About Elizabeth

About Elizabeth Gilbey

About the Artist

Elizabeth Gilbey is an artist living and working in Galloway, South West Scotland

She trained in classical painting and drawing techniques, taught in the traditional atelier method, at the London Fine Art Studios. Her teachers included renowned masters such as Ann Witheridge, Scott Pohlschmidt and Nick Bashall.

She works mainly in oils, but also watercolours, pastels and pen and ink. Her subjects include still life, landscape, animals and people.

Elizabeth has exhibited at:

  • The Chase Contemporary Art Exhibition (five shows from 2009-2014)
  • London Fine Art Studios Summer Exhibition
  • The Craft of Drawing and Painting Exhibition at the Leighton House Museum, London

Elizabeth lives in beautiful Galloway, South West Scotland, with her husband, two sons, two spaniels and horse. She takes her inspiration from the fabulous scenery and wildlife in the area.

Edgar and Elfin, Oil on canvas
Grapefruit, Oil on canvas
Sian, Oil on canvas

Coming Soon - Art Courses in Beautiful Galloway

Elizabeth is in the process of renovating a stunning Victorian stable block to create a state-of-the-art, purpose-built studio, to provide courses on landscape, still life and figure drawing and painting, set within the stunning scenery of Galloway, South West Scotland.

Courses will be both residential and non-residential and will be tutored both by Elizabeth and also by well known guest artists.

UPDATE FEBRUARY 2018: Work is nearing completion on the studio. Click HERE for progress.



Click on logo to open Rusko Studio website for art courses in Galloway

All pictures copyright Elizabeth Gilbey and photographs Richard Gilbey. All rights reserved.