Leon Morrocco's newly published monograph A Painter's Journey is now available to purchase in the gallery. With an introduction by poet, Liz Lochhead, and foreword by previous owner of the Open Eye Gallery, Tom Wilson, the book takes the reader on a beautifully illustrated journey through Morrocco's travels around the globe.
Morrocco studied at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, the Slade and Edinburgh College of Art. In 1968 he won an Italian government scholarship to study at the Accademia di Brera in Milan after which he lectured in drawing and painting at Edinburgh College of Art from 1965 to 1968, Glasgow School of Art from 1969 to 1979 and then was appointed Head of Fine Art at the Chisholm Institute, Melbourne, in 1977, resigning in 1984 to paint full time.
Leon Morrocco RSA RGI, A Painter's Journey, Unicorn Press, 2017
A small number of signed copies are available to purchase in the gallery.
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