Type of Work

I explore new approaches to figurative art, combining simple figurative forms with elements of abstraction. I use simple colours and brushstrokes, avoiding inconsequential details, in order to focus on and to intensify emotion.

I want to make the heart sing.


DA in Drawing and Painting, Edinburgh College of Art (1968).

Postgraduate Scholarship in Painting, Edinburgh College of Art (1969).

MA in Painting, Royal College of Art, London (1972).


Summer Scholarship, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath.

David Murray Award for Landscape Painting, Royal Academy, London.

Henriques prize for best woman artist, Royal College of Art.