Joyce Cairns

Joyce W Cairns RSA,RSW,Hon RBA,MA(RCA)
A graduate of Gray's School of Art, the Royal College of Art and Goldsmith's, Joyce Cairns is one of Scotland's best known painters.

Joyce Cairns was a full time lecturer of Painting at Gray's School of Art until 2004. Her work is represented in numerous public and corporate collections, notably Fleming's, Aberdeen Art Gallery Glasgow City Art Gallery, Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, Manchester City Art Gallery, The Contemporary Arts Society, Shell UK, Aberdeen Asset Management and Murray Edwards College Cambridge University

Joyce Cairns is perhaps best known for her monumental body of work exploring the theme of War, culminating in a major exhibition 'War Tourist' at Aberdeen Art Gallery.

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Dougga, Tunisia

Oil on paper
10 x 8 ins

Dr Dobson's Allotment

Oil on paper
9 x 5½ ins

Hide and Seek by the North Sea

Oil on board
20.5 x 15 ins

Hide and Seek, after Simone Martini

Oil on paper
8 x 11 ins

Monoan Priestess, Knossos

Oil on paper
10 x 9.5 ins

Sheds by the North Sea

22 x 31 ins


Oil on paper
10 x 8 ins

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