Elizabeth Violet Blackadder
Elizabeth Violet Blackadder is active/lives in United Kingdom, Scotland, Italy. Elizabeth Blackadder is known for realist flower and abstract animal and still life painting.
Biography Elizabeth Violet Blackadder
On graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 1954, Elizabeth Blackadder was awarded the Carnegie Traveling scholarship by the Royal Scottish Academy. She subsequently won two further scholarships allowing her to spend her formative years in Southern Europe, particularly Italy. Her early works were landscapes, influenced by these trips to Italy, Greece and Yugoslavia.
In 1956 Blackadder married the Scottish painter John Houston. She lectured at Edinburgh College of Art while regularly exhibiting her work, internationally. Blackadder has received many awards, including the Guthrie Award, Royal Scottish Academy (1962) and the Pimms Award for Work on Paper (Royal Academy, 1983). She was joint-winner of the Royal Academy's Watercolour
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