Norah Neilson GRAY (1882-1931) ✿

Norah Neilson Gray (16 June 1882 – 27 May 1931) was a Scottish artist of the Glasgow School. She first exhibited at the Royal Academy while still a student and then showed works regularly at the Paris Salon and with the Royal Academy of Scotland. She was a member of The Glasgow Girls whose paintings were exhibited in Kirkcudbright in 2010.

After World War One Gray returned to her work as a portraitist, most commonly painting young women and children. In 1923 Gray won the silver medal at the Paris Salon for her painting Le Jeune Fille. Gray was chosen to be the first woman to join the influential hanging committee of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.

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