Artist: George Houston

Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Dalry, Ayrshire
Professional Bodies:

ARSA, 1900; RSW, 1908; RI, 1920; RSA, 1925

Exhibited At:

Royal Scottish Academy; RSW, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Aberdeen Artists’ Society; Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours; Liverpool


George Houston, Douglas R Irving, Houston Idylls, 1997.


Twelve Etchings, George Houston with notes by Neil Munro.


George Houston Nature’s Limner, Euan Robson, Atelier Books, Edinburgh, 1997.


Image, photograph of George Houston by kind permission of Euan Robson.


Painter in oil and watercolour, also etcher.  An etching, Burns House, Dumfries is at Rozelle Art Gallery, Ayr (946 R AYRRH 760 107), one of a series he produced of twelve etchings of places connected with Robert Burns.  The set is in the North Ayrshire Museum and Art Gallery.  "Houston travelled quite extensively throughout Scotland taking in scenes from Sutherland in the north to Dumfriesshire and the Solway in the south" (Stewartry Museum file).  His Near Dalry, Galloway was exhibited at the RGI 1919.  His A View Across the Nith to Criffel, Bonhams, Edinburgh, 11/4/2002.