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Heap of Sheep
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: University of Dundee Fine Art Collections

Heap of Sheep 1980

Barbara Robertson (1945–2018)

University of Dundee Fine Art Collections
Printmaker, illustrator and teacher, born in Broughty Ferry, Angus. She attended Blairgowrie High School, then studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, 1965–71, her teachers including Józef Se¸kalski. She was awarded a Major Scottish Education Department Travelling Scholarship. Robertson went on to teach printmaking at Duncan of Jordanstone, then worked full-time mainly on lino-cuts. She showed in mixed groups at RSA, Printmakers’ Workshop in Edinburgh and at Compass Gallery, Glasgow, where she had a solo exhibition in 1981. Her work is held by public collections in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Leeds and elsewhere. Lived in Douglastown, Forfar.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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