Willie Rodger (1930 – 2018)View all Artists
- Biography: Born in Kirkintilloch, Willie Rodger studied at Glasgow School of Art then taught art in schools for many years, all the while painting and printmaking. After leaving teaching in 1987 he exhibited widely. He was the first printmaker to be awarded Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1989, of the Royal Glasgow Institute in 1994 and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Stirling in 1999. He held a reputation as Scotland’s master printmaker as well as being an accomplished painter and designer of stained glass windows.
In 2008 a major exhibition of the works of Willie Rodger and his family was held at the University.