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CodeNA8640
Dates1948-
Person NameGunn-Cairns; Joyce (1948-); portrait painter
SurnameGunn-Cairns
ForenamesJoyce
Epithetportrait painter
ActivityJoyce Gunn-Cairns graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a BA (Hons) in Drawing and Painting in 1987 and also holds an MA in German and Comparative Religion. She won the Andrew Grant Bequest which funded an educational visit to Paris and since then has exhibited widely and won many prestigious commissions. Her work is in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the Scottish Poetry Library and several of her paintings are in private collections in the United Kingdom and abroad. Her work has political, religious and sexual overtones and is drawn from her own experiences.
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