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Rosemary Beaton




Rosemary Beaton graduated from the Glasgow School of Art and in 1986 did a post graduate diploma in Fine Art.  


Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

2002 4 Glasgow Girls 2002”, Boundary gallery, London  
2000 “The Body is Still a Good Read”, Pentagon Centre, Glasgow
1999 Tongues of Diamond”, Collins Gallery, Glasgow; City Gallery, Leicester; Smith Gallery, Stirling
1997-1998 “Dutch/German touring “exhibition of contemporary Scottish Art”, Kumlus Gallery, Maastricht; World Trade Centre, Amsterdam; Aachen
1997 “Venus Flower Basket”, 545 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
  “5 Glasgow Girls”, Boundary Gallery, London
1996 “The Hunting Arts Prizes”, Royal College of Art, London
1995 “The Continuing Tradition”, 75 years of painting at Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
  “Rosemary Beaton”, The Warehouse Gallery, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
1994 “4 Glasgow School of Art Lecturers”, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
  “Celebration – New British Art”, Coode-Adams Martin Assoc, London
1993 “Glasgow Group Development”, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow
  “Glasgow Group”, Queens Hall, Edinburgh
1992 “The Portrait”, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
  “Scottish Women Artists”, Dunfermilne District Museum, Dunfermilne
  “Ten Years of the John Player Portrait Award”, National Portrait Gallery, London
1991 Rosemary Beaton New Work”, Art from the Billiard Room, Glasgow
  Rosemary Beaton and Alison Harper”, Boundary Gallery, London
1990 “Anchored in Figuration”, The Arches, Glasgow
  “Rosemary Beaton”, Flying Colours, Edinburgh
1989 “Rosemary Beaton and Mary McLean”, Festival Exhibitions Step Gallery, Edinburgh
  “8 Women Artists”, Perth Festival of Arts, Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Perth
1987 “Rosemary Beaton – New Work”, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
  “The Glasgow Girls”, 5 Group Show, Boundary Gallery, London
1986 “Rosemary Beaton”, Corners Gallery, Glasgow
  “Rank Zerox”, Travelling Britain
  “New Contemporaries”, Travelling Britain
 1985 “Athena International”, Mall Galleries, London



Selected Prizes and Commissions

1999-2000 Commissioned by Palisade Properties plc to provide an external 7 foot mosaic for “The Atrium”, Byres Road, Glasgow
1994 Commissions from Culverwell & Co. and Alan Watt & Co. to provide paintings for their offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow
1989 Received a commendation prize in the Morrison Scottish Portrait Award, Royal Academy, Edinburgh
1988-1989 Commissioned by ‘Caprice’ Ayr to paint works for their new bar and restaurant
1986 Commissioned by Church of Scotland members to paint Rev. Ian Reid OBE
1985 Emmy Sachs Drawing Prize, Glasgow School of Art
  Commissioned to paint Sir Robin Day (television and radio journalist) for the National Portrait Gallery, London
1984 Commissioned to paint Lord Provost Gray, Glasgow
  Summer Scholarship to “Hospital Field House”, Arbroath
  Winner of the National Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

Public Collections

British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC Productions - "Tutti Fruitti" (by John Byrne) and "Paris"
Motherwell District Council, Glasgow
National Portrait Gallery, London


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