Leon Morrocco ARSA, RGI
Leon Morrocco was born in Edinburgh in 1942 the son of the artist Alberto Morrocco. He studied at the Slade School, London and then the Edinburgh College of Art. He lectured and taught painting from 1969 to 1984 at the Glasgow School of Art. In 1979 he moved to Australia to take up the post as Head of fine Art at the Chisholm Institute in Melbourne. His paintings in oil, gouache and pastel, feature landscapes and still lifes from his travels in various countries. His paintings reveal both his outstanding draughtsmanship and his passion for colour.
He was elected an Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1971 and in 1996 elected member of The Royal Glasgow Institute.