Maureen Rocksmoore is an award-winning visual artist who paints in oil, known for her `Skyscapes`. She is based in The Briggait which is home to WASPS the Scottish Visual Arts Organisation.
Originally trained in design she graduated with merit from Glasgow College of Building & Printing in 1989. Whilst pursuing a successful and varied career in art; her role within education has led her to develop a unique program of therapeutic input & professional art practice.
In this role she has undertaken many important commissions and projects which have been presented to dignitaries and Royalty - In 2012 as part of HM The Queen’s Golden Jubilee.
A specialist project with Apple Store in Glasgow saw an impressive body of work produced and exhibited whilst using new applications. This was a first for Apple in an educational establishment. UK companies who support education facilities including Sainsburys in Scotland own work produced in the last 12 years.
She has worked as an exhibition Curator and is The Internal Arts Curator for The Greater Glasgow Health Board - Arts In Health - New Eastwood Health and Care Centre in Glasgow. Maureen has also undertaken some high-profile Public Art commissions, notably for The Pride of Paisley Festival in 2016, two pieces for The Big stampede in Hamilton in 2017 and a special Lion Legacy permanent sculpture for her home town of Paisley as part of the towns bid for City of Culture 2021. Her work was featured in the BBC drama Control Room - 2022. Artist Member & former Committee Member of Paisley Art Institute & Artist Member of Society of Scottish Artists. Director at Art Paisley Ltd – Selectors at Big Art Show, Paisley.