Gallery Artists
Barbara Rae

Barbara Rae was born in 1943 Stirlingshire. She studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1961 to 1965 where she was awarded a travel scholarship, taking her to work in France and Spain in 1966. She attended Moray House College of Education and taught in Edinburgh until 1972. She went on to Lecture in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking at Aberdeen College of Education from 1972 to 1974 and Lectured in drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1975 to 1996.

Rae's work has been included in many solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Her first solo show was held in 1967 at the New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh. In 1994 and 1999, she won tapestry commissions for The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh and for the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, respectively (both carried out by the Edinburgh Tapestry Company). Rae's work is included in many private collections in Britain, Europe and the USA, as well as in many public and corporate collections.

Among Rae's many awards are Major Scottish Arts Council Awards (1975, 1981), Guthrie Medal, Royal Scottish Academy (1977), Royal Scottish Academy Sir William Gillies Travel Award (1983) Calouste Gulbenkian Printmaking Award (1983) and Hunting Group Prizewinner (1990).

Rae was elected President of the Society of Scottish Artists in 1983. She was made a Member of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1992 (ARSA 1980) and a Royal Academician in 1996. She has been a Member of the Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland since 1995 and was a Member of the Board of the British School at Rome in 1998. In 1999 she was awarded a CBE and received an Honorary Doctorate from Napier University, Edinburgh. Rae lives and works in Edinburgh.

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Achill Beach

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
23 x 25.3 ins



Achill Fence

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
23 x 23 ins



Arroyo Blanco

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
30 x 22.5 ins



Autumn Sierra

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
30 x 25 ins



Ballinskelligs

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
37.5 x 22 ins



Ceanthru Thaidgh

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
32 x 24 ins



Dead Sunflowers

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
30.5 x 20.5 ins



Falmore

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
15 x 15 ins



Fish Pool

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
37.5 x 22 ins



Inishkeas

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
15 x 15 ins



Lacken Cross

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
32 x 24 ins



Moy Bank

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
15 x 15 ins



Moy Traveller

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
15 x 15 ins



Pueblo

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
29.5 x 29.5 ins



Quarry Edge

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
27.5 x 31.5 ins



Red Sky

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
35 x 24 ins



Repare! Por Favor

Silkscreen
23.5 x 17.5 ins



Seafence

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
21.5 x 40 ins



Vaucluse

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
28 x 20 ins



Western Boundary

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
40 x 27 ins



Winter Almonds

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
30.71 x 29.53 ins



Yesnaby Gold

Silkscreen & collage, ed. 125
40 x 27 ins



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