biography of Elizabeth Violet BLACKADDER (1931)

Personal data


Birth : 1931 - Falkirk, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : Scotland (United Kingdom)

Family relations

Wife of John HOUSTON [ 1930-2008 ]

Representatives

Mercury Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
The Scottish Gallery – 16 Dundas Street – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)


Education

Edinburgh University – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Edinburgh College of Art (MA Hons. Fine Art) – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)

Professional data


Work and Life

Travels to Italy, France and Japan


Other professions

1962 – 1986 : Professor
Edinburgh College of Art – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)


Affiliated to an association

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour – 29 Waterloo Street – Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Society of Scottish Artists – 69 Promenade Portobello – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1976 : Royal Academy of Arts – Burlington House Piccadilly – London, United Kingdom

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Mixed media
Print-Multiple :
Sculpture-Volume : Assemblage - Metal
Drawing-Watercolor : Collage - Watercolour

Subject

abstraction/figuration
flowers
still life
landscape
portrait

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

1971

Mercury Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1971

1969

Mercury Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1969

1967

Mercury Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1967

1966

The Scottish Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1966

1965

Mercury Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1965

1961

The Scottish Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1961

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2004

Glasgow Art Fair
George Square – Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)
04/15/2004 – 04/18/2004
Represented by : Glasgow Print Studio – 22 King Street – Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)

ART2004 – The 16th London Contemporary Art Fair
Business Design Centre – London, United Kingdom
01/14/2004 – 01/18/2004
Represented by : Browse & Darby – 19 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

2003

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Browse & Darby – 19 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

2002

ART2002 – The 14th London Contemporary Art Fair
Business Design Centre – London, United Kingdom
01/16/2002 – 01/20/2002
Represented by : Browse & Darby – 19 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

2001

ART2001 – The 13th London Contemporary Art Fair
Business Design Centre – London, United Kingdom
01/17/2001 – 01/21/2001
Represented by : Ewan Mundy Fine Art – Lower Ground Floor 211 West George Street – Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)

2000

The Art on Paper Fair, n°2
Royal College of Art – London, United Kingdom
02/17/2000 – 02/20/2000
Represented by : The Scottish Gallery – 16 Dundas Street – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)

ART2000 – The 12th London Contemporary Art Fair
London, United Kingdom
01/19/2000 – 01/23/2000
Represented by : Glasgow Print Studio – 22 King Street – Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)

1999

The 20th Century British Art Fair
Royal College of Art – London, United Kingdom
09/29/1999 – 10/03/1999
Represented by : The Scottish Gallery – 16 Dundas Street – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)


Group exhibitions

1979

The British Art Show 1
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
12/01/1979 – 05/24/1980

The British Art Show 1
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom
12/01/1979 – 05/24/1980

The British Art Show 1
Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
12/01/1979 – 05/24/1980

Legals