royal Watercolour Society said of Cameron Galt’s painting that it was ‘a splendid modern still life of great strength’.
Raisin Sur Marbre
Raisin Sur Marbre
36 x 28 cm
Oil on Canvas