Ethel Walker

Behind the Scenes, Ethel Walker, 2020
2021, Ethel Walker Solo Show

Ethel Walker was born in Ayrshire, Scotland in 1941. She studied Fine Art at Glasgow School of Art between 1959 and 1964.

Solo Exhibitions from 1970 – present include:
Great King Street Gallery, Edinburgh; Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie; Scottish College of Textiles, Galashiels; Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh; Eden Court Theatre, Inverness; Kes Mosaics, Edinburgh; Broughton gallery, Lanarkshire; Pitlochry Festival Theatre; Gladstones Land, Edinburgh; Mclan Gallery, Oban; The Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow; Macaulay Gallery, Stenton; Flying Colours, Edinburgh; Rowan gallery, Drymen; Tolquhoun Gallery, Aberdeenshire; Ancrum Gallery, Jedburgh; The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton; Corrymella Scott Gallery, Newcastle; Fettes College, Edinburgh; Roger Billcliffe, Glasgow; Thackeray Gallery, London; Glasgow Caledonian, New York.

Collections include:
Bank of Scotland; Herriot Watt University; Lillie Art Gallery; Royal Bank of Scotland; Britoil; Trustees Savings Bank; Argyllshire County Collection; Sarah Lee Holdings; City of Edinburgh Art Collection; P&O; Scottish Power; Nomura Securities; The St Rule Club, St Andrews; Nevision Ltd; Waltre Scott and Partners Ltd; GCU, New York.

And in many private and corporate collections throughout the UK, Europe, USA, Hong Kong and Australia.

Awards include:
Anne Redpath Award, Scottish Society of Women Artists; Glasgow Herald painting Competition, (RGI); Alva Computers Purchase Prize, Scottish Society of Artists & Craftsmen, (SAAC); The Whyte & Mackay Group Award; The Scottish Provident Award; Most well received work, (SAAC); Barclay Lennie Award, Glasgow Society of Women Artists, (GWSA); Mabel McKinlay Award, RGI Annual Exhibition.

Ethel Walker has been exhibiting with Thackeray Gallery since 1982.

Photo of Artist by Slaven Vlasic, New York © 2019