Mike Healey - B. 1951 in Brazil

Mike studied under John Cunningham both at school and at Glasgow School of Art, winning the Haldane Drawing Prize and the Leverhulme Travelling Scholarship. He is an Associate of the Glasgow School of Art.

In the early 1980s he taught at the Glasgow School of Art and worked there until 1997. He was awarded the Chair of Professor of Art and Design at the University of Lincoln in 2003.

A popular colourist painter of rich still lifes, landscapes, snow scenes and seascapes, Mike Healey paints spontaneous ‘pleinair’ scenes mainly in the Highlands and Islands.

He has exhibited extensively throughout his career in London, New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, Bermuda, Japan and in his native Scotland. Healey's artworks may be found in several public, corporate and private collections worldwide, including the European Parliament, the Royal Mail, Woburn Abbey, Glasgow School of Art, Argyll and Bute Museum and Libraries, the Scottish Education Department and The Collection, Bermuda, under the Patronship of HRH the Prince of Wales. The Bank of Scotland, Coutts Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland have all acquired several paintings for their permanent public collections.