Walker, Ada Hill

Education

Student United College 1896-1897 N. Hist. 1897-1898 N. Hist.

Birth/childhood

Born 26.10.1879 daughter of James Walker, farmer, St Andrews and Jessie Hunter Hill.

Career

Studied art under Mrs Jopling in London. Also at Glasgow School of Art and in Paris.

In later life she returned from England to live in St Andrews where she painted the coastline and vigorous figure studies. Commissioned in 1930 to paint scenes of St Andrews for the New Picture House, St Andrews. [Artist]

Exhibited R.S.A. (6) and R.S.W. (8).

Death

Died 10.11.1956.

Sources

  • Births Reg. St Andrews 1879/217
  • P.J.M. McEwan, Dictionary of Scottish art and architecture (Woodbridge, 1994)