Elizabeth Shepherd


      Elizabeth Shepherd was born in Dunfermline Fife. She graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Dundee with a diploma in Drawing and  Painting. She is now living in Crail, Fife.

       Elizabeth Shepherd is a member of the Dundee Contemporary Arts Print Studio, specialising in etching and is a professional member of Visual Arts Scotland, and the Scottish Society of Artists. In 1996 her first etching of Crail Harbour was selected for the International Print Exhibition at Portland Art Museum, Oregon, U.S.A .

       I  experiment with different colour schemes with my etching plates therefore many of my prints are unique, but they are all limited editions as you can only print so many from each plate"

        She has exhibited with Dundee Printmakers at Chicago, Nova Scotia, The Barbican London.

        Selected shared exhibitions:

       Elizabeth Shepherd has exhibited in the RSA, SSA ,VAS,.RGI, RSW and Aberdeen Artists,  the Meffan Forfar,  Compass Gallery  Glasgow,  St Andrews Fine Art Gallery (now sadly closed) Canvas Art  Forfar, Claremont Gallery, the Tolquhon gallery, The Fisher Gallery Pittenweem,  solo exhibition in Parrot Cafe Dundee.

         As well as in shared exhibitions in

      1999    The McManus Gallery, Dundee and Courtyard Gallery, Crail

      2000   Angus College Exhibition  (highly commended)

      2001-15    solo exhibitions at Pittenweem Arts Festival

      2002   Meffan Art Gallery Forfar (first prize)

      2002-3     selected for exhibition of Scottish Artists at Scotland House Brussels

      2003   Lilley Gallery Glasgow and S.S.A. show in Shetland

      2004     Dundee Etchers - exhibition including old masters- Whistler Renoir, McManus Gallery, and Atholl Gallery Perthshire

      2000-2004     Mugdock Park,  Byre Theatre St Andrews

      2006    The Whitehouse gallery Kirkcudbright

      2007    Dundee Contemporary Arts Print gallery Dundee

      2008     Professional members of the SSA exhibition in Glasgow.

                2012  exhibition in Old Bank Gallery in Kirriemuir

        2013   solo exhibition in Cambo House of solar plate etchings

      solo exhibition in The Outbye Gallery Pittenweem

      2011, 2013,   solo shows  The Fishing Museum, Anstruther

      2015   The Edinburgh Drawing School Gallery

     Purchase Prizes

     Angus Council 2003  one etching

     Aberdeen Grampian Hospital Trust two etchings 2000