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Paton, Hugh

Artist Hugh PATON (1910-66), son of Arran artist Donald Paton, is praised for his pictures of scenes on the Island, including paintings of the whitewashed cottages of Corrie, the locality in which he lived. Blackrock House here having been built by his family in the 1930s. He and his wife Mardi (Margaret), whom he met whilst attending Glasgow School of Art, had two children, Avril and Donald.  The elder, Avril Paton, born in Glasgow and brought up in Corrie, is a successful artist and famous for her painting Windows In The West.

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