Artist: William Ednie Rough

Date of Birth:
1892
Date of Death:
1935
Place of Death:
Edinburgh
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Dumfries 1928 to 1932

Education:

Edinburgh College of Art, studies interrupted by First World War, completed 1920

Exhibited At:

Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts

Bibliography:

Obituary, Daniel Stewart’s College Magazine, April, 1935; Herioter, 1935

 

Image, photograph of the artist courtesy of Stewart’s College

Notes:

Born in Kirkcaldy and educated at the High School there. Began work as a lithographic artist before entering Edinburgh College of Art. Awarded diploma at Edinburgh College of Art, 1920. Taught at George Heriot School, Edinburgh, where he was appointed as assistant in the Art Department; subsequently Principal Art Teacher at Dumfries Academy, 1928 to 1932. Returned to Edinburgh, 1932 to become art master at Daniel Stewart’s College.