Rosemary Beaton studied at The Glasgow School of Art (1981-86) at a time when great emphasis was put on teaching drawing and highly figurative painting was re emerging. She was in 1st year when Stephen Campbell; Adrian Wiszniewski ; Ken Currie and Peter Howson were in their 4th year. Whilst still a student in third year she was the first Scot and youngest person to win the prestigious John Player National Portrait Award (now BP) in 1984, followed by GSA Alumni Alison Watt in 1987 and Allan Ramsay in 1988.
Born Scotland 1963.
1986 Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Art, Highly Commended and
1985 B.A. Hons. Fine Art, First Class. Glasgow School of Art. Glasgow.
2010 Solo Exhibition. Drum. Dunblane Street, Glasgow.
2009 Micas Apart Hotel Exhibition New Scottish and Spanish Painting. Micasa Apart Hotel, Market Street, Aberdeen - Permanent exhibition of 48 large scale paintings.
2007 Solo Exhibition. Mansfield Park Gallery, Glasgow.
1994 Solo Exhibition. The Warehouse Gallery, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal.
1991 Solo Exhibition. Art from The Billiard Room. Glasgow.
1989 Solo Exhibition. Flying Colours Gallery, Edinburgh.
1987 Solo Exhibition. Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.
1986 Solo Exhibition. Corners Gallery, Glasgow.