Artist: Dorothy Nesbitt

Date of Birth:
1895
Date of Death:
1971
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Castle Street, Kirkcudbright

Education:

Edinburgh College of Art

Associates:

Associated with the Edinburgh Group; Lena Alexander

Bibliography:

Tales of the Kirkcudbright Artists, Haig Gordon, Kirkcudbright, 2006

Image of the artist, Stewartry Museum

Notes:

Trained at Edinburgh College of Art where she came into contact with D M Sutherland, Cecile Walton and other members of the Edinburgh Group. On staff of Edinburgh College of Art. Worked as a studio assitant to Burns. Taught at St Trinian’s School, Edinburgh and Oxenfoord Castle School, Pathhead, Midlothian. Started summer school for artists in Kirkcudbright with Lena Alexander. Member of the Town Council. Prime mover in bid to save Harbour Cottage and first secretary of Harbour Gallery Trust. Her married name was Mrs W Miles Johnston.