Jock McFadyen was born in Paisley, Scotland in 1950. He attended the Chelsea School of Art where he graduated in 1977. His painting celebrates the decay and abuse of the urban environment, the grime and graffiti in chorus with the painted surface of his grand pictures.
Selected solo exhibitions include the National Gallery, London, 1982; The Imperial War Museum, London, 1991; Galleri 27, Oslo, Norway, 1996; The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney, Scotland, 1999. He lives and works in London.
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