Frank To

Kirin 2010
Oil on Paper
48cm x 46cm

Frank To is already winning an enviable reputation as a contemporary figurative painter, having established a loyal following. Born in Glasgow 1982, he graduated from the University of Huddersfield with BA (Hons) Fine Art. He went on to gain a Masters of Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone Art College and now works from his studio in Glasgow. In Japanese mythology as following Qin Dynasty Chinese Mythology the Kirin is the highest ranked mythological animal below the Dragon and Phoenix. Although it looks fearsome, the Kirin only punishes the wicked. It is said to appear only in areas ruled by a wise and benevolent leader.

In recent years, To has exhibited alongside important Scottish and international artists including Peter Howson and Damien Hirst.

Artwork kindly donated by Frank To.