Artist biography

Katharine CAMERON b. 1874

Etcher and flower painter in watercolour and gouache. Sister of Sir David Y. Cameron. Born 26 February 1874 in Glasgow. Studied under Francis H. Newbery at the Glasgow School of Art 1898, and at the Atelier Colarossi, Paris, under Courtois and Prinet 1902. Exhibited at the R.S.A. from 1894 and at the R.A. from 1921. R.S.W. 1897, A.R.E. 1920 and F.R.S.A. 1950. Married Arthur Kay, Hon.R.S.A., F.S.A., 1928. Has illustrated a number of books, including Flowers I Love, In Fairyland, Where the Bee Sucks and Haunting Edinburgh. First one-man exhibition at the Annan Gallery, Glasgow, 1959.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I