Exhibitions and Portrait Commissions

(in public and private collections)


2008-2009

BBC 1. The One Show. Five portraits of ‘Unsung Heroes’

 

2008
Portrait of David Ward, Headmaster of Hutchesons’ Grammar School (retired)
Portrait of Barry Atherton, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
Portrait of Andrew Britton
Portrait of Andrew Johnson
Portrait of Jenifer Johnson

 

2007
Portrait of Clara Stoddart (daughter of sculptor Alexander Stoddart)
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
Portrait of Lindsay Storstein
Portrait of Margaret McKendry
Portrait of Prof. Richard Shaw, Depute Chancellor and Principal, Univ. of Paisley

 

2006
Portrait of Catherine Asher, Chairman of Court, University of Paisley
Portrait of Clara Stoddart (daughter of neo Classical sculptor, Alexander Stoddart)

 

2005 / 2007
Portrait of Jimmy Reid, Formerly of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders, writer, newspaper and television journalist (collaborative work with Barry Atherton)
This seventy-fifth birthday portrait is the centerpiece of an exhibition at the People’s Palace, Glasgow Museums

 

2006
Portrait of Douglas Foulis, Royal Company of Archers, Edinburgh

 

2005 / 2006
Portrait of Sir Robert Easton, Chancellor, University of Paisley

 

2005
Portrait of Gordon Masterton, President of the Royal Institution of Civil Engineers, London
(collaborative work with Barry Atherton)
Portrait of Rosamund West, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London
Portrait of Lindsay Storstein, Glasgow
Portrait of Catriona Stoddart , Glasgow (commissioned by Alexander Stoddart, sculptor) Royal Socity of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London

 

2004
Portrait of David Morrell, Chairman of Court, University of Paisley
Portrait of Kiki, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London

 

2003
Portrait of Andrwew and Catherine Henderson,’ Sons and Mothers’, The Whistler Festival, Collins Gallery, Strathclyde University, Glasgow

 

2002
Portrait of Roy Johnson, Chairman of Court, Strathclyde University, Glasgow
Portrait of Professor Drummond Bone, Principal, Royal Holloway, London University

 

2001
Portrait of Andrew Henderson, Glasgow

 

2000 / 2001
Portrait of Sir Philip Ledger, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow

 

1998 / 1999
Portrait of Mrs J T Stewart, Edinburgh

 

1997
Portrait of the Crawford family, Glasgow

 

1996
Portrait of the O’Brian family, London
Portrait of Celia Urquhart, Chairman of Court, Glasgow Caledonian University (collaborative work with Barry Atherton)
Group portrait of the four daughters of David and Judy Nichol, Perth
Portrait of David Glencross, Director General, Independent Television Authority, London

 

1995
Portrait of John McKendry, Glasgow

 

1994
Portrait of the Shaw family, London
Portrait of Anne Gilmore MD, Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, Glasgow.  Presented by Prince Charles

 

1993
Portrait of Ivor Gild, Dunedin Fund Managers, Edinburgh
Portrait of Ivor Gild, (private commission), Edinburgh
Portrait of Norman and Ann Irons, Lord and Lady Provost of Edinburgh

 

1992
Solo exhibition Loene Cockburn Gallery, Edinburgh
Portrait of Adele Quinn, Glasgow

 

1991 / 1992
Portrait of Mr Peter C. Millar, Deputy Keeper of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet, Edinburgh
Portrait of Mr & Mrs Peter C Millar, Edinburgh
Portrait of Lady Shirley Littler, Director General, Independent Television Authority, London
Portrait of John Whittney, Director General, Independent Television Authority, London

 

1991
Portraits of Lady Shirley Littler and Sir Geoffrey Littler
Portrait of an Edinburgh family (private commission)
Portrait of the Jordan family, Glasgow

 

1990
Portrait of Mr Stanley Brodie QC, Ayrshire

 

1998
Portrait of John Quinn and Barry Atherton, Glasgow
Portrait of Ralph Slater, Director, Slater Menswear, Glasgow
Portrait of Claire Plumb, Glasgow
Portrait of Mr Legg, Director, Hillier Parker, London
Glasgow Herald Weekender, Portrait Painter of the Year
Portrait of Norma Watson, Glasgow
The Morrison Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
Portrait of Professor & Mrs J Potter, Oxford
Portrait of Dr Gavin Boyd, Chairman of Court, Strathclyde University
BBC Television, Portrait of the Marchioness of Douro, Apsley House, London
John Player Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
Portrait of James Paterson, Dorothy Paterson, Joyce McBride and Barry Atherton,
Title “…but I know what I like”
Contemporary Scottish Painting, Fine Art Society, Glasgow
National Painting Competition, Spectator Magazine, London
Portrait of Margaret West, Glasgow Garden Festival, Glasgow
Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts Exhibition, Glasgow
John Player Award (prize winner) National Portrait Gallery, London
Portrait of Angus Wolfe Murray, Edinburgh

 

1987
Portrait of Francis Henry, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Glasgow

 

1986
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition (Latimer Award) Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
John Player Award (prize winner), National Portrait Gallery, London
Portrait of Neil Henry and Barry Atherton
Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Glasgow
Artists of Fame and Promise Exhibition, Fine Art Society, Glasgow

 

1985
John Player Portrait Award, National Gallery touring exhibition, Cartwright Hall, Bradford

 

1984
Self Portrait, John Player Award (prize winner) National Portrait Gallery, London

 

1983
Portrait of Barry Atherton, John Player Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts (Most Promising Young Artist award)

 

1976
Glasgow Society of Women Artists, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow

 

1971-1975 Glasgow School of Art
Linda Atherton’s portraits are painted from life in oils on canvas.
The number of sittings required (each lasting about two hours) is dependent on the size and complexity of the portrait and its background.

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