The painter Jock McFadyen made his Royal Ballet debut in 1992 designing sets and costumes for Kenneth MacMillan’s The Judas Tree.
McFadyen was born in Paisley and studied at Chelsea Art School. He lives and works in London and has had more than forty solo exhibitions, including his National Gallery Residency show, 1982, and at Camden Arts Centre, 1988, Imperial War Museum, 1991, Agnew’s London, 2001, Grey Gallery London, 2009, Clifford Chance London, 2010, the Fine Art Society, 2012, and Marsden Woo, 2014 with Robert Marsden. Mixed exhibitions include John Moores, Hayward Annual, The British Art Show and British Council touring shows. His work is in more than thirty public collections, including Tate Gallery, National Gallery, V&A and the British Museum, as well as many private and corporate collections in Britain, Europe and America. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 2012.
The Judas Tree is McFadyen’s only stage work.