Artist: William Darling MacKay

Date of Birth:
1844
Date of Death:
1924
Place of Death:
Haddington
Education:

Entered Trustees Academy in 1860 and attended RSA Life Schools. Awarded degree of LL.D by University of Edinburgh, 1919

Professional Bodies:

ARSA 1877; RSA 1883;RSA librarian from 1896 and RSA Secretary 1907-1924

Exhibited At:

Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Aberdeen Artists Society

Mentors:

Hugh Cameron, William McTaggart and George Paul Ch

Associates:

James Lawton Wingate

Notes:

Librarian of the Royal Scottish Academy 1896 -1907, Secretary 1907-1924. His book The Scottish School of Painting was published in 1906. Editor with Frank Rinder The Royal Scottish Academy 1826-1916, published 1916. East Lothian Council has his Salmon Netting on the Solway.