Joan Eardley: A Painter’s Life,
with Photographs by Audrey Walker
Rozelle House Museum and Galleries

Monument Road, Ayr KA7 4NQ
2 October 2021 – 16 February 2022

Rozelle House Museum & Galleries, Ayr, are delighted to join in the celebrations of Eardley’s life and work by bringing Dumfries and Galloway Council’s collection to South Ayrshire, including paintings, pastels and sketches alongside photographs taken by her friend Audrey Walker. The exhibition also includes two short films featuring Joan at work in her Glasgow studio and interviews with her biographer and Catterline neighbours.

Girl with a Poke of Chips, oil on canvas with newspaper.

Joan Eardley, Brian and Pat Samson © Joan Eardley Estate.

Glasgow Tenement, Blue Sky, 1956, oil on canvas, private collection.

The Samson children in Eardley’s Studio, photograph by Audrey Walker, courtesy of the Walker family.