Wilhelmina (Willie) Barns-Graham
(1912 - 2004)
Wilhelmina (Willie) Barns-Graham was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Scotland. Wilhelmina BarnsGraham is known for abstract painting.
Biography Wilhelmina (Willie) Barns-Graham
Following is an obituary of the artist:
Scottish-born, French-influenced painter who produced jewels of Cornish modernism
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, painter: born St Andrews, Fife 8 June 1912; CBE
2001; married 1949 David Lewis (marriage dissolved); died St Andrews 26
One auspicious moonlit night in 1940 a pale but attractive 28-year-old Scottish painter, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, arrived in the well-known artists' colony of St Ives*, Cornwall. A diffident student at the Edinburgh College of Art, where she had studied in the early 1930s, "Willie", as she widely came to be known, needed the stimulus of a vital artistic milieu. Her arrival started a love affair with the town that
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