Niall Stevenson is a landscape painter based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Current Artist Statement
“My most recent work has been informed by walking in the landscape; particularly in Scotland. I have tried to find ways to paint my experience of being in these environments, often using sites of archaeological interest (cairns, hill forts, enclosures etc) as a starting point for image-making. The pictures are not intended to be bucolic or pertain to any romantic notions of the wilderness, but rather try to show a more idiosyncratic vision of how I encounter overlooked aspects of the world. I am particularly interested in the ways in which time has erased traces of culture from the landscape and how fragments of structures can act as a catalyst for interpretive thought processes”.
Stevenson completed his BA(Hons) Drawing & Painting (2012) and MA Contemporary Art Practice (2016) both at ECA. He has held numerous group and solo shows in Scotland, across Europe and Japan.