Alastair R Ross


 Alastair R Ross

Alastair R Ross


Born Perth, Scotland 1941

Higher Education

1960-66  Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.
(Tutors Hugh Adam Crawford, R.S.A.,
Scott Sutherland, R.S.A., F.R.B.S.).
Also Vienna, Florence, Rome, Amsterdam and Athens on extensive travel/study abroad.
1965  Graduated D.A. (Dundee) with distinction.
1965-66  Awarded Scottish Education Department Post-Graduate Scholarship.
1962  Awarded Dickson Prize for Sculpture.
1962  Awarded Holokrome (Dundee) Sculpture Prize and Commission.
1963  Awarded Scottish Education Department Travelling Scholarship.
1964  Awarded Royal Scottish Academy Chalmers Bursary.
1965  Awarded Royal Scottish Academy Carnegie Travelling Scholarship.
1965  Awarded Duncan of Drumfork Scholarship.
1965 National Academy of Fine Art, Athens, Greece
1965 British School at Rome,(Carnegie Scholarship)
1966 Greek Academy of Fine Art, Athens, (Post-graduate study)


Teaching Appointments

1966-69  Part-time Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.
1969-2003  Full-time Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee.
1969  Tutor, University of Dundee, American Summer School
1969-94  Hon. Lecturer, University of Dundee.
1991-93  Invited Tutor, School of Scottish Artists in Malta.
1994-2003  Lecturer in Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone College, University of Dundee.
1996  Guest Lecturer, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas, U.S.A.
2007 Guest Lecturer, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
2008 Guest Lecturer, Paisley Art Institute, Paisley
2008 Guest Lecturer, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
2012 Masterclass at Glasgow Caledonian University
2013 Guest Lecturer at University of Stirling
2013 Guest Lecturer to Burgesses of the City of Dundee
2014 Guest Lecturer to Dundee Rotary Club
2015 Guest Speaker to University of Abertay Dundee Honorary Fellows

Reference Works

Debrett's "People of Today"
"Who's Who in Scotland"
"International Directory of Arts"
"Who's Who in Art"
"Whitaker's Almanack"
"R.I.A.S. Illustrated Directory"
"Directory of International Biography"
"Landscape Specification"
"Directory of Scottish Art & Architecture"
"External Works"
"Current Research in Britain"
"Catalogue of Works in the Scottish Arts Council Collection"
"The Royal Scottish Academy Exhibitions 1826-1990"
"The Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945"
"Journals of the Royal Society of British Sculptors"
Also entered in Scottish Arts Council I.V.A.C. Index and AXIS Index based at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Archive of Academicians, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh