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Ian Ramsay, 1948 | Plein Air /Watercolour painter



Ian Ramsay was born in Farnborough, Kent, England, educated in England, Canada and the United States.
He received a Masters of Architecture at the University of Utah and is a licensed Utah architect. However, in 1979 he left his career in architecture to become a full time artist.
His work is exclusively watercolor and is, for the most part, in a representational style.








Ramsay has taught watercolor at the Salt Lake Art Center and has demonstrated his technique at many workshops and painting demonstrations around the United States, as well as several times in Japan.
Ian has juried art competitions at the Utah State Fair, the Salt Lake County Fair, The Utah Watercolor Society, the Utah Artist’s Guild, The Sandy Watercolor Society and the Sears Invitational Art Show at Dixie College in St. George, Utah. From 2001 to 2006 he toured Japan, where he displayed his work in eleven cities with the Ecole De Paris Art Gallery of Osaka.

Education
  • Masters of Architecture, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Selected Press;

  • Western Art Collector Magazine, February, 2014;
  • International Artist Magazine, Scottsdale, AZ, 2009..
Selected Exhibitions
  • Ecole De Paris Art  Gallery of Osaka, 2001-2006;
  • Dixie College, Sears Invitational Art Show, St. George, Utah.
Affiliations
  • Utah Water Color Society, Honorary Member, Salt Lake City, UT.
Public Collections
  • Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT;
  • Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT.
  • Sears Invitational Art Show, First Prize Watercolor, St. George, UT, 2013;
  • Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Edward Maule Memorial, Las Vegas, NV, 2012;
  • Utah State Fair, First Place Watercolor, 2011, 2012, 2013;
  • Sears Invitational Art Show, First Prize Watercolor, 2010;
  • Sears Invitational Art Show, Purchase Prize Award, 2010;
  • Utah State Fair, Grand Prize Watercolor 2010;
  • Utah State Fair, Best of Show, 2009;
  • Shenandoah Invitational Art Show, First Place for Water Color, 2009;
  • Utah Watercolor Society, First Prize;
  • Utah Watercolor Society, Award of Excellence.































































Ian Ramsay è nato a Farnborough, nel Kent, in Inghilterra nel 1948. Ha trascorso i suoi primi anni in Gran Bretagna e Canada, ed alla fine si e' stabilito negli Stati Uniti.
Ha conseguito la laurea in architettura presso l'Università di Utah.
Nel 1979 ha lasciato l'architettura per diventare un artista di acquerello a tempo pieno. Da allora ha viaggiato e dipinto ampiamente.
Il suo lavoro è stato esposto in tutto il Stati Uniti, Giappone e Gran Bretagna. Ian ha partecipato a molte giurie e mostre negli Stati Uniti e in Giappone.