Artist: Ian Fleming

Date of Birth:
1906
Date of Death:
1994
Place of Death:
Aberdeen
Education:

Glasgow School of Art

Professional Bodies:

RSW 1946, ARSA 1947, RSA 1956

Exhibited At:

RSA, RA, GI, AAS

Mentors:

William Wilson and Charles Murray

Notes:

Ian Fleming’s Sunrise in Galloway of 1929 is in the Hunterian Art Gallery.  The July 1936 society of Artist Printers show in London included his Gethsemane and Sunrise in Galloway.

 

A key figure in Scottish print making and art education, Fleming was taught lithography and woodcut by Chica McNab and was introduced to engraving by Charles Murray.  He taught at Glasgow School of Art from 1931 to 1941, where his students included robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde.  He rejoined the college form 1946 to 1948 and from 1948 to 1954 was Warden at the Patrick Allan-Fraser Art College, Hospitalfield.  From 1954 to 1971 he was Head of Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen.