Christopher Wood trained at Edinburgh College of Art, graduating with an Honours degree in Drawing & Painting in 1984. He has been a full-time professional artist since his rst one-man exhibition in Edinburgh 1987. Awards include: The Sir William Gillies Award (RSW 2009), The Glasgow Art Club Fellowship (RSW 2005), The Armour Award (RGI 1994) and The James Torrance Memorial Award (RGI 1993) to name a few. He has been elected to serve on the Selection Committee and or Hanging & Arranging Committees of most of the SSA Annual Exhibitions held in the Royal Scottish Academy 2006 to 2013.