About the Artist
Carol Dewart PAI RSW
Born - Scotland 1957
Educated - Dumbarton Academy
BA (Hons) in Drawing and Painting, Glasgow School of Art, 1981
Winner of Emmy Sachs award / received a John and Mabel Craig Award
Postgraduate year, Drawing and Painting, Glasgow School of Art, 1982
Awarded Travelling Scholarship
During my time at Glasgow School of Art, I also studied Embroidery and Weaving for one year under the guidance of Chrissie White and Hannah Frew Patterson.
In 1998, I was commissioned by Dumbarton District Council to create a wall hanging and related paintings for the refurbishment of the Denny Civic Theatre, Dumbarton.
John Gray Award (RSW 2019)
Louise Annand Award (Glasgow Society of Woman Artists 2018)
Elected R.S.W (2017)
Armour Award (Royal Glasgow Institute 2016)
Paisley Art Institute Diploma (2015)
GSWA Special Award (2015)
Bessie Scott Award (Paisley Art Institute 2015)
Artist Surfaces Award (Paisley Art Institute 2013)
Jan Bruce Award (Glasgow Society of Women Artists 2013)
Concept Art Award (Paisley Art Institute 2012)
I have been strongly influenced by Aboriginal Art and their use of mark making and this has generated the intricate patterning in my works. The earthy colour scheme so typical of Native Australian Art and the strong tradition of storytelling is very important to the Aborigines and is steeped
Colour wise I want to interpret Scotland and I often seek out a high vantage point to give a panoramic view of the land. The ever changing seasons and field patterns are a constant source of inspiration.