A graduate of Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, Duffin is a master printmaker and painter. Winner of numerous awards including Scottish Arts Council Award (1987), Gillies Bequest Award (2006, 2016) and British Council Award (2012). He has had several solo exhibitions in Glasgow, Edinburgh, London & Jerusalem and has participated in numerous mixed exhibitions in Germany, Ukraine, Spain, India and USA. His work is in public and private collections including the BBC, Scottish Arts Council, Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities, the Jerusalem Foundation, Kharkov and Yekaterina Museums and in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, Russia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.