Léon Morrocco is active/lives in United Kingdom, Australia. Leon Morrocco is known for painting.
Leon Morrocco RSA RGI (b.1942) is a highly skilled draughtsman whose paintings in oil, gouache and pastel, feature landscapes and still lifes inspired by his travels to Spain, France, South America and Australia. Leon Morrocco was born in Edinburgh in 1942, the first son of the artist Alberto Morrocco. He studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Slade School of Art in London and Edinburgh College of Art. In 1968 he won an Italian government scholarship to study at the Accademia di Brera in Milan. He was lecturer in Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art from 1965 to 1968, and then at Glasgow School of Art from 1969 to 1979. In 1979 he moved to Australia as Head of the Department of Fine Art at the Chisholm Institute in Melbourne. He retired in 1984 to devote all of his time to painting. In 1991, he returned permanently to Britain. His work can be found in many notable public and private collections, including the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, H.R.H Princess Margaret, Leeds Art Gallery, The Nuffield Foundation, The Scottish Arts Council, Lillie Art Gallery, the Australian Government Collection, Queensland Art Gallery and numerous prestigious corporate collections.