Alastair Faulkner (b.1988)
South Queensferry High Street
Oil on canvas
Signed with initials AF (lower right)
30.5 x 40.5cm
Alastair Faulkner is a Dundee-based artist and trauma and orthopaedic surgeon. He graduated with a degree in Medicine from The University of Edinburgh in 2012 and is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Scottish Society of Artists.
As a largely self-taught artist, his last art qualification was a GCSE in Art and Design at secondary school obtained in 2004. In September 2018 he attended a portrait and figurative painting course at the prestigious Florence Academy of Art in Italy.
He has featured on a number of print and online news media including the Stories section of the V&A Dundee website in the article "Making V&A Dundee: An artist's museum". His portrait "Trauma" was published in the book "Portraits for NHS Heroes" and was featured on BBC News, the Guardian, The Sunday Post and ITV.
He enjoys capturing scenes around Scotland, particularly at the extremes of the day and at night. Additionally he is a keen portrait painter and has undertaken a number of commissions to clients within the UK and abroad including Dubai, Hong Kong, and the USA.