Barbara Rae RA

Barbara Rae studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1961 to 1965. She was made a Member of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1992 and a Royal Academician in 1996. In 1999 she was awarded a CBE and received an Honorary Doctorate from Napier University, Edinburgh. Rae lives and works in Edinburgh.

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. Rae’s work is included in many private collections in Britain, Europe and the USA, as well as in many public and corporate collections.