Archibald Kay

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B/W photograph of Archibald Kay

The landscape painter, Archibald Kay, studied at the Glasgow School of Art and the Académie Julien, Paris. He spent much of his professional career in his birthplace, Glasgow. He became a member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour in 1892, an associate of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1916 and a full member in 1931. He exhibited regularly with these organisations and with the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. He was vice-president of the Glasgow Art Club in 1903–4 and President in 1904–5. Examples of his work can be seen at www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/artists/archibald-kay.