Carola Gordon

Born: 1940
Place of Birth: Lucknow

Carola Gordon (b.1940) is an Edinburgh based artist producing drawings and paintings of Edinburgh aspects, allotments and interior views.

Carola Gordon was born in Lucknow in India in 1940 and was educated between 1948 and 1961 at school and university in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, where she graduated in English and Fine Art. Between 1961 and 1963 she studied for English Tripos at New Hall, Cambridge and from 1963 to 1965 she attended Edinburgh College of Art where she studied Drawing and Painting. In 1966 she returned to South Africa, but then moved to Scotland and settled in 1977 when she began to work full time as an artist producing watercolours and oil paintings.