This beautifully illustrated hardback book celebrates the strength and portray the difficulties that Scottish women artists encountered through centuries to get the space now recognised on the contemporary art scene.
The book introduces the story of over 60 artists, from the eighteenth century to today’s acclaimed figures, looking into their professional and personal journey. It includes the pioneering Catherine Read, breakthrough Victorians such as Phoebe Anna Traquair and 1880’s Glasgow Girl, Bessie MacNicol. Twentieth century artists range from Beatrice Huntingdon and Anne Redpath to Joan Eardley, Elizabeth Blackadder, Victoria Crowe and Alison Watt and more contemporary artists.
Author Charlotte Rostek is a professional in the arts and heritage sectors, including the National Trust for Scotland, the Prince’s Foundation and the Mount Stuart Trust.