Alexander (Sandy) Moffat Dame Muriel Spark, (1918 - 2006) Writer 1984 © Alexander Moffat

In Focus: Alexander Moffat’s Portrait of Muriel Spark

2018 marks the centenary of the birth of the celebrated Scottish novelist and poet Dame Muriel Spark. In this talk, the Scottish painter Dr Alexander 'Sandy' Moffat RSA OBE, renowned for his portraits of some of Scotland's most acclaimed literary figures, discusses his 1984 commissioned portrait of Spark with art historian and critic Dr Susannah Thompson (Glasgow School of Art).