Painter, printmaker and teacher, born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. She studied at Kingston School of Art, 1961–5, and Royal College of Art, 1965–8. From 1968 she became a part-time lecturer at Edinburgh College of Art. Crowe won the David Murray Landscape Scholarship in 1968, the Anne Redpath Award in 1973, Scottish Arts Council Bursaries in 1969 and 1975 and the Glasgow Herald Art Exhibition Award in 1981. The following year she was elected RSW, since when she won a number of awards and prizes. Crowe showed extensively in mixed shows in Scotland and England. She had solo exhibitions at Waterhouse Gallery in 1969 and 1971, a series at Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, in the 1970s, then at Thackeray Gallery, Mercury Gallery in Edinburgh, Fine Art Society in Edinburgh and Glasgow and Bruton Gallery, Somerset, in 1989.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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