Joyce Borland

A west of Scotland artist, born in Dumbarton and living in the village of Cardross, Argyll and Bute, it followed that the influence of the Colourists of teh Glasgow School of Art would be a major inspiration in developing her style.

Tutored at this institute by Pete Howson, Trevor Makinson and Norrie Kirkham, she has specialised in the tonality of landscapes, mainly East and West Scotland.

She is an elected member of Glasgow Society of Women Artists and the Paisley Art Institute. Works have been exhibited by the Royal Glasgow Institute and the Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen of Edinburgh.

Enjoys working outdoors at home and abroad and prefers to work in acrylics or water-based mediums using strong colours and bold palette knife and brush work.

She successfully exhibits throughout the UK and her prizes include the Barclay Lennie Award of Glasgow Society of Women Artists, MacRoberts Open Prize at Art Exposure Gallery, Glasgow, Inverbeg Trophy at Helensburgh Art Club and the Gregor Ian Smith Prize at Bearsden Art Club and a London Finalist for a