Derek Robertson RSW
Derek was born and raised in Fife where he now works from his studio in Balmerino on the edge of the Tay estuary. Since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone Art College in Dundee he has established a name as one of the country’s foremost wildlife and landscape artists and has had several books of his work published.
He is regularly featured in the press, radio and television and has written and presented a number of TV programmes including a 4 part series, ‘Drawn From Wild Places’ which was nominated for a Scottish Bafta and an award at the Cannes Film Festival.
He is a professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists, the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour and Aberdeen Art Society. He is also an elected signature member of the USA Society of Animal Artists. He exhibits in galleries around the world and has paintings, prints and publications in a large number of public and private collections. He has won several awards including BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year in 2013 and was a finalists in the David Shephard Wildlife Artist of the Year Awards in 2014. In 2020 he exhibits at the Royal Institute for Painters in Watercolours in London and the Fabriano Internazionale in Italy. He has also been shortlisted for the David Shephard Wildlife Artist of the Year Award, again.
When he’s not painting, Derek contributes to scientific research work as an enthusiastic amateur naturalist, researcer and bird-bander.
Available work by Derek Robertson RSW:
Frost in the ReedsDerek Robertson RSWRoe Deer. Watercolour on paper.
Otters in the Seaweed ForestDerek Robertson RSWOil on linen. 68 x 88cm.
Look ThereDerek Robertson RSWPuffin. Watercolour on paper. 35 x 35cm.
A Sheltered SpotDerek Robertson RSWPuffin. Watercolour on paper. 35 x 35cm.