Barbara Rae is a respected figure in the world of art. Beginning her training at Edinburgh College of Art, she has since gone on to exhibit in countless locations across the world, including exciting locales such as New York, Oslo, Mexico and Taos. Among the many awards that she has racked up over the years are the Major Scottish Arts Council Awards (1975, 1981), the Alexander Graham Munro Award (1989) and even a CBE. To add to the list, she’s also a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy of Art in London. Between creating art, she has taught art in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow.
Collections Featuring Barbara Rae’s Art
Barbara Rae’s brand of Abstract Expressionism can be found in a number of notable collections, including the Portland Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts in London, and the SO Fine Art Editions in Dublin.
Get to know Barbara Rae’s work for yourself and read our article, Barbara Rae: Documenting the Margins of the World, where we explore her expressive approach to landscape art.