Elizabeth Blackadder OBE, RA, RSA, RWWS was born in 1931 in Falkirk. She studied at Edinburgh University and at Edinburgh College of Art. She is one of the best known and respected artists at work today in the British Isles. A painter in oils and watercolours, as well as a prolific printmaker (etchings and lithographs), her work ranges through still life, landscape and flower painting. She has exhibited in London and elsewhere since the early 1960's and her paintings are known to a wide public through extensive reproduction. She is the first worman to be elected to both the Royal Academy and the Royal Scottish Academy.
Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
The Society of Scottish Artists and the Royal Glasgow Institute
Honorary Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.
Public and private collections in the UK and abroad to include The Tate Gallery, The Scottish National Museum of Modern Art in Edinburgh, Glasgow Museum and Art Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.