28th Mar, 2024 10:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

  Lot 83


mixed media on board, signed, titled label verso
framed and under glass

image size 24cm x 20cm, overall size 41cm x 36cm

Label verso: Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
Note: Helen Wilson was born in Paisley in 1954 and trained at Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 1976. Her paintings of ballerinas, musicians, performers and behind the scenes views from her residencies with the Royal Ballet and Scottish Opera have won her critical acclaim. She has exhibited widely in London, USA and Scotland and is the recipient of several art awards including the 2017 Scottish Portrait Award (SPA) in Fine Art, the David Cargill Award from the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, the Diploma of the Paisley Art Institute in 2005, the Garrick/Milne Competition Commissioning Prize: Portrait of David Suchet in 2003 and Regional Prize: The Discerning Eye Exhibition, London in the same year. She was elected member of Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts 1984, Royal Scottish Watercolour Society in 1997 and Paisley Arts Institute in 2005. Wilson’s paintings are in numerous private and public art collections including the Glasgow Art Gallery, Kelvingrove, Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Physicians.


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Sold for £400
Estimated at £200 - £400

Condition Report
Condition of the picture is good overall, with no visible or known issues.

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