Lady Beatrice Glenavy

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Lady Beatrice Glenavy

Lady Beatrice Glenavy (1881-1970) was a painter, stained glass artist and sculptor, educated in the Belfast School of Art. When Lady Beatrice was just sixteen years old, she won a three-week scholarship to South Kensington.

Glenavy first exhibited her work at the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1902. From 1902-1969, she showed a total of two hundred works at the RHA. Having exhibited a number of times in Dublin, Lady Beatrice then travelled to London to study for a year in the Slade School of Fine Art and then when she returned to Dublin again she taught in the Metropolitan School of Art.

Glenavy died on 21st May 1970.