Joe Hargan C.V.
J R HARGAN DA. PPAI. PAI.
Born , Glasgow, studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1970-74 under Danny Ferguson RSW. RGI., James Robertson RSW.RGI.RSA.PAI. and Dr. David Donaldson RSA.RP.RGI.LLD.D.LITT (Queens Limner).
Founder member and Chairman of Group 81 artists 1981-1991
Elected Artist member of the Glasgow Art club 1982
Elected member of Paisley Art Institute 1985
President and Chairman of the Paisley Art Institute 1989-2000.
Co-opted Vice President Glasgow Art Club 2013
Elected Vice President Glasgow Art Club 2014
Elected President Glasgow Art Club 2018
Prizes and Awards: Painting prize, Glasgow School of Art 1972
First prize, National competition, Stirling Smith Art Gallery 1978
Cargill Award, Royal Glasgow Institute 1982
Torrance Award, Royal Glasgow Institute 1984
Mayor Oppenheim Award, Royal Scottish Academy 1986
Hunting Group Art Prizes- 2nd Prize, London; Paris & Edinburgh 1988
The Paisley Art Institute Award, Paisley Art Institute. 1993
PAI Diploma-Awarded by Paisley Art Institute 1996
Contemporary Fine Art Award, Paisley Art Institute 2001
William Bowie Award, Paisley Art Institute 2002
Maude Gemmell Hutchison Award, Royal Scottish Academy 2002
The Richmond Hill Gallery Award, Paisley Art Institute 2005
Reid Kerr College Award 2007
2021Paisley City of culture bid award 2017
First prize Arnold Clark prize , Paisley Art Institute 2019
Numerous one man and group exhibitions since 1970 including,
Contemporary Fine Art Eton.
Paisley Art Institute.
Group 81 artists- MacLellan art Galleries –Glasgow.
Royal Academy, London.
Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh.
Royal Society of Watercolours.
British Watercolour society.
Royal Glasgow Institute
Federation of Artists-London.
National Portrait Gallery-London.
Thompson’s Art Gallery, Marlborough and Aldeburgh.
Red Rag Gallery, Stow on the Wold and Bath
Gullane Art Gallery-Scotland.
Lime Tree Gallery.
Maclaurin Art Gallery, Ayr, Scotland.
Art Fairs-London; Bath; Bristol; Glasgow; Edinburgh etc.
Glasgow Art Club.
Brian Sinfield Gallery
Richard Hagan Art Gallery
Scottish arts Club, Edinburgh.
St Pauls Cathedral, London.
Budapest. Hungary Expo international.
Bruce Finnie Art Gallery Glasgow.
McGregor Fine Art, Glasgow.
Morningside Gallery Edinburgh.
Iona Gallery Woodstock, England,
Concept Gallery, Scotland
Lemond Gallery, Bearsden, Scotland.
John Green Gallery, Glasgow.
Glasgow Group –Glasgow concert Hall.
The Paisley Art Institute collection,
Paisley Art Gallery and Museum.
Lord and Lady MacFarlane
British Broadcasting Company
Strathclyde Education Dept
South of Scotland Electricity Board
Dr. George M. Addis
Mrs Ford 2nd collection
Kuwait Royal Family
Flemings Bank Collection.
Sir David McNee
Maclaurin Art Gallery Ayr Scotland
Glasgow Art Club collection.
Has work in numerous private and corporate collections throughout the United Kingdom; Europe; USA; South Africa; Canada; South America; Japan; China: Switzerland; Australia and New Zealand.
Commissioned to paint two portraits, one of the Chancellor and the other the Principal
Recently Exhibited at,
2010 - St Paul’s Cathedral, London, 300th Anniversary – exhibition and book.
2011- The Glasgow Groups 50th Anniversary at the Glasgow Concert Hall
2012- 101st Anniversary of the Maclaurin Art Gallery Ayr Scotland.
2013 -The Paisley Art Institute Diplomates Exhibition –Glasgow Art Club
2013- Past and Present, Paisley Art Institute—Paisley Art Gallery and Museum.
2014- Glasgow Art Club reopening exhibition (Past and Present)
2014 – Lemond gallery one man show.
2014 – Gullane Art Gallery, Scotland – 3 person show.
2015 – Contemporary Fine Art gallery Eton, England. One –man show.
2015 – Glasgow art Club-spring; summer; autumn and winter exhibitions.
2015 - Scottish Arts Club
2015 – Gullane Art Gallery, Scotland, 2-person show.
2015 – Macart , Maclaurin Art Gallery, Rozelle House, Ayr, Scotland.
2015 – Radley College, England.
2016 – Glasgow art Club-spring; summer; autumn and winter exhibitions.
2016 – Art By Distinction –Bruce and Margaret Finnie gallery Glasgow.
2016 -- Star and Garter, Richmondhill, England, Exhibition and book.
2016 – Paisley Art Institute –Paisley Art Gallery and Museum.
2016 - ‘A look behind’ one -man retrospective exhibition –Glasgow Art Club
2016 – Numerous art fairs in Scotland and England.
2016 – One-man show at Lemond Gallery, Bearsden, Glasgow.
2018 – One- Man exhibition Lemond Gallery, Bearsden, Glasgow.
Currently exhibiting in Scotland (Glasgow and Edinburgh); England; France; USA and New Zealand.
2016 – Opener for Helen Turner exhibition.
2016 - Talk for one- man retro exhibition –Society of Women artists.
2016 – ‘A look Behind, retrospective one-man exhibition, The Glasgow Art Club.
2016 – One Man show – Lemond Gallery.
2016 – RSW at RSA Edinburgh.
2016 – ‘An Audience with Joe Hargan’-- Lochgreen Hotel, Troon.
2016 ---Star and Garter, Richmondhill, England.
2017 ---Star and Garter, Richmondhill, England.
2017 – Art by Distinction –Bruce and Margaret Finnie gallery Glasgow
2017 – RSW Lillie Gallery, Scotland.
2017 – Glasgow art Club-spring; summer; autumn and winter exhibitions.
2017 – 150th anniversary exhibition Glasgow Art Club.
2018---Redrag Gallery, Two-person show, Stow on the Wold.
2018 – Lemond Gallery, one man show,Bearsden, Glasgow.
2018-- Red Rag Gallery, Bath, England.
2018 – Morningside Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2018 – Glasgow Art Club 4 seasonal shows.
2019 –Red Rag Gallery, Stow on the Wold, England.
2019 –Redrag Gallery, Bath, England.
2019—Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh, England.
2019 – Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton, England.
2019 -- 2 - person show, Thompson Gallery, London.
2019 – one man show , Morningside Gallery, Edinburgh.
2019 – Paisley Art Institute, Paisley, Scotland.
2020- Thompsons, Aldeburgh and London.
2020 - Glasgow Art Club
2020 – Lemond Gallery
2020- Morningside Gallery Edinburgh.
2020 – Ballater Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
2020 - ScotlandArt.com Gallery