Biographical Details

Born Ann Paton in Gourock, Scotland, 1941
Lived in Zurich, Switzerland, 1961 - 71
At present lives in Aberuthven, Perthshire                    
Graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, 1985.
Elected member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, RSW, 2001.
Elected associate member of the Royal Watercolour Society, 2003.
Elected member of the Aberdeen Artists Society, 2003
Elected full member of Royal Watercolour Society, 2007
Elected member of the Royal Glasgow Institute 2023


Exhibited with

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour
The Royal Scottish Academy
Aberdeen Artists Society
Royal Glasgow Institute

Selected solo exhibitions with:

Meffan, Forfar, "Saints from the Sea", 2011
Pittemweem Arts Festival,  “Sea Songs”, 2010  (invited artist)
Riverside Gallery, Stonehaven, 2009
The Watermill, Aberfeldy, “A Weather Eye”, 2007
Green Gallery, Aberfoyle, 2004
Richmond Park Gallery, London, 2000
Castlegate Gallery, Cockermouth, Cumbria, 1999
Kingfisher Gallery Edinburgh 1998, 1999
Gallery Heinzel, Aberdeen, 1992, 1994, 1999, 2004

Various mixed exhibitions in:
Scotland, England, Switzerland, Germany and Holland   


The Watercolour Expert, Royal Watercolour Society, 2003
The Watercolour Masters, Royal Watercolour Society, 2006
Lallans magazine / Chapman magazine                                                                       

Corporate collections:

Royal Collection RWS 2012
Mobil North Sea Ltd, Aberdeen
Deloitte & Touche, Aberdeen
And in various private collections world wide

Public collections:

Qingdao International Watercolour Biennale


Art Editor Lallans magazine 2000/2010