The Artist - Alan Cotton PP SWAc
Alan Cotton is represented internationally by Messum's Fine Art in Cork Street, London. He has work in the Royal Collections and in public Collections worldwide. Alan is President Emeritus and a founding member of the South West Academy. In 2006 the University of Exeter awarded him an Honorary Doctorate (D.Litt) for his ‘outstanding contribution to the Arts' and in September 2011 he was appointed Hon. Professor for the Arts at the University of Bath. He has been both presenter and the subject of Arts programmes for both regional and national television. Alan accompanied his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales as Tour Artist to Sri Lanka, Fiji, Australia and New Zealand. He also travelled as Expedition Artist to Mount Everest with explorer David Hempleman-Adams in 2011. A Retrospective exhibition of his work was staged at the University of Bath and at the RAMM in Exeter, from June to November 2015.