24 Cork Street, London W1S 3NJ
13 John Street Bath, BA1 2JL
1943    Born in Falkirk
1961-65 Studied at Edinburgh College of Art
1965  Postgraduate studies at Edinburgh College of Art


Travelling Scholarship to France and Spain
1968  Elected Professional Member of the Society of Scottish Artists
1975  Elected Member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters and Watercolours (RSW)
1979 Received May Marshall Brown Award, RSW Centenary Exhibition
1983  Elected President, Society of Scottish Artists
1985    Received Scottish Arts Council Grant.
1989     Alexander Graham Munro Award (RSW)
1991 Elected Vice President (East) RSA
1992    Elected Full Member of Royal Scottish Academy (RSA)
1994 Tapestry Commission for The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh (carried out by The Edinburgh Tapestry Company)
1996 Elected Member of Royal Academy (RA)
1999      Awarded CBE
  Carpet commission for Royal Scottish Museum (carried out by The Edinburgh Tapestry Company)
  Received Honorary Doctorate from Napier University, Edinburgh
2002 Residency at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo, Ireland
2003    Honorary Doctorate Aberdeen University
  Honorary Fellowship, Royal College of Art, London
Honorary Doctorate from St Andrew's University

1977     Gilbert Parr Gallery, London
1978  University of Edinburgh
1979 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1983    The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1985  Wright Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA
1986 Leinster Fine Art, London
1987  The Scottish Gallery, London
  Glasgow Print Studio
1988  The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1989   Landmarks and Docklands, The Scottish Gallery, London
1990 The Scottish Gallery, London
1991 Perth Museum and Art Gallery
1992  Earth Pattern, William Jackson Gallery, London
  New Monotypes and Prints, Glasgow Print Studio
1993    The Reconstructed Landscape, Highland Regional Council, touring the North of Scotland
  Jorgensen Fine Art, Dublin
1994 Theatre Andre Dumas, Germain-en-Laye

The Reconstructed Landscape, Harewood House, Leeds

  Art First, London
1995   The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
  Jorgensen Fine Art, Dublin
1996 Art First, London
  Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
  Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames
1997  New Paintings, (The South Africa Series), Art First, London
1998  The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
  Edinburgh The Festival City, Galleri Galtung, Oslo 1999
  The Painted Desert, Art First, London
2000 West, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2001 Zuma Beach, Art First, London
2002    Paintings from Ireland, Art First, London
2003 Travelog, Glasgow Print Studio
  an-tiarthar – the West, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2004 Print Exhibition, North House Gallery, Essex
  New Paintings, The Tom Caldwell Gallery, Belfast
2005 Barbara Rae Monotypes, The Scottish Gallery
Print Exhibition, North House Gallery, Essex
  New Paintings, Adam Gallery, London & Bath
2006 Sierra - New Paintings from Spain, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2008 New Paintings, Adam Gallery, London & Bath
2009 Vignettes from Ireland, Adam Gallery, London
  Recent Paintings, Richmond Hill Gallery, London
2010 Barbara Rae RA: Prints, Sir Hugh Casson Room, Royal Academy, London
  Celtic Connections Adam Gallery, London

  Arts Council of the Isle of Man
  Aberdeen Art Gallery
  Birmingham City Art Gallery
  British Museum, London
  City Arts Centre, Edinburgh
  Contemporary Arts Society, London
  Derby Museum and Art Gallery
  Dundee Art Gallery
  Edinburgh City Schools Collection
  Edinburgh Festival Theatre
  Fleming Wyfold Art Foundation
  Glasgow Museum
  Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
  Highland Regional Council
  Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow
  Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museums, Glasgow
  Leeds City Education Department
  Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
  McLaurin Art Gallery, Ayr
  Museum of Art for Woman, Washington DC, USA
  New College, Cambridge
  Perth Museum and Art Gallery
  Scottish Art Council
  Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  Universities of Stirling, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Warwick, Dundee, York, Aberdeen and St Andrews
  Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester


  Bank of England
  Bank of Scotland
  Baring Asset Management, London
  British Rail
  BZW, London
  Daily Record, Glasgow
  Electra, London
  Lazards, London
  Lazard Freres, London
  Lloyds TSB Group plc, London
  MacRoberts, Glasgow
  Merchant Bank, Basle
  Robert Fleming Holdings Ltd, London
  Ross Harper & Murphy
  Royal Bank of Scotland
  Scottish Life Assurance Company, London
  Sheraton Inns
  SIBEC, Scotland
  Stakis plc
  Standard Life
  Trustees Savings Bank
  W. J. Burness & Co., Edinburgh