Alastair Michie

Scottish (1921 - 2008)
Alastair Michie The Far Side of the Field 1964 © The Estate of Alastair Michie

Biography

Born 1921
Died 2008
Nationality Scottish
Birth place French

Son of the artist Anne Redpath, Alastair Michie was born in northern France and educated in France and Scotland. He studied architecture in Edinburgh and began his career as a freelance graphic artist, following the completion of war service as a pilot in the Royal Air Force. During the 1960s, Michie began to produce paintings and sculptures and ultimately turned to working in acrylic and mixed media. In 1984 he was elected to the Royal West of England Academy and exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Scottish Academy.