Brownlee was born in West Lothian, Scotland in
1972 and graduated from Edinburgh College of Art
with a BA Hons in Drawing & Painting/Tapestry
in 1994. In 1998 she moved to Shetland to concentrate
on her painting. Through her work she explores
the rugged, dramatic environment of Shetland,
interpreting the changing light, moods and atmosphere
of its seas and coastlines.
Ruth Brownlee has work in numerous
private collections throughout the UK, Ireland,
USA, Norway, Sweden, Europe, Hong Kong and New
Zealand. Her paintings can also be found in public
collections at the Shetland Museum, Lerwick and
the Fleming Wyfold Collection, London.
A multi-award winning artist,
Ruth Brownlee now exhibits extensively at leading
galleries throughout the UK and Norway.
Storm; Easting Beach
Mixed Media on Canvas
30 x 30cm