James Cumming RSA, RSW

James Cumming was born in Dunfermline and studied at Edinburgh College of Art. A Travelling Scholarship took him for a year to Callanish on the Isle of Lewis leading to his acclaimed series of Hebridean paintings. He lectured at ECA from 1950 and had his solo shows with The Scottish Gallery in 1962, 1971 and Edinburgh Festivals of 1972 and 1985, as well as a major retrospective memorial exhibition to coincide with publication of a biography of the artist in 1995.

Born: 1922
Place of Birth: Dunfermline
Died: 1991
Oil on Board
W:40.5cm H:40.5cm