Winifred studied drawing and painting at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen from 1979 to 1984. Since then she has exhibited widely and is a regular at the Royal Scottish Academy.
She has won several awards including the Shell Expro Award —Aberdeen Artists Society, John Murray Thomson Award — Royal Scottish Academy and the Maude Gemmel Hutchison Prize — Royal Scottish Academy. Her works can be seen in the public collections of Robert Gordon University— Aberdeen, Grampian Hospitals Arts Trust, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Edinburgh Hospitals Art Trust and in private collections throughout the UK and worldwide.
Winifred's work is a mixture of figurative and still life subjects. h Over the last her focus is on wildlife paintings, choosing to paint birds and wildlife that are found around her studio in rural Aberdeenshire.
This new collection portrays sensitivity in the coming of spring.