Barbara Setwart Hon. Retired PS (1929 - 2023)

Barbara Stewart RWA RBSA Hon Retired PS (b.1929)

Pastel Society (Hon Retired)
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Artist, born in York, producing “semi-abstract interpretations of landscape and still life.”
Although she studied art as part of her teacher training at Leeds College of Education, Stewart was “largely self-taught.”

She became a primary school and special needs teacher.

As well as being a full member of the RBSA, Stewart was elected RWA in 1987 and PS in 1997, there winning the Frank Herring Award, 1996; Daler-Rowney Award, 1998; and Thompson’s Gallery Award, 1999. She also showed at the RA Summer Exhibition, Thompson’s Gallery and Workshop Wales, Fishguard and was included in The Autumn Show, The Wykeham Gallery, Stockbridge, in 2004. Betty Hosegood’s 2001 book Still Life features Stewart’s work, which is held by the RWA. Lived in Oadby, Leicestershire.