Donald Moodie

(1892 - 1963)
Donald Moodie Tom Cottrell, 1923 - 1973. Chemistry professor and first Principal of the University of Stirling 1944 © The Estate of the Artist

Biography

Donald Moodie trained as a painter at Edinburgh College of Art. He served with fellow art students in the 5th Royal Scots during the First World War, seeing action at Gallipoli and in France where he as wounded. After the war, Moodie returned to Edinburgh. He was President of the Society of Scottish Artists from 1937 until1941 and became a Royal Scottish Academician in 1952.