Barbara Rae RA

Barbara Rae RA

Barbara Rae RA is a contemporary Scottish painter and printmaker. Her dynamic works combines the influence of landscape and travel with painterly abstraction and intense bursts of colour.

Artist profile

Barbara Rae RA studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1961 to 1965. After graduating, Rae was awarded a travel scholarship, taking her to work in France and Spain in 1966. Her travels provide her with an endless source of inspiration - she continues to work in Spain and often works on the west coast of Scotland, in Ireland, and recently travelled to the Arctic in the footsteps of Dr John Rae.


Rae was elected President of the Society of Scottish Artists in 1983. She was made a Member of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1992 and a Royal Academician in 1996. She has been a Member of the Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland since 1995 and was a Member of the Board of the British School at Rome in 1998. In 1999 she was awarded a CBE and received an Honorary Doctorate from Napier University, Edinburgh. Rae lives and works in Edinburgh.


Rae has collaborated with the RA on a number of projects; she curated the Art Sales exhibition Between the Land and the Sea, and has also developed a range of unique ceramics and exquisite jewellery pieces.


Photo: © Royal Academy of Arts

Barbara Rae RA Art Sales
  1. Red Field-Ceide
    Barbara Rae RA
    Red Field-Ceide
    £900.00
  2. Lacken Cross
    Barbara Rae RA
    Lacken Cross
    £2,000.00
  3. Sea Cliff by Barbara Rae RA
    Barbara Rae RA
    Sea Cliff
    £1,550.00
  4. Achill Beach Barbara Rae RA
    Barbara Rae RA
    Achill Beach
    £1,550.00
  5. Ice Track – Baffin Island by Barbara Rae
    Barbara Rae RA
  6. Dark Ice Floes
    Barbara Rae RA
    Dark Ice Floes
    £750.00
  7. Light on Peel Sound
    Barbara Rae RA
    Light on Peel Sound
    £750.00
  8. Sea Ice, Lancaster Sound
    Barbara Rae RA
    Sea Ice, Lancaster Sound
    £750.00
  9. Sea Ice - Ilulissat
    Barbara Rae RA
    Sea Ice - Ilulissat
    £750.00
  10. The Northwest Passage - Set of Four Etchings
    Barbara Rae RA
  11. Iceberg - Baffin Bay
    Barbara Rae RA
    Iceberg - Baffin Bay
    £1,250.00
  12. Sea Ice - Disko Bay
    Barbara Rae RA
    Sea Ice - Disko Bay
    £1,250.00
  13. Hudson's Bay Hut
    Barbara Rae RA
    Hudson's Bay Hut
    £1,250.00
  14. Croker Sea Ice (framed)
    Barbara Rae RA
    Croker Sea Ice (framed)
    £1,625.00
    Out of stock
  15. Ice Floes Silver (framed)
    Barbara Rae RA
    Ice Floes Silver (framed)
    £1,625.00
    Out of stock
  16. Ice Floes Grey (framed)
    Barbara Rae RA
    Ice Floes Grey (framed)
    £1,625.00
Barbara Rae RA Shop
  1. Barbara Rae Limited Edition
    Barbara Rae Limited Edition
    £265.00
  2. Barbara Rae Slouch Bag
    Barbara Rae Slouch Bag
    £28.00
    Out of stock
  3. Barbara Rae Prints Softback
    Barbara Rae Prints Softback
    £16.95
    Out of stock
  4. Barbara Rae Scarf
    Barbara Rae Scarf
    £49.00
  5. Barbara Rae Unique Platter 3
    Barbara Rae Unique Platter 3
    £500.00
    Out of stock
  6. Barbara Rae Unique Platter 4
    Barbara Rae Unique Platter 4
    £500.00
    Out of stock
  7. Barbara Rae Unique Platter 5
    Barbara Rae Unique Platter 5
    £500.00
    Out of stock
  8. Barbara Rae Unique Bowl
    Barbara Rae Unique Bowl
    £480.00
    Out of stock
  9. Barbara Rae Christmas Crackers
    Barbara Rae Christmas Crackers
    £20.00
    No longer available
  10. Barbara Rae Christmas Tape
    Barbara Rae Christmas Tape
    £5.00
    No longer available
  11. Barbara Rae Arctic Choker
    Barbara Rae Arctic Choker
    £84.00
    Out of stock
  12. Barbara Rae Arctic Bangle
    Barbara Rae Arctic Bangle
    £77.00
  13. Barbara Rae Arctic Cufflinks
    Barbara Rae Arctic Cufflinks
    £85.00
  14. Barbara Rae Limited Edition Bauble
    Barbara Rae Limited Edition Bauble
    £16.00
    No longer available
  15. Barbara Rae Arctic Ring
    Barbara Rae Arctic Ring
    Out of stock
  16. Barbara Rae Arctic Scarf
    Barbara Rae Arctic Scarf
    £49.00

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