Artist Joe Hargan

Forty Winks

Joe Hargan

Media Oil
Type Figure/Life Still Life/Flower
Price £6500.00 / $8457.65
Size 93 x 93 cm
Ref 28203

Joe Hargan C.V.





Born , Glasgow, studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1970-74 under Danny Ferguson RSW. RGI., James Robertson RSW.RGI.RSA.PAI. and Dr. David Donaldson RSA.RP.RGI.LLD.D.LITT (Queens Limner).


Founder member and Chairman of Group 81 artists                                   1981-1991

Elected Artist member of the Glasgow Art club                                         1982

Elected member of Paisley Art Institute                                                     1985

President and Chairman of the Paisley Art Institute                                   1989-2000.

Co-opted Vice President Glasgow Art Club                                               2013

Elected Vice President Glasgow Art Club                                                  2014

Elected President Glasgow Art Club                                                           2018


Prizes and Awards: Painting prize, Glasgow School of Art                        1972                                           

First prize, National competition, Stirling Smith Art Gallery                     1978 

Cargill Award, Royal Glasgow Institute                                                     1982

Torrance Award, Royal Glasgow Institute                                                  1984

Mayor Oppenheim Award, Royal Scottish Academy                                 1986

Hunting Group Art Prizes- 2nd Prize, London; Paris & Edinburgh             1988                         

The Paisley Art Institute Award, Paisley Art Institute.                               1993

PAI Diploma-Awarded by Paisley Art Institute                                          1996      

Contemporary Fine Art Award, Paisley Art Institute                                  2001                         

William Bowie Award, Paisley Art Institute                                               2002                                                                               

Maude Gemmell Hutchison Award, Royal Scottish Academy                    2002                                                            

The Richmond Hill Gallery Award, Paisley Art Institute                            2005

Reid Kerr College Award                                                                             2007

2021Paisley City of culture bid award                                                         2017

First prize Arnold Clark prize , Paisley Art Institute                                   2019


Numerous one man and group exhibitions since 1970 including,

Contemporary Fine Art Eton.

Paisley Art Institute.

Group 81 artists- MacLellan art Galleries –Glasgow.

Royal Academy, London.

Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh.

Royal Society of Watercolours.

British Watercolour society.

Royal Glasgow Institute

Federation of Artists-London.

National Portrait Gallery-London.

Thompson’s Art Gallery, Marlborough and Aldeburgh.

Red Rag Gallery, Stow on the Wold and Bath

Gullane Art Gallery-Scotland.

Tallantyre Gallery-England.

Lime Tree Gallery.

Maclaurin Art Gallery, Ayr, Scotland.

Art Fairs-London; Bath; Bristol; Glasgow; Edinburgh etc.

Glasgow Art Club.

Brian Sinfield Gallery

Richard Hagan Art Gallery

Richmondhill Gallery.

Scottish arts Club, Edinburgh.

St Pauls Cathedral, London.

Budapest. Hungary Expo international.

Bruce Finnie Art Gallery Glasgow.

McGregor Fine Art, Glasgow.

Morningside Gallery Edinburgh.

Iona Gallery Woodstock, England,

Concept Gallery, Scotland

Lemond Gallery, Bearsden, Scotland.

John Green Gallery, Glasgow.

Glasgow Group –Glasgow concert Hall.


Collections include:

The Paisley Art Institute collection,

Paisley Art Gallery and Museum.                  

Lord and Lady MacFarlane

British Broadcasting Company

Strathclyde Education Dept

South of Scotland Electricity Board

Dr. George M. Addis

Mrs Ford 2nd collection

Kuwait Royal Family

Flemings Bank Collection.

Paisley University

Costley Hotels

Sir David McNee

Bloomberg collection

Maclaurin Art Gallery Ayr Scotland

Glasgow Art Club collection.


Has work in numerous private and corporate collections throughout the United Kingdom; Europe; USA; South Africa; Canada; South America; Japan; China: Switzerland; Australia and New Zealand.

Commissioned to paint two portraits, one of the Chancellor and the other the Principal

 Paisley University.


Recently Exhibited at,

2010 - St Paul’s Cathedral, London, 300th Anniversary – exhibition and book.

2011- The Glasgow Groups 50th Anniversary at the Glasgow Concert Hall

2012- 101st Anniversary of the Maclaurin Art Gallery Ayr Scotland.

2013 -The Paisley Art Institute Diplomates Exhibition –Glasgow Art Club

2013- Past and Present, Paisley Art Institute—Paisley Art Gallery and Museum.

2014- Glasgow Art Club reopening exhibition (Past and Present)

2014 – Lemond gallery one man show.

2014 – Gullane Art Gallery, Scotland – 3 person show.

2015 – Contemporary Fine Art gallery Eton, England. One –man show.

2015 – Glasgow art Club-spring; summer; autumn and winter exhibitions.

2015 - Scottish Arts Club

2015 – Gullane Art Gallery, Scotland, 2-person show.

2015 – Macart , Maclaurin Art Gallery, Rozelle House, Ayr, Scotland.

2015 – Radley College, England.

2016 – Glasgow art Club-spring; summer; autumn and winter exhibitions.

2016 – Art By Distinction –Bruce and Margaret Finnie gallery Glasgow.

2016 -- Star and Garter, Richmondhill, England, Exhibition and book.

2016 – Paisley Art Institute –Paisley Art Gallery and Museum.

2016 - ‘A look behind’ one -man retrospective exhibition –Glasgow Art Club

2016 – Numerous art fairs in Scotland and England.

2016 – One-man show at Lemond Gallery, Bearsden, Glasgow.

2018 – One- Man exhibition Lemond Gallery, Bearsden, Glasgow.



Currently exhibiting in Scotland (Glasgow and Edinburgh); England; France; USA and New Zealand.

2016 – Opener for Helen Turner exhibition.

2016 - Talk for one- man retro exhibition –Society of Women artists.

2016 – ‘A look Behind, retrospective one-man exhibition, The Glasgow Art Club.

2016 – One Man show – Lemond Gallery.

2016 – RSW at RSA Edinburgh.

2016 – ‘An Audience with Joe Hargan’-- Lochgreen Hotel, Troon.

2016 ---Star and Garter, Richmondhill, England.

2017 ---Star and Garter, Richmondhill, England.

2017 – Art by Distinction –Bruce and Margaret Finnie gallery Glasgow

2017 – RSW Lillie Gallery, Scotland.

2017 – Glasgow art Club-spring; summer; autumn and winter exhibitions.

2017 – 150th anniversary exhibition Glasgow Art Club.

2018---Redrag Gallery, Two-person show, Stow on the Wold.

2018 – Lemond Gallery, one man show,Bearsden, Glasgow.

2018-- Red Rag Gallery, Bath, England.

2018 – Morningside Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2018 – Glasgow Art Club 4 seasonal shows.

2019 –Red Rag Gallery, Stow on the Wold, England.

2019 –Redrag Gallery, Bath, England.

2019—Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh, England.

2019 – Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton, England.

2019 -- 2 - person show, Thompson Gallery, London.

2019 – one man show , Morningside Gallery, Edinburgh.

2019 – Paisley Art Institute, Paisley, Scotland.

2020- Thompsons, Aldeburgh and London.

2020 - Glasgow Art Club

2020 – Lemond Gallery

2020- Morningside Gallery Edinburgh. 

2020 – Ballater Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

2020 - Gallery